schmoopy thoughts…

Last night, as I lie in bed next to CuteFilmNerd, the Large Hadron Collider crossed my mind and I remembered that it was going online today, probably before I woke up. With all the talk of black holes forming and the world ending, I turned over and peered at the peacefully sleeping face of CuteFilmNerd … More schmoopy thoughts…

sobering…

I’ve said many times that working at JPL is a truly fantabulous thing for me. I’ve been here for just over two years now and I still sometimes feel the need to pinch my arm and confirm, yes, it is real. It still feels like I’ve only been here a couple of months. So yes, … More sobering…

whee!

Well, that was a fun ride. Working on the 7th floor of a fairly narrow building, so I felt the 5.4 earthquake pretty strongly, though not enough to actually interrupt the work day. CuteFilmNerd felt it in his neck of the woods, closer to mid-Wilshire – first moderately strong earthquake he’s ever felt since moving … More whee!

my oh my…

….this looks like a week for Schadenfreude Pie. Not only has yet another anti-gay Republican legislator been caught with his hand in the “soliciting gay sex in a public restroom” cookie jar and dear ol’ Al Gonzales resigned as US Attorney General, but last week even Republican creationists on the Texas State School Board voted … More my oh my…