All manner of things that generate the pleasant background white noise of life.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: A Triptych

An email forward that I didn’t immediately delete.

This is one of those rare forwarded images I didn’t immediately delete with extreme prejudice.

Unfortunately, I’m not sure who to credit for this, but I will edit that in if the author of this important work becomes clear.

We were 12 Parsecs outside Tashi Station…

…when the midichlorians started to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a disturbance in the Force; maybe you should drive….” And suddenly there was a terrible roar all around us and the sky was full of what looked like huge bats, all swooping and screeching and diving around the speeder, which was going about point five past light-speed with the top down to Mos Eisley.

…by Anton Marrast.

Happy 35th Star Wars


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Chai Means Delicious*

I think we can all agree that diet soda is ambrosia.  It is also poison sent from the eternal deceiver to carve holes in the stomachs and brains of the weak willed (like me).  So in my battle against that pseudo-sweet carbonated water, I have turned to drinking absurd amounts of tea.  At, or near, the top of my list is chai.  I’ve been trying to brew it at home to avoid commercial alternatives (some of which are adequate, to be sure, but nothing like the real deal).  It turns out this is more of a challenge than you might expect.

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The Perfect Card

As it says at the top of the page, I am not a fan of Twilight.  Now, and ironically thanks to an actual fan of Twilight, I have the perfect card to express my feelings.

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Sneak Attack

I don’t understand how this keeps happening, but I have clearly been marked for death by the K9 species. I will keep posting for as long as I can.

I spotted this creature eyeballing me. Only by chance was its sneak attack defeated.