Well, at least now I have an excuse for being late for work, by 1.26 milliseconds. And the old saying in the real estate biz... 'location, location, location'... This just proves how true. The Nasa scientists say that the Chile earthquake, while much smaller (at 8.8) than the 2004 Sumatran earthquake (at 9.1) had a much greater effect because of Chile's location. Well, there you go!
Chile Earthquake May Have Shortened Days on Earth - Yahoo! News
We had some pretty serious wind Thursday night, news reports said of the 400,000 PSNH customers, something like 350,000 of them lost power. Over a million total in the New England states!
To add a little salt to the wound, I got sick Thursday, and had a second interview for a job Friday. Had to shave in semi -dark, with a blade. I hope I get the job.
Well, I was sick all weekend and got kinda bored with no computer. I played a lot of board games with the kids, which I should do more of anyway! Does anyone play GO?
I've just completed moving my blog from WillyP.RantThisSpace.com to RantThisSpace.com. I've set up a redirect at the old location so any links to the old location get sent here.
At the moment it is just a transfer but I have some plans to expand this. For the moment This will do, though. The wiki that was here is gone, all the good pages from it have been copied to this blog.
Can you imagine being awake, conscious for 23 years, but unable to move? You can hear and see, but everyone thinks you are in a vegetative state? It's unfathomable.
Rom Houben, 46, had a car crash in 1983 and doctors thought he had sunk into a coma. His family continued to believe their son was conscious and sought further medical advice.
Of course, his parents knew better, and could not accept the diagnosis. Their persistence finally paid off when a specialist put Rom through a PET scan that indicated he was conscious.
WOW, I just can't imagine the frustation this man must have experianced for twenty three freaking years... unable to move even enough to show he was there...
"You have to imagine yourself lying in bed wanting to speak and move but unable to do so — while in your head you are OK," Dr. Vanhaudenhuyse said. "It was extremely difficult for him and he showed a lot of anger, which is normal since he was very frustrated," she said.
Man in 'coma' for 23 years was awake all along - Times Online
Man trapped in coma for 23 years was fully concious | The Money Times
Now, I am very curious what a collage kid, Yale no less, would be contemplating...