March 24th, 2010

krazy koati

If I had a pair of eyes on the back of my head

bunny_hugger woke up before I did, but she had provocation. My parents forgot she was in the study and printed out something on the wireless printer. Printing without seeing the room the printer is in is the kind of luxury wireless printers inspire, although in this case, it inspired in her uncertainty about whether she should take the printouts out, or whether someone would be coming in. My parents remembered belatedly where was someone theoretically sleeping in there and shied away from coming in. I'm still not sure how the impasse was resolved.

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At some point we'd see a movie, possibly even Saturday night as we planned it then. That plan would go quite wrong, too.

Trivia: Toothbrushes using nylon bristles were introduced to United States markets in 1938 under the brand name Dr West's Miracle Tuft. Source: Small Things Considered: Why There Is No Perfect Design, Henry Petroski.

Currently Reading: Beyond The Wild Blue: A History Of The US Air Force, 1947 - 1997, Walter J Boyne. Ah-hm. Yes, certainly the eleven-day bombing campaign of Operation Linebacker II proves that if only the United States had really really wanted hard enough we wudda won the war in Vietnam. Also McNamara was a big whiny spoilsport with his un-American obsession on asking ``does this project achieve a worthwhile goal at a reasonable expense'' even when they already sunk hundreds of millions of dollars and years of time into something without getting any nearer successful completion.