Monthly Archive: December 2008

Dec 29 2008

On needing a vacation from my vacation

So I’ve been pretty crap at updating the blog despite my earlier intimation that I would. In my defense, it’s been a busy first week of my vacation. First, we visited Pickles and Lisa on my first Saturday night for booze and Wii playing, which was fun as always. We left a bit earlier than …

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Dec 24 2008

That time of year

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Happy Monkey, or whatever works for you and yours.

Dec 18 2008

Beaten until he was sorry

After showing Bush what the Iraqi people really think about him during the shoe-throwing incident that happened recently, Muntazer al-Zaidi (who looks disturbingly like Clifton — I think it’s the near-unibrow that does it personally) has stated that he is sorry for having misused his shoes as projectiles. Oops, sorry, that’s what I would have …

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Dec 13 2008

My brilliant would-be scientist gets blogged!

And I am blogging about it!  I’m proud of her.  She’s asked how to go about getting into science, biology specifically, and knowing she’s an animal person she’s going to have a fun time.  She has a letter answered by John S. Wilkins of Evolving Thoughts on how to break into the biology field and …

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Dec 06 2008

Prop 8: The Musical

I’m sorry, all, that I don’t really have the energy to vent about the Canadian political situation right now, despite the laundry list of reasons the length of my arm why Harper needs to be tossed out on his ear, and despite how wholly constitutional and legal the attempt to get rid of Mr. 37% …

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Dec 03 2008

Fuck yeah!

Daily Show is always full of goodness, but John Oliver just absolutely BRINGS IT regarding the “industrial strength douchebags” putting together terror attacks in Mumbai. Skip to roughly 3:25 if you don’t care to hear about the Wal-Mart Consumerist Massacre of 2008. “There have always been motherfuckers. There will always BE motherfuckers. But what we …

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