The display of leap years calls for as much ingenuity as their calculation. On the large calendar ring, an open space between December 31 and January 1 bears the legend Commencemcnt de l'annee commune ("start of common year") ... Shortly before midnight on the December 31 before a leap year, a sliding flange that carries the first sixty days of the year ratchets backward by the space of one day, covering up the word commune at one end of the flange and at the same time exposing February 29 at the other end. The flange remains in that position throughout the year, then shifts forward again to cover up the twenty-ninth and reveal commune just as the following year begins.
I knew I wasn't crazy
here they be Dr. Pookie's photos, including lots of food pics, are here.
Dr. Pookie and I took a whirlwind tour, hitting up San Jose (where we had a great time with relatives), San Francisco, a train to Reno, and then back…
Smash What's on God's iPod? IZO clearly wins the Phriday mockery of Thomas Kinkade.