Name That Band!

Artist: Richard Powers Album: More Important Than Facts This was a fun little diversion! From Texas Trifles, via a long path back to Eric. To make things easier to play along, I’ve copied the rules from Eric’s site: Here are the steps: * Visit The first article title on the page is the name … Read more

Larger than Life?

Yes, that’s a crab, and yes, that’s a trash can. No, it’s not a still from a horror movie. Click the image to find out more about this coconut cracking, seemingly larger-than-life, hermit crab, commonly called a coconut crab. Thanks to apostropher for the link.

Fun with Comic Life

I’ve been wanting to play with the Mac-based comic creation program, Comic Life, and this weekend I finally had a chance. My first efforts are show below: It’s Labor Day today, and Greta and Mabel note the occasion. :: It’s easy to get these two things confused. :: Talking turkey (a little early); this was … Read more

Abuse of Power?

Ted Rall’s cartoons often raise valid points, but are also often so extreme that their message is lost in delivery. No so with today’s observation. As I have been known to ask folks who fail to see the problem with the erosion of our civil liberties, and who feel they must trust the president, because … Read more

Any Questions?

thanks to Wellington Grey

Valentine’s Day Joke

From Susan Polgar, blogger and world-champion chess player (she appeared with Mikhail Gorbachev when he visited Lindsborg) comes this cynical Valentine’s Day joke: Valentine’s Day Joke A guy walks into a post office one day to see a middle-aged man standing at the counter methodically placing “Love” stamps on bright pink envelopes with hearts all … Read more

Fuzzy Bike

I guess in Russia it gets so cold even motorcycles need fur coats to protect against the elements.

I’m Melting!

Happy 101st birthday to Dr. Albert Hofmann. I took this picture today and it brought to mind the reported visual effects caused by ingesting the good doctor’s accidental creation. Update: An interview with Dr. Hoffman on the occasion of his 100th birthday.

Lime and the Coconut

I love this song, and so does Moneka. Enjoy! Yes, this breaks validation; such is life.

Purina Diet

Mondays usually benefit from a little humor, especially something as silly as this one. Copied from various places on the intertubes (thanks to Wil for that phrase). The Purina Diet I have a Golden retriever and I was buying a large bag of Purina at Wal-Mart and was in line to check out. A woman … Read more