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Directory of Weblogs, Online Journals and Diaries - H

Half Mad Spinster

"Did you ever get up and have a fit, convinced that you're going to spend your entire life at the mercy of other people, beholden to them for everything from your salary to your self-worth? I felt that way this morning. But then the storm blew over."


"Beep beep! goes the Yule alarm and from his deep robotic slumber, Secret Santa awakes once more"

HE and All That

"The muse for today, Sunday, arrives as the result of a conversation I had with a friend who works at another college during a long though far from over indulgent session at the pub. He was sounding of about how undervalued, overworked and abused he felt at work; by the college that is not the students. I agreed this is a common phenomena, considering lecturers, like teachers, nurses, doctors are all used to having their professionalism exploited by Senior Management Teams everywhere, and seem to have some hard wired inherited oblivion with regard to the hours and commitment of their staff. But it wasn’t always that way was it? No! So when did it become this way?"

Here Kitty Kitty

"When was the last time you went grocery shopping, got to the checkout, and when the cashier said,
"That will be $232.89," your reply was,
"Oh, no. That's not in my budget. My budget is for $150.00."
hmm? Never? If you had, the cashier's response would probably have been,
"Well, you best put some of that stuff back ma'am."
correct? Of course that's correct. Then why is it that given a quote from me, for my web design services, a potential client feels that it's ok to tell me that they only have $XYZ amount of money alloted in their business for the web site. period. Well then, you best forget about that interactive thing-a-ma-gig that just put you over your budget, dagnabbit!"


"I'm watching people barf at Chris (makeup-face) and Gretchen (left-tit) Pirillo's. They have more geekness here than at a friggin Comdex.
We've programmed the next 60 episodes of Golden Girls, played Karate Bikini Babes, and are drinking white russians and big black suckers....or something like that.
I think I'll go get my party on. Be well."

Hormonal Bitch

"Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a slowdown in the performance of the flower and jewelry applications that had operated flawlessly under the Boyfriend 5.0 system. In addition, Husband 1.0 un-installed many other valuable programs such as Romance 9.9, but installed undesirable programs such as NFL 7.4, NBA 3.2 and NHL 4.1. Conversation 8.0 also no longer runs, and Housecleaning 2.6 simply crashes the system."

How Now Ophelia?

"one of today's mails wasn't bad so much as dumbfouding. the mailer asked, "what is a blog? i can only assume it is something you use in designing a web page." he then asked me to expound upon the uses and significance of the blog. at this moment, my head began spinning. how do i explain what a blog is and is not? a blog isn't something we use to make a webpage. it is the webpage. not only that, but why on earth is this guy searching for blog templates if he doesn't know what a weblog is? head reeling, i attempted to answer. before i wrote even a character in response, i gave up. for if i hadn't, my head might explode."

How To Learn Swedish In 1000 Difficult Lessons

"A fascinating thought, that. My friend, the guy from the Goethe Institute, claims that it's hard to pick out gay Swedish men passing on the street because Swedes as a whole act so terribly asexual - his gaydar is useless here. Which doesn't contradict what Björk says, although apparently the passion runs too deep for my friend's tastes (or abilities)."


"After the party was over we all went to the bar. This was probably not a good idea. Some of us were not allowed in the bar for various reasons - those of us that made it were kicked out in less than 15 minutes. Apparently the owner/manager of The Park doesn't take kindly to grown men dawning some of their girlfriends accessories and acting like they are picking up on him. Getting kicked out was totally worth seeing that grumpy old mans reaction though."

Hugin and Munin

"Tired, and then some
Trying to amass enough energy to transcribe the thoughts scattering about my brain down unto “paper”, just bone tired and all that seems to come out is a long drawn out blank. The worlds a teetering and a tottering, going spinney spinney and the keyboard looks like a mighty good place to rest me head. Must resist the temptation, must type."

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