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Month: October 2012

Boo, humbug

Oops, almost missed my Halloween post. Been too busy hiding from trick-or-treaters. Apparently no one has taught today’s kids that you don’t ring the bell when the porch light isn’t […]

World’s ugliest yacht

Steve Jobs may have designed or commissioned some gorgeous, elegant high tech phones and computers, but I can’t say much for his taste in yachts. Jobs and minimalist designer Philippe […]

This is not a person

Supreme Court rejects OK personhood appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by abortion opponents to get a “personhood” amendment on the Oklahoma ballot. Therefore the April ruling of the Oklahoma Supreme Court […]

Google crisis map keys on Sandy

Just when I’d decided Google does everything worth doing, I’ve found they also do crisis maps. Being both a map nut and a weather watcher, I found this particularly intriguing. […]

The October conspiracy

It’s October, and you know what that means. Or you do if you’ve hung around here for a few years. ‘Tis the chirping season, the month when the smoke detectors […]