Archive for August, 2010

mental repunctuation is key

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

I’m pretty sure I’m the only person in the history of the world to solve the Harper’s puzzle.

puzzle: solved

Seriously, though, I spent seven hours of my life staring at that page, and I think my head may have exploded three or four times. An example why:

7D: Basic fruit on salad forks.
Answer: BIFURCATES

my car wins the internets

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

If you know me at all, you know that I adore my car. A lot. Too much. We’ve been in a relationship almost 10 years, and I’ve never thought about straying — despite everyone saying I could do better.

Of course, to keep my car happy I occasionally have to pay so it can have some work done. (There’s very little work it hasn’t had done at this point.) What I’m saying is that we spend plenty of time with the car doctor, and we know the car doctor pretty well. (He has a Pomeranian!)

So imagine my surprise when I recently visited my mechanic’s website:

My car is SEXY MODELING for him. One can only imagine what the quid pro quo is.

you’ve got to be kidding me

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

With a forecast like this, I’m not surviving the week.