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Life in a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. B.M.A.T.C., and Etruscan typewriter erasers. Blogged by David Gorsline.

Sunday, 16 August 2015

OK, recovered the source material for all these posts from a backup. And reconfigured Radio UserLand (from memory, not a backup). Republishing one more time to the new host.

posted: 6:04:46 PM  

Wednesday, 19 July 2006

Well, there's still a lot of stuff in boxes to be unpacked, and not all the curtains have been hung, but I think that we can declare A Honey of an Anklet officially open.

posted: 8:51:51 PM  

Sunday, 2 July 2006

Time for a change. The new blog, A Honey of an Anklet, is in beta.

posted: 3:24:45 PM  

Friday, 30 June 2006

I just kissed off a short theater project, one that was scribbled all over by misunderstandings and wrong expectations (some of them mine). Once again, I am so glad that I don't have to make a living at this.

posted: 9:16:21 PM  

Wednesday, 28 June 2006

So quickly, I've become accustomed to right-clicking a C# variable name in Visual Studio to get to the Refactor>Rename... dialog box, that I wish I had the same feature in VS's XML editor so that I can change the names of elements.

posted: 4:33:34 PM  

Tuesday, 27 June 2006

Too funny: world-class photographers take notes in an online forum. William Eggleston's tricycle:

This is just a snapshot. I would not even have considered showing this. If you ware going to post pictures you need to make sure it is of something unusual or with a personal vision. Otherwise you are going to loose the interest of your audience.

(Thanks to kottke.org.)

posted: 12:28:48 PM  

Monday, 26 June 2006

Saturday morning I'm reading Raymond Chandler's The Lady in the Lake on the Red Line headed north. I'm so gobsmacked by an image that I miss my stop and have to reverse my tracks at Bethesda.

Marlowe is passing dollar bills to a bellhop in San Bernardino in exchange for some information:

I separated another dollar from my exhibit and it went into his pocket with a sound like caterpillars fighting.

posted: 9:18:24 PM  

The lamest answers to Family Feud questions, ever.

Question: Name a musician who goes by one name.
#1 Answer: Madonna
Worst Answer: Reba McIntyre

(Thanks to The Morning News.)

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