There was a local house filk yesterday, and as usual I skipped it. While talking with Heather in bed this morning, my avoidance of house filks for most of the last 10 years came up, and I realized I’d never really told anyone what is going on. First off – our local filks tend to […]
My leg is killing me. Now I know that my weight (280 pounds) doesn’t help, but it’s not the main cause. If I stand still for more than 5 minutes my left leg starts aching, and I had to stand for long enough to start things off several times today. Funny thing, if I’m walking, […]
The fossil bones of a penguin were found in New Zealand. The bones are estimated to be 40 million years old, and the Penguin when erect would have stood close to 1.5 meters tall! http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3576029a7693,00.html
I just read the most hilarious story about the UK Trading Standards Branch. It appears that some stores in northern England were selling CDs containing Mozilla Firefox. They got in touch with the licensing person at the Mozilla Foundation, and apparently were somewhat less than impressed with the response from the foundation, One of their […]
Let’s take the old one. She comes to the door to see me when I come home, and then stands there so I can’t get up the stairs. When she finally figures out that I want up the stairs she does her best to walk in front of me. Now I out weight her by […]
I’ve had several responses from people about the Wikipedia filk article, including some people that I hadn’t heard from in years, which is good, but we really need more of the community involved (note I haven’t heard from Sherman on how many have contacted him). So come on over, and lend a hand.
In my spare time, I’ve been doing some editing at Wikipedia on subjects that I have an interest (such as emissions control systems for internal combustion engines). Of course one of my areas of interest is Filk. At present there is a disagreement (not serious) about the way the entry on Wikipedia should go. During […]