version 2.0

U,U,D,D (R,L,etc.) version 2.0 is now working. Props go out to nix for his excellent design, which I cribbed. (Hooray Open Source Web Design!)

Blog Slacking

As if it weren’t self evident. I haven’t been utilizing the resources oh-so-generously “given” to me by Blogger. And here’s why. The wife and I just completed a move, from Outer Whitelandia (thanks, Ron and Curtis) to just outside of…

“Jihad of Peace”

Came across this story by way of Fark this afternoon. I honestly can’t tell whether Mr. Al-Atraqchi is serious or not. His (by now) cliched attempt to redefine jihad as a personal struggle with one’s inner demons suggests that he’s…

Musings

A thought occurred to me the other night: I don’t think I could ever be a Third World dictator. The amount of discipline one must maintain in order to run a country with an iron fist is far too daunting.…