Monthly Archive: August 2006


Shut. Up!

Y’know, much as I love watching poker tourneys on tv, I really wish the commentators would shut the hell up! So annoying. Or at the least, have previous champions do it, these talking heads are just annoying.


Afternoon Geek Delight

I mentioned AudioFaucet in a post a little while back, took a snapshot of the tv this morning because I still can’t get over how much I love it! Free app, lets me have the music through the tv and...


Drink Responsively!

Appearing on stage at DC Pride wasn’t quite enough for Linda, even when she thought it necessary to “declare” the day “Gay Pride Day in DC.” Seen at DCist and A Single Syllable. I don’t even know where to start...


I’m ready for my morphine now…

Ouch. Somewhere between the neck and shoulder blade.. big pain, feels like I pulled or twisted something, but I’ve just been sitting here at my desk doing my usual coding, filing and surfing. I’m so glad it’s Friday, but this...


my brain’s broken

I can no longer watch Are You Being Served? without seeing Mr. Lucas as Colonel Masters from "Secret Weapon".


Funhouse camera!

The Daily Mail reports on a new “slimcam” setting on the new HP Photosmart R727 being marketed to women. The ‘slimcam setting’ on the gadget uses high-tech digital trickery to shave a few inches off its subject. Marketed at women,...


very disturbing

John Karr, who recently admitted to (accidentally, says he) killing Jon Benet Ramsey, has an online resume (pdf link) for his teaching experience. Most disturbing is where he details his experience as a caregiver. I’m certainly glad that he was...



I’m listening… but it’s just not grabbing me, sorry Xtina.


stuff and nonsense

The process of making my brain work today is extremely elusive. It doesn’t feel like I had a long weekend, just my Mon/Tues was dealing with using the noggin for other types of thinking. I almost forgot my passwords this...


Pen and paper blogging…

(that should end, ‘or at least’ — I got distracted) And that’s what happens when I don’t have access to the internet all day long. Blogging finds a way. Overall it was a valuable enough training class, even if I...