Monthly Archives: February 2008


I had to drive west on Wednesday to meet with someone at Presbytery. When I got there I snapped this picture:

odometer (before)

That night, the rollover occurred two miles short of my house. Here’s the picture I took the next morning when it was light.

odometer (after)

I’m such an old duffer that I remember when this would have been pretty impressive. No more.

This works out to about $0.18 per mile (ignoring fuel and maintenance) and about 7,656 miles/year.

Happiness is a Warm Gun

Cheap shot, I know. But how did they miss that one? It’s a “gimme.”

The Wapo says:

No single morsel of happiness data, though, is more intriguing than this: Republicans are happier than Democrats.

Anyway. I would sure like to see that survey. (Or a one-page summary of its results, times however many years it’s been since they started doing it.)

(Kudus to Alex via Insty.)