For those suffering from paraskevidekatriaphobia,
It'll all be over in twenty-four hours.
Um … that is,
today will be over,
not the world.
Those of you suffering from paraskevidekatriaphobia can rest easy now that Friday the 13th is over.
Unfortunately, those of you suffering from pastrophobia are advised to stay indoors for the next twenty-four hours,
and be especially aware of 9:26:53 local time
(AM for sure;
PM if you don't use a 24-hour clock).
That is all.
Those of you suffering from pastrophobia can rest easy now that π Day is over.
we aren't safe quite yet,
for it is the Ides of March.
Climb back into bed.
And avoid going to the government buildings.
I have some good news for Those of you who have been traumatized for the past three days—they're over.
The bad news—it's Monday.
You have my permission to link freely to any entry here. Go
ahead, I won't bite. I promise.
The dates are the permanent links to that day's entries (or
entry, if there is only one entry). The titles are the permanent
links to that entry only. The format for the links are
simple: Start with the base link for this site: http://boston.conman.org/, then add the date you are
interested in, say 2000/08/01,
so that would make the final URL:
You can also specify the entire month by leaving off the day
portion. You can even select an arbitrary portion of time.
You may also note subtle shading of the links and that's
intentional: the “closer” the link is (relative to the
page) the “brighter” it appears. It's an experiment in
using color shading to denote the distance a link is from here. If
you don't notice it, don't worry; it's not all that
It is assumed that every brand name, slogan, corporate name,
symbol, design element, et cetera mentioned in these pages is a
protected and/or trademarked entity, the sole property of its
owner(s), and acknowledgement of this status is implied.