Friday, April 30, 2004

Rishi 1993-2004

Rishi 1993-2004

Rishi was a partial siamese black male who loved people as much as people loved him. It's unusual for a cat to be so warm and affectionate as Rishi, but it was what made him special.

No one looks forward to losing their pet.
There is always some pain involved no matter your relationship with animals but it seems to be more excruciating for a couple who have no children, no family living with them, who as a result come to treat their animals like children. In our case, species was irrelevant with Rishi. He was a member of our family and someone we loved and we lost him to an illness.

If you can sense the pain in this writing that is my goal. But realize that what I feel and what I can convey is only a portion of what my wife feels, the person who discovered Rishi, she was his original parent, the one person Rishi had known all of his life and she a third of hers. They spent ten years together in a symbiotic relationship that I can only hope to understand. I only came to know the joy of Rishi in the last seven years when I met her. My loss is only partial of my wife's grief yet what I still feel is still enormous.

I started writing this minutes after receiving a vetinarian diagnosis dictated to me by my wife over the phone in her wavering and trembling voice as she tells me why a love of her life does not have much time left in this world. I will only publish this when Rishi passes from us.

Rishi had a growth in his mouth resembling a tumor. The biopsy revealed it was Squamous Carcenoma (Cancer) and his prognosis was he could live a year and a half with surgery which would involve removing a portion of his jaw or less than three months without the procedure. That prognosis gave us two options that we were not happy about choosing for Rishi. But a decision had to be made for his sake and comfort of living and we decided not to take him anywhere but home. We tried mild treatments, a medication called Piroxicam that is designed to stunt the growth of the tumor, but not erase it. The hope was to try and slow it down prolonging his life. It was easy for us to administer and more importantly, Rishi did not have to leave his home and family.

Despite the treatments, his condition worsened rapidly through the month of April and just 29 short days after his diagnosis, Rishi left us. He went peacefully and purring to his last breath and we will miss our little black buddy.

Rest in peace Rishi. We love you.

This entry was posted at the minute of Rishi's passing so that we shall always remember.



I'm not sure if it's because the day before I fly out for vacation or it's just one of those days, but I've got a few things on my mind that I'm going to ramble about.


Yesterday at the oil change place, they tried to run me over with my own car. The guy tried starting the engine, he didn't realize it was a stick, killed the engine but my Jeep kept rolling. The check out line at the cash out spot extends in front of the oil change bay so I had to quickly step aside to avoid getting hit. The guy who did it, after getting my Jeep to finally stop, got out and laid down on the concrete floor. He was freaked out so it was pretty funny to me.

Political Mumbo Jumbo

I had a discussion with a guy at work today. I won't post the conversation, it's way too long besides I've already said most of what I said today in this blog at some point. I would like to say something (controversial) that I think I'll add to my list of personal quotes.

A flag burner is more patriotic than those that want to ban his actions.

That's it. People have the wrong idea about what patriotism is. It isn't blindly serving your President or his agenda. It's quite the opposite. It's questioning those that represent us, holding them to their actions relentlessly because their actions become our actions. The government works for us, it's not the other way around and people keep forgetting that. Patriotism is something the founding fathers wanted but banning flag burning or any other expression is a restriction of freedom of speech, the first right granted to us in this country's Constitution.

I just remembered, I already have a similar quote. Oh well. A great mind thinks alike.

In The News

To stop the renewed fighting in Fallujah, our military has sent in a former Republican Guard General, a Saddam Baathist with a security force to calm the city. Uh. Who's in charge here? Didn't we go there to overthrow this regime and said till we were blue in the face, Saddam is not coming back? What kind of signal do you think this sends?

Bragging Rights

I got a Google email account before the service has even been widely released to the rest of the Internet public. Blogger users can sign up for one while the program is in beta and I got the account name I wanted, a name I can never get anywhere because it and 500 mutant variations like it already existed. Oh happy day.

Funny Weird

I just ran a spell check on my entry here using the Blogger spell check tool and it did not recognize the word 'blog.' The suggestions for replacement are: Bloch (What's a Bloch as a proper noun?), blows, bloke, blocs, block, bloc, bolos, bloc's, blouse, and blocky. How does a premier blogging site not have an entry in its spell checker tool for the very service they're offering? That's like the dictionary missing the words 'reference' or 'book.'

Ha, it suggested 'flogging' as a replacement for 'blogging.' Sometimes I feel like I'm flogging when I write.

