Thanks for the kind thoughts, everyone.
We'll be doing it at the vet. They are wonderful, and have a quiet, comfortably appointed room set...
We found out on Thursday that our old cat fellow Willie has cancer on his spleen, lung, and multiple small spots around his abdomen.
Shaka, when the walls fell.
In my previous career I sometimes called myself a professional scapegoat.
Back in the 2600 days I achieved top rank in Star Master (Activision rip-off of Star Raiders)....
That's the one I thought the title of this thread was referring to.
Everything has been downhill since.
One of my cats jumped up into the top of the closet to sleep one night. Then at 5am he jumped out....6 feet across and 4 down....landing on my...
I watched it last night. I'm going to have to watch it again - so much detail, couldn't catch it all.
I'm 5 episodes into season 2. So far I think it's even better than season 1.
I've seen some stuff out there in the interwebs slamming it, but I...
Back in high school English I wrote something in the style of Vogon poetry for an assignment.
The teacher was not impressed.
We seem woefully short of the natural kind, so let's take what we can get.
Sometime a pole is just a pole?
And then convince some people that it has no effect. Or the effect would have happened anyway. Or it would cost too much to do anything about it.
I recall the great sense of accomplishment I had way back in 1984 or so, after completing Ultima IV.
I spent weeks drawing maps, working out the...
The Third Man.
Orson Welles, 1949.
Great sense of paranoia in a foreign and unfriendly place.
I've gotten into a thing for old noir films lately....
I found that stress has an effect as well. From about 1993-2006, things are pretty hazy for me. They were also among the most stressful years of...
Battery tech will improve. It won't always be lithium.
Don't forget that EV's are mechanically simpler (fewer moving parts), requiring less...
Like most new industries, it takes a while for things to settle down.
Right now Tesla is the big name. That could change. There's competition...
I mention this one because I could have been there if I had tried: The Rush R40 tour in Toronto.
I didn't think I could fit it into my budget at...
Vogon are just contractors.
The mice paid for everything.
They claim ownership of just about everything else, so why not?