Monthly Archives: September 2011

Today’s moment of snark…

… comes via the District of Columbia.  I would have never thought of using license plates for government sponsored protest against another government but I guess they really wanted to make a statement.

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Monday morning musings….

Words I never would have thought I would hear in actual conversation: “Then I used a moles to cups conversion….” The Red-Headed Menace, discussing his determination of the chemical makeup of Bisquick.  Yesterday’s quote of the day: “I’ve figured out … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

From Contagion: “Blogging isn’t journalism, it’s graffiti with punctuation.”

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Fifteen second review: "Contagion"

Go. See. This. Movie.  It’s a horror flick with next to no blood.  I haven’t been this filled with adrenaline after a film since Cloverfield. It will also make you very careful about washing your hands, much the way Jaws … Continue reading

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Well, I could do that, I suppose….

Me, after a frustrating morning dealing with the Red-Headed Menace: “Throttling children is wrong.”The Resident Shrink: “There are species that eat their young….”

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9/11, ten years on.

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure.  Helen Keller They who can give … Continue reading

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Ooh! Ooh! Ooh!

The Musee d’Orsay is currently holding an exhibition called “Beauty, Morals and Voluptuousness in the England of Oscar Wilde.” Pre-Raphaelites, Whistler…. Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy…. How much would a plane ticket to Paris be? Think I could get … Continue reading

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