07 Dec 2008
Meme: First sentence of first post of each month of 2008

I shamelessly stole this meme from ScienceBlogs.

Jan: As my friends know, I’m not a particularly social person. [Breadcrumbs]

Feb: At times like this, I understand why the zen masters tended to simply hit their students upside the head with a stick when they said something stupid. [Zen Masters]

Mar: My first impression when I saw these was of a group of grumpy old men. [Grumpy Flowers]

Apr: “Yesterday [March 19], the gamma ray burst GRB 080319B was observed.” [The Star]

May: I upgraded to WordPress 2.5.1 yesterday, using the WordPress Automatic Upgrade plugin. [WordPress 2.5.1]

Jun: According to it’s web site, “The VIBE Machine is an electronic device that brings the vibrational level of your body back to its natural state of being.” [Woo Vibrations]

Jul: I just realized that June 19 was the tenth anniversary of my lohnet.org domain registration (why I registered it). [Ten Years of lohnet.org]

Aug: In Quirky Spam I described a special corner of hell for email spammers. [The Nadir of Advertising]

Sep: According to “Oldest Gecko Fossil Ever Found, Entombed In Amber“, ‘Scientists from Oregon State University and the Natural History Museum in London have announced the discovery of the oldest known fossil of a gecko, with body parts that are forever preserved in life-like form after 100 million years of being entombed in amber.’ [A Gecko Older Than the GEICO Cavemen]

Oct: “[Amanda Peet] has a lot of balls to come forward and be on that side [vaccinations], because there is an angry mob on my side, and I like the fact that I can say she’s completely wrong.” and “… until she walks in our shoes, she really has no idea.” [Irrefutable Logic]

Nov: VMware Server is great for keeping a copy of Windows handy on my Fedora Linux-based laptop. [VMware Server 1.08 on Fedora 9]

Dec: Matter is nothing more than fluctuations in the quantum vacuum. [Vacuum Flowers]

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