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Posts from ‘February, 2008’

All his fault

While I’m writing about Neil Gaiman, I should assign blame where it’s due. Without his evil influence, I might never have encountered FreeRice, a charity vocabulary site. (No, not donate a word to the illiterate, though that does have a certain appeal.) My record: Not that I’m competitive or anything…

The oracle speaks

Neil Gaiman* has a Magnificent Oracular Journal. His ordinary journal is anything but ordinary**, as one might expect, so I anticipated great things from the Magnificent Oracle. I shook the Mystical Ball of Truth as instructed. I shook it extra-hard, just to make sure, while concentrating on a Very Important Question. (No, I shan’t tell […]

Penguins

By popular (???) demand, more of the Louisville penguins. The penguins, sculpted by Omar Ronda, are atop the 21c Museum. They apparently also wander the halls of the associated hotel.