Phil Ackley's Radio Thingumabob

daily link  Monday, April 29, 2002

A picture named northerndennys.jpgAlaska Jokes: You Know You're In Alaska When...

. . .when you drive for a mile on square tires on a -65 morning before they eventually become normal.

. . .when you have to put your sun visor down at 3:00 a.m.

. . .your kids think that you have to get on a airplane to go on vacation.

. . .freezing, 32 degrees (Fahrenheit), is warm enough to wash your car.

. . .you design your Halloween costumes to fit over a snowsuit.

. . .you've taken your kids trick-or-treating in a blizzard.

. . .driving is better in the winter because the potholes get filled with snow.

. . .you owe more money on your snowmobile than your car.

. . .your snowblower gets stuck on the roof.

. . .you frequently clean grease off your barbecue so the bears won't prowl on your deck.

You outsiders might laugh, but I'm guilty of almost all of this.  7:59:55 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

Greg Story posted a neat little essay about the intracies of espresso making over at Airbag: "So no matter how late you are to work, and no matter how bad you want to just open the store, serve your customers, and get on with an already bad morning, you can't. Just as the earths rotation can't be sped up, nor can an espresso machine. The finer things in life take time."  6:48:07 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

Woo-hoo, I've become a perma-favorite over at Binary by Accident. Spiffy.  6:45:14 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

Found at Nerve:

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Whew, what a relief.  12:23:44 AM  permalink   Add a comment   

From the even-the-dead-like-iMacs department:

Computers with every cadaver: "Each cadaver now comes with an iMac. Reeves and his colleagues took digital pictures of previous dissections to build a hi-tech manual that saves flicking through soggy dissection atlases.  12:02:16 AM  permalink   Add a comment   

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