January 25, 2010

quote of the moment

"van assche is the MGM mirage design team's version of the golf-cart

-- "desert campanion" magazine

January 23, 2010

quote of the moment

"if it's in stock
we have it!"

-- billboard on the "world's largest gift shop;" las vegas, NV

January 22, 2010

spinach noodle ramen

stanton, CA

January 20, 2010

haiku of the moment

sun rips foaming clouds
last drops linger on roof edge
diamonds of the sky

January 19, 2010

a happy lava lite

January 18, 2010

quote of the moment

"people aren't makin' that many good movies, you've gotta watch what
comes out."

-- mr. milkrun

lava lite fund

this for a soiree i'm having in august ... if you want an invitation, let me know.

goal: $1000
current amount raised: $0.00

this is the lamp i want.  i think they've discontinued them -- it may end up being impossible to find.  i've got an order in for one that's $1000 (including $125 shipping) -- but that may not come to pass.

food trivium of the moment

if you have anchovies in solidified olive oil, and double boil them, the
bodies loose rigidity and become paste.

January 17, 2010

quote of the moment

"even the people who hate the entire fashion industry get dressed in the

-- RJ cutler

January 15, 2010

haiku of the moment

bobby charles has died
now in deepest seculsion
hauntin' new orleans

quote of the moment

"when you're shooting at cars, you simply don't know whether you're
going to hit the occupant or not."

-- lance kimmell, ATF agent

January 14, 2010

quote of the moment

"lawyers only get rich if they have two unreasonable people as

-- greg schodde, lawyer

quote of the moment

"the fountain of youth is called, 'curiousity.'"

-- cap'n happy

January 12, 2010

quote and trivium of the moment

"drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury death in clark
county [NV] for children four years of age and under."

-- NV residential disclosure guide

January 11, 2010

quote of the moment

"the greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of

-- stephen hawking

January 06, 2010

quote of the moment

"As Vegas As Vegas Ge"

-- cash register receipt; las vegas, NV

January 01, 2010

trivium of the moment

CD sales passed those of LPs for the first time in 1988.

happy new 'blog

new year, new 'blog, that's the rule.

so yes yes yes, i'm starting another one.  the future vitrine are discussions of the past, present and future, accompanied by my good pal, the moppet.  

only one post there now, but there will be more in, that's right, the future.

quote of the moment

"you guys are excuse mongers."

-- judge on "divorce court"

lamp and hat

las vegas, NV