I dreamt I was late for my Grandpa’s wake at the old church. UNSETTLING.
Red Riding Hood was set up. Discuss.
Why expand Verdana and Georgia typefaces? They were designed for low res displays, and work good around 10-11 pt, after which it’s a gong show. You know, a pig is a useful animal. It tastes good, and will dispose of an unwanted body. But don’t slap lipstick on it and expect it to be prom queen.
In July Spare was screened as a very high risk for Trisomy 18. We had a gloomy chat with a genetic councillor, a tense ultrasound, and a slightly more tense amnio in Kingston. August 11th we got the full test results. NO TRACE OF TRISOMY 18. Go hug your kids folks, they’re pretty special people.
The final ultrasound yesterday answered all the remaining naggy questions brought about from the earlier drama. “Everything is fine.” Relief! We saw all her important parts. Heart, placenta, stylish carry-on bag. This girl is prepared. I APPRECIATE THAT.
I awoke at 4 am to the sounds of The Mighty Killer pursuing The Rodent around the bed room. A resolution was soon reached. Kitty agreed to go have a nap on the bath mat, while the mouse agreed to be dead in the back yard forever. Everybody wins.
During work on the original Macintosh, Steve jobs refused an icon of a rabbit (meant to indicate mouse speed) as presented by Susan Kare because the bunny looked too gay. In her defence, they were in California.
I was in a lifeboat designed for ten and ten only. Anything that systematic would get you hated.Nautical Disaster, The Tragically hip
Clifford the Big Red Dog is a loosely veiled metaphor on communism and 1960’s America. Discuss.
Speaking of cold war paranoia, I met a woman once who believed the government was watching her through her tv, and tracking her when she used her bank cards. I for one applaud our governments use of imaginary surveillance to keep tabs on the crazy people. Anyway, she was a hoot.
The sun will rise in the morning. I’m going to have a drink at six. That’s my faith.Johnny Worricker (Bill Nighy), Page Eight
If the ionization rate is constant for all ectoplasmic entities, we could really bust some heads! In a spiritual sense, of course.Ray Stantz, Ghostbusters
Happy Halloween, folks!