Christmas Morning

bq. Mummy, I suck more than you do!

— C. and M. playing C’s new dance dance revolution game…

posted at 11:00 am on Sunday, December 25, 2005 in Personal | Comments Off on Christmas Morning

more mediocrity

bq. …like it or not, we spend most of our lives in the fat, undistinguished middle of the bell curve…

– “A. O. Scott, Where Have All the Howlers Gone?, The New York Times, December 18, 2005”:

(via “The Quote of the Day Mailing List”:

posted at 9:25 am on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 in Personal | Comments Off on more mediocrity


Having windows installed during the second and third weeks of December makes the house very cold :-)

posted at 9:24 am on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 in Personal | Comments (1)
  1. wjr says:

    Strangely enough, we’re having windows installed too – in fact, the installers just showed up to work for the day. It makes the house chilly and drafty, but not what any proper Canadian would call “cold”.

    It will be nice to have double-paned windows, though.

sick days

A new variation on “40% of sick days” from The Angry Economist

posted at 10:05 am on Thursday, December 01, 2005 in Humour, Links | Comments Off on sick days