Archive for the ‘pondering’ category

Remember the mice… in Hitchhiker’s Guide…? yeah? Well check this out… They just MIGHT be as smart as us. And if they’re as smart as us, who’s to say they aren’t smarter? And if they might be smarter, could it not be that they’re ACTUALLY aliens monitoring the GIANT SUPERCOMPUTER EXPERIMENT that is our home [...]

… “I come in peace,” it said, adding after a long moment of further grinding, “take me to your Lizard.” Ford Prefect, of course, had an explanation for this, as he sat with Arthur and watched the nonstop frenetic news reports on television, none of which had anything to say other than to record that [...]

For all those who read and responded to that last post… thanks, I guess. It honestly wasn’t a plea for commiseration. It was just a pouring-out of what has been bouncing around in my head to try and sort it. And believe me, it was a very shallow pouring-out. There’s still a lot in there [...]

These are NOT all related. What an interesting story if they were. But no. On learning a new skill: I can now light a match from a matchbook with one hand. I feel so very accomplished in my new ability. This is what comes of socializing with people who smoke like chimneys. Popping lecram’s cherry: [...]

Words, words, words

March 11th, 2008

There’s a lot of shit flying about regarding words. Somebody turned the fan up. Should a person who volunteers for the Rogue Festival write unfavorable things about various shows in the Rogue ON the Rogue Festival web site? There have been a lot of opinions about this. Some people say “Only if it’s nice.” Others [...]

I used to know. Turns out that what I “knew” was based on false data. So I wonder.

Inconvenience is a problem. It’s my own damned fault. I probably should NOT have been on the skateboard. But I was bonding with the podling. In the car (which she had to start and put in gear for me), on the way to the hospital, I remarked to her that the first thing I would [...]

Life = absurdbusystrange

October 18th, 2007

It’s true. As they saying goes… “It’s always something.” Last Friday… went to the fair to shoot video of Tanjora doing their fire performance, only to have it start raining (and VERY cold) by the time their show time rolled around. So, of course, the sound techs for the fair said there was no way [...]