Monthly Archives: October 2006

Happy Belated Birthday to Lee, aka Doc

His birthday was on the front of my mind after I had recovered enough from my latest head cold. I also called the number I had on file in my cell phone, no luck. Some other gentleman in TN answered … Continue reading

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Happy 67th Birthday John Cleese

He’s still doing pretty well too. The imdb.com site has several projects in the works for him. I mainly decided to do a quick plug because I’ve been out sick for most of the week and my friend Helen feels … Continue reading

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Week Three of NHL 2006-07

A pretty quiet week since the Flyers Organization had the hammer come down on Hitchcock and Clarke last Sunday. We’ll see what kind of production Stevens and Holgren get out of these candy-asses against the Thrashers tomorrow night. The Philly … Continue reading

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Under the Weather, still; same goes for my car

I did everything I could to avoid catching Somara’s head cold, ha! Vitamins, rest, soup and over-the-counter medication. No luck. I felt like I was on the mend Sunday then it hit me like a freight train Monday afternoon through … Continue reading

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Somara has a new job as head baker for Kenny’s Coffee Co!

This was only tentative yesterday and I didn’t want to jinx it for her but it became official today. Somara will be the head baker, I think, for Kenny’s Coffee Company. Kenny’s business is still expanding through the catering side … Continue reading

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Happy 47th Birthday Weird Al Yankovic

For almost 30 years he has been an intermittent musical presence on the radio, a fixture of Dr. Demento’s gradually vanishing show and always a constant in any nerd’s music collection (I have all the standard, commercial releases). What a … Continue reading

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Ladytron comes to Austin

Sadly, I don’t have any pictures due to the shortcomings of my digital camera. I can’t emphasize the importance of an optical zoom if you buy one or you’re looking into your next one. Despite the lack of good photos, … Continue reading

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Flyers make at least one right decision today

The hammer finally fell unfairly on Hitchcock and deservedly on Clarke. I figured they’d wait until a weekday but better now so the new coach, John Stevens, has a chance to get this batch of schmucks together to salvage what’s … Continue reading

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Apple breaks the 5% barrier

Who knows if it’s the switch to Intel processors. Who knows if it’s the Boot Camp ability to run Windows XP directly on a Mac. Who knows if it’s the maturity of Mac OS X. Who knows if it’s the … Continue reading

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Week Two of NHL 2006-07

I’ll hit off with a bit of great news about a Gordie Howe movie. I stumbled upon through the ESPN widget. Even if it’s about his days with the WHA and produced by the Ally McBeal people, it will be cool. And … Continue reading

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