Monthly Archives: January 2008

Gah…

…computer woes… I was going to write a post to say how pleased I’d been today by a couple of things. First, I installed Xampplite and, after a couple of hours sorting out various bugs, got it fully installed as a server that I could test out various versions of WordPress on, including configuring

Top 100 Fundie Quotes

Courtesy of the Pagan Prattle, a list of Christian fundamentalist idiocy, collected from forums and chatgroups. Here’s a sample: Gravity: Doesn’t exist. If items of mass had any impact of others, then mountains should have people orbiting them. Or the space shuttle in space should have the astronauts orbiting it. Of course, that’s just the … Continue reading Top 100 Fundie Quotes

Here it is….

Teh shiny! My council-dump find, all spiffed up with a new OS and updated drivers. Runs fine (if a little slow). Can’t figure out why anyone would have wanted to toss it.

Down the Dump….

…we went yesterday, to virtuously dispose of our accumulated plastic, cardboard and bottles. While we were slinging bottles into the banks, I noticed a laptop bag sitting on top of the adjacent (overflowing) electronics bin. I took a peek inside – yes, there was a laptop! I grabbed it and slung it into the car … Continue reading Down the Dump….