Monthly Archives: September 2005

Vegas Day Three: Brush with Greatness & the World

Herman’s dad was generous again to treat us to a breakfast buffet, this one over at Bellagio. The upside of arriving late paid off too. We arrived during the last 15 minutes of breakfast so the lunch goodies were put … Continue reading

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Vegas Day Two: Gaining Momentum

The day was pretty cool with a start at Paris for breakfast because I usually like that meal the least, but they spoil you at the buffet. Crepes made-to-order, veal sausage, pate and other unusual delights French people (allegedly) cook. … Continue reading

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Vegas Day One: Arrival, Theme Coined

The flight was uneventful, other than the stop in Lubbock to pack the plane to capacity. I think it was rather cool and fitting that wireless access at McCarron Airport is free. Must be the equivalent of the legendary free … Continue reading

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Reviews for late September

This time around I have turned the tables on the last set of reviews. Instead of one artist covering a series of songs, we now have numerous artists covering the material of three bands and a studio band covering the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Somara!

Today is my wife’s birthday. Which one, that’s up to her to tell you since it’s still impolite to tell a woman’s age these days because America is an age-obsessed culture. Okay, America is a country obsessed with youth some … Continue reading

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Vegas is Tomorrow!

I can’t wait to go. Hitting LV with my best bud Hoser and we’ll be staying at the Luxor. He’s invited a couple of his friends I’m hoping will be cool with me.

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Rita affects Austin before landfall

Pictures and comments courtesy of Somara. snarkychef.blogspot.com Hint, it’s not the wind and rain, but the idiocy that affected Houstonites the other day.

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Rita was nowhere close

Even though its path has changed significantly and the Feds have overcompensated on this one (got to get Spurious George’s poll numbers back into the low 40s), Austin was never in any danger. We’re pretty far from the coast, at … Continue reading

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News from Somara

www.snarkychef.blogspot.com It’s better to let her tell the joys of our new kitchen shelving thanks to the annual sale at the Container Store. She also has pictures of the new bicycle I bought her for her birthday-Christmas present.

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Cat Litter Conversion

Maybe this should be called Poop-pourri! For the last few weeks I have converted the cats over from clay and wheat-based litter to pine. My friend Mark (Millard) converted his cats earlier and recommended it. At first it’s a bit … Continue reading

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