October 28, 2014

quote of the moment

No nudity or weapons.

-- costume regulations for hallowe'en at paris casino, LV.

October 21, 2014

quote of the moment

"We will lose our compassion for people if all we think about is making sure everyone gets what they deserve."

-- gene hull

quote of the moment

"Fifty per cent of the world wants to be fooled."

-- harry houdini

October 11, 2014

headline of the moment

"ROBOT TROUSER SNAKE stiffens to MOUNT slippery mounds"*

the register

* format letter casing left intact

October 05, 2014

quote of the moment

"ThErE iS No
MoMeNt LikE
tHe PrEsEnT"

-- howard johnsons marquee
st. george, UT

{key: the sign is actually ALL CAPS, on my description here, upper case represent black letters, lower case represent forest green CAPS.  I like the mixed case representation better than a photo of the sign.}

October 02, 2014

quote of the moment

“For the first time in more than a decade, judges appointed by Democratic presidents considerably outnumber judges appointed by Republican presidents … Democratic appointees who hear cases full time now hold a majority of seats on nine of the 13 United States Courts of Appeals. When Mr. Obama took office, only one of those courts had more full-time judges nominated by a Democrat.”

-- new york times

September 26, 2014

quote of the moment

"there's always been a higher chess truth, which is pretty much impossible to grasp."

-- fabio caruana
(#3 chess player in the world, youngest US born grand master)

September 23, 2014

quote of the moment

"A person who has not made his great contribution to science before the age of 30 will never do so."

-- albert einstein