Oooh, shiny…

I love, love, love these driftwood horses from Heather Jansch.

Two Fingers

Jerry Falwell died…rot in hell, you evil man.

I love my guys…re: conversation on programming languages

If (dev.platform == grails){ dev.language = groovy Nic.happy = true Monica.happy = true Muditha.happy = true Michelle.happy = true Marc.happy = true Elondo.happy = !(!(Mark.happy)) Microsoft.happy = false _Net.happy = false Bill_Gates.happy = false } else if{ dev.language = VbNet Nic.happy = false Monica.happy = […]

lol…someone just sent this to me: How the Mouse Works

How does the small arrow on your computer monitor work when we move the mouse? Haven’t you ever wondered? Now, through the miracle of high technology, we can see how it is done. With the aid of a screen magnifying lens, the mechanism becomes apparent. […]

Customer Service

This is an open letter to the stupid cow working at the local camera shop.  Your nicely-stacked display of Canon EOS 400D kits in the window caught my eye – the package with the normal and telephoto lens, etc.  Not an inexpensive item. I went […]

Fascist America, in 10 easy steps,,2064157,00.html This article is worth reading.  As Naomi Wolf points out towards the end of the essay: It is a mistake to think that early in a fascist shift you see the profile of barbed wire against the sky. In the early days, things look […]


After just getting used to gorgeous, sunny weather, the rain has now come back.  Boo sucks.  And here I am with black leggings on underneath a long black skirt and boots, so I could go straight to the stable, shuck the skirt off, change boots, […]


P is doing well after his surgery last Friday (yep, Friday the 13th, da-da-da-duuuum).  That was a very long day, as I had elected to stay at the hospital all day so I could be close.  I’m used to American-style treatment, where someone immediately comes […]

Post Easter

I really enjoyed the four-day weekend that we had over Easter.  We didn’t go anywhere, and although Phil made a lovely roast turkey, we didn’t do anything special, just vegged and relaxed…very much needed.  I talked to my family, which was nice.  Played a lot […]

Cranky Post

Just giving you fair warning – it’s been a long week, I’m tired, and here’s a shortlist of things that have irritated me recently: 1.  Employment agencies.  My mobile, which I want to keep on during the day, rings constantly because I have a CV […]