Saturday, September 30, 2006


A really nice picture of a really nice flower.

HT: Nina Couric's blog

Clinton Kills Santa?

I had heard the rumor, of course. But I never suspected that it was true! Shame on you, William Jefferson. Shame!

Friday, September 22, 2006

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Autumnal Equinox

Can it really only be coincidence that tomorrow is the autumnal equinox (i.e. when, more or less, daylight equals nighttime)as well as Rosh Hashanah, the day before Ramadan,and the first day of the A's final regular-season series against the Angels? Dunno, do you?

Anyway, this equality as to daylight and darkness is really an approximation since 1) the sun is a big ole disc, not a point, and 2) light bends in the atmosphere, and yada, yada. See:

Saturday, September 09, 2006

For Men Only

What great phrasing. Although I might have preferred "lying on the sofa listening to my hair recede," I'll take it!