gallimaufry \gal-uh-MAW-free\, noun: A medley; a hodgepodge.
Gallimaufry, originally meaning "a hash of various kinds of meats," comes from French galimafrée, from Old French, from galer, "to rejoice, to make merry" (source of English gala) + mafrer, "to eat much," from Medieval Dutch maffelen, "to open one's mouth wide."
Synonyms: jumble, olla podrida, olio, salmagundi, potpourri.
That's Not A Pipe Bomb, That's A... um.. never mind... ================================= Stuck to a 10-inch plastic pipe and covered in black electrical tape, the device sure looked like a pipe bomb. Especially since a little remote control was attached to it by a thin wire.
But a woman named Sue didn't take the time to read the words "Swedish erotica" on the remote when she spotted it atop a toilet in the men's room of Coffee Time Donuts.
The Life Of A Zoo Sperm Bank Worker ================================= Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), which runs the Singapore Zoo,has set up a bank of sperm and animal tissue in order to help preserve species.
The thankless task of collecting the sperm falls to Mr. Binatang's, starting his rounds at 4 a.m. "We start so early in the morning because a lot of the animals have 'morning glory' when they wake up, and it's easier to collect the sperm...
"I never thought I'd be giving an orang-utan a hand job every morning," he said somewhat ruefully. "And he is the worst, he expects to be kissed first. "As we approached the orang-utan enclosure, we saw the Zoo's most famous resident lying casually on his back, hands behind his head, and sporting a huge erection.
Love, concern, curiosity, and a small knot in my stomach.
I want my sweetheart happy, healthy, well-rested and comfortably past her deadline. Hopefully her stresses will cease soon, and we can spend more time together again, as an added bonus.
a few little personal swirling, biting horseflies on my side, too...but they're being swatted one by one as I can catch them. they're minor, but taken as a swarm can be a little cumbersome...getting there.
Walkies were ok this morning, but nothing significant to report, aside from beautiful weather and pretty light sidewalk traffic. I had nice thoughts of walking with my sweetheart, holding hands, and sharing the sights... I harbored a light fantasy of taking her to the county fair, and riding the coasters and such with her.... the heartwarming portion of my time out and about. Thoughts of her always makes things better. :)
See? Even the knot is loosened thinking about her! Having her in my heart is cause to celebrate.
Writing Apache modules today. ack. A pain that there are no free-prepackaged modules to do what I want, so I have to write them by hand, the old fashioned way. ah well... I'll drop them into public domain, so nobody has to repeat my efforts. (I love Public License stuff, so it's time to return the favor.)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- At 5:51 pm EST on Wednesday, November 14th, Admin evan writes : I'm looking into it, and the proper people have been notified.
(regarding the email chunkiness/weird load times.)
Inner Sanctum Mysteries - 8 Steps To Murder (K-EPRF Old Time radio drama, mystery, sci-fi, horror and more. OTR radio)