Month: June 2013

  • My Xanga Mess

    Recently a friend despaired over Xanga shutting down. I incorrectly recalled a couple years ago they had a tool for migrating content to WordPress. (I probably confused it with Vox, LiveJournal, MovableType, Friendster’s blog, or Posterous who did have such a tool which I did use to migrate my content.) So I thought I had migrated […]

  • Drinking Sweet Tea

    … from a glass which my mother gave me from my grandmother’s estate. There is nothing physically valuable about it. Just simple melted silicon with maybe sulfur. (Maybe they are something friends who collect things from the 60s and 70s would like.) Found them on listed on Etsy as: Amber Yellow circle ring pattern glasses: 3 Nice […]

  • Review: Seven Viking Romances

    Seven Viking Romances by Hermann Pálsson My rating: 4 of 5 stars A couple girls gave me funny looks and asked about “Romance” in the title. So I explained this is romance as in heroic sagas of mighty warriors committing supernatural deeds. (Okay, so I glossed over these same warriors impregnating every woman in their path.) Not muscular […]

  • Disqus Unsubscribe from Comments

    Monday after the Game of Thrones Red Wedding reveal, I read a Rolling Stones piece where the author had no clue the song played was the Rains of Castemere, the title of the episode. So, of course, I had to point out that oversight. (Someone on the Internet was WRONG!) The commenting system RS used […]