Thursday January 30, 2014

Today's Word: Thixotropy

thixotropy: Reversible behaviour of certain gels that liquefy when they are shaken, stirred, or otherwise disturbed and reset after being allowed to stand. -- britannica.com

Scene: The local diner.
Two men are sitting at the counter. Man One reaches for a ketchup bottle.

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Wednesday January 29, 2014

Cue Twilight Zone Theme

Today is my birthday.
This is the Google Doodle that I see.
How delightful. What a nice coincidence. What is the occasion?


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Tuesday January 28, 2014

This door not working.

(For those outside of the SF Bay Area, BART Bay Area Rapid Transit) is our subway/transit system)

Today's Fun on BART:

I had a meeting in SF. A train entered the station moments after I reached the platform.

The train stopped.
The doors did not open.
The doors continued to not open.
Over the speaker (from the next car) we heard "Please stand free of the doors".

Eep.
Mad scramble as everyone ran to the next car.

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Thursday January 16, 2014

Three Memes, Part 3 (Art Meme)

Several memes have been running around in Facebook lately. This is one of three that I've played.

This is a game to keep art alive. Tiffanie R. gave me Giuseppe Arcimboldo.

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Thursday January 16, 2014

Three Memes, Part 2 (Poetry Meme)

Several memes have been running around in Facebook lately. This is one of three that I've played.

This is a poetry game. In this one, we pass along poetry. Heather S. gave me Rumi.

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Thursday January 16, 2014

Three Memes, Part 1 (Letter Meme)

Several memes have been running around in Facebook lately. This is one of three that I've played.

This is a letter game. Jaime M. gave me a Q. (Seriously?? Q??)

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