Monthly Archives: December 2007

Sad news

Terry Pratchett has Alzheimer’s. He describes it as “an embuggerance” and says “Frankly, I would prefer it if people kept things cheerful, because I think there’s time for at least a few more books yet :o)” Still. It’s a horrible … Continue reading

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A new AIM bot has appeared in my chat program – McLovin12Four. Googling shows me nada, except that other people are Googling about it too. Any of my readers know what this is?


Linguistic Geekitude

Peter and I wound up talking for something like half an hour the other day about whether or not “Christmas tree light repairman” is a word in English. (It is one in German, which is how the matter came up.) … Continue reading


Further proof that I am a geek

Some time before Rock Band came out, I mentioned to Twon that I should ping the guy who runs the music school I used to attend and ask for a drum lesson to help me out on drums. Then we … Continue reading

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Mark Morford on the Golden Compass

Mark Morford’s column on the Golden Compass hits the nail right on the head. Be sure to follow his links, there is a lot of good reading in there.

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