Saturday, December 13, 2008

Wednesday, December 10, 2008


Scratch that last post. I went back to the Doctor this morning, and he saw fit to give me a 3 month no-shaving waiver. I don't have to shave again until March 10, 2009. Merry Freaking Christmas.

The Beard

A quick post before I'm off to work;

I had to shave my one month beard yesterday, as my "No-shave chit" expired. I was awarded the chit for contracting Folliculitis on my face, and didn't have to shave from Nov 6th through yesterday. Needless to say, it was the best month of my life. Here's the transformation. It's sad;

Tuesday, December 02, 2008


There was an article on DIGG today about motorists in Arizona that are taking action against the speed cameras that are becoming more and more popular on American roads. It states that
"the speed cameras being placed abundantly throughout town by the Arizona Department of Public Safety were being "vandalized" with -- gasp -- Post-It notes.

Scofflaw activists hope placing the sticky notes on camera lenses will bring attention to their cause and allow at least a few speeding motorists to escape citations. An Arizona Republic article states the protesters have also been spraying the cameras with Silly String."

(Sidenote: "scofflaw" is my new favorite word)

Camera vandalism, whilst new in Arizona, has evolved pretty heavily in the UK and across Europe:

One commenter states:
"Ah, civil disobedience against tyranny. What a proud tradition we have in this country."

So true.