Monthly Archives: May 2006

sunscreen, the Sunnydale remix

“Understand that friends come and go, but friends that are willing to kill your dates when they try to eat you are forever. Work hard to bridge the gaps in geography and lifestyle, because the older you get, the more you need people who know how to translate ‘Ow!’ based on the tone of your voice.”
(Liz Marcs, channeling Xander Harris)

found in my stickies collection

“If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the precipitate.”
(Henry J. Tillman)

“Never raise your hand to your children: it leaves your midsection unprotected.”
(Robert Orben)

“Yield in childhood to selfishness and you will find it the most enchaining tyrrany on earth.”
(Oswald Chambers, My Utmost For His Highest)

“Somehow I don’t visualise an old IBM-PC as being powered by a ferret; more like a severely emaciated hamster. Apple Macs, of course, are powered by about 20 roaches working as a team.”
(Tanuki, from ASR)

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; give him a freshly-charged Electric Eel and chances are he won’t bother you for anything ever again”
(Tanuki, from ASR)


“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”
(Arthur Schopenhauer)


“How should I know if it works? That’s what beta testers are for. I only coded it.”
(Linus Torvalds)