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Hippy Happy Huzzah!

It’s the last post of the year. I resolve to post pictures of rose floats in progress in 2007. I’ll get that outta the way first thing, perhaps during the parade. My New Year’s resolution energies have been greatly expended over at Family Oral History Using Digital Tools, where I note personal and website resolutions. […]

Medicaid medical care cost wrinkle

Of course if it’s YOUR wrinkle, it might as well be the Valles Marineres. CSM on recovering medicaid costs from estates of the deceased: A flap over recouping costs of Medicaid Ever since Judy Clifford’s parents died, she had planned to move with her husband into their Nashville, Tenn., home, which she knew so well. […]

Chad Vader, Dayshift Manager

The adventures of Darth Vader’s younger brother, Chad. [via Halley’s Comment] I read rumors that Darth Vader is going to walk all 5 miles of the Rose Parade route. Makes me wonder: if the men in ToR white coats get in his way, will he reach his finger out and strangle them using Darth Vader […]

Alt-NASA 2007 Calendar

Alt-NASA 2007 Calendar

From Eric Hartwell, comes this selection of 2007 Wall Calendars: Why doesn’t NASA make better use of their glorious photo resources? The official 2007 NASA wall calendar, as usual, gives the impression that the only thing they do involves manned space flight. Sure, that’s what most of the bureaucracy does – but what about all […]

Gearing up for new year’s resolutions. Thoughts and ideas

one minute rule. “It’s very simple: I must do any task that can be finished in one minute. Hang up my coat, read a letter and toss it, fill in a form, answer an email….” Top 10 tips for keeping your life moving. I’m sure there are others, but I wanted to note these in, […]

Betwixt and Between

We’re smack dab in the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. An apt observation on Christmas: When you’re young, it’s all about the presents. When you’re older, it’s all about the food. True. Christmas day was spent cooking. Santa brought me an amazing discovery, which I generously share with you: Parchment Paper Rocks. Especially […]

Happy Birthday, MaryLu

Hello MaryLu and Happy Birthday!

MacSanta

Using MacOS? MacSanta is a site/page listing a bunch of MacOS software developers who are offering their wares with a 20% discount until (or through) tomorrow, December 25. I’m happy with my discount on Ambrosia Snaps Pro for creating screencast movies. 😀

Champagne with leftover macaroni n cheese

So Wednesday night was supposed to be the wine tasting at the Athenaeum: champagne. Last year’s was splendid– a dozen different champagnes. But we got our names in too late; it was already full. Ah well. So I says to Doc M, well, let’s have our own champagne. With popcorn. I kid you not, this […]

Shuttle discovery set to land at KSC

(this news brought to you courtesy of florida today’s cel phone alerts). Firing engines to get into position. landing set for just under 1 hour from now in Florida (at 5:32 pm local time). Follow events here I s’pose that the crew in cockpit are singing, “I’ll be home for Christmas…” 😉 (I heard a […]