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Monthly Archive: August 2011

Aug 25 2011

Headline Muse, 8/25

All around, you can hear quiet sobs From the well-to-do corporate mobs As the good folks at Apple Are having to grapple With the fact that they’ve just lost their Jobs Headline: Apple boss Steve Jobs to be replaced by Tim Cook Next resignation, at least they’ll only lose their Cook. Best of luck to …

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Aug 24 2011

Hurricane Preparedness

Get some water; grab some food Be sure your flashlights work okay It wouldn’t hurt to fill your tank Then on your knees and pray, pray, pray! Board your windows, if you can Securely tie or store your boat Check your neighbors; lend a hand Then take a lamb and slit its throat A first-aid …

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Aug 24 2011

Headline Muse, 8/24

Though the quake was too little to boast Eastern cities may soon turn to ghosts Because winds, rain, and tide Simply won’t be defied As Irene casts her eye on the coast Headline:Irene Heads for North Carolina, New England And gee, that puts the entire BosNyWash megalopolis in a giant bullseye. Be safe, people. Don’t …

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Aug 24 2011

When God Intervenes

In the spirit of the Plantinga comments from earlier today, one from the old digs (With sincere apologies to Bob Dylan): So I was watching a video interview of Dr. Francis Collins, and found it thoroughly depressing. Reporter Dan Harris does a good job, but Dr. Collins is utterly frustrating. We get the “God gave …

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Aug 24 2011

Heckuva Job, God

Either God is such a duffer That He’s left us all to suffer Through omnipotent incompetence and falsely random chance Or He’s outsourced pain and hatin’ To His alter-ego, Satan So He’ll dodge responsibility and let the devil dance. Is He callous and uncaring Or just really bad at sharing? Either way, it seems our …

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Aug 23 2011

Update

I know you are on tenterhooks, wondering about my mom. Mostly, I just wrote that because I love the word “tenterhooks”, and feel that one should use it whenever possible. But there is an update, and it is good news. For those of you not praying for her, or for those of you who (like …

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Aug 23 2011

Headline Muse, 8/23

It was more than the locals could take As their neighborhoods started to shake But still worse were the smirks From the West-Coaster jerks With their constant “You call that a quake?” Headline: 5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles East Coast No, I didn’t feel it. But I’ve felt larger quakes on softer ground, while in Greece. …

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Aug 23 2011

In Lieu Of Doing Nothing

So Cuttlemom (who has, of course, no idea that this blog exists, let alone that her son writes it) had roughly eight hours of surgery yesterday. It was needed, and it went well, and because I am a cuttlefish, that’s about all I’m going to say about it. Except. Cuttlesis (again, no idea of…) has …

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Aug 22 2011

Understanding Fail

Via the Digital International Atheists Group (@DIAGroup on twitter), a letter from Don Boys. I’m sure it’s only a matter of time until PZ posts it in comic sans, but I’m going to use it here as a reason to post an old favorite. First, the letter: Tell us that you do or do not …

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Aug 22 2011

Headline Muse, 8/22

They had gone to Hawaii to marry Cos the laws, among states, tend to vary By death they’re now parted So lawyers get started— Without equal rights, it gets scary. Headline: Indiana stage collapse lawsuits could challenge state’s rules on gay marriage It’s hard enough to sue for damages after an event like the Indiana …

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