Category: Humor

Those Ironic Brits

October 31st, 2007, No Comments

The Sith arrive at last, courtesy of the British government. (Watch the first 30s)

A quote

October 30th, 2007, 1 Comment

Seen today in #haskell: <newsham> you see an opening to the north. The light shining through reveals a small booklet near the base of the door. There is a small compiler here.

Survival

October 17th, 2007, 2 Comments

Long enough in the country?

September 4th, 2007, 4 Comments

Perhaps this conversation is a sign that we’ve been in the country for awhile: “Terah, if you ever drive the pickup…” “Why would I ever do that?” “I don’t know, but if you ever do, I just want you to know something. The reason there’s a towel connecting the brake pedal to the steering wheel…” […]

There’s a redneck joke here somewhere

August 16th, 2007, 2 Comments

Back when I was in high school, I heard a Jeff Foxworthy CD once. He had this “you might be a redneck if” routine. We resemble one of his comments: “If the directions to your house include ‘turn off the paved road’, you might be a redneck.” What if the road — the county road, […]

Progress

July 17th, 2007, No Comments

While everyone else is excited about their iPhones and whatnot, technology isn’t leaving us country dwellers behind. Consider these two recent events: 1) The weeds growing down the middle of the road were gone for a bit. That was surely evidence that the county road maintainer has been by. 2) Word from our letter carrier […]

Insurance

December 5th, 2006, No Comments

I was visiting with our homeowners insurance company the other day (very good folks). Because we weren’t living in our house during renovation, we had to get a more expensive type of policy. The agent that sold it do is is no longer with the company, so the new person handling our account asked me, […]

Peter’s Evil Overlord List

December 2nd, 2006, No Comments

If you ever feel a bit like Darth Vader or some Bond villain, you really need to check out Peter’s Evil Overlord List. It starts out with “My Legions of Terror will have helmets with clear plexiglass visors, not face-concealing ones.”

Debian GNU/Mom?

October 18th, 2006, No Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I posted this photo of Terah holding Jacob: When I first saw the gowns that the hospital was giving to people, I almost burst out laughing. Let’s take a closer look at the gowns: This looks similar to Debian’s logo: When Peter came to visit us, I said, “Do you […]

Air Traffic Controllers Quotes

July 19th, 2006, No Comments

I found this amusing page today. My favorite is the one in Frankfurt.

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