Monthly Archives: March 2013

Austin is prepared for the PDRK

This modified symbol/flag from the Texas Independence War usually receives a reaction of rolled eyes in Austin Proper because the original was hijacked by Neo-Confederates, the NRA, Black-Helicopter Enthusiasts, Secessionists and Teabaggers. Since Austin is punster/humorist O. Henry’s hometown, it’s … Continue reading

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These aren’t my Chucks

These belong to a fellow employee I bumped into at the cafe. My initial question was how did he manage to get them from Japan since all attempts with the assistance of my co-worker Ayako failed (the e-mail said the … Continue reading

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Playmobil diorama #1 – Apple Cafe

Traditionally I like to give people pirates when they get hired by Apple (another story why). Finding a female pirate that wasn’t a part of an expensive set proved to be a futile quest so I decided to build the … Continue reading

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Break room artwork

Not only is Apple building a