I have discovered, the hard way, that a green scrubber can scratch the finish on my Wusthof chef’s knife.
Otherwise, I’m very happy with the knife so far. I just touched up the edge with a steel after washing, and we’ll see how it performs. (The edge was getting a bit dull.)
I witnessed the following telephone exchange recently:
Coworker: “Why are being so emotional?”
Coworker’s wife: “Because I’m pregnant!”
Coworker: “Well, what’s your excuse the rest of the time?”
I was hit by a Chevy Malibu a couple of weeks ago. Fortunately, I wasn’t seriously hurt.
The scene: Marsh St. in SLO is a 3 lane, one-way street. I’m in the left lane, about to pass a Chevy Malibu in the center lane. Without signalling, slowing, or looking, the Malibu turned left across my lane, [...]
Do not spray Pledge onto something while over a linoleum floor, and then walk across that floor wearing socks later. “Black ice” is an apt comparison.
I had a phone line installed in my new apartment today. Within two hours of plugging in my telephone, I received my first phone call… from a goddammed computer with “an offer for recipients of Medicare”.
WHAT?? I’m twenty-fucking-eight, for Christ’s sake! What makes you think that I’m a recipient of Medicare??
My new phone number went [...]
It looks like I was correct. The incorrect aerial photograph in Time’s Hiroshima photo essay has been removed.