3/24/2000

Do you love pickles? If

Filed under:General — eric @ 12:31 pm

Do you love pickles? If so, maybe these earrings are for you. If you’re not sure about your feelings for pickles, maybe this peck of perfectly plausible pickle facts will help you decide. “Good pickles have an audible crunch at 10 paces. This can be measured at “crunch-off” using the “scientific” device known as the Audible Crunch Meter. Pickles that can be heard at only one pace are known as denture dills.

After a string of 70

Filed under:General — eric @ 11:44 am

After a string of 70 degree sunny days, the seeds in the garden are all starting to show their greens. Lettuces and turnips, carrots and chards. Already I’ve got a dozen or so varieties planted, and it’s nearly time to plant the rest. The long promised online tour of the house is nearly complete, and I’ll follow that with a well-documented online garden.

K.E.S.T.R.E.L.: Kinetic Electronic Soldier Trained

Filed under:General — eric @ 9:35 am

K.E.S.T.R.E.L.: Kinetic Electronic Soldier Trained for Repair and Efficient Learning. Another fine toy from the Shuttlecocks.

Mom always said don’t play

Filed under:General — eric @ 2:12 am

Mom always said don’t play ball in the house! Poor NASA… they’re having such a hard time of things lately. NEAR Shoemaker is making pretty movies, so all’s not lost.

Six weeks to go until

Filed under:General — eric @ 1:57 am

Six weeks to go until the dreaded 5/5/00, and all the planets (as seen from Cassini) are lining up nicely.