Monthly Archives: November 2007

Elephants, fireworks, and snow globes

So now that brni has revealed his funeral plans (and i will pour myself like wine) I think the time has come for me to reveal mine as well. Actually there are two parts to the revelation: the funeral plans … Continue reading

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Go Mizzou

After that game that ended a few minutes ago my grandmother must have thought she had died and gone to heaven. Oh wait, she did die and go to heaven, in 1989. In that case she must have gone to … Continue reading

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Bleg

Does anybody have a crystal goblet with a picture of a squid fighting a vampire on it?  I need one for a project I’m working on.

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EDS AG?

Now that’s interesting: Deutsche Telekom in exploratory talks with EDS.  It’s been a while since I have heard an EDS takeover rumor advance to the point of being reported semi-openly.  I wonder how reliable this rumor is.

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Growing Boy

So Greg Oden gained 30 lbs (14 kg) of muscle in just two months?  To just his upper body?  I wonder how he could have done that.

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Rule change

I’ve got a proposed rule change for the NFL.  They should make touchdowns where Roy Williams was covering only worth 4 points.  They’re so easy they shouldn’t count as much as regular touchdowns.

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Financial experts

Every time I read an article like HSBC to Write Down Another 4.3 Billion I like to go back and read Housing Bubble, Schmousing Bubble. In the 5 weeks or so since the experts at Frontburner pronounced that the subprime … Continue reading

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Cadillac

We were so inspired by the upcoming Junius Heights home tour that we went out and got ourselves an old gas space heater to install in our fireplace. It’s a Dearborn model DRC-25B-N. We got it at the second of … Continue reading

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Reading level

When unable to think of something to write, a quiz thingy is always good: Via Happy Catholic

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November chaplet

Fr. Mark at Vultus Christi is back in action after a lack of Internet access in rural France. He has posted a nice chaplet for the souls in purgatory: November: praying for the holy souls. We’ll see if I can … Continue reading

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