It has been a remarkably mild winter, in Sandy Eggo.
Fallon, Nevada, we are reminded, is not Sandy Eggo.
Also! I’ve a 0515 brief this morning, followed by a 0700 launch. Two flights today, the second lands at 1600 or so.
I remembered something of a love/hate relationship with the halls of the (prestigious) [...]
There’s a growing body of evidence which suggests that an “eight straight” sleep cycle is not so natural as we had been led to assume:
In 2001, historian Roger Ekirch of Virginia Tech published a seminal paper, drawn from 16 years of research, revealing a wealth of historical evidence that humans used to sleep [...]
When I read this post from the Prof on the issue of Starbucks becoming the darling of American gun owners, I kind of had this image in mind.
Or maybe this one.
Turns out, no.
It was the other one.
Today promises to be a busy morning, with all manner of Actual Things To Do. You’re going to have to keep the plates spinning just a little longer, if you don’t mind.
In case anyone is at a loss to get the convo started – an unlikely possibility, I know – there’s an interesting [...]
Eleven sounds your kids have probably never heard.
I was good for all eleven, although the cash register was already anachronistic the one time I did hear it. On the way back from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. I was maybe 13.
They can make for great partners, in life.
Wintertime fun in Finland.
My experience was very different.
The French are once again stifling the animal spirits of the free market with the dead hand of l’etat:
Sales of petrol and other combustibles will be limited on New Year’s Eve in a bid to curb what has become an annual tradition of revellers (sic) torching hundreds of cars, police said.
Youths in [...]
Add Mr. Derek Mothershead to the short list of people you don’t want to rob, carrying a pellet gun.
If he’s not a lefty – and he handed the money over with his right, before, er… taking it back – that’s quite a powerhand punch from the offside