Monthly Archives: December 2006

Twisting Slowly, Slowly in the Wind

Dubya Says . . .

Before: “My name is Inigo Bushoya. You tried to kill my father. Prepare to die.”

After: “Daddy, Daddy! Now you have to love me best!”

The execution of Saddam… Continue reading

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Driveby Moments, California Style

I wouldn’t say that Northern Californians are blase, but they take certain kinds of geekiness for granted. Nobody looks twice at unusual people.

Like the handsomely dressed lawyer with the $400 briefcase waiting to cross the… Continue reading

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The Annual Christmas Poem

The Journey of the Magi

“A cold coming we had of it,
Just the worst time of the year
For a journey, and such a long journey:
The was deep and the weather sharp,
The very… Continue reading

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I’ll Be Quaked for Christmas

Over the past few days, there have been half a dozen earthquakes on the same spot under the University of California at Berkeley. (Note to trivia buffs: in the Bay Area, “Berkeley” means the city;… Continue reading

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The greatest thing
in the world
is the Alphabet
as all knowledge
is contained therein
except the wisdom
of putting it together.
—from an old German bookplate