Friday, May 23, 2008

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First off, congratulations are in order for fellow blogger hwiegand, one of my partners in crime over at the Life Science Tools of the Trade blog, who has apparently a) gotten married, b) embarked on some kind of most excellent-sounding European honeymoon adventure, and c) thereby avoided posting anything on LSTOTT for an entire month.

Like I should be talking.

Fun fact: hwiegand is one of three people I know from over at that place who have the same first name. Which is pretty taxing for me, since I am blatantly unable to remember people's names at the best of times.

In other news, I have gotten back to reading the excellent, Lego-based, multi-threaded webcomic that is The Irregular Webcomic, slightly horrified to find that it's been long enough that I've missed over a hundred strips. All caught up now, fortunately. And an even better development is that the science geekery that is Casey and Andy is now back, after a protracted hiatus. I may never get anything useful done again.

As for the upcoming weekend... well, gardening I suppose; working on a scientific manuscript that is long, long overdue; cleaning up a weekly report; some buffing and polishing of the minutes from another meeting; and maybe getting the car's oil changed. I've said it before, and I'll say it again: this rock 'n roll lifestyle, it's killin' me. Killin' me to death, I tells ya.

P.S. Speaking of which, I forgot to mention in last week's post that I also almost-fixed the kitchen faucet. Now it only leaks a bit. I'd call that a qualified success.


Bob said...

Ah, Irregular Webcomic. Tis a good 'un. I caught up close to 200 in a day. It was much more fun and productive than revising in any case :)

The Wrath of Dawn said...

You almost fixed a faucet?

I think I love you.

Not that way of course, but still.. faucet almost fixed. Way-hey!

Ricardipus said...

Awwwww, shucks.

But - emphasis, heavy emphasis, on the word "almost".

Bob: good to see ya. Now get back to work. ;)

Alethea said...

I also answer to "hey, you".

paul Burroughes said...

Faucet ? that was my immediate thought ! wot's wrong with short sharp anglo saxon "Tap" (apart from that - just surfed in via scaryduck and am catching up on blogs I have missed whilst in the wilderness) good stuff

Bob said...

Mwahahahaha! No more work for me!

Unless, of course, I've failed and need to do re-sits...

#Debi said...

Where is this supposed spurious, lame, post that you promised?