The Big DumpTruck

Throwing Little Thought Pebbles at Your Windshield Since 1996

Month: May, 2002

I finally gave Mike the Fish’s tank a good scrubbing, top to bottom. He’s back in, and I think he’s okay. Once again, I’ll keep an eye on him, but at least everything is scum-free.

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I’m eating a really crunchy radish right now. It’s not a burning one, which is good. I’m wondering…who decided, ages ago, that radishes were good to eat? I mean, really, they taste kind of nasty compared to, say, a carrot. I should try to find radish nutritional info. Maybe it’s a safe food to add […]

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I have to add a new site to my list of sites I visit often. And then, because it will be staring me in the face, I’ll actually remember to go. tonypierce.com busblog

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Does Eric Conveys an Emotion ever get old? No. It doesn’t.

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Oh ya! Friend of the Dump “Rick” sent a link to free typewriter fonts. How I love fonts. I love typewriters. On my Mac (a million or so years ago, when it was my only ‘puter) I had a utility that made a typewriter sound for every keystroke. A memory hog, but I loved it. […]

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Ah, this is the kind of fun news I like to read on a Sunday evening. Yahoo! News – Cheney: Attacks Almost a ‘Certainty’. I would prefer there to not be any attacks, thank you. I don’t have my bomb shelter built. You know, it did occur to me when I was working in Boston […]

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According to my best sense of time and space, it’s May 18th today. Anyone wanna guess what it’s doing outside right now? I’ll give you a hint:

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Rain, and 48 degrees. Actually, freezing rain and hail. Great fun. I’m sooooo excited. I was going to go pick out some geraniums (maybe two plants) and some pansies but I don’t want to have to have them in the house. I guess I’ll go out next week some time.

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Looks like James Lileks did a redesign. Man, I love this guy. I have a couple of his books on my wish list at Amazon. I already own two, but that just isn’t enough. Go here, but I warn you, if you aren’t supposed to be surfing the net, do NOT read the Intitute of […]

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Another blogger problem and yesterday’s entry got fried. Oh well. I’m sure it wasn’t Nobel Prize-worthy. I’m pretty sure I crabbed about how hot it is where I’m sitting in the building, but even as I type this I think the temperature is dropping from maybe 80 or so to something slightly more reasonable. I […]

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