Thursday, March 23, 2006

Steff and Jay

Fans of Degrassi: The Next Generation and Pretty in Pink might notice what I have:
that Mike Lobel ("Jay Hogart") and James Spader ("Steff", the preppy wastrel who tried to seduce Andie) look uncannily alike. Also, that their characters were both unsavory, despite their very different socioeconomic backgrounds.

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Help Rebuild the New Orleans Public Library


More library-related news:
Heretical Librarian takes a breather

The Rain Falls Mainly...Everywhere!

In Hawaii, our rainfall has been so copious as to merit a mention in the Drudge Report, whose breathless headline "106 inches of rain in Hawaii--in 3 weeks" links to this:

Waiakea Uka and Glenwood topped the totals for the Big Island, getting 43.6
inches and 42.9 inches, respectively -- up to four times higher than normal.
Mountain View saw 37.8 inches, compared with 4 inches last year.

All the storms were created by low pressure systems northwest of the islands, which produce unstable air and tap into tropical moisture, Nash said. A high pressure
system to the east of the state has blocked the storms, stopping them from
moving quickly across land.

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

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