Archives for December 10, 2008

I was totally wrong …

… about the distribution of food at dinner tonight. Well, not totally. SIL and FIL did not exchange food. But everything else was wrong. But no matter, really. Warning: If you go to Manny‘s, you should know that they moved. Manny’s is now in the Forshay building. Otherwise it’s the same old Manny’s. Bring lots…

Crocodile Feeding Station

hat tip: The Inquisitr

Do you live in Minnesota?

If not, ignore this blog post.

Funniest Training Video Evah

… When The Rhino Escapes in the Zoo …

Carnivalia!!!

Linnaeus’ Legacy No. 14: A Carnival of Diversity Encephalon 60, A Neuroscience Blog Carnival Hourglass VI: A carnival of biogerontology Grand Rounds 5:12 – Healthcare Reform Q&A Carnival of Homeschooling #154: Anniversary Gifts Christmas Recipes Carnival of the Recipes Carnival of Cinema: A Smorgasbord! Carnival of Politics Edition #21 93rd Make It From Scratch Carnival…

Wait — my headline is wrong. Coleman isn’t stealing the election, and neither is Franken. Both sides are going to fight the recount battle all the way to the end, and that’s the way it should be. And the election isn’t in chaos. Routine problems are being handled routinely, with one precinct still up in…

Happy Askiversary To Us!

As you read this, Amanda and I our our celebrating our Anniversary! (Of when I asked her to marry me.) I know it is a little extreme to celebrate such a thing, but we don’t get out much.

“Count My Vote”

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REPOST I hope these stories are not related to each other… Great beasts peppered from space There is fairly convincing evidence that the explosion of an object not of this earth hit mammoths and other Pleistocene Mega Beasts with shrapnel up in Siberia and Alaska. Boeing’s 12,000lb chemical laser set to fry targets from aircraft…

What do they call this when it is sushi?

A good friend of mine, whom I shall call L.R., got a job … a pretty nice job, with benefits and a salary and everything, in the “helping” industry, which she’s good at and which she likes. So I took her out for a congratulatory dinner (and just because we had not seen each other…