The Core Dump

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

[By Nic Lindh on Friday, 01 December 2006]


in ur xmastree




Seriously, the creature in the picture isn’t a cat, it’s pure life force that has taken on the form of a cat.

On the upside, we have deputized Andrea and armed her with the Squirt Bottle of Justice. She leaps into action whenever we hear the Christmas decorations start to jingle, yelling “No! No!” and squirting water on the evil doer. It is awesome that she is old enough to help around the house.

For the origins of the “IM IN UR” meme, please see this page. Warning: foul language and exceptionally bad taste behind the link.

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