Monthly Archive: August 2008

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chemical formula: C8H10N4O2

Moose made a very good point over brunch yesterday when I said I wasn’t having any coffee (even though I was quite hungover). I have caffeine 5 days a week, why deny myself some on the weekend? So even though...

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So very true…

There are times that I’m very glad I don’t have to code anything too terribly “web flashy” at work, because I already spend enough time trying figure out why perfectly valid code still refuses to render properly in IE. I...

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A vacation about nothing!

I’m doing the unheard of… I’m taking time off from work. Not only that, but I’m taking it as a… stay-cation. I am horrible at planning getaways and doing research for travel and accommodations and knowing what’s a good deal...

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DC schools: Paid for Grades

D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee announced plans yesterday to boost dismal achievement at half the city’s middle schools by offering students an unusual incentive: cash. — WaPo: D.C. Tries Cash as a Motivator In School Ok, what?! I’m all...

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It is also not a charity ball…

Danie got me started this morning, so she is surely to blame for this. I’m sure we all have those moments where we reminisce about old tv shows and theme songs and how cheesy they were. And while you lose...

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I. Am. In. No. Mood.

Remarked by me this morning as I was dealing with a “crisis” around the office: I am having a ‘fat day’. And you do not want to mess with a single gay man in his mid-30s having a ‘fat day’,...

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video: 430 Crucial Voting Blocks

With The Onion delivering a weekly paper to the DC area, I often forget to check the online site these days, but I subscribed to the TiVo-provided podcast and still get their videos. I usually talk politics with Michael and...

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It was a dark and stormy night.

The 2008 results of the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest have been posted. Entrants are invited to submit bad opening sentences to imaginary novels. This year’s winning entry is pretty good, but what really give me the lulz was the winner for...

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Us do opposite of all Earthly things!

I still think I went to a Bizarro World DMV office. I don’t want to jinx anyone or my own future visits, but that really was the nicest and fastest experience I’ve ever had with DC’s DMV. I got up...