Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Happy New Year...

The Mariner float in the Tournament of Roses Parade. (NASA/JPL photo)

As we kick 2008 out on its tuchus, let's welcome in 2009. A year that will begin with some historic events.

Oh and...


Thursday, December 18, 2008

Merry Christmas!

Well, the Christmas shopping is done. A Very Nickish Christmas VIII has come and past.

Now I leave you with this:

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens via Project Guttenberg

Monday, December 01, 2008

Wednesday, Wednesday, Wednesday....

Parliament of the UK photo

December 3, 2008, one of the more interesting events in the United Kingdom takes place; The State Opening of Parliament!


It's a pretty cool ceremony full of historical symbolism, one that I make time to watch on C-Span every time it's on.

You can find out more information HERE.