Midas moment is when everything the sun touches turns to gold.
A comparison of TRUE-IMAX screens in the Washington DC area:
When guests are arriving soon for a party/gathering at my parents’ house, I can always mark it by the music that Dad will have turned on in the living room. It used to always be George Winston, which made me think of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Now he nearly always turns on Josh Ritter, which I don’t associate so much with Thanksgiving/Christmas as I do with a hundred other things. They still add up to home.
Updated the Should I get a flu shot? entry
Best resource I found for answering this question was Health.com
Approximately one out of every five visitors (a lot) to my cube will ask/say the following:1.
Are you comfortable like that? / If I tried to do that, I’d break something. / Where are your shoes? / How do you do that?
Where’s your computer? / How can you see that? / Can you see that?
My eyes have been particularly strained this past week;
When your eyes look like you feel, or worse
If you’ve been up really late, watching too much television/computer screen, or crying buckets, you’re left with unhappy-looking evidence on your face, generally in form of puffy/squinty/bruised eyes.
And then everyone asks you why and it’s rarely a cheerful/useful exchange, so usually preferably avoided, neh?
To alleviate the physical/aesthetic symptoms, the first and main thing to do is the cover the area around your eyes (specifically right beneath — the “bag” area) with vaseline or some other intensive cream lotion..
the lyrics in Matt Nathanson’s song, Weight of It All, are pretty and nice to sing along to… but it’s a fallacied metaphor:
Show me where the sun comes through the sky,
I’ll show you where the rain gets in
Pretty. but wrong.
Have been suffering an issue with Firefox for the past few months… involved the bookmarks folder being thoroughly nonuseable—nothing could be added to it whatsoever.. Couldn’t add or move links/bookmarks anywhere except under the regular bookmarks folder. Made me very unhappy since I needed the Blinklist bookmarklet, among other things.