First, from cahwyguy:
You are Kermit the Frog.
You are reliable, responsible and caring. And you
have a habit of waving your arms about
“Hi ho!” “Yaaay!” and
“How Green Was My Mother”
LAST BOOK READ:
“Surfin’ the Webfoot: A Frog’s Guide to the
Sitting in the swamp playing banjo.
“Hmm, my banjo is wet.”
What Muppet are you?
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Next, from jelly_doughnut
|| You scored as Luke Skywalker. You are Luke Skywalker. Loyal, trustworthy…perhaps a trifle whiney and definitely got some parental baggage, but in the end a good sort.
Which Rebel Are You?
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Eh, I’m not quite as brash…
Stolen from jelly_doughnut, who stole it from amapessego
01) Copy and paste this into your journal: username
02) Eliminate the asterisks.
03) Replace “username” with your user name.
04) See what color you are!!!
ETA that it seems to work better in Internet Destroyer rather than Firefox/Mozilla/Netscape.
From an AP story on the storms in the western US, by Gillian Flaccus (no editor is mentioned, alas):
In Nevada, 1 1/2 inches of rain fell at the airport Wednesday
Wow! Nevada has only one airport! Where is it? Elko? Lovelock? Pahrump?
It looks like I may be the only one in the office today. If that’s the case, I may head home early – like 10AM, and work from home this afternoon. The weather is pretty bad today here in Nawthun Kaliforneeeeuh.
Because us programmers went and fixed everything. Those “experts” who said there never was a problem, and they use the lack of issues as their primary reason, haven’t a clue.
On that note… I stumbled across this page at the NEIC. I love the caption for Figure 2.
Ahem. Reminder to self. Always check what’s on the stupid clipboard before pasting willy-nilly.
A quick note about an observation…
Christmas Day, at the brother-in-law’s in the Canal district of Newport Beach. His place is on the eastern leg of the canal, with the bluffs across the way.
On top of a telephone pole, near the oil wells, was a bald eagle.
Yes, a bald eagle. In the middle of urbanization.
He stayed there for over 2 hours. And we have photographic evidence, with nice Little M using her new camcorder.
Xmas gift to father/stepmother-in-law: $50 Lowe’s gift card. Sent out on Saturday with Xmas card.
Today, received Xmas card from father/stepmother-in-law. Postmarked Saturday. Contains $50 Lowe’s gift card.
And to prove the superiority of international mailing over domestic mailing, the Xmas card I sent to Ruurlo, NL (near Arnhem, the only Dutch city with trolleybuses) on Saturday arrived today. Yes, SAC -> SFO (via truck) -> AMS. Not bad!
(talonvaki, are you planning to go anyplace outside of Amsterdam?)