Monthly Archives: December 2007

>It must be me…#2

>Still in New England. Kittery, Maine. It’d be nice to say that Bob Kraft, who started up Bob’s Clam Hut in 1956, was still running it, has gone all gentrified, changed his name to Robert and opened up Robert’s Maine … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me… (about New England life #2)

>From the Portsmouth Herald 4:17 p.m.Police were called to Holiday Drive for a report of youths trying to pick a lock on a shed.An officer reported a juvenile was trying to pick the lock with a paperclip “with no chance … Continue reading

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>It must be me…#1

>It’s been said that irony does not travel well, especially in a westerly direction across the North Atlantic. I appear to be on a mission to prove it beyond all doubt.. I’m in Newburyport, MA in the Bookrack, a cool … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me… (about New England life)

>From the Portsmouth Herald 11:27 a.m. — A caller told police a sick raccoon was in the area of Rockingham Avenue, and when he threw a snowball atit, it didn’t move. The animal was put down and transported from thescene. … Continue reading

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>Herod 22 to base….

>We’re at the Tabernus Ferium on Via XXII in Bethlehem. No sign of the juvenile fugitive We interviewed three suspicious characters with camels who were lurking outside the stable next door – we confiscated what we think are controlled substances … Continue reading

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>Don’t ask me….. (about Hop, skip and jump) #28

>Mobility-challenged rubbish containers? I really don’t think so……

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>Could have been me…. #1

>It’s no secret that Americans in general have a distinctly puritanical list. I’d categorise them as wowsers, but not many folks would know what I mean….(Anyone who taxes beer like they do is definitely suspect in my book) So it … Continue reading

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>Vowels for Serbia

>BUSH DEPLOYS VOWELS TO SERBIA Cities of Sjlbvdnzv, Grzny to Be First Recipients WASHINGTON — Before an emergency joint session of Congress yesterday, President Bush announced U.S. plans to deploy over 75,000 vowels to the war-torn region of Serbia. The … Continue reading

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>Sell features, not benefits…

>This is the coolest idea, developed by Mediaman, a software startup in Mainz. You download a minute chunk of software onto your mobile, take a photo of the Semacode matrix on one of six information boards scattered around Mainz and … Continue reading

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>I’m very sorry about this…. – Shabbat pacemaker

>So your cardiologist tells you that you need a pacemaker — but you’re ‘turned off’ by the idea of a device that uses electricity (or “makes fire”) on the Shabbat. This stylish pacemaker has an inbuilt electronic calendar that disconnects … Continue reading

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