Archive for June, 2005

Random Missives

Friday, June 24th, 2005

Looks like the House of Representatives restored the $100 million to CPB’s annual funding budget. They were going to take this chunk out to buy a new plane for the war. Okay, that maybe wasn’t the official explanation, but this is one of those “read between the lines” things. The war is expensive, so what […]

Simon of Space

Monday, June 20th, 2005

You will now go with all haste to read the sci-fi blognovel, Simon of Space. I am quite enthralled with it, and a whole lot of other people are too, judging by the comments. Have a read! Go go! (Hello my name is Simon, and I like to do drawings have amnesia… Sing with me […]

Road Trip: Pasadena

Friday, June 17th, 2005

A little late on posting this, so I’ll have to search me brain to think of stuff we did. Senility creeping in, you know. What was I doing again? Oh. Right, Pasadena. Went there last week to see Sister’s gradumification from Caltech, home to the scientifically-minded and perpetually odd. If you had been at the […]

Everything I Need To Know I Learned At Work

Thursday, June 16th, 2005

1. No good deed goes unpunished. Remember how you helped with that one project that one time when your co-worker needed assistance? Well now the whole damn project is yours. Congrats. And did I mention a pay raise for it? No, I didn’t mention one, because there isn’t one. 2. Initiative is bad. Don’t do […]

They Are At it Again: Save Public Broadcasting

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

This has become quite the hot topic at my place of employment. Visit MoveOn to sign a petition to save the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS, and NPR. Don’t let them cut funding for educational programming to fund their war.

Oh, Crap. I Missed It!!

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

Daaaaaaaaaaaaaammmmmmmmmmnnnnnnnnnnn!!!!!! I turn my back FOR ONE SECOND on the Browncoats site and they announce a new preview screening!! On June 23rd!!! And Phoenix/Tempe is listed as a location!!! And… I missed out on the chance to get tickets. Yes, I KNOW I saw it already, but… I want to again! And… dang.

Uhhh… Hmmm…

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

Honey, look what I brought home! Can we keep him?? Claim Your Old British Man by jgurlpunkrck Your Name Your Age Your Old British Man You met… through a clever disguise The relationship ended… when he left you for his ex, but came back Quiz created with MemeGen!

Update: Art, Pizza, Changing Rooms, Work, Etc.

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

Yeah. Totally need one. Here goes. If you are in Phoenix, go see the new exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum. “American Surrealism” is purdy darned good. Strange paintings featuring geometric shapes and nude women are your thing? You’re in luck, the exhibit’s full of them. If you are in Phoenix, go eat at Pizzeria […]