I think I’ve discovered at least one place I’m going to get my Christmas presents from this year. subversive cross stitch is not work-safe, but I definitely want one.
The Massachusetts State Supreme Court has ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny gay and lesbian couples the obligations and legal protections of marriage just because the person they’d be marrying is of the same gender. They did NOT say that Massachusetts has to issue marriage licenses. A “civil union” type of thing works too. [...]
I’m amazed at how few words it takes to bring a song to mind. I got a 66.25 on the 80′s lyrics quiz, but that was after I got docked 30% because I was born between the Twist and Woodstock.
My wife forwarded this truly appropriate prayer to me. As usual, if this is yours and you want it removed, let me know. Heavenly Father, Help me remember that that the jerk who cut me off in traffic last night, may be a single mother who worked nine hours that day and is rushing home [...]
I swear Charlie must be in my head. Today’s treatise is on being late, and I spend a LOT of time somewhere between stages 2 and 3, with the occasional forays all the way to stage 5. (And there are actually a couple of places that qualify as stage 6.) So far I’ve only missed [...]
Apparently one of my most popular posts is Why DO we pay taxes, anyway? I still haven’t been able to answer that question, but in my quest to find out, I found a link to the entirety of the United States Code. If you find it, let me know.
I received this via email and had to save it for posterity. This is reputed to be an actual complaint letter from a customer of British cable company NTL. As always, if you’re Robert Stokes and you want me to take it down, let me know. I’ve often been this frustrated, but it takes some [...]
OK, it’s not particularly fun or interesting, but every once in a while I need a
So Jessica Lynch says that her rescue wasn’t as dramatic as the military says it was. She also says that Iraqis treated her well, though military doctors claim to have found signs of sexual assault. So why do we feel a little bit of suspicion that four of her rescuers are already dead?
A couple of months ago, I was reading an article in either Time or Newsweek that talked about the “Dean phenomenon” and pointed out that every time there’s an outsider phenom like Dean, he eventually makes a rookie mistake and everybody jumps on him. Well, he finally did it. Apparently he made a remark, in [...]