I got home about 15 minutes after you’d gone to bed this evening, but I had been hoping I would make it in time for a hug. Not to be D-Turd, I decided to wake you up to give you … Continue reading
When we first started talking about Halloween costumes, you said you wanted to be a werewolf. That sounded pretty cool and creative for a 5 year old obsessed with pink and ponies, so I encouraged it. Finding a suitable werewolf … Continue reading
Google finds zero results for the exact phrase “Vietnam created a riff which has not healed.” This apparent non sequitur appears in Dana Scully’s field journal for October 24, 1993, as intercepted by a malign artificial intelligence in the X-Files … Continue reading
Is Ulmer’s Detour one of the best movies ever? I guess that depends. There is something in my personality that flips on once every blue moon. On very rare occasions, I am able to take something entirely on its own … Continue reading
You are completely exhausted this evening. Here is a little video we made right after getting home from kindergarten. Later, you watched the video and the part you had asked me to cut out cracked you up. So you said … Continue reading
A few photos from our visit to Notre-Dame. More can be found here. We got off the train over near the Saint Michel fountain: Paris bands have weird names: Pugno Musique:
I’ve been reading Hellboy and B.P.R.D. comics, and I am finding them smart and a little funny (in contrast to the Hellboy movies, which were maybe a little bit funny and… that’s all). I recommend them if, like mine, your … Continue reading
Here are a few photos taken from atop the Gornergrat ridge, near Zermatt, Switzerland.
Let it be known that on this, the twenty-fifth day of July, 2012, I changed my stance on the role of the so-called “Oxford comma” in legal drafting. Having been a flipper, I will endeavor henceforth to flop on a … Continue reading
Dateline: Le Mans, France, June 11, 1955. Team Mercedes-Benz discovers the fiery danger in wrapping magnesium alloy around a bucket of high-octane fuel and calling it a race car. (Pathé News Reel of the 1955 Le Mans disaster.)
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One more animated GIF while I’m at it.