Our mini-Picasso has now updated our home decor with crayon marks. A bedroom wall and a door now sport her logo, which I’ve started to think about as the “Purple Ellipsis of Quality.” She is learning to draw ellipses, which is a good sign that her motor skills are improving. Now if we could only get her crayon-permissible area skills to improve, that would be great.
It’s off to google for crayon-erasing products for me. If any entrepreneur should happen to be reading this, create a water-soluble crayon and you will become rich, filthy stinking rich!
Music: Precious by Armin van Buuren
Posted Friday, 14 November, 2003 by Nic Lindh
All Nic wants for WWDC is sync that actually works
Another book roundup, including some stellar athletes and soldiers, what might be the most jaded, soul-weary protagonist ever, and some grimdark fantasy.
The Internet is getting creepy, and Nic is breaking out his tinfoil hat after newspaper paywalls push him over the edge.
Nic is tired of tech sites obsessing over Apple’s financials and business strategy. So very tired.
Nic reads a book about the processed food industry and is incensed.
Computers are complicated. This brings out the irrational in people.
Nic proposes the loan word Rechthaberei be incorporated into American English.
The Core Dump is back! Books were read during the hiatus. Includes The Coldest Winter, Oh, Myyy!, Tough Sh*t, The Revolution Was Televised, The Rook, Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore, Gun Machine, Fortress Frontier, Standing in Another Man’s Grave, and The Memory of Light.
This site will return in February.
From a true patriot to a world-weary detective, a dead god, and a civilization about to sublime from the galaxy, this book roundup spans the gamut. Includes Where Men Win Glory, Wild, Inside the Box, The Black Box, Three Parts Dead, Red Country, and The Hydrogen Sonata.