Friday, November 27, 2015


my score was bad even for an old man. first time though; maybe one gets better at it.
might add relevant xkcd later.



also, $5 rasberry pi.

Monday, November 23, 2015

                                my nephews remind me of the new yorker cartoons by goren

                                                 the view from my balcony right now.

                                               the orginal winnie the pooh and friends

Sunday, November 22, 2015

                              Pitbulls account for 62% of dogbite fatalities 2005-2014.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

the weather here .. the weather at home.

Thursday, November 12, 2015


Wednesday, November 11, 2015


Tuesday, November 10, 2015



Saturday, November 07, 2015

giant rat of sumatra department:

Friday, November 06, 2015


CTRL-F or F3: to find a word or words on a page
CTRL-C: to copy text
CTRL-V: to paste text
CTRL-Z: to undo a command
SHIFT-CTRL-Z: to redo the command above
CTRL-S: to save
CTRL-B: to bold text
CTRL-I: to italicise text
CTRL-U: to underline text
CTRL-X: to cut text
CTRL-A: to select all
CTRL-O: to open a file
CTRL-P: to print
CTRL- "-" or "+"

CTRL-H: history
WIN-L: to lock your desktop (Windows)
WIN-D: to show your desktop (Windows)
F5: to refresh a page
ALT-Print Screen: to capture a screenshot of a window on your desktop
ALT-Home: to go to your browser's homepage
CTRL-T: to open a new tab in your web browser
CTRL-TAB: to scroll through the tabs on your web browser
CTRL-W: to close a window on your web browser
CTRL-Home: to go to the start of a sentence
CTRL-End: to go to the start of a sentence
CTRL-"←" or "→": to move to the previous or next word
CTRL-SHIFT-"←" or "→": to select the previous or next word


Wednesday, November 04, 2015

a castle, a fisher, a puppy.


update: tried some tonight. good stuff.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

 Romania tonight.

Wednesday update:
Prime minister Ponta and his whole cabinet have resigned.
The events were triggered by an apartment fire that killed dozens and has been blamed on corruption.


[–]FourMoreDegrees 9 points  
According to WP, it's no coincidence:
The imperial (UK) gallon, now defined as exactly 4.54609 litres (about 277.42 cubic inches), is used in some Commonwealth countries and was originally based on the volume of 10 pounds (approximately 4.54 kg) of water at 62 °F (17 °C).

Saturday, October 31, 2015


But maybe, as with the wolves of southern Ontario, it was the only way that some of the early settlers of those areas could get a date.

Friday, October 30, 2015


Monday, October 26, 2015


you aint nothing but a hound dog, big momma thornton 1953. TIL.

much better than the 1956 elvis version.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

huge hurricane may wipe out puerto vallarta. didn't. downgraded to CAT 1 by now, but was still biggest hurricane on record when it hit.

edit: death count: zero.

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