Thursday, April 29, 2004

Eye Of The Beholder

Eye Of The Beholder

What is beauty? I don't have the answer. It's a question that's supposed to make you think. Following are two photos of the same person:

Photo #1

Photo #2

The first one is the subject at a much younger age and since society tends to prefer the younger over the older, which do you think is the more attractive look? Maybe neither one? Are attractiveness and beauty the same thing? Attraction is a part of desire which is definitely a part of our samsara.

By the way, recognize the eyes?

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Out Like A Lamb, In Like a Goat

Out Like A Lamb, In Like a Goat

Hey, how's it going? Me? Not bad. Just getting ready this week to fly out to Colorado and visit my brother and family. My brother just returned from serving a year somewhere in Iraq as a medic. His family is glad to have him back and I'm going to go out and visit him for a few days. I leave on Saturday.

I'll try to get on and update the site here. Colorado is one of the more attractive states so I'm hoping to have pictures to share but it depends on the type of connection my brother has. I may not even be able to make text-only updates. We'll see. Nice talking to ya.

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Olsen Twins Cost Me $600 This Week

Olsen Twins Cost Me $600 This Week

That's right. The cutey twosome from Full House fame has shaken the world financial markets by filing lawsuit against the company that I have stock in for breach of contract. The price is plunging, down 20% in two days, and I'm out $600 if I sell now.

Ok maybe the whole market isn't paying attention, maybe not the whole U.S. market and maybe not even the whole video game industry is either but Acclaim shareholders are sitting up. The twins don't look so adorable now.

Monday, April 26, 2004

Ronald McDonald Is Spinning In His Clown Grave

Ronald McDonald Is Spinning In His Clown Grave

I got a hold of what looks like an official business site that produces large display banners for the McDonald's restaurant chain (thank McMike for the link) and had a little fun with what I wouldn't mind seeing actually displayed on one/all of their establishments.

I sent Mrs. Lock the link since she is a former employee of the fast food giant and she actully made most of these. Only the McRibbed one is mine.

We actually like the Big 'N Tasty. It's just a catchy title.

Sure it'd be easy to Photoshop these without the website, but since these are actual banners that you can purchase and have mass produced, I'd like to think our creative input is showing up in some webserver log either driving a webmaster red with rage, pink with laughter or the more likely scenario bored to death because we're not doing anything he hasn't seen a thousand times.

I'm hoping the parody provision of the copyright laws lets me get away with displaying these. We shall see.

Republican, Democrat, Sophomoric

Republican, Democrat, Sophomoric

I had this huge essay written out on the topic I'm about to mention, but then it occurred to me that I may not know what I'm talking about, especially on this particular subject so
I chucked it all and am going to start over keeping K.I.S.S in mind. I didn't mean for the original draft to be long but I kept thinking of things I wanted to say and before I knew it, I created a monster. More isn't always better.

So, here is the very abridged version.

It seems to me the two major political parties in the United States contradict their own policies. The Republican party supports a smaller government but since this is the party the religious right in this country mainly aligns itself with, they also want to tell us how to live our lives, that whole family values thing. Make abortion, gay marriage and flag burning illegal (constitutional amendments no less!), while keeping school prayer and the whole pledge of allegiance legal, in some cases even mandatory.

The Democratic party wants a big government, more taxes for social programs to support group rights over individual rights, yet they are socially liberal which means they don't want to tell us how to live - just freedom from the governments nosiness and a dip into the tax payer's nickel to possibly improve the life of the guys who don't have a nickel. But you can't have a big government and not have that beast tempted to turn the state into a dictatorship. Ronald Reagan said, "A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take it all away."

So I can't pick a party even if I wanted to. They're confused and don't know what they want. I am socially liberal and politically conservative. What party is that? The Republicrats? Demolicans? Actually, I think that means I'm approaching anarchy.

Yes, that was the short version.

Friday, April 23, 2004

Pandora Tomorrow On The Brain

Pandora Tomorrow On The Brain

I know I've been playing too much Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow on the Xbox. I know this because at work this morning I was walking down the hallway to the cafeteria to get some water, when I noticed the fire extinguisher hanging on the wall. I got the urge to shoot it and watch it spray hoping to hit a nearby mercenary to smear his mask and blind him.

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Importance Of The Separation Of Church And State

Importance Of The Separation Of Church And State

This is why the combination of church and state can be disastrous.

Friday, 15 March, 2002 BBC News
Saudi Arabia's religious police stopped schoolgirls from leaving a blazing building because they were not wearing correct Islamic dress, according to Saudi newspapers.

