Sleeping with WHAT?

The XM radio built into my dash has a limited number of characters that it will display for song title. I've found that it's generally just enough characters to make you really wonder what the song title is supposed to be. This morning on my way to work, I checked out the display:

Name: Tori Amos
Title: Sleeping with Butt

What the? Man, Tori's feeling a little passive aggressive. Oh wait! That's "Sleeping With Butterflies"...


Accessing Recent Files in Emacs

Some of you may be used to having recently used files available in the Windows file menu. When you look at the Emacs file menu, you may be wondering why that menu is there. In fact, you may be dismissing Emacs as incapable. WRONG! In fact, it's even now part of the GNU Emacs distribution as opposed to being a separate download. Joe Grossberg has a nice, concise write-up of how to enable it.

In Joe's example, he remaps C-x C-r to show the recent files list instead of opening a file read-only. I don't open files read-only very often at all, so I just followed his example to the letter.


Learning to Drink Green Tea

I'm not a tea drinker. I like iced tea, but it has to be the instant kind with lemon and sugar added. So, I guess I am a tea drinker, but I'm not bon vivant.

My wife is leading the charge on getting healthy again. She's convinced me that I should drink green tea. Well, convince is a strong word - she said that it's good for me and I should try it. That's usually all I need.

This morning when I got to work, I brewed a cup of Lipton Green Tea. I steeped it for several minutes expecting it to get dark. It didn't. Confused, I tossed the tea bag and sipped.

I have to say, it really wasn't that bad. The aroma was tea like, but the taste was very mild. I found that I didn't even need sugar. I felt really proud of myself as I set there and drank my healthful elixir.

I decided to go check what WebMD had to say about green tea. WOW! Medical folks rave about this stuff, huh? I guess I'm the last on the planet to know. That seals it, I have to learn to drink green tea.

So far, so good. I'm actually thinking of having another cup. But, I'm going to have to get a little coffee kicker in between. It's going to take a bit to wean off the hard stuff.



PrintFu is a a great idea. They will take a PDF, print it, and bind it for you. I can finally get that copy of OnLisp I've been wanting! Woohoo! (Or as Bubb Rubb would say Woo WOO!)


Phil Show Us Your O Face

Check out ESPN's coverage of Phil Mickelson's disappointment this weekend at ESPN.com: Page 2 : The Tiger awakened. Get a good look at the photo from some AP photogropher: