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{ Monthly Archives } October 2008

2 charts for your edification

One probably has more practical applications, but… more music charts more music charts

… and don’t talk to me about politics, either

more animals (this is as close as you are ever going to get to seeing me put up one of those “my mood” things)

By the way

In case you missed it in all the fuss about Joe the Plumber: Obama is a socialist. That’s what “spread the wealth around” means. Just in case you missed it.

Books I need to read

I’ve never gotten around to reading anything by Orson Scott Card.  I keep hearing about him and my science and science fiction geek friend keeps telling me about him, but I just never seem to remember him when I’m thinking about buying some SF I haven’t read. I think that is going to have to […]

And now, for your moment of inspiration

Go here to be reminded why a basic understanding of science is a good thing.

Anecdotal Evidence

A couple of days ago I was heading back to work after a trip to the Dr. with the Head Rat.  I was on a fairly busy street and I met a school bus stopped in the opposite lane with its stop sign extended and its lights flashing.  Obviously, I stopped.  Five cars in front […]

Cartoon strip. Sort of…

I really don’t know quite what to make of this art form, but I like it. (I didn’t pick the most recent one.  You should check out some of the others.  I particularly like the one with the black cat.)

Lie to me some more

I’ve been in my office all afternoon and evening.  The Head Rat has been watching TV in the bedroom.  Unfortunately, I can hear the TV, and unfortunately, I keep hearing an Obama commercial.  About a dozen times now.  If you watch TV I’m sure you’ve seen it; the one where he talks about how he […]

If only…

If Bush got fed up:

New Addition

Those of you who know the Head Rat know this was only a matter of time.  Since Rat Jr. took 2 of the cats with her to Idaho, we’ve had just one cat here in the Ratlands.  That is still true.  However, we now have this: This is Kali.  And yes that would be for […]

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