If you think, 'Well that was Islam, that would never happen in a Christian government', try and remember your history and read up on the puritans or a little thing called the Crusades.

Tuesday, April 20, 2004

Thoughts On Kill Bill: Vol. 2

Thoughts On Kill Bill: Vol. 2

This is in no way a review. I can't do reviews because I either don't study the film as hard as a reviewer might during the showing or I can't express into words what I really thought of it. But there are a few things I'd like to say about it.

First off, Vol. 2 is very unlike Vol. 1. For me this works. Some will not like Vol. 2 because they were expecting Vol. 1. Vol. 1 is full of action and teases with background. Volume 2 is reverse, it is a lot of background, a lot of dialog and little action. It is its own story and I enjoyed it as such.

Vol. 2 is different because both titles were filmed together and then split into two. I'm willing to bet if the two are watched together, the viewer would sense the formula these two titles originally represented as one entity and then appreciate the whole series. But even as separate flicks viewed months a part, I still think Vol. 2 is a great story.

Tarantino has recently (probably due to the success of the first two) talked about making a Vol. 3. There is a particular thread in the movie that he could develop that would turn the tables on the Bride (Uma's character) and she would be on the receiving end of someone else's revenge run (isn't there a word for this?).

If you haven't noticed, the main fighters in the movies are mostly female. If you don't count the Crazy 88s who were just grunts working for O-Ren Ishii, Taratino has put a twist into the Kung Fu genre by dominating the stories with literal femme fatales. It just makes an already interesting story even more interesting. The Bride gets to show her soft side in Vol. 2 which is in contrast to the rampage she's be on through the two movies. Just another interesting twist.

In the fictional Dune novels (particuarly God Emperor of Dune, book 4) written by Frank Herbert, he theorizes that women would make better warriors, being deliverers of life and having an appreciation of it that a man could not. The theory goes on to say that women would be more motivated to defend their own and their country but with men, the concentration is just on destruction with no consideration for the preservation of any life. Men would fight because they feel the need to do, in a blind rage and not really in defense of anything, because they feel compelled to and women fight out of self defense.

It also points out that women are better equipped psychologically to deal with post-war life than men because when the war ends, a female soldier could return home, disable the rage required for warfare and not turn violently on the population (family and friends) with no enemy left to fight. Since it's in a man's nature to fight, it's not so easy to turn it off in any environment.

It's an interesting theory and one that sounds logical to me which is why I can accept and actually enjoy the many female warriors in the Kill Bill series.

Here's my review: They're great movies. A+. 2 thumbs up. A must see. Don't miss it. One in the hand is worth two in the bush or something.

Monday, April 19, 2004

Sight Seeing In An Olde Towne

Sight Seeing In An Olde Towne

A few weeks back I went with Mrs. Lock to visit her sister and fam. We took a walk around the block when we got there and I snapped some pics of the rustic neighborhood I thought looked interesting. Here is an old building still actively being used as a business for machine parts
or something like that. Definitely a small business. It's amazing you can still find places like this despite the Wal Marts that move into town and suck the Moms and Pops right out of business.
This small town is famous for having a tree growing out of the town hall tower. It's about the only thing the city has for any sort of name recognition. I'm not sure what kind of tourist industry they have but this is just about all that's there.

Hey, I bet it's something you won't see at the Wal Mart corporate headquarters.

Friday, April 16, 2004

TiVo Will Change Your Life

TiVo Will Change Your Life

Just listen to these testimonies:

"TiVo, TiVo, TiVo. What a Godsend!" - George in Tacoma

"TiVo saved my boy from drowning in a retention pond that he was dumb enough to fall into. Oh thank you TiVo!" - Maple in Savannah

"TiVo makes me eggs and pancakes every morning when I wake up. I can't live without my TiVo." - Donald in Albany

"If TiVo left me, I'd kill myself - and not painlessly either. I'd find a real sick and torturous way to do it." - Candy in Ft. Worth

Well said Candy.
For the current TiVo owners, let's talk shop. I have 26 Season Passes. Here is a screenshot of my top 5 that I have to have.

TiVo is a great product and it will change your life. It saves me money.
1) I can whiz through commercials during my recorded programs. Since time is money, I save on both. Also, the product message of the commercial can't appeal to me to spend more money on it so I'm not affected by its colorful and attractive ad (I probably shouldn't have said that since my bachelors is in Advertising).

And 2) Instead of buying all of these newly released television series on DVD, I can just tell TiVo to grab whatever episodes it can find and I'll just watch them there.

I wish there was a way TiVo could export my Season Pass list to html (or text would even work) so I can keep an online running database of it. It's a geek thing, I know. But wouldn't it be cool? Work on that TiVo if you would.

Thursday, April 15, 2004

Another Hmmmm Moment

Another Hmmmm Moment

If Milli Vanilli sold millions of albums and even won a grammy for their music, where are the real singers for which we should credit such amazing acccomplishments? I understand Rob and Fab's post-vanilli music career going quickly bust, but there was talent in that band somewhere. Where are they? Somebody get them - apparently they can sell millions of albums and win a grammy!

My first Hmmmm Moment.
My second Hmmmm Moment.

Wednesday, April 14, 2004

Kill (my) Bills

Kill (my) Bills

My Consumer's Bonanza 2004 is finally winding down. I have most everything on my list now. The Xbox will be shipped today or tomorrow and that should do it for the possessions. The GNR Greatest Hits CD rocks. I'm having my own personal Matrix Movie Marathon leading up to the Revolutions purchase I recently made. I'm even squeezing in a few of the pertinent Animatrix episodes before watching Reloaded. I just have to catch the Kill Bill sequel at the movies this weekend and then my debit and credit cards can relax.

I watched Kill Bill: Vol. 1 with Mrs. Lock last night. It was my third time seeing it, her first. Her review of it: "Interesting." I think it's one of those flicks you have to watch repeatedly to appreciate the style of various genres that went into the movie. Personally I think this title is Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece and Resevoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction were darn good movies. "Why do I gotta be Mr. Pink?" "Wake the gimp." "This is me at my most massochistic." Jackie Brown was good but just kinda there. He was involved with Four Rooms which left much to be desired although it had its good moments. I did like from Dusk Till Dawn. Maybe that makes me a Tarantino whore so what can I say? I did mange to let Johnny Destiny in Destiny On The Radio pass me by though.

Friday, April 09, 2004

Deadly Easter Bunner

Deadly Easter Bunner

Never turn your back on deadly white rabbit. This is Bunner, an albino adult rabbit, one of many animals we keep at Lock's Farm and this one has big pointy teeth.

He's camouflaged himself in a patch of dirt here, lurking and
ready to pounce on unsuspecting cats who are unfortunate enough to cross his path. The scene that followed was bloody carnage that I don't have the stomach to describe.

The victim in the photo was Merlin, a six year old calico and beloved pet. May she rest in pieces. (We told her to RUN AWAY but she didn't listen).

Thursday, April 08, 2004

Weirdo Then, Weirdo Now

Weirdo Then, Weirdo Now

I found this little nugget of mine in the newsgroup archives. I wrote this piece over 12 years ago and to be honest I don't remember doing it. I was 19 at the time but I swear I wasn't on drugs.

Here it is in its unaltered form, typos and all.


Subject: The real Cola Wars. CWII
This is the only article in this thread <--Gee, I wonder why it didn't get any followups?
View: Original Format
Newsgroups: talk.bizarre
Date: 1992-03-16 02:15:52 PST

It was a quiet, chilly evening. Resting outside on the neighbor's LP gas tank I stared blankly in the sky. I saw the brightest shooting star EVER! But it was no shooting star. This "star" landed beside me on the cool grass, illuminated buy the overhead moon hanging in the sky. This "star" was about the size of a bottlecap...WHOA it was a bottlecap. It had come to warn me about the Pepsi logo. The white-spaced wave going thru the red and blue Yin Yang, was really a one way aluminum mirror and that we are being reserved. Coke still had cocaine in it, Dr. Pepper doesn't really have a degree and the 7-up spot was a polymorphed Satan.
What was I supposed to think?
Anyway I woke up from this terrible nightmare, and those four cans were staring at me, right on my nightstand. With little time to think I grabbed the Dr. Pepper can, (I knew it was aluminum, the always are) and I are ripped it apart right in front of the other cola's Well naturally they backed off, being scared. The Doc was dead and no more Pepsi cans would be watching me. Rehab facilities were opened for Coke across the nation. And once again I saved the universe and everywhere behing the black holes from destruction. But what will it be next? What's in store for me in the future. The world may never.

Kirk: It looks like it's going trying to communicate with us, KILL IT!
Picard: It looks like it's going to kill us, let's communicate with it.


Guess what? I still have an affinity for this sort of drug-induced-but-not-really-on-drugs writing.

Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Republican Party Whistleblower

Republican Party Whistleblower

I'm here to tell all.

I got my Republican Party Membership card in the mail yesterday. That certifies me as an official member of the party and I feel I need to do something that the corporate office told us
not to do. The request to keep our party's secret doctrine private has been bugging me for a long time and the guilt is wreaking havoc on me. So, *deep breath* here I go. I'm going to tell you what we're really about.

We have some wacky, extremist ideas that we want to force on this country and make everyone accept whether they agree with us or not. Democracy? What's that? Separation of church and state? What's that? First amendment? What's that? U.S. Constitution? It's only a memo.

That's right. We're out to be the dominating force in this country and we want to tell you how to live your life. We can't trust you with your own life. It makes our lives more difficult to deal with psychos like you. We see you people at the yacht clubs, the golf course and public universities interfering with our peaceful time by suggesting ideas we've never thought of before and we're not going to take it anymore.

That's not to say that we're not changing. We try to stay current with the American people. The Republican party used to be exclusive to elder, white males but we're fixing that. We've realized (with the court's help) that we have to budge on this and we've been working on that for the last 200 years. It's not perfect yet, but give us a couple of more centuries and we'll warm up to the idea. Having young, white males is something we'll just have to accept, get used to and figure out a way to make it work.

This country is going to hell in a handbasket and we can't stand by and let it happen. We are a violent country for some reason and the only solution to that is to fight fire with fire. We think the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution was a typo. The real rights begin with the second, which was written over 200 years ago in an antiquated time for a people who couldn't rely on their country's small military to keep British terrorists out of their homes. It could still happen today so it is our right to bear semi automatic weapons that could wipe out a dozen people (hey, it's self defense if I get attacked by a platoon of red coats) or waste wildlife beyond the point of using the carcass for anything useful.

Many soldiers died for this country and for our freedom and I'll be darned if I'm gonna let some dirty hippie protester dishonor that freedom by burning the flag, a symbol of our country made of cotton, polyester or sometimes denim. We've placed the essence of this country in that flag and if someone destroys that piece of fabric, that essence is gone. Our country will no longer exist. Now do you want that to happen? We have to ban someone's freedom of burning the flag to protect our freedom. It's common sense people. That is why I suggest we ratify an amendment for the U.S. Constitution to ban flag burning even though there is no other standing amendment currently that restricts anyone's right. History will be made! I think a flag burning amendment would make a nice bookend to that typo amendment at the beginning of the Constitution. That thing just keeps getting in our way.

Do you know the first amendment also gives us trouble when we want to force all U.S. school children to recite the words "Under God" in the pledge of allegiance? What kind of a freedom won't let us worship the one true God? If you're against God, you're with the Devil which makes the first amendment evil. It's simple logic people. I can't make this stuff up.

See we can't trust you people to create an environment in this country for us to live and retire on our millions that you want to tax. We can't trust you, we can't trust the founding fathers with the vision of what this country was really created for. What did they know? Most of them were hopped up on morphine. Now tobacco, there's a real crop that isn't hurting anyone.

God bless the USA that protects us good people and not from the people that try to destroy it. Sure we used to think that it was the black man and the NAACP was a terrorist group, but we have it right now. We know an anti-American when we see one. What's that? No I don't own any mirrors in my house. Why do you ask?

People, we don't need rights, just a place to comfortably and safely live. Kind of like an exclusive club. Yeah. I like the sound of that.

Proud to be a Republican.

Tuesday, April 06, 2004

West Wing Pokes Fun at Dr. Laura

West Wing Pokes Fun at Dr. Laura

Following is a piece of dialog taken from the NBC drama West Wing during an episode that aired in 2000. The character Dr. Jacobs is an obvious reference to radio talk show personality Dr. Laura Schlessinger who became mired in controversy awhile back when she used her show to speak out against homosexuality.

The character Bartlet is President Bartlet from West Wing who runs into Dr. Jacobs (Laura) at a function being thrown at the White House for radio personalities.

Jacobs: I have a Ph.D. in English literature.

Bartlet: I'm asking 'cause on your show, people call in for advice, and you go by the name of "Dr." Jacobs on your show, and I didn't know if maybe your listeners were confused by that and assumed you had advanced training in psychology, theology or health care.

Jacobs: I don't believe they are confused, no, sir.

Bartlet: Good. I like your show. I like how you call homosexuality an abomination.

Jacobs: I don't say homosexuality is an abomination, Mr. President, the Bible does.

