Odds and Ends

Posting may be sporadic for the remainder of the month, as I am working on a Sooper Secret Side Project. I can't provide any specifics, except to say that it involves raw bacon and ducks. Also, this may well become review week, as a I have a backlog of Things To Critique. So watch for those. Assuming I post anything

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Putting the S.S. Into S.O.S.

I received my quarterly Social Security statement today. And while I usually file these things away unread, watching Bush's SOTU address last night made me wonder if his administration had sneaked any fearmongering language into the standard boilerplate. Shore 'nuff:The Social Security system is facing serious future financial problems, and action is needed soon to make sure that the system

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Ah, Homophones

We bathe The Squirrelly after his dinner, and the foodstuff he is invariably covered in eventually accumulates in the basin, leading to conversations like this:Me: Can you watch the baby for a few minutes? I want to clean the bathtub. The Queen: Is it dirty? M: Yeah, it's full of pea. Q: The Squirrelly peed in the bathtub? M: Hah.

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Thoughts On The SOTU

I used to write about politics fairly often on this site. And then a funny thing happened: Bush got re-elected. Please note that, by "funny," I don't mean funny "hah hah" or funny "strange," but funny "GODDAMMIT WTF??!!!" But while the reaction of a lot of progressives to the election was to withdraw from the system and become apathetic about

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Alone In The Dark

defective yeti has apparently become the Bad Alone In The Dark Review clearinghouse, so if you haven't reread my initial entry on the movie since it was posted, you might want to take another gander -- it's been revised several times and the abysmal rating continue to pour in.

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