Archive for January, 2011

My First Dictionary

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

One link leads to another, and the next thing you know you’ve landed someplace strange. Tonight I ended up at My First Dictionary. They only had crappy picture dictionaries when I was a kid. If this one had existed, I probably would have learned to read even earlier than I did. And I would have […]

Comment Editing

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Jeff Eyges has been haranguing me for about a year to improve the commenting feature of this blog. I don’t like spending time maintaining the blog. It tends to frustrate me, and it’s time I could be spending writing articles. Improving the commenting, therefore, was a low priority, even though I knew it was desirable. […]

Taxd Enuf Allredy

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

Just another glorious example of the self-parodying teabaggers. If these people didn’t vote, I wouldn’t be worried about them at all (You know the warning: “Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups”). The photo is from Morons with Signs, but Dept. of Nance describes them better: Finally, what teaparty sign would be […]

BAD

Saturday, January 1st, 2011

(From XKCD) It’s Blogroll Appreciation Day! This is a new monthly feature I’m starting. At least I hope it’s monthly. We’ll have to see if I even remember to do it next month. You’ve probably taken a look at some of the blogs in my blogroll. That list is getting out of date. I’ll be […]