It's been warm here, with occasional afternoon thundershowers. We had some significant rains a couple of weeks ago, but nothing apocalyptic.
I'm perpetually fascinated to see that every time a news story talks about an event in the Northeastern US, it's about someplace hundreds and hundreds of miles southwest of here. Hope everyone is OK down there.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick
OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy
English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."