Monthly Archives: June 2009

Picayune maintenance this weekend

In light of the upcoming holiday weekend, I will be taking my Mac Mini offline Thursday night or Friday morning to back it up. Something I haven’t done since Memorial Day. I promise to have it back up and running … Continue reading

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New stuff worth upgrading over

Yeah I’m rather late to shill on about my employer’s latest line-up shifts but only recently have I had an opportunity to see the new MacBook Pro 13″ and iPhone 3G S in action. Back when the MacBook was moved … Continue reading

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Puts my aging car into perspective

Once again, some major credit goes to my friend Mark for notifying me on this web site called There, I Fixed It. You will see some frightening pictures of people “repairing” objects from cars to furniture and other creative means … Continue reading

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RIP Billy Mays

It has been a busy week for the obit pages. They usually say death comes in threes but either it starts over due to it being a new week or maybe there’s a range of days to envelope it in. … Continue reading

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It’s time for the annual Lucky Jeans sale

Not only is blistering hot this Summer in Austin (over 100 F/40 C today), June has been a blur for 2009. I can hardly believe next weekend will be the Fourth of July but I’m excited about our first vacation … Continue reading

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Someone has stolen Bobby Clarke’s brain 2

Chris Pronger? Once again, my team has decided to bring on another aging All Star whose expiration date is nearing: Hatcher, Forsberg, Hackett and Nedved quickly come to mind. My personal guess is this is what was racing through GM … Continue reading

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Philly gets a Winter Classic

It will be next season against the Bruins in Fenway Park. It sucks that it’s in the heart of Masshole country but I think it’s a miracle Bettman allowed my team to participate at all. These ridiculously overpriced match-ups people … Continue reading

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Hal Sparks

Let me start with some apologies. I saw Hal do his stand-up thing last Saturday but due to my lingering illness and work being pretty crazy, only now have I gotten around to posting about his awesome show. Now you’re … Continue reading

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Happy 15th Anniversary Nelson!

Nelson and Tammy tied the knot back in Milwaukee. They had a pretty cool celebration close to Lake Michigan. Despite the horrible flight I had courtesy of the now defunct TWA, I was thrilled to make it. I know I … Continue reading

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Webcam on a rocket!

Last night I watched this on my iPhone courtesy of the plug from Bad Astronomy. It’s pretty frightening and exciting. The rocket must be hauling because it hits the US-defined boundary of Space (50 miles, 80 km) quickly as you … Continue reading

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