Tuesday, October 23, 2007

People who count their chickens before they hatch act very wisely, because chickens run about so absurdly, it's impossible to count them accurately.

My first real non-work work day.

It’s pouring rain and I am happily ensconced in bed with my cat, my laptop, and my APA manual, editing a dissertation chapter, and sending out a few invoices, and fitting in PTA duties among the paying tasks.

Next, I must spend some time fighting with the new version of Microsoft Word. I hate Microsoft. I DESPISE Microsoft. The interface for Word 2007 is completely non-intuitive. I can’t find several features I absolutely rely on, and mostly, I hate that Microsoft has appropriated XML, which is inherently structured to be non-proprietary, and created this monster of Microsoft-XML proprietorship. Damn Bill Gates. I don’t care how many small children from Third World nations he pays to have inoculated; he’s a power-hungry, control-freak, raging pain in the ass.

I offer you this in lieu of actual content (courtesy of Sarah Louise, who turned me on to Savage Chickens):


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* Oscar Wilde

4 comments:

blackbird said...

It's nice to see that you are spending your new free time as you should be...

daysgoby said...

Ha ha ha ha ha!

Or...bawk bawk bawk bawk bawk!

Liz said...

I eating through the new Tom Perrotta like it's a bowl of whipped cream. Have you tried it yet?

Sarah Louise said...

love me some chickens...