Monthly Archives: February 2013

My Obligatory Sequestration Post

The press informs us that we are a couple of weeks from total Armageddon. (For the press is made of people for whom even the briefest temporary shutdown of centralized government is indeed horrific.) Apparently “sequestration” is the new vocabulary for this tragic impossibility. How did we get here? Continue reading

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The Best Sales Pitch Ever (Chipmunk Epilogue)

“Forget it. Curmudgeon Compound is full. We’ve attained peak cat. We’re domestically independent of cat import needs. I shall not need another cat until the coyotes get lucky. Unfortunately, for you as well as me, all of my cats appear healthy and intent on living forever; possibly just to annoy me. You’re screwed. Bye…”

“Wait! This cat is special!” Continue reading

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Internal Inconsistencies Of Life Which I will Not Abide: Part II

Here, in no particular order, is a list of more “concepts which piss me off” (TM). Continue reading

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Internal Inconsistencies Of Life Which I will Not Abide: Part I

I’ve sifted through a small sample of bullshit which has been shoveled my way and started a list (in no particular order) of “concepts which piss me off” (TM). Continue reading

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Tractor Oil and Rodney’s Coffee

I can’t say how long it’ll last but Curmudgeon Compound’s “EMP Resistant, Non-OSHA Approved, Overland Work Unit” (i.e. my antique tractor) is running! (This isn’t a new development but I’ve been afraid to mention it because I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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