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Twitter Updates for 2008-08-27

Would you like fries with that hamburger? Took a spill on the bike this morning and attempted a base-slide into work. Didn’t work, I’m out! # I think my pants are damp with lymph fluid – that’s going to suck later when I have to peel them off. # Powered…Continue Reading

Zune 2.x

You may recall that I had written up the Zune Wish List a couple of months after I received mine in December of 2006. I took the time to assess my needs and what the Zune hardware and software could do to meet those needs. It has now been nearly…Continue Reading

Nerd? Geek? or Dork?

My Score: Modern, Cool Nerd 69 % Nerd, 69% Geek, 13% Dork For The Record: A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia. A Geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one. A Dork is someone who has…Continue Reading

DiY PC: Antec Nine Hundred (Case)

I’m in the process of building out a new custom PC for the house – the first one in quite a while now. Contrary to what you might think, as a technology guy I’m usually a little late for getting things up-to-date around the house. As such, I’m replacing an…Continue Reading

Distractions

I’ve been distracted lately by the more serious things in life, including work. It has drawn some pretty large gaps in my blog as of late, but I promise I’ll get back to things soon. Perhaps I may even talk about what has been so important as to have ignored…Continue Reading

Pogo

Three leggèd dogs are klutzes. Not that I suppose I expected anything less, but Yang is a bumping noise attrocity at night. She bumps into things and knocks things over all over the house (including Balthazar). The hardest part for her is that she doesn’t seem to care about bumping…Continue Reading

Ice Cube Escapee

I have an ice tray that consistently ejects ice from at least one cube with every freeze. I’m perplexed by this phenomenon! It must happen just as the surface of the ice freezes. I’ve opened the freezer early in the process to see partially frozen cubes. The offender can be…Continue Reading

Unfair Freebies

At CheckFree, employees are given an awesome privilege of a reduced-price meal plan at the onsite cafeteria. The system works out to everyone’s favor, giving the company more productivity from employees and the employees have decent food, cheap. The problem comes in with contractors. Contractor’s are charged 250% the employee…Continue Reading