Category: blog

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ads: presented without comment

I was catching up on some old comics yesterday. Much as I hate that volume 5 of the Legion of Super-Heroes ended with issue #50, it does make it easy to keep up with it. Like some UK television series,...

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TGIF: …their brains start working

Looks like our office will be getting another special visitor this afternoon. Sadly, they sent out the notice about this at around 5:30 last night. Most of the Feds at my site are early birds and usually outta here by...

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food: for the shorties

After a long day at the office, it’s rather nice to know you’ve got a good comforting meal awaiting you. This recipe for BBQ Beef Short Ribs done in the crock-pot is my equivalent of coming home to an easy...

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food: I’m in love!

So ok, I’m not making a big fuss about today, really… I’m not. I was happy to chill out at home, enjoying the weekend and doing some chores, no big deal. Mo’Bo*, however, had other ideas and decided to make...

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free: “Let’s Get It On”

Update: This deal is no longer available, it was a Valentine’s Day 2009 special only. amazon.com is offering a free download* of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” today and tomorrow in honor of Valentine’s Day. Once again proving that...

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DC: money in the bags

Or as I’m sure the plan will come to be called… nickel bags. I remember when San Francisco banned plastic bags, and some shopping chains followed suit nationwide like IKEA & Whole Foods. I even remember when stores would reward...

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geek: DC Comics, give this guy a job!

The security office at work is getting overzealous and has taken to blocking site after site, causing one’s internet experience to look like a connect-the-dots picture that someone’s gone behind and erased every third line. More recent blocks of flickr...

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clutter: old school networking

Cleaning house is SUCH fun! I opened a box labeled “CDs, Glassware, Mini-Shelves” and instead saw the above switches and a metric assload of cabling for devices long since thrown/given away. I think the nostalgia is getting to me, and...

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metro: standing, walking, questions

I thought I was done ranting about people on the metro. I mean what more can you say after so long, especially that hasn’t already been said on a million other DC area blogs, but ye gods! Stand right, Walk...

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food: brunch in the burbs

I wasn’t sure I’d get in a brunch this weekend. That wouldn’t have made a very good start to The Brunch Project. The week moved more quickly than I thought, even though it didn’t feel like it and when Friday...