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This is the archive for May 2005

Saturday, May 28, 2005

Apparently, Viagara can make you go blind. So maybe the old wives tale is true afterall. If they also find an increased incidence of hair on the palms among Viagra users, it would explain everything.

Saturday, May 21, 2005

We're going to buy advanced tickets for a 3:00 showing tomorrow. Why so specific? Because we have busy schedules? Because we are meeting friends there? No, it's because theaters have air conditioning

UPDATE:The link is useless now, but the idea was that it was predicted to be 110 degrees that day, a record for the date, and a near record for all time in Tucson. I don't have air conditioning in my home.

Sunday, May 08, 2005

"...and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do." - Genesis 11:6

"Where are the flying cars?" - IBM television commercial ca. 2000

Some of you may know the context of the Genesis quote. It is from the story of the Tower of Babel. The Bible is chock full of stories of God punishing man for the sin of Advancement, but this one seems particularly egregious (at least in my limited knowledge of the Bible).

Thursday, May 05, 2005

You may have noticed the new look. If you're new to the site, check out this article about why I'm doing this.

There's a picture of a slightly strange looking building at the top of the page, and two quotes. They all mean something. They almost, but not quite, serve as a complete summary of this endeavor.