Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Monday, June 18, 2012
Friday, June 15, 2012
This post is brought to you by this spring's general and local trend of a year-over-year decline in retail sales, which is making it hard for me to enjoy the perhaps-excessive benefits that I've finally qualified for, given the risk of a seniority bump due to "cost cutting measures in a challenging retail market."
So, anyway, the title is a reference to Nirvana's 1991 "Smells Like Teen Spirit," implying that there's not that many teenagers around here. You may have heard of the song. In fact, I'm guessing to the point where I ought not play it straight.
But it's a void in my mind. I'm not sure why, because knowing stuff is hard. That's even true of what should be the most obvious thing that you can know, such as what your customers want.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
"Lythrum" is introduced as a dark (but not necessarily evil) dimension in the background of the Black Rose, one of the Sentinels written up in 2006's Champions: News of the World. I had no idea that it was a name for loosestrife until I Googled it a moment ago..