It's like family, only weirder…

The Drudgery of Process

I’m in the kind of job where, according to best practices, I need finite processes defined for everything I do. Skipping past acquisition, in order to get a server ready to install an operating system, I have to request a place for the server to go, ask someone to install…Continue Reading

Too Zune to Tell

I got a Zune for Christmas – a wonderful gift, really. I really wanted to get into the iPod/Zen/etc. scene, but I wasn’t that interested in the whole iTunes thing. I also want video to be a comfortable size and 4:3 aspect ratio. The Zune has that, and is still…Continue Reading

Eat, or Be Eaten

I heard on NPR this morning that 25 million Americans receive emergency food assistance each year. From what I understand, the level of funding available to this is not nearly what it needs to be in order to feed everyone that is starving within the U.S. It’s ironic to me…Continue Reading

2006: The Year of the Landfill

Last year, and for roughly ten prior, I collected material goods as the situation arose. In 2006, I threw them all away. Well, I didn’t exactly throw them all away, though if you were to ask my wife you’d get a different response. My wife and I both took the…Continue Reading

BlackBerry Cobbler

As I’ve grown up in varying parts of Georgia, one thing remained absolutely constant; blackberries. They’re in south Georgia and north Georgia. They grow vigorously regardless of what pain you can submit them to. My mom makes the best blackberry cobbler in the world. I haven’t had it in sometime…Continue Reading

‘P’ to the Rizzo

Corporate cultures everywhere have mandated an unspoken need to reduce english terms and phrases to mere grunts and phonic alliterations that hint at their original use. It’s a little like what others experience when faced with the Southern tongue. You know, the words like “aaah-ayt” to represent “alright.” “Dj’eet yet”…Continue Reading

Bathroom Etiquette

This should probably be a meme if it isn’t already (note to self…). I have a list of things I would like to post in regards to bathroom etiquette. Please follow these simple guidelines when in my presence. *Do NOT* talk to me whilst I piddle or poo. Talking to…Continue Reading

The Honda Experience (Update)

Here’s the latest news in the Honda Experience. It turns out there was some unscrupulous actions occurring after all. My vehicle purchase price was changed without notification. Of course, I was a fool for signing the contract without calculating the simple interest loan values myself and backwards calculating tax, tag,…Continue Reading