One graphic nicely sums up our age of irrational and overcontrolling fear. We’re doing it to ourselves, people.
The Humphrey Estate is on the market. For a mere $48 mil. (outside of Atlanta, of all places)
Check it out, though, it’s … remarkable.
(their widget sucks, so you’ll just have to go there by clicking)
I can go to 11. Best location was
13 8 4 3 km from the target (St. Petersburg) The map needs to be bigger (in terms of pixels), for sure.
Update: Finally made it to level 12 (traveler IQ of 130, 553,000 points). Hooray for me!
Texas has wildly variable weather and highly accurate forecasts.
Washington has highly consistent weather and wildly inaccurate forecasts.
Your Inner European is Dutch!
Open minded and tolerant.
You’re up for just about anything.
Anyone wanting to get me anything should instead donate time, money, or effort to a non-religious charity. I have some suggestions if you don’t know any.
If you want to donate in accord with my wishes, it would be Medicins sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders
Two identified goals for 2008:
Join a rec soccer league
Start studying kendo
We’ve got other things, like max out the Roth and 401(k) and the like, but I’m focusing on the fun ones right now.
Old meme, but I’m compelled…
FOUR JOBS I’VE HAD IN MY LIFE:
1. camp counselor
2. resident advisor
3. conference coordinator
4. porn star. or maybe it was internet consultant. one of the two.
FOUR PLACES I HAVE LIVED:
1. Ogden, UT
2. Cedar Park, TX
4. Lacey, WA
FOUR TV SHOWS I LIKE TO WATCH:
1. The Office
2. Friday Night Lights
3. The Colbert Report
4. Footballer’s Wives
Actually, that just about covers the entirety of TV shows I like to watch.
FOUR PLACES I’VE BEEN ON VACATION:
2. Victoria, Canada
3. Orange County. No, seriously. It sucked.
4. El Reno, OK
FOUR OF MY FAVORITE FOODS:
3. almost any kind of bread
I WOULD RATHER BE RIGHT NOW:
1. Wherever ghostfinger’s at. I can hear your cutesy-pie groans from here. Quit it.
4. Tropical beach. With good service and no party peeps. Perhaps on the med. Whichev
FOUR FRIENDS I THINK WILL RESPOND:
FOUR PLACES I LIKE TO SHOP:
2. Funky boutiques in the artsy sections of towns
3. Real estate websites
4. Shoe stores
FOUR RECENT BOOKS YOU’VE LIKED
NAME FOUR PRESIDENTS WITHOUT LOOKING ANY UP
FOUR FAVORITE NUMBERS
FOUR FAVORITE TOES
FOUR FAVORITE SUPREME COURT DECISIONS, AND IF YOU SAY BUSH V. GORE I WILL HIT YOU
Anti-speeding ad wags fingers
An Australian anti-speeding TV ad features young women making hand gestures at a speeder that imply the target has a small penis.
The campaign features young women, an elderly woman and other young men not in the drivers seat wiggling their little fingers in a gesture that implies the speeder is poorly endowed
Gee… if only I could recall whom this brings to mind. Hmm. Nope. Wow. Drawing a blank here.
Sorry, there’s been a job search going on and big networking changes at work made the blogging more difficult (well, sorta. I was also burnt out).
But … I’ve got a new job… which will keep me super busy and I’ll be a Very Important Person and all that now, but also requires moving to a whole new area where I figure I’m going to have nothing to do in the evenings except comment about the world. And how hot it is there.
Like, seriously hot.
Have I mentioned it’s hot yet? Because it is. Supposedly. But I trust those in the know. And they say it’s hot. So… hot! Hotty hot hot hot. This kind of hot:
Not Jessica Biel-kind of hawt. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.
Anyhoo, I’ll be back, bitches. Prepare yourselves.
a new affiliate relationship! I always use FTD.com when ordering for deliveries anyway, so I figure… why not be an affiliate? Same selection and prices to you… and maybe I can pay for hosting.
Here’s the deal, 10% off for Mother’s Day:
(there’s a bunch of useful links to products and places I use anyway on the Help Me Help You page)
(though I may have at one time)
Choosing your own reality
Nothing like having a noveau riche climber obsessed with ostentatious displays of prosperity and having ‘made it’ with one-half your brains and one-third your talent being in a position of gatekeeper to your career. Frustrated? Moi? Ohhh… a tad.
Was trying to figure out something interesting to cook and happened upon Tastespotting, which has tons of nice pics of food and recipes on how to make them.
Thought I’d share.
For those using Firefox with Adblock (and probably the Adblock Filterset G Updater), all the images will be blocked unless you remove espotting.com from the domain list.