Archive for December, 2006

to be continued

Sunday, December 24th, 2006

The motherboard, she is insane.  I know how tiresome these BSoD posts are for (both of) my readers, but yup!  It happened again!  (And again, and….)  Our assumption had been that my hard drive had some inscrutable damage or virus, and we kept carving out new partitions from its vast unused space to use as […]

the Big Why one-armed bandit, and other random pix

Sunday, December 10th, 2006

Before the PR department spends another 4 hours investigating my Big Why photojournalism, I hereby state that this time I asked permission from the cashier (Christina, apparently) to take the picture, and she gave it freely.  (She asked if it was my first win, and I confessed, “No, but it’s the first win when I […]

35 words (plus parens)

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Attempting to remain somewhat current on the meme scene… 1. Yourself:  sardonic? 2. Your boyfriend/girlfriend (spouse): honorable 3. Your hair: stubborn 4. Your mother: eccentric 5. Your Father: Pathfinder 6. Your Favorite Item: camera 7. Your dream last night: disappearing 8. Your Favorite drink: coffee 9. Your Dream Car: Forester 10. The room you are […]

and now for something completely different

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

Thanks, GG, for what I would call the longest meme ever, if I didn’t think you’d make up a longer one just to achieve a new personal best!  (Drop and give me… uh, one.) 1. How many keys are on your keychain?  Four.  But I have another keychain  :> 2. What curse word do you […]

Moon in Gemini

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

I’m happy that, while Skrufy was passing through the veils, our moon was waxing.  To me, that underscores the fulfillment of his life here. Last night I photographed the full moon.  This is the 1:1 shot; no processing, I just cropped the sky down. I’m using the original (2592×1944) as wallpaper; I just love the […]