This up just a bit ago at Instapundit.com. NEW YORK TIMES: American Women Are Fat Because They Don’t Vacuum Enough. “Women, they found, once had been quite physically active around the house, spending, in 1965, an average of 25.7 hours a week cleaning, cooking and doing laundry. Those activities, whatever their social freight, required the
I knew something was wrong, and I was right.According to all of our previous calculations, to finish the Imaginary Dinner Party Game we should need to add three chairs tomorrow. But when I counted the empty chairs at Table 2, and subtracted from eight players, the result was two. It didn’t add up. And then,
We’ll pull up two more chairs tomorrow.* Tonight we sent invitations toRepresentative Ron Paul (patriot; Mr. Big Food)Antonín Leopold Dvořák (composer; me)Alan Alda (actor; Miss M)Oscar Wilde (playwrite; Miss M’s Friend)Freddy Mercury (musician; Kat)Gene Roddenbury (policeman and screenwriter; Daughter C)Joel Salatin (farmer; Tony)Alvin Plantinga (philosopher; A. Leland)With just one round left, here is the seating
crappy old books via Instapundit: WARNING: Do not install the new Kindle-for-iOS app. It’s got serious problems. “Amazon yesterday updated its Kindle for iOS app, which works across iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, to version 3.6.1. The update was meant to fix a few bugs as well as the registration process. Instead, that update seems
She fits in well. But don’t mess with her.
Interesting pairing thus far at Table 2: Hunter S. Thompson & Willie Nelson; John Wayne & Grace Kelly; Thomas Edison & Kieth Richards What with the hubbub associated with our frequent power outages last evening, I didn’t get around to posting last evening’s invitations list, most of whom are seated at Table 2. Here they
Won’t you join us for two minutes twenty-two seconds? It is cold and wet out there today. I thought seriously of not taking them out. But I’m glad I did! Zzzzzzzzzzz
Turned out to be just another stormy early Spring night.
too much, but our Country Mouse Borrow is sort of Big. There’s a lot of space to patrol. As I was patrolling, I ran into Miss M. and it was the funniest thing. Does it surprise you that we both had flashlights in our hip pockets? There it goes out again. And again. Rocky is
Here’s Table One. See this post to understand seating arrangement designations. ⊢Harper LeeJack Kerouac ⊣⊤George CarlinHenry David ThoreauRobert Johnson Patrick StewartQuinton TerantinoBenjamin FranklinRichard Feinman Jesse James (bandit; A. Leland)Lauren Becall (age 19)Samuel Colt John Ford⊥⊣Robert E. LeeMartin Luther King, Jr. ⊢⊥T. JeffersonC.S. Lewis Ayn RandTeddy Roosevelt Neal Stephenson (Sci-fi/Spec-fi author; Kat)John von NeumannLewis Carroll Christopher
What seems like several years ago, but was really just two months ago, Mr. Big Food, Kat, Tony & I were rummaging around Greensboro where I found an orange date book. Late in December I have good intentions with respect to date books, so I bought an orange date book. Early in the New Year,
Mr. Big Food and I are in French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. It’s been way more exciting than you can possibly imagine. Please hold your applause until the end. Deja vu all over again. It’s sort of like Groundhog Day except we learned faster than Bill Murry. Church boats No permit required. I’m not
Due to various technical difficulties, the fact that it’s the weekend, &c., the Dinner Party Game is pausing, momentarily. Here’s the 1/2 time show. Stay with it. They’re a family.
to our Dinner Party this evening. Unfortunately, because of some technical difficulties, I am unable to share the Guest List and Seating Arrangements with you. As I recall, Franklin, Thoreau, and Lauren Becall, aged 19 were invited. Julia Child. Tarentino. But now it comes down to seating.I’m sure my trusty co-bloggers will be along shortly.~~
My phone is having a really hard time talking to my computer. It’s a hardware issue. The tiny usb connection thingy is bent.I’m hoping my silent co-bloggers can pick up the slack while I endeavor to unbend the tiny usb connection thingy.It took about 45 minutes to post these five lines– not to post the
I can’t figure out how to embed the video but you must watch this! http://livetostream.com/video/6e6c81faef49/the-next-time-someone-asks-you-for-a-dance h/t Goldberg at The Corner
Dude. There’s been some chatter about having an imaginary Dinner Party with fictional guests. I wonder if the Dude would abide? Tip of the Cowboy hat to Mr. Big Food’s Dad for the photo.
The Table is more than half occupied! Earlier today, one new player joined the game. As we are only on the second round of play, Miss M’s Friend traveled back in time and invited George Carlin last evening.Tonight, we invited eight guests– and there was beginning to be some consideration as to where Guests were
Each morning, after I have coffee and breakfast and we’ve had our run in the over-grown pasture, I grab another cup of joe, make the bed, and settle in to wander around the world wide web. Missy usually wanders about a spell, settles on the couch, and wanders around. Rocky turns down the covers and