Month: August 2005


Ephemera / Film

I’ve turned into a mother hen since Buck had his operation. It was such a small operation, but still, it came with its attendant pain, etc. We had a quiet day, with him messing with his papers all morning, and a movie this afternoon. We saw Red Eye — by Wes Craven, but with surprisingly little bloodshed. Well, there is the bit about Rachel McAdams shoving a pen through the windpipe of Cillian Murphy, whom […]

here we are again


Home again. Feels good. Cats only minorly pissed. Dog just happy she didn’t have to be on the porch any longer. Buck napping a lot, as are the cats. Styrene is not my favorite chemical right now. Westlake Styrene has a lot to answer for.

Today's reading:

Current Affairs

Dennis Prager: Just one question for opponents of the war: All those who support the American war in Iraq should make a deal with anyone opposed to the war. Offer to answer any 20 questions the opponents wish to ask if they will answer just one: Do you believe we are fighting evil people in Iraq?

A hoax and an insult

Current Affairs

Warning: crazy people on the loose. STLtoday – News – Metro East: CARBONDALE, Ill. – For two years, Carbondale residents have been riveted by the writing of a little girl imploring her father in Iraq: “Don’t die, OK?” Only now are they learning there was never any danger of that. The Daily Egyptian, Southern Illinois University’s student-run newspaper, today will admit to its readers that the saga – of a little girl’s published letters to […]