Bartlet: Yes, it does, Leviticus.

Jacobs: 18.22

Bartlet: Chapter and verse. I wanted to ask you a couple of questions while I had you here. I'm interested in selling my youngest daughter into slavery as sanctioned in Exodus 21:7. She's a Georgetown sophomore, speaks fluent Italian, always cleared the table when it was her turn. What would a good price for her be?

While thinking about that, can I ask another? My chief of staff, Leo McGarry, insists on working on the Sabbath. Exodus 35:2 clearly says he should be put to death. Am I morally obligated to kill him myself, or is it OK to call the police?

Here's one that's really important 'cause we've got a lot of sports fans in this town. Touching the skin of a dead pig makes one unclean. Leviticus 11:7. If they promise to wear gloves, can the Washington Redskins still play football? Can Notre Dame? Can West Point?

Does the whole town have to be together to stone my brother John for planting different crops side-by-side? Can I burn my mother in a small family gathering for wearing garments made from two different threads? Think about those questions, would you?

Know Thy PC

Know Thy PC

Everything you ever wanted to know about your computer but were afraid to ask, AIDA32 tells you. It's information overload. An AIDA32 generated report tells you TOO much about your PC - how fast it is, what drivers are installed, services its running, where it was last night when you sat up worrying and didn't receive so much as a phone call.

Anyway, it's an excellent diagnostic utility to have.

Monday, April 05, 2004

Sign Of A Passive Cat

Sign Of A Passive Cat

We have a very laid-back cat. Here you can see him interrupting our Trivial Pursuit game with a cat nap in the middle of the board. He didn't even move when we started putting game pieces on him.

Saturday, April 03, 2004

Dogbert Waxes

When we believe, we engage the illusion. When we stop believing, we shatter the illusion and shatter ourselves in the process because we are a part of it.

-- Dogbert

Friday, April 02, 2004

Fred Klett Talks About Black Holes

Comedian Fred Klett

I think scientists are starting to make stuff up. How do we know? We can't check the answers. They said that they discovered the black hole M87 which I'm pretty sure is between M88 and M86. 50 million light years away. That's how far it is. Light years. LIGHT YEARS! You know I'm sick and tired of acting like I know how far a light year is. I have no idea. Is it farther than a mile? And then they're more than willing to tells us how far it is. They said a light year is the distance light travels. Light travels? I've never even seen it pack! They said that a light year is the distance light travels in one year which is approximately 6 trillion miles. 6 trillion miles. TRILLION! There's a number I use in my checking account every day. 186,000 miles per second. Who measured that? Did one scientist with a flashlight tell another scientist, "No back up a little farther." 6 trillion miles. So 50 million times 6 trillion we all know what that number is - it's way far away.

M87 and there it is a black hole. Like we know what that is. A black hole. But scientists are more than willing to tell us what that is. A black hole is a super nova or giant star. Super nova or giant star. Giant star, got that one. Super nova? What? a nova that's way better than the other novas? 'I am super nova. I am here to help you.'

So a black hole is a super nova or a giant star that is so large that it collapses onto itself and is so dense the gravity is so powerful that even light can't escape it. Even light can't escape. That's what this scientist said. Even light can't escape.

Now this where I think I got them. That proves they're making stuff up. Even light can't escape. You know what they said that means? They can't see it! But we discovered this! 50 million light years away. And how did we discover it? We use the Hubble telescope to discover a black hole that you CAN'T SEE!

I would've loved to have been there to see when those pictures came in. Just to look at the scientists. "Uh, I can't see anything. Eureka! Just tell them it's a black hole."

Thursday, April 01, 2004

Little Lock

Little Lock

Mrs. Lock is with child and here's a photo of the little bugger. We're very pleased. This is our first. We're in our thirties so I suppose it was about time but we were too busy being selfish and having too much fun to settle down and have the children that
will most certainly ruin our lives. On the bright side, I'll have someone I can play video games with all day. Yeah we'll be great parents.

DJI 30389, NASDAQ 983, SP5 48
#1 Movie at the box office: Thomas the Tank-Tank: M1's My New Name Now Bee-yatch
Last movie I saw at the theater: Rocky 6
Last movie I saw not at the theater: The Passion 2: I'm Back. Starring Arnold Schwarzenneger
Books I'm currently reading:
The Torah by A Bunch Of Old, Dead Guys
How To Please Your Man by Richard Simmons
Secret Lives Of The Lock by Mrs. Lock