My friend Marion is participating in the MDA (Muscular Distrophy Association) “Lock-Up” fundraiser, where a volunteer is taken to a local jail and then “bailed out” via donations from friends and family members. If you’d like to “bail out” Marion and support a worthy cause at the same time, you can donate online right here.
From my local paper: Brian Mitchell of Mitchell’s Sheet Metal estimated that about 300 gallons of gasoline had been stolen from his company’s trucks in the last few weeks, so he decided to do something about it. On Monday, Mitchell set up an alert system in his parking lot and waited, gun by his side, […]
Writer’s block, writer’s block, writer’s block, writer’s block, writer’s block, writer’s block, writer’s block, unoriginal thoughts, writer’s block, writer’s block. Wriiiiiiterrrrrrr’s block.
A fascinating post on the economics of dogs barking by Lee at Marginal Revolution.
“For every six crappy poems you read, you’ll actually find one or two good ones. And that, believe me, is a very acceptable ratio of trash to treasure.” -Stephen King
I can gather all the news I need from the weather report.
After reading this post at 90% Crud, I thought I’d join the fray and post what’s on my Firefox extensions menu. Here goes:
In this week’s Entertainment Weekly, one of my favorite writers, Stephen King, reviews the new Jimmy Fallon romantic sports comedy Fever Pitch– adapted for the screen from a book by another one of my favorite writers and directed by my favorite filmmakers. The plot of the movie? It’s a chronicle of the highs and lows […]
A gadget coincidence: Recently, I’ve been searching for a portable media player to replace the Toshiba SD-P1400 portable DVD/CD player I gave to my wife for Christmas. The Toshiba never worked- either the audio would cut out or the video would- and after a test run spent lugging it around in its case nearly the […]