Archive for June, 2008

Simple Courtesy Foiled By Simple-Minded Drivers

June 22, 2008

What’s so hard to understand about Slower Traffic Keep Right?


Applicable Quote

June 17, 2008

“One of the most difficult things is the first paragraph.”
– Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Movie Night

June 12, 2008

I am currently watching Being John Malkovich.

Shake-N-Bake, Mars-Style

June 11, 2008

Some good news from Mars. After several days of failed attempts at obtaining a soil sample that can be analyzed from the clumpy regolith of the Martian Arctic, the Mars Phoenix Lander shook a sample into its “oven.” Now we wait for about a week to receive the results of the probe’s thermal and evolved-gas analyzer. More here and here.

Childhood Song

June 11, 2008

My favorite song as a young child, and one that I still sing to my 8-year-old daughter, is My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean.

Pet Wisdom

June 10, 2008

Box turtles make really great pets.

Tacos de Camarones

June 6, 2008

I had some very good shrimp tacos for dinner tonight.

No More Mr. Nice Guy

June 5, 2008

I’m reading a very interesting book right now, one that wasn’t on my reading list until yesterday.


June 4, 2008

I forgot to write a sentence yesterday.

Nothing New Here

June 2, 2008

I would like to write a novel, but I don’t know where to start.