Monthly Archives: February 2016

Exercise is back on track…maybe

Austin weather has improved to the Spring levels we like. I’m 90 percent over the flu. I’m getting my life back into a consistent routine. Time to hit the treadmill again! Same for the stair master. Well, it can only … Continue reading

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Happy Leap Day!

Ahh, the somewhat weird event we have every four years because the Earth can’t follow the precision of a Cesium atom! I wonder how long it really took Astronomers and other related Scientists to figure out the compromise of getting … Continue reading

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Marquette Day 2016

National Marquette Day for Austin was different this year. The nice coordinating lady Annette booked us to meet at the relatively new Geno’s East on Sixth Street. Nice. Southside Chicago-style deep-dish pizza without the chain-smoking, obnoxious accent and dictator who somehow … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Murray

This last year has been pretty rough for I lost another old co-worker from Apple and he was a former boss too. Murray was a different case though. Back when I joined as a temp in 1995, I had the … Continue reading

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Time for a new tree

When I bought my house, it came with two trees in the front yard. Little did I know the sub-par labor that planted them packed the roots too tightly on one. Eventually the tree closest to the driveway died after … Continue reading

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Welcome Penelope!

Yesterday the Derrs delivered on child number two, a little girl. Penelope does resemble Jeremy around the mid-face areas. This works pretty well, Robin will have a friend to drink tea with, not just dolls!

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Victory over the Flu of ’16

Despite getting a free flu shot, I still suffered through a week of… Joint ache Headache Chills/fever with the macaroni sweats Loss of appetite Dehydration (because you don’t want to drink) It’s finally over as I powered through with soup … Continue reading

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Finally, some merchandise for this overlooked show

I broke my promise on acquiring new T-shirts yet I will have something “retire” to make room for this. However, I had to have it. Thanks to the show’s co-creator, Bill Oakley, for plugging the vendor on Twitter. I’ve ditched … Continue reading

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Pathetic tailgaters…who can save you now?

Somehow I don’t think Ming the Merciless drives a hatchback…unless he’s still in exile from Mongo, plotting to get his throne back.

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Bob’s food is Punk versus the chains

Spotted at Waterloo Records! Another fellow Bob’s Burgers fan wearing a Punk Rock mashup. I wonder if Loren Bouchard and his crew have ever done a Black Flag-sounding song for the show yet. Futurama has had their cast sing “TV Party” during the … Continue reading

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