For all the same reasons.I have an old bolt-action Mosin Nagant 91/30 that very likely saw combat in World War II on which I have its bayonet affixed. I don't even have any ammunition for that rifle and have never fired it myself. Its bayonet certainly does, in my eye, make it look a more … Continue reading Sad, Indeed…
Some years ago, when Burning Man was just a youthful idea, I thought it would be an interesting way to kill a week. Create some interesting art, spend a few days in the desert, meet some interesting people. Neat idea. Kind of a creative, temporary dystopia.I've never been.The reason I've never been is primarily because, … Continue reading Burning Man vs. Mad Max
To get something done, a committee should consist of no more than three persons, two of them absent.-- Unknown
Spotted on the Internet, from the obituary of the late, great veteran and a patriot from Georgia, Donald Charles Unsworth:The family respectfully asked in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or to the campaign of whoever is running against President Barack Obama in 2012.Take that, One Time President … Continue reading From Beyond the Grave
Anthony Graber, a biker who had a rather unsettling run in with Maryland State Police, has had wiretapping charges against him dropped. Judge Pitt tossed those charges against Graber because Pitt actually thought about it for a bit.Anthony Graber rides a sportbike and had a helmet camera rolling while he was clearly breaking traffic laws. … Continue reading Logic In Maryland? This Must Be a Fluke…
I'd wager that anyone who works in any field that requires both creativity and engineering will identify with today's Oatmeal.
Alan over at SnarkyBites brings us a truth about isms.Bloody well right.