This blog is a place where my family and friends can go to check on my current condition. If I am posting, they know that I am alive! and coherent enough to string a few ideas together. For myself, designing a unique website and creating blog posts is a fun, free, and creative hobby. And sharing blogs with others enables me to meet interesting strangers with wise and hilarious thoughts who live in places that I will never be.

According to his mother, Bill Gates plotted world domination and confusion from an early age.

I invite you to watch a classic comedic sketch about computers. Eddie Izzard discusses his techno-joy and how computers will eventually end the world. He talks about arguing with your computer about the printer, guessing passwords, wiping out the Internet, etc. Seven minutes of hilarity.


I am convinced that the #2 reason that I am still alive is because of a thank-you-god-irrepressible sense of humor, and in particular my sense of the ridiculous in the mundane.

But I want to go out and play!

Any time I see a weather forecast in the Pacific Northwest, I remember that there are 10,000 words in Eskimo for snow. There must be at least that many words for rain in the Northwest. They could replace all forecasts with the simple, “Unremitting gray sky, with some form of water falling from it, either now or later.”


Why do male dogs run around peeing prolifically everywhere and then take five minutes sniffing out the perfect spot to poop? Here are some silly dog pictures.


Isn’t this beautiful? Nothing I can create or contrive surpasses a simple moonlit night. Even the nighttime colors tonight are beautiful. I see that taking photographs can be a form of worship. I am alive, but I’ve been sick since the day after Thanksgiving. A wicked case of laryngitis, which I’ve never had problems with […]

Christmas child adjust

Merry Happy! Here are four virtual presents for you from Summersday at Current Conditions. First a short boring update about how I am doing, then (1) High quality video and jpeg from the “I’m not dead yet!” Monty Python sketch, (2) A unabashed silly cat and dog video (cats stealing dog beds), (3) a less known Christmas video speculating “What would happen if animals were round,” and finally — hot off the press — (4) a mini Sherlock Holmes episode from the creators. Enjoy!


I found this setting up my new blogs. I’ve seen optical illusions before, but this one is the best that I’ve seen.


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