Monthly Archives: March 2007

Dana Gould

Last night my friend Scott and I caught the late show of comedian Dana Gould. You may recognize him from numerous cameos in sitcoms and movies, check here for a more complete list. You might see a few and go, oh … Continue reading

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Southern Culture on the Skids

Here is the kick off I promised for my new Category (what the software calls it) or Section (what I prefer): Brushes with Greatness. Why Greatness instead of Fame? Firstly, I admit to ripping off an old bit from David … Continue reading

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Southern Culture on the Skids rocks Austin again

My favorite band from Chapel Hill, NC returned this week for another awesome five-night run at Austin’s Continental Club (which I will need to do an Austintatious story on, promised that last year). Admittedly, I attended the opening show on … Continue reading

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My latest PDF creation

Over the months, I have seen some great ideas sold as PDF files through enworld.org (still the best site for all things D&D outside of Wizards of the Coast). The latest one was Condition Cards which has each of the … Continue reading

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Democracy (In)Action or mini C-Span 2007 Part II

I was a tad more prepared this time for there was a quorum in round two. It remained a long, dull meeting that achieved very little. Something I would say Associa, or Alliance or whatever name the HOA “Company” (more … Continue reading

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Week Twenty-Five of NHL 2006-07

Philly’s magic number of 58 still evades them as they remain at 51 with seven games to go. The good news is a two-year deal being finalized on Biron. So far his GAA has been as rotten as Esche and … Continue reading

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Rain + Cats = Soaking Wet Adventures

I’ve been housesitting again this Spring, something I always enjoy doing for my friends the Lowrys (Alaire & Tom, also Ethan’s parents). They have three cats (Angel, Tiki and Jack) and I’m pretty good with them because I don’t mind … Continue reading

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Hockey Night in Canada has been rescued!

I was so overjoyed at the offical news stating how the CBC cinched it over TSN (Canadian ESPN). There were rumors going on all season that the NHL would sign for a ridiculous amount of money with TSN; more than the … Continue reading

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Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends Season One

DVD releases of today’s cartoons are frustrating since the shows Nickelodeon and the Cartoon Network choose to publish seem arbitrary or random. There are numerous hits that ended years ago such as Dexter’s Lab, Johnny Bravo, Cow & Chicken, Hey Arnold!, … Continue reading

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2002: Orlando Vacation II started!

Five years ago, my last vacation as a bachelor began. It was definitely overdue since I didn’t take a real one in 2001 with my grandmother’s passing in the Spring and all the joys of buying a house. Those stupid … Continue reading

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RIP Calvert DeForest, aka Larry ‘Bud’ Melman

Seems my friend Jose has been beating me to the punch on such morbid news…the loss of Larry ‘Bud’ Melman. That’s what I get for not staying rudely glued to my iBook all night long when I should be participating … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind 30 years later

Since I was ill last week and one can only sleep so much, I cleared out this one from the DVR’s collection of TCM’s Oscar movies. I can’t even remember what the heck it won, wait…checked imdb.com, Best Cinematography and … Continue reading

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Week Twenty-Four of NHL 2006-07

The goal of ending with 58 or more points seems to be proving rather difficult for my Flyers but they have nine games remaining which is 18 potential points. Gagne is out with an injury which makes little difference in … Continue reading

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Happy Fifth Birthday to Arianna

Hopefully I have her age right. This young lady is my friend Nelson’s daughter and although we’ve never met, I did hear enjoyable stories about her back in 2003 from her parents. Arianna sounds like a real joy and since … Continue reading

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I finally check out Austin’s new north side Apple store

A second Apple store in Austin. Big whoop right? Heck, these places have become pretty common with the mall landscape across the US and gradually with Canada, Japan and Western Europe. I’ll grant that. However, this one is much, much … Continue reading

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