Got back from Marscon Sunday. It was an interesting weekend – all the rooms were taken over by a military group preparing for special training, so all the attendees had to drive back and forth to their hotels. Put a damper on things, that’s for sure. I wish I’d remembered that there would be a Rocky Horror show on Saturday … Continue reading →
So after an evening of trying to guess other people’s movie quotes, I’ve tossed in ten of mine in no special order.
Following snidegrrl and jsciv, I’m going to keep track of the books I’ve read this year. So far: The DaVinci Code, The Maltese Falcon (re-read). and the Robotech novel series (re-read). Of the three, I’d have to rate The Maltese Falcon the highest – it makes more sense than the movie (good though the movie is), and is steeped with … Continue reading →
Monday morning, our oil heater (which handles water and house heating) conked out on us. We had a cold Monday and Tuesday, and a shower with 40-degree water’s not much fun at all. After discovering that a repair call would cost around $350, we decided to get out the tools and see if we could break anything else get it … Continue reading →
I finished The DaVinci Code this weekend. To the point: I’m glad it was a library book. I’d have been okay paying paperback price for it, but it wasn’t worth hardcover cost to me. The actual “These are coded messages in DaVinci’s works” part was interesting enough that I plan to look some of them up when I have the … Continue reading →
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