|What We Needed||What I Got|
|Eggs||Pond thermometer seems useful|
|Condensed milk||More Noodle-Roni maybe?|
|Paper towels||If I pick up some hamburger buns, we might turn out to have veggie hamburgers, which we can then eat|
|Soda crackers||Leftover Easter egg coloring boxes? And only a dime? Score!|
|Chow mein noodles||Didn’t know they even made Woody Woodpecker chew toys for pets|
|Printer paper||I could get a Strawberry Fanta Zero from the freestyle Coke machine up front|
|Those felt pads for the bottom of furniture so they scratch the floor up a little more slowly||It’s not like salt for the sidewalk will rot by next winter|
|Peanut butter||Chunky peanut butter|
Before I get into this, a couple days ago my mathematics blog had another group of comic strips to talk about. I like that sort of talk and I hope you’ll at least give it a read and see whether you like it too. That done, remember like 1992 when we tried out watching Deep Space Nine? Remember that we stopped, but not why? Here’s why. It’s an episode called “Move Along Home”, when a flock of tabletop gamers from the Gamma Quadrant invaded the station. Anyway, here’s what you missed from that episode, if you didn’t watch it in the first place:
A daring choice at the Stardate 46600 Sommelier Competition as Commander Sisko decides to pair a Denebian coq au vin with a tall glass of Strawberry Fanta Zero.
“The little dangly thing at the back of your throat has a smiley face on it.”
“Oh, please open up, Family Feud door, that we may compete against the stars of the hit CBS sitcom Dave’s World!
And that’s about it, except that the episode was — really! — nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Hairstyling for a Series. Which is an actual thing, which is kind of wonderful.
Oh, also, just yesterday I had another bunch of mathematically-themed comic strips so if you wanted to read about those too I’d be glad. Thank you.