Monthly Archives: June 2008

Pathfinder continues to impress through its staffing choices

Paizo announced Friday that Sean Reynolds was joining them in developing Pathfinder. First the addition of Monte Cook and now him. I doubt Wizards/Hasbro could care less but I’m excited since these gentlemen made major contributions to Third Edition. So … Continue reading

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Latest Server-Site Outage caused by Cats

My co-worker and friend Mark M alerted me to the inconsistencies my site was having via RSS feeds. I figured it was the usual nonsense of Java intermittently spiking. When I noticed its unresponsiveness around 845 AM today, I just … Continue reading

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Happy 14th Anniversary Tammy & Nelson

It’s in the middle of the week so they’ll probably do something over the weekend. For them, the traditional gift is ivory. Rather cruel since elephants are an endangered species and it’s probably even harder to get it from one … Continue reading

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Roger Rabbit remains amazing after 20 years

Sunday (June 22) was the 20th anniversary of this amazing movie’s opening. In an age of digital characters being rather ubiquitous, it’s hard to believe this film was the showcase on state-of-the-art special effects for integrating live action with an … Continue reading

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A little hockey news after the Draft

An interesting day in hockey. The long overdue news about Barry “Captain Mullet” Melrose being made the new head coach of the Lightning became official. I guess he finally read the writing on the wall about ESPN’s disinterest in the … Continue reading

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RIP George Carlin

It was sad to have the day kick off with that announcement on NPR. George was scheduled to perform at the Paramount in the last year but he cancelled due to poor health. His death through heart failure wasn’t a … Continue reading

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1983: The move from West Houston to the Gulf Freeway area

About a week or two before I went to the Adam Ant concert with Father Orlando, Dad dropped the bomb on me during our daily commute…I wouldn’t be returning to Strake next Fall. The official reason given was my mediocre … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Birthday Bruce Campbell

Probably the hardest working guy in Action, Horror, B and Voiceovers these days. His Old Spice commercials will be legendary, pay special attention to the background when he’s speaking. The list of his appearances is enormous if you check Bruce … Continue reading

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Ladybug cake

It has been a while since I’ve posted one of Somara’s cakes, namely because I tended to have the camera in my backpack and when she’s baking, I stay out of the house; I’ll stray from my diet too much.  … Continue reading

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Umberger traded to Columbus before the draft

This Swiss kid Sbisa better be worth losing RJ Umberger in exchange. I know the Flyers are hurting on D but GM Holmgren is doing Bizarro Clarke moves by trading good, younger vets for unproven rookies as opposed to getting … Continue reading

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