Favorite Movies Seen In The Theater: Return Of The King (Review pending, honest), The Station Agent (ditto), Talk To Her, The Pianist, Kill Bill Vol. 1. Caveat 1: I somehow never got around to seeing Lost In Translation, but I have a hunch that it might have been up there. Caveat 2: Only an exceptional year in fictional movies could
The heartwarming yuletide tale of how I wound up in the Emergency Room on Christmas morning is available here.
Note: I combined two posts into this one for easier reading. Part I I had a very traditional Christmas this year, spent in a warm, quiet environment, shared only with those closest to me: The Queen, and the on-call staff of the Virginia Mason Hospital's Emergency Room. Actually, the holidays came a little early this year. On the morning of
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I'm taking Christmas week off, but here's a few goodies. My 2003 Holiday Survival Guide For Slackers appears in The Morning News today. Credit where it's due: thanks to K for Revolve: The Complete New TestamentSkwm for the Trebuchet store.Rob (Cockerham?) for reminding me of my buddy's "Juiceman" story.Everyone else who offered suggestions. I'll get a review for Return Of
Have you seen that program Texas Justice? I just started watching it and, man, it's great. I usually don't like these daytime judge shows, but it's always fun to see a defendant in a squabble over garbage cans get the death penalty.
Sorry I couldn't post yesterday, but I spent all day standing in line for the big midnight premier. I thought getting there a day early would put me near the front of the queue, but people had been lining up all week so I was closer to the middle. The atmosphere in line was electric: everyone was super excited and
Q: What are your strengths? A: Um. Well, I have great analytical skills and love solving puzzles, so when I'm given a task I will dedicate myself to it until I have it figured out. I'm also very methodical. I don't take shortcuts -- I make a plan and attack a problem step by step, documenting everything as I got.
Because of the burgeoning debt, the United States Congress has agreed to dramatically scale back the scope of the "Star Wars" Missile Defense Program. This is what it will now consist of: On the bright side, the new system is expected to stop about as many missiles as the old system would have.
My series of Morning News essays taken from my Peace Corps journals continues today with Life In The Fishbowl.