Monthly Archives: June 2010

New Look for July!

With the new WordPress 3, this is the new default Theme (2010, that’s its name). The key feature I really liked was the ability to change the header which I used to enjoy doing with Blojsom. To kick off my … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mark

Before the day is over, I want to wish my concert and music bud a great day. Not sure if he took the day off because I spoke to him online a couple times. We’re definitely in for a great … Continue reading

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Record number of Americans drafted

During the first round of this Summer’s draft, 11 Yankees (or American-trained players) were in the top 30. One went to Dallas which will be going through a major overhaul after being terrible again. It also means, the younger playmakers … Continue reading

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Data plan altered today

In all the uproar over AT&T no longer offering an unlimited amount of downloading for the new customers (people switching from another carrier, mainly to get an iPhone 4), Somara and I decided to re-assess ours. Back when we got … Continue reading

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My iPhone is operational again

Eventually, Somara and I will upgrade to the new fourth-generation iPhones (aka iPhone 4), just not this year because getting iPads are the higher priority gizmos. We are going to the AT&T Store in the near future (tomorrow?) to see … Continue reading

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Bionic Cat!

This poor guy named Oscar lost his hind feet in a farming accident according to the original BBC article I was sent about him. It’s pretty amazing how well he struts around now with his prosthetics but then again animals … Continue reading

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iPhone 4 is out…

and the local cable news station asked Jeremy for his two cents.

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1985 – Summer Part I: Escape from Beulah, sad news and a surprise friend

When the last day of school arrived, Mom had Brian and me load up our most personal belongings for our escape from North Dakota. She originally wanted to bail right after we arrived in March but Dad talked her out … Continue reading

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Second session of physical therapy…ouch.

After about two weeks of doing all six of the exercises the PT guy (Doyle) asked me to do at least five days a week (more like six for me, I take Sundays off due to the lack of time … Continue reading

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Pardon my iPhone…

…it might drop calls or do other freaky things for the interim. My favorite is the touchscreen becoming unresponsive. I hastily went through with the new iOS 4 upgrade. Probably because I was on a roll with how well I … Continue reading

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Toy Story 3

The Summer of 2010 has so far been rather tepid in the movie department…until now; nothing has motivated us to hit the theaters with much urgency, even Iron Man 2. Originally, I was disappointed when Pixar decided to release its … Continue reading

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Passion Pit

Another concert from the emergency series of the Austin/Ecology Action music showcase which took place last Saturday evening (no pictures were taken neither); volunteers were needed to help pick up the bottles and cans for recycling, namely when the it’s … Continue reading

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WordPress 3 upgrade is a success!

This one went through with little drama, as in a stressed-out online chat with Jeremy to help get the older data recovered. I’m still digging around to see what the major refinements are. The one which made me press ahead … Continue reading

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Free RolePlaying Game Day (Free RPG Day)

I guess D&D and its brethren are trying to combat extinction by taking an idea from the relatively successful Free Comic Book Day (first Saturday of May) and Record Store Day (mid April) promotions. Extinction? That’s the litany you usually … Continue reading

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Belated RIP Al Williamson

This great comic book artist was one of my friend Steve‘s heroes and an inspiration to become even better (I thought he was pretty good to begin with). Before my GDW tenure, I was pretty ignorant about the guy until … Continue reading

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