Archive for December, 2005

Mumble mumble mutter

Wednesday, December 28th, 2005

I really don’t feel like writing. I don’t feel like doing much of anything at this point except taking about six months off from work and riding my bike as far as I can. That sounds mighty appealing right now. Not because of anything in particular; I just kind of woke up and found myself […]

Images from the weekend

Wednesday, December 28th, 2005

I’m in a hurry, so explanations (where needed) will have to wait.

Yuletide Burnout

Friday, December 23rd, 2005

Man, I need a cookie. And about a quart of high-octane eggnog.

Oh thank god

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

I finally got a hold of a SATA external enclosure for my poor dead hard drive. And it turns out it’s only mostly dead. Wheh. My last couple of years of pictures and music and movies are safe. I plan to do a lot of backing up this weekend.

Oh look, art!

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

I rode all over downtown S.A. today and took pictures of cool things on walls. Check it out:

Rudolph Crossing

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

I didn’t do this, but I wish I’d thought of it.

If I could just find a red pill…

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

I just read an article in the San Francisco Chronicle about the recent completion of a project to sequence the genome of Canis Familiaris, a.k.a. the dog. And once again the article talks the genes and how great it’s going to be to find the genes that cause certain traits. I really need to start […]

Bad Omens

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

You just know it’s going to be a rough day when you see this on your commute: Actually, I see dozens of these guys every morning. There’s a stretch of parkway with these really tall street lamps that are perfect perches for the buzzards, and they congregate there in the morning. Oh, and P.S. – […]

Pretty. Me Want.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2005

I’ve seen glass knitting needles a couple of times at festivals, but only ornamental ones. This morning, I ran across these. Pyrex knitting needles!!! I really want to get some of these.


Tuesday, December 6th, 2005

Because I haven’t knit anything this week and I can’t think of anything original to put down just now, here’s a link to a knitting glossary that always makes me giggle. Yes, I giggle. Wanna make something of it?