Sunday, February 05, 2006
I was commissioned to provide an invention as part of the grand prize for Rob Clark's Famous NFL Pool (in previous years, I have provided haiku and a recipe for the same purpose here on JFW). Rob's mother, as it turned out, won the pool this year. You would think with a name like "Grace," a Grace-specific invention would be easy, but I was mostly stymied. I was, however, listening to the Mirah song "Murphy Bed" while commisserating with a friend about how much productive time can be lost to being slow to get out of bed even when one has Important Social Scientific Things To Do, and I had an idea for an invention there. I wrote/drew the invention up on my Tablet PC and uploaded the pages to Flickr (it's four pages, so you can follow the photostream to see the invention in its full splendor).