Monthly Archives: January 2011

Piano Man

Aside from the awesome that is Egypt this week, the only real worthwhile news was the mystery piano found in Florida.  Turns out it was some kid’s photography project for an entrance portfolio* (naturally), and the police made him pick … Continue reading

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Waiting Room

In addition to the dental work I’ve known I needed for the last four years, plus the, um, complete lack of regular checkups, and the physical you’re supposed to get at 30 (I was 14 the last time I got … Continue reading

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I’m Afraid of Americans

Terry Jones, the pastor who wrote “Islam Is of the Devil” and tried to hold a rally and burn copies of the Qu’ran, tried to go to Britain. Britain said, “Fuck you, sir.  No entry.” Jones responded, “Just as a … Continue reading

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Pressure Zone

I like to keep this blog sort of outward-looking; observations and opinions and such. But sometimes it feels like I’ve got my finger in a psychological dam.  There’s just a load of frustration for me, and it either comes out … Continue reading

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English is a second language on the internet.

Maybe this is a regional thing, but I never noticed this until a couple of years ago. .  so I suspect it’s just an internet thing. Whinge It’s whine– or it was when I learned to spell.  Whinge looks like … Continue reading

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No longer stuck.

Gerry Rafferty died today.  He was half of Stealer’s Wheel (Stuck in the Middle With You).  I think he was late to the ’70s singer-songwriter party and a little overlooked, but he had that understated but powerful quality to his … Continue reading

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