Archives for: July 2006, 02

The Brick Testament

07/02/06 | by Nimble | Categories: Distractions, Thoughts, Religion
Wow, talk about a labour of... well, some combination of emotions which may have included part love and part obsessive-compulsive disorder. I'm talking about the Bible done entire in lego. (From a link on the Divine Afflatus) When my mother was… more »

Crib Wars

07/02/06 | by Nimble | Categories: Reviews, Games
My wife and I gave her parents the game Crib Wars for Christmas, and I got to see it in action yesterday. You can play regular crib on the board if you so care to. There's a spot marked "121" for the number of regular holes in the path. What's the fun… more »

Canada Day Fireworks in Strathmore

07/02/06 | by Nimble | Categories: Distractions
Spending a pretty relaxing evening with the in-laws yesterday, we got out to see the fireworks. They moved it from the nearby pond to a bigger venue, which was understandable given the increasing population of Strathmore, but which robbed us of… more »

Scotland Chooses a National Anthem

07/02/06 | by Nimble | Categories: Announcements [A]
Well, no' quite. It may not be official, but it was chosen in voting run by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. They had a choice between: Scots Wha Hae (Scots Who Have) Scotland the Brave (eminently recognizable when played on bagpipes) A… more »