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Entries from December 24th, 2002

Eve

December 24th, 2002 · Comments Off on Eve · Uncategorized

The tree is up and decorated, the shopping is done, the presents are wrapped, the makings of Christmas dinner are tucked in the fridge. We are ready. Our first Christmas as husband and wife (and dog) will be spent at home. I’ll be cooking Christmas dinner, since I weaseled out of having to make Thanksgiving […]

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Ho ho ho

December 23rd, 2002 · Comments Off on Ho ho ho · Uncategorized

Let’s me talk a moment about the true meaning of Christmas: it’s all about the toys. Not to rain on the parade of any devout Christians out there, but I don’t recall reading anything in a Bible about Christ saying “Thou shalt seek out a pine tree, chop it down, take it in the house […]

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No Deus Ex Machina

December 20th, 2002 · Comments Off on No Deus Ex Machina · Uncategorized

The official Nosuch terse movie review of Adaptation: Clever, subtle tangle of a movie about writing a movie, whose final punchline can only be appreciated if you take one step back. Or as Douglas Hofstadter would say, the joke is there if you step out of the system, so you can enjoy the movie as […]

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Addiction

December 19th, 2002 · Comments Off on Addiction · Uncategorized

Must… stop… playing… Vice City… Can’t… stop…

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That’s a rake, not a scoop

December 18th, 2002 · Comments Off on That’s a rake, not a scoop · Uncategorized

Conny View definition in a new window gave me a mini Zen rock gardening kit as one of my advent calendar gifts. It now sits on my desk at work, next to the Super Pocket Pooper, also a gift I received as part of my advent calendar. When no one is watching me, I try to rake it. It’s a challenge, […]

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