Monthly Archives: April 2004

Escape from the room.

While perusing Metafilter, I ran across some links to the following flash games. They are puzzles in which you must escape from a room. The first is The Crimson Room. The second, and sequel to the first, is The Viridian … Continue reading

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Well, my wedding anniversary has come and gone (it was the 25th). With 22.6% of the vote, narrowly leading a night in a hotel or the Kama Sutra, a new vacuum cleaner won out as the anniversary gift for my … Continue reading

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The Horror of Blimps

I ran across a link to The Horror of Blimps today. I laughed. I cried. Really. Read it.

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X is for Xerxes devoured by mice.

Have you ever seen The Gashleycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey? Is it humor? Is it for children? Is it scary? Is it genius? You tell me.

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Beer Cellar

Ok, I like beer. I’ve made no secret of this. It is my hobby, the making and drinking of this heavenly elixir. I have put a lot of time, effort, and money into this hobby, in various ways. Enough that … Continue reading

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Sound Recorder Sounds Off

This was just too cool not to share. Winnoise. (AKA a symphony in sound recorder, found on MeFi)

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It’s good for you. Really.

There’s been a plethora of “beer is good for you” articles coming out of the press lately. And here’s another one. Good quote from the article: “The conventional wisdom is that heavy drinking is bad — there’s no disputing this. … Continue reading

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Tough mom.

A lady in Mexico, far from adequate medical help, was trying to have a baby. Unfortunately, she was having a hard time delivering the child. Having lost a previous baby to complications during labor, she decided it wasn’t going to … Continue reading

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No such thing as “beer belly.”

My wife and I have often argued over the existence, or not, of my “beer belly.” She maintains that it’s my love of the humble suds that has resulted in my battle with the bulge, and I have maintained that … Continue reading

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