Month: October 2006

Lucy, gone


Lucy has officially left us. She had no chance of recovery, really, even if the Heparin suddenly worked. How much can you put a loved cat through? Not this. So, she is gone on a rainy, cold Friday evening at the end of October.



We are going to say goodbye to Lucy today. The vet gave us bad news yesterday. Her blood clot hasn’t dissolved, no matter how much Heparin they give her. Her back legs haven’t been getting a proper blood supply for a week now, and the muscles have deteriorated severely. There’s no hope for her to get the use of them back, even if the clot went away now. Yeah, she could learn to drag herself […]

If you've ever been to Boulder…


… this is hilarious. No, it’s not about Boulder specifically, but it’s just very funny if you’ve ever been there. Political Satire Fake News – The Nose On Your Face : Hippie Catch And Release Program Too Big A Success? “The hippie population is at an all-time high,” said U.S. Conservation representative Adam Dillenbeck. “When we first started you’d find the odd one here or there. But now they’re all around us. You can’t go […]

The weather. Apropos of nothing.


There’s nothing so bad as a gray day with rain when the year is getting towards November. Except, perhaps, an actual gray day in November. And you can guess which sort of day today is. I have actually started looking up tourist and tour information for Chile, where it’s springtime now. Must be beautiful down there! And, I could look up Pablo Neruda‘s old house or something creative and constructive like that. I shall post […]

Words of One Syllable Dept.

Words of One Syllable Dept.

Trampoline Enron Explorer ยป In October 2003 the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission placed 200,000 of Enron’s internal emails from 1999-2002 into the public domain as part of its ongoing investigations. The archive offers an extraordinary window into the lives and preoccupations of Enron’s top executives during a turbulent period.