Step 1: park your 1993 BMW in a snow bank.
Step 2: allow snowfall to accumulate for approx. 1.5 weeks.
Step 3: when ambient temperature is 15°F, brush snow off car. Observe the quarter-inch coating of ice under the snow.
Step 4: observe how the quarter-inch coating of ice laughs at your ice scraper.
Step 5a: the best way [...]
I saw this somewhat amusing story today:
ALEXANDRIA, La. – An Alexandria man was recovering after accidentally shooting himself while showing his girlfriend how to handle a pistol on Saturday in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant.
Police said the 21-year-old man told investigators he forgot he had just reloaded the gun, and squeezed the trigger [...]
I spotted this story today:
DENVER – A gun belonging to the pilot of a US Airways plane went off as the aircraft was on approach to land in North Carolina over the weekend, the first time a weapon issued under a federal program to arm pilots was fired, authorities said Monday.
The “accidental discharge” Saturday aboard [...]
Don’t worry, I don’t actually hate Cal Poly. I wouldn’t even normally say “Fuck Cal Poly”, except when dealing with parking.
But, as of now, entering Fuck Cal Poly into Google returns my very own humble site at position #1. The offending post? Cal Poly Band by the Numbers of course!
All I can say [...]
Here is an interesting article which argues that a Fred Thompson is not only desirable, but inevitable.
Conventional wisdom is hardening around the proposition that Fred Dalton Thompson is too lazy, ill-prepared, tired, old, lackluster, inexperienced, inconsistent and bald to make a successful run for President.
Of course, conventional wisdom rarely gets anything right. When it does, [...]
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.
Throughout college, I drove a 1975 Pontiac Grand Prix. It was your basic 70s Detroit 2-door floatmobile, but it did have the big 455 engine. Apparently, that 455 made the car somewhat special, as only 7166 SJ-455s were built in 1975. Further, 1975 was the last year that the 455 was widely available; it was [...]
You don’t realize how important your thumb is in your daily life until you can’t use it.
I somehow managed to jam my left thumb while going for a loose ball during the basketball game this morning. On my ride home this evening, shooting pain helped me identify the following actions which require my left thumb: