I’m moving again. This time to London. As has become a tradition, I made a new blog for the occasion. This time, its all about GMT: http://inthegmt.wordpress.com/. London may also inspire me to post here as well.
I moved to Malawi March 1. It’s harder to be cynical here. It might be harder to imagine Utopia, too. For now, I’m just writing about what I see: Ndizedi
Through laziness and trepidation, I have avoided getting my stove fixed for the past two and a half years. Yes, you read that right. I have not had a properly functioning stove for most of the time I’ve lived in … Continue reading
I’m fighting my way through a bout of “gadget envy”. I really want to get a new phone, but there is no actual reason for me to get one. My current phone works fine and I have no professional reason … Continue reading
There is an under-recognized, untreated blight upon the land that is eating away at the very core of our existence. Sorry to sound like an evening news report for bird flu or humanism, but I need your full attention Are … Continue reading
I’m trying something new in our office kitchen. If it works, it could revolutionize the way that shared office space is managed. Like many work-place kitchens, we have several signs proclaiming things like, “Your mother doesn’t work here; clean your … Continue reading
I’ve recently had a flurry of job interviews. Despite the jobs themselves being somewhat different, the interview questions were rather similar. And of course, the main goal is to find out what kind of person I am in the 45-60 … Continue reading
You have to admit, television is pretty awesome in this day and age. If, like me, you grew up watching threee stations (plus PBS, which did count as a real station because they didn’t have any commercials), the current array … Continue reading
My brother has a subtle, sardonic sense of humor. I think it was in that spirit that he bought and wears an “energy band”. I’m pretty sure he doesn’t buy into the dubious claims of these allegedly magical bracelets, but … Continue reading
There is really no advantage to being the favorite hunting dog of the worst shot in the village.
Clarence was surprised that reaching his life-long goal of growing a two-foot beard ultimately left him feeling empty.
Rosalie lived in fear that her book burning club would find her secret stash of Tiger Beat magazines.
Graham’s refusal to jump on the photography bandwagon made him the slowest paparazzo in the pack.
Herbert could never seem to remember the first rule of pick-pocketing: You don’t ask first.
Albertus impressed his date by using his new navigation system to find the closest Ruby Tuesday’s.
“So you’re saying you guys have been here all along, and all this is kind of like your land? Huh.”
Bertram’s plan to camouflage his extraordinarily long neck seems to have backfired.
There was something about the way his troops referred to him as “Captain Fabulous” that made Wilmur think it was not a compliment.
Emily couldn’t wait to tweet about her father’s lame attempt at “Gold Digger”.
While the flight attendants were busy flirting with the co-pilot, countless passengers were using their electronic devices during taxi, takeoff and landing.
Edgar’s confidence in his edible, environmentally-friendly mushroom hat meant that he was willing to wait out his detractors.
Cedric’s refusal to remove his hat during the opera had earned him the title, “The Scourge of Vienna”
Turns out a “realistic” doll that really pees is about as fun as it sounds.
If you are going ask Silas the Augerer how his work is going, be prepared to hear some pretty salty puns on the word “screw”
Hester was not convinced that being chosen Lady-In-Waiting for M’Lady’s Water to Break was an honor. Quite the reverse.
No one had the heart to tell Werner that we really needed the painting to be thumbnail sized.
Try as he might, Cecil could not think of a non oral-sex-related rhyme for ”Horatio”
Agnes Witherspoon, the home’s oldest orphan, leads the Occupy Orphanage movement on behalf of better gruel.
Lieutenant Openshaw wasn’t really sure why Shoreline Snake Watch was so important to the battle, but he was flattered that the captain thought he was the best sailor for the job.
Well done on the weather today, London! I knew that with a little hard work and concentration, you could manage June.
Is the new Superman suit made of bubble wrap? http://t.co/929odqcIjU
I'm very fond of JoWilfried Tsonga, too.
I love David Ferrer. I really, really do.
I always think of Jo as a slow starter, but I fear he's left it too late? #RG13