The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Tuesday, 21 October 2003]

First snow in Sweden

My parents sent me this picture, taken today the 21st of October in the year of our Lord 2003:

Sweden, October 21 2003

Yes indeed, it is snowing in Sweden. Amazing, as I’m sitting here kwetching about the infernal heat in Arizona. But, as the saying goes, you don’t have to shovel sunshine…

Music: Central Industrial by Future Sound of London

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