Monthly Archives: May 2005

for want of an outside cat

This is the garage* that pericat rented. This is the gear that Nola stored in the garage that pericat rented. This is the mouse that nested in the gear that Nola stored, in the garage that pericat rented. The is the turd shat by the mouse that nested in the gear that Nola stored in […]
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net? what’s that, then?

Whatever folks say about me, it's always nice when they spell my name right. But I would not have anyone say I'm not an equal-opportunity berater. This week's Georgia Straight contains an article in which the reporter quotes me. It's toward the end: Echoing his comments was Vancouver blogger Jill Hayhurst. In December, she berated […]
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public domain audio books

We all know how wonderful Project Gutenberg is, I expect. Stories, tales, memoirs, poems, plays, et cetera, when finally in the public domain, converted into electronic text form, then placed online. Can there be much cooler than this? Before PG, and Literature.org (the other archival effort of which I'm aware, there can't be too many […]
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bon voyage

Still operating in remote, cold and dark conditions 27 years later, the Voyagers could last until 2020. Sennoma's delurked from homemaking long enough to draw attention to the latest in Voyager news. (Personally, I think he should admit the hiatus is over, but that's beside the point.) It's hard to believe either Voyager is still […]
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psst, yellowknife – your insecurity’s showing

I'm having trouble typing with a straight* face, but I feel I owe it to you to suck it up and soldier on. Somehow. The proud city of Yellowknife has proclaimed June 9th Heterosexual Day. Why? [Councillor Alan Woytuik] defended the proclamation. "I feel that recognizing the contributions of heterosexuals is just as legitimate as […]
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