I call this photo exhibit, “Mon chien est gros, mais pourquoi?” For some reason, this is much funnier to me in French. Click the pictures for a rough translation. Mon chien est gros, mais pourquoi? Fini.
Calling originally posted June 3, 2009 You live on the shore of a country where the wind is rare. To pass the time, you build a boat. The project is preposterous, and your friends are quick to tell you so. There is no wind. You make yourself busy with the work of the day, and [...]
Note from the future: This post from the original Gigagiggles predates the invention of titles. The laptop discussed below still sits in my office. I’m afraid if I disconnect it from the power grid, it will cause a disturbance I’ll have to answer for to Homeland Security. Originally posted October 7, 2003 I’m getting a [...]
Timequake - originally posted August 14, 2005 I’ve always liked Kurt Vonnegut’s writing style. Absurd situations punctuated with moments of poignancy – his stories match my experience. Life is bizarre, inscrutable and occassionally, momentarily, incredibly beautiful. In Timequake, speaking in his own voice, Vonnegut tells of a real conversation he had with his dying ex-wife: