August 2nd, 2002

caillebotte_man at his window

More Deer

Deer passing like grey shadows in the pale light of the waning moon. If I am very quiet, they ignore me. Still, my night vision is poor, and they are startled by lights. I'm unable to tell when they are looking at me, or even if they are looking at me. They walk slowly along the street, sniffing at hedges, grazing a bit. Sometimes I catch a dim silhouette of antlers. They stay for a while, then move on. It is very quiet after they have gone.
caillebotte_man at his window

Conspiracy?

I think I've figured out why Sluggo is so slow, In spite of his ample memory and fast CPU and hard drive. He has, without my knowledge, been crunching phony numbers for one of those evil accounting firms such as Arthur Anderson. He might even be the leader of a cabal of evil computers, all working to destroy the world economy. Be vigilant! If your computer is slower than it ought to be, it may be part of this vast conspiracy, quietly doing tasks on behalf of Sluggo and his corrupt human cohorts, as you innocently surf the net.

Or, maybe Windows is just crap!