Friday, November 17, 2006

Linking Friday: Gettin Out of Dodge Edition

1. Maggie Mason is always good for a pithy entry. This entry, though? Fantastique! What would you expect from a big-time blogger who's tagline is "Famous Among Dozens?"

2. Share my pain. See, I just read this article on alcohol and its effect on body chemistry, and therefore weight gain, and the news ain't so good. Oh, and if ONE MORE PERSON tells me to "swap club soda for tonic" in my Gin and Tonics, I will CUT THEM.

3. I found this interesting source of information on weather-proofing your house. They describe a way to figure out where your house is leaking air and how to plug those holes so that you keep more of your heated/cooled air in your house and get more bang for your thermal buck. Some of it sounds kinda complicated, but I'm hoping it'll help us a bit. Hey, if I can use less energy and still keep my house warm, that would rock. Now, if I could actually get around to doing it . . .

4. You've probably found this from other sites, but this Wired article entitled "Very Short Stories" is hilarious. Famous authors write short stories in six words. Sweet imaginative action, Batman! How's this one for a sneak peek:
I’m your future, child. Don’t cry.
- Stephen Baxter
. . .

Epitaph: He shouldn't have fed it.
- Brian Herbert

That's all, folks! Tomorrow is the wedding in North Carolina, so tonight Hubster and I will pack clothes, sandwiches, and roadtrip essentials for the trip. We'll also be sneaking in a showing of Casino Royale, the first Bond flick that's intrigued me in ages. I'll tell ya how it goes.


Yax said...

Apparently a Long Island Iced Tea has more calories than a Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger. Wow.

Bee said...


I don't know who you are, but you just broke my heart.