Saturday, July 28, 2012

Pop Quiz...

...over at the Christian Science Monitor!


I got a "C: (76%) - my metric physics units foo is non-existent.  When I studied physics in high school, we used real units of measurement, like foot-pounds, feet/second and such, like God intended!!

Damnit.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Audience participation...

More from the dating site.  This one is "The most private thing I'm willing to admit".

Mine is "I once buried a man for the price of a haircut".

Discuss and comment, please.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Big bada-boom!!

I was revisiting my dating profile, and came across this question.  You get to choose from a list of answers, then explain further.

In a certain light, wouldn't nuclear war be exciting?

 No, it wouldn't. 

In the late 80s, I worked at the missile factory that was directly across the street from the Naval Weapons Station. (They would neither confirm nor deny that they had nuclear warheads there.  But we were betting "Yes".)  I figured that, if the Russians pushed the button down, I'd call my daughter to say good-bye, then drive into the office, set my lawn chair out front, and have a scotch-rocks or two whilst watching the incoming.

I figured that being a few hundred yards from two major bull's eyes would pretty much insure that I'd be incinerated in a flash.  Radiation sickness is not something I want to do, if I can avoid it.

Seriously.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Tuesday, July 3, 2012