The long nightmare is over

I am now officially licensed to operate motor vehicles. I think that’s the most ridiculously overprepared I’ve ever been for a test. The nightmare began just over a week ago; I was due to take the test last Saturday. I am terrified of tests. Always have been. It would not be unreasonable to wonder how I ever graduated, and the answer is that it almost killed me. When everyone else was out partying, I spent a week in bed recovering.

Troll droppings

Naturally the Massachusetts decision brought out the trolls on Usenet, with lots of postings of frothing articles from However, it also brought out some amusing parodies of said ravings: Mass. Decision Said to Encourage Federal Marriage Amendment Christians fear an end to traditional marriage and abortion clinic shootings Thousands of formerly ardent Christians filed for divorce this morning, as others raped their children and household pets, after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that gay people are citizens too.