I was just notified that the Glowforge shipping process has begun for me! T minus three to six weeks everybody! Let’s hope for a Christmas miracle!
Category Archives: Quickthoughts
The noun ‘news’ tickles me. Let’s take an adjective ‘new’ throw an S on the end and consider it a noun.
I kinda wish that after a defined period of time post publishing, news would be reclassified as “olds.”
We have a few baby books scattered around the house that use the word “bough” instead of branch. I find it curious I’ve only ever encountered the word in baby books and nursery rhymes. I find this particularly ludicrous because we’re using these books to teach language.
Maybe I should embrace it. Maybe I’ll start using it all the time.
“oh look! An Oriole!”
“On the bough of the Maple!”
Two minutes of brushing is four seconds per tooth. Considering that the inside edges are suppose to be done with floss, that sure does seem like a long time per tooth. J.Atlas has three teeth. That’s twelve seconds. Waaay too long if you ask me.
Doesn’t two-three seconds per tooth sound like it would be plenty?
I have an unnecessarily acute distaste for license plate holders that boldly advertise the dealership where the car was purchased. You just spent tens of thousands of dollars on an incredible machine with precision components that can generate 100’s of horse power and there’s a cheap plastic holder for your license plate that says “BA-BA-BA-BARNIES CARS IN BARVILLE”
I guess I have to applaud the companies that pull it off. If you can stick an advertisement on the back of a Lexus and the owner never bothers to take it off, good on you.
CONFIRMED: The Potato button on our microwave is a miraculous wonder. We’ve tried it with plain potatoes and sweet potatoes. Our massively successful attempt required stabbing the potato with a fork a handful of times and hitting the button. We’ve even done TWO AT ONCE, by appropriately answering the even more convenient “how many potatoes” query.
I’ve been converted.
The Fog of Worf would have been a stellar name for an episode of Star Trek Next Generation.
While on FaceTime with my parents, their land line phone rings.
Mom D to Dad D: Will you check the caller ID?
Dad D: It says it’s from Billerica
Mom D: Don’t answer.
Jen: Who is Bill Rica?
(joke explained for foreigners: Billerica is a town in Massachusetts)