Monthly Archives: February 2006

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Attention, geeks — I’ve got computer woes.

This afternoon, I (rather stupidly) spilled coffee all over my desktop keyboard. I managed to dry/shake out most of the intruding fluid off the keys — but now my keyboard is acting funky. Everything was okay for the first hour or so after the spill, but then, whenever I would press a key, it would […]

Today’s reading

… will be from Yann Martel’s Life of Pi (page 78): There are always those who take it upon themselves to defend God, as if Ultimate Reality, as if the sustaining frame of existence, were something weak and helpless. These people walk by a widow deformed by leprosy begging for a few paise, walk by […]

News roundup:

Bill O’Reilly: True American Hero Pentagon: Iraqi Troops Downgraded: The only Iraqi battalion capable of fighting without U.S. support has been downgraded to a level requiring them to fight with American troops backing them up, the Pentagon said Friday. US agrees not to fund abstinence program: The federal government agreed to stop funding a nationwide […]

Ohio Republicans banned from adopting children?

AKRON, Ohio – If an Ohio lawmaker’s proposal becomes state law, Republicans would be barred from being adoptive parents. State Sen. Robert Hagan sent out e-mails to fellow lawmakers late Wednesday night, stating that he intends to “introduce legislation in the near future that would ban households with one or more Republican voters from adopting […]

grrrl meets world — [noun]: A level headed person who always makes the wrong decision ‘How will you be defined in the dictionary?’ at via

Fish can’t fly

From the website: Is religion something that only belongs to a few? Taking a secular point of view, FISH CAN’T FLY explores the lives of Gay men and women of faith as they recall their journeys to put their sexuality and spirituality in harmony. While the whole concept of changing ones’ sexual orientation may be […]