I'm in the process of switching my email handling over from Eudora to Apple's Mail program, and I was intrigued to discover that when Mail is checking to see if there's anything new on the mailserver, its Activity Viewer (when I choose to have it open) first displays: "Finding unseen messages." I really enjoy feeling that soon—very soon—Ancient Eldritch Knowledge in the form of Messages from the Unseen will be Imparted unto me.
Okay, this has now come up in enough of my friends’ posts that I guess I need to post here on my top level this link to John Scalzi’s blog: The Driving 900 Miles In A Diaper Thing Is Not As Crazy As It Sounds.
In the justly famous words of Eeyore: “That Accounts for a Good Deal, It Explains Everything. No Wonder.”