The Big DumpTruck

Throwing Little Thought Pebbles at Your Windshield Since 1996

Month: March, 2002

Happy Easter! Had a day where I relived part of my childhood. Every Easter my sister and I would get new butterfly nets, and after lunch my parents would take us to Crow Hill to hunt for salamanders. Well today our kids all got “bug hunting kits” and after lunch my parents took all of […]

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Okay, for those among you who want to see the finger picture, here it is. Remember, it’s not for everyone.

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Okay, so far today I came up with a 35 and a 34 letter sentence. I’ll probably keep trying. But I want to read the book, and the author keeps throwing out the efforts of the townspeople, and I don’t want to steal their good “z” words. Here are my two: “Wave a box of […]

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I currently reading Ella Minnow Pea : A Progressively Lipogrammatic Epistolary Fable, which I can’t summarize in this small space (so click the link and read the Amazon summary.) So the main task facing the characters in this book is to create a sentence using only 32 letters, which employs all the letters of the […]

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At some point tomorrow I will take a webcam picture of the frankenstein finger. I may not put it directly on the dump page, but will at least link to it. Watch this space or the main dump page….

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They sold the house across the street. There’s a lot of activity over there, with a lot of people involved, so it’s hard for me to tell who actually lives there and who is just helping. I think I’ve picked out the owner…he looks about my age, and he smokes (I say that, because he […]

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I see that the news is finally discussing my jump in gas prices (I paid 1.29 today). This is the AP story:Yahoo! News – Gas Prices Begin National Climb “Analysts say a recent decision by OPEC (news – web sites) and other oil producers to hold down production, and the traditional spring rise in demand […]

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Doing better today. Have a more normal-sized bandage, which means I can do things like type the letters “T, R, F, and C” again.

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I updated the The Big DumpTruck with my latest adventure instead of putting it here.

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Gas update: It was up to $1.29 at my station this morning. I knew I should have stopped yesterday, but it was raining and I’m a big baby.

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