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Posterous Ponderings

Friday, September 19th, 2008

For those readers who noticed my last two posts — simple pictures with simple text — those are the result of the new blogging service called Posterous.

I’ve been looking for a way to integrate interesting links, images and videos into my blog without the runaround of a full-fledged post. That way when my faithful readers (I’m looking at you, Murph) what to comment on a link, they don’t have to atach it to whatever blog post happens to be at the top of the list.

So there’ll be a lot more drivel here over the next little bit. But you will be able to comment on it.



Posted by email from moxy’s posterous

Sinbad Unloads on Hillary Clinton

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

From the Washington Post comes this hilarious exposé of Hillary’s experience in Bosnis, which she describes as being on the edge of the warzone, in constant fear of sniper fire. Sinbad, who along with Sheryl Crow, accompanyed the First Lady claims there was no tension, other than wondering where they were eating next. 

In her Iowa stump speech, Clinton also said, "We used to say in the White House that if a place is too dangerous, too small or too poor, send the First Lady."

Say what? As Sinbad put it: "What kind of president would say, ‘Hey, man, I can’t go ’cause I might get shot so I’m going to send my wife…oh, and take a guitar player and a comedian with you.’"

Sinbad Unloads on Hillary Clinton – The Sleuth

A change is as good as a rest.

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

Well, I got entirely sick of my site design.

So in order to give myself a break from seeing the guy with the old outboard motor I decided just to park the site under Chris Pearson’s fabulous Cutline theme, just until I get a chance to redesign.

It’s going to be another Cottage-inspired design, once I get around to it. I’m just trying to collect some inspiration about how to have a site that really suggests Old Muskoka. The last one was a reference to the old National Geographic magazines that are found at every summer place, complete with ads for Evinrudes.

But I need some fresh Cottage elements. Wooden boats, sunsets from the dock and … what else? What are some of the iconic elements that really define the cottage experience?

Leave your suggestions in the comments!

garfield minus garfield

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

This little site is a gem. It’s weird and wonderful and probaby sums itself up best in its own opening blurb:

"Who would have guessed that when you remove Garfield from the Garfield comic strips, the result is an even better comic about schizophrenia, bipolor disorder, and the empty desperation of modern life? Friends, meet Jon Arbuckle. Let’s laugh and learn with him on a journey deep into the tortured mind of an isolated young everyman as he fights a losing battle against lonliness in a quiet American suburb."

garfield minus garfield

Had a Bad day

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

For all those who can’t get their computer to work properly… enjoy.


When I haven't been fishing, I've been looking at these on the dial-up: