Monthly Archives: October 2003


All right, kids. If any of you are Bay Area bloggers, get yer heinies down to Mission Valley Coffee for tonight’s blogger get together. We got sick of and are doing it ourselves! :D More info here here.

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\HOB-uhl-dee-hoy\, noun: An awkward, gawky young fellow. I often find my classes at the learning center full of hobbledehoys.

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It’s that time of year again

It’s almost November. How did that happen? For them as don’t know, November is National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo). Last year I crossed the finish line with pride (and of course with much blogging). This year I have a … Continue reading


Hah! Latin silliness abounds.

De clunibus magnis amandis oratio A sample: magnae clunes mihi placent, nec possum de hac re mentiri.(Large buttocks are pleasing to me, nor am I able to lie concerning this matter.)quis enim, consortes mei, non fateatur,(For who, colleagues, would not … Continue reading



\trans-MOG-ruh-fy\, transitive verb: To change into a different shape or to transform, often with bizarre or humorous effect. I’ve long thought that the ability of Calvin’s cardboard box to transmogrify anything put inside it was nifty.

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Kill Bill Vol 1

Oh, man. I was trying to figure out how the hell to write about this movie, and then I read Roger Ebert’s review of it. I swear, sometimes he mixes names up (he calls The Bride O-Ren at one point … Continue reading

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Oh, my god.

Corporal Joebot of the Phenomenauts commented on my site, in response to this post. {insert fangirly squeals here}

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Friday Five

This week’s Friday Five, early for once!

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Maybe I should start a new category for babbling about my car. Love my new car! LOVE IT! But it’s in the shop getting its front bumper repainted. I miss it. I mean, I love my old car, but it … Continue reading

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\VEE-nuhl\, adjective: 1. Capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration; held for sale; purchasable. 2. Capable of being corrupted. 3. Marked by or associated with bribery and corrupt dealings. Does the fact that I assume … Continue reading