May 26, 2010

Happy Wodin’s Day, starting out lovely here. We got a real downpour yesterday after similarly nice beginnings, so who knows what the future holds?  Overheard at Fred Meyer: “In this, the seventh year of US occupation of Iraq and the ninth year of the US war in Afghanistan, with tens of thousands of gallons of […]

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May 25, 2010

Good Mon. Lovely day here. Sunny and clear. I am tempted to go outside for a bit. . . . Bye. Okay, I will not abandon the forte so long as I have my latte. Query: do eels have mores? Not much to report yokelly. We went looking for birds Saturday and spotted two Black-bellied Plovers, migrants […]

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May 7, 2010

Some photos of signs in “Chinglish” from the NYT are making the rounds. You can find more at http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2010/05/03/world/asia/20100503_CHINGLISH.html?src=me&ref=homepage

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