I encountered an article today titled Researchers design placenta-on-a-chip to better understand pregnancy and thought, “What an odd hors d’oeuvre.”
So I received some spam today and thought, “what the hell,” and responded. Note, the number I gave for my “assistant” is the United States FBI’s main contact number. 😉
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote. Ben Franklin Too many Americans forget this distinction. See also “tyranny of the majority.”
It’s a noun meaning a person who is bigoted. It originated in the 16th century and, back then, it meant specifically a superstitious religious hypocrite.
With the arrival of some neat new libraries I can’t talk about yet, I wanted a convenient way to ask a UIFont instance if it was bold or italic*. Although there’s no direct route as there is with NSFont on… Continue Reading
I got a text this morning from a Rochester, NY number I didn’t recognize. I figured it was for the previous owner of the Danville number I got when we moved down here. I decided to have some fun.
I mentioned I’d bought a Nest. I sacrificed a relaxing lunch to install it. They asked me to take a survey. and I thought I’d sacrifice another lunch to answer them and tell you guys about it too. They had… Continue Reading
Today is two months since my wonderful companion Cara died in our home, under the bed we’d slept on together for so long. The feline dynamic has been seriously out of balance but it’s interesting to watch. I’m still very out… Continue Reading
A friend of mine on Twitter was laughing about an item on Amazon – a 55-gallon drum of personal lubricant – but that’s not what *I* found funny. The funniest part was the “Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed…”… Continue Reading
Mine: Staying on top of things and sending helpful tidbits of information to keep things moving along, eventually checking in on the welfare of my associates after a reasonable amount of time has passed between messages. Theirs: Me obsessively e-mailing,… Continue Reading