Monthly Archives: September 2003

Buy a House. And Regret It!

This is why buying a house is so much fun. You get to have conversations like this: Anastasia: Our mortgage advisor suggests we do a two-tiered 80/10 loan so we don’t have to pay a PMI Me: Won’t that – … Continue reading

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Green Presidents

Korzak pointed out a totally fresh site to launch your research into who to vote for for president. He was rebelling against people who were emailing him saying they were going to vote for anyone *but* Bush – I can’t … Continue reading

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Avast! ARRRR!!!

Look alive, ye sons of a biscuit eater! Hoist the mizzenmast and brail that foremast, or the buffer will have ye and Jack o’ Coins will give you naught by a farthing! I knew ye scurvy dogs were cracking Jenny’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Time

Please make note that Christmas is fast approaching, and you should start thinking about what gifts to give me now. I didn’t receive many of last year’s gifts, but that is OK; this year I’m sure you’ll be different, and … Continue reading

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Craig Wallace = MacGyver

You’ve never heard of him, but he’s a Utah high school student who just made a fusion reactor with parts he got from junk yards. My favorite line of the piece? “Here I am with this thing here. Who’da thought?” … Continue reading

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House Update

Over the weekend, the people who own the house we want to buy accepted our pathetic monetary offer. I just about wept with glee. This house is old and has a lot of land (7 acres). That being said, it’s … Continue reading

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Fuck That Guy

Korzak gave me a pep talk this weekend about giving a shit about what happens in the world and speaking out about it. If you don’t: Frightening. Frightening like waking up just as the guy with the eyepatch is clamping … Continue reading

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i surrender

I had dinner with a friend a couple of days ago, and it went something like this. Friend: I’m glad we attacked Iraq; someone had to do it! It was the right thing to do. Me: [staring blankly, then going … Continue reading

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My 9/11/03 Thoughts

“I disagree with every word you are saying, but I will defend with my life your right to say it.” – Voltaire “Those who give up liberty for the sake of security deserve neither liberty nor security.” – Ben Franklin … Continue reading

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Happy Day

Black Afrob and Annie and finally going to get married. I just thought you all should know.

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