Category Archives: General Musings

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Outside the mist is dense and freakish, sound slushing in strange waves over wet tidal streets. Inside, the damn phone doesn’t work. Again. Continue reading

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If You’d Like to Make a Call, Please Hang Up and Try Again

I Have No Net Access and I Must Scream. Continue reading

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See Me Feel Me Touch Me Heal Me

Let’s Twist again, like we did last Summ–OW! You call that *medicine*??? Continue reading

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Fun at the Daily News

The New York Daily News 1/5/2004 No, the picture has nothing to do with the article headline. Or does it?

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…Or We Could Just See a Movie

Is that a bungy on your ankle, or are you happy to see me? Continue reading

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The Geophysics of the Tsunami

The BBC has an excellent “animated guide” about the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster. (It’s a 200k Flash slide show.)

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Guy Walks into a Taberna…

A joke in a dead language. Even worse, it’s an original joke in a dead language, so I can’t blame it on anyone else. Continue reading

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News and the World

On 12/21 my brother flies to Colombo in Sri Lanka to set up house. On 12/26 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hits the region. As it happens, he’s not home that day, and is safe and sound. Continue reading

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Second Verse, Same as the First

Happy holidays to all, and to all a good site. Continue reading

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Thin but Trim, and Not Particularly Fat

Keira Knightley is not fat. Let this guide your actions. If there are fat things about, they are probably not Keira Knightley. Continue reading

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