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Rotating dishes Tue, Jan 19, 2010
Oh, the psychological nuances of putting away the dishes (via Kottke).  I personally rotate them like store merchandise:  New stuff (i.e. recently cleaned) in the back (or bottom), that way old stuff gets used regularly.  It's the same with my clothes rotation, for which I receive the occasional criticism from Wendy.  And of course this reminds me of auto-ordered plates, something I found great joy in noticing and analyzing like a nerd. #psychology

Poop and explosions Tue, Jan 19, 2010
This line from Stumbling on Happiness made me laugh quite a bit:  "The last decade has seen an explosion of books about poop."  Excellent point, and well-stated. #entertainment

32° and sunny Tue, Jan 19, 2010
It was 32°F and sunny* on Saturday morning, and it was awesome.  It's sad when "above freezing" is an improvement over the previous several weeks of "20s and crappy". 

* Ok, fine, it might have gotten up to 35. #nature

Weird bumper sticker Tue, Jan 19, 2010
I saw a bumper sticker on a car last week quoting Bill Maher:  "Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me -- I quit.'"  This was the only bumper sticker on this person's car.  The problem is that I just can't figure out why someone would choose to make a first impression with a bumper sticker about suicide.  Are they pro suicide?  Pro Bill Maher?  If you had to pick one statement to represent yourself to the countless people forced to drive behind you, why not pick something like "Go Giants!" or "Florio Free in '93"?  At least those bumper stickers address an issue and pick a side. 

On a related note, I saw another bumper sticker a little while ago that said something along the lines of, "I'll keep my guns and money, you can keep the 'change.'"  It's funny because it's extremist.  I enjoy extremism. #travel