Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Ooo, Shiny

Like so many people just discovering (or getting back to after a long absence from) Facebook, I'm marveling at the number of people I've gotten back in touch with whom I hadn't talked to in years, and how easy it was. After a long while of bashing all the social networking apps (waste of time, not worthwhile interaction), I must say... wow. You can't always hang out with people in person, and when you can't, it's nice to have one place that sort of reminds you to remind your friends that you still exist and you still think about them.



Friday, December 12, 2008

Gems from John

We need torte reform: less cherries; more chocolate.

Pesto: the bacon of the veggie world.

Me (having just eaten a Cinnabon): Ugh, sugar coma.
John: Is that a cinnacoma? Or a comabon?

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Wow. Just... wow.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

No More Phonebooks!

Do you get a brick of precycling* on your porch every year? Or more like ten? Would you like them to stop? I haven't found all the opt-out mechanisms yet, but here's one that works here (and most of the west coast, I think):

*precycling: mail that you throw in the recycle bin without even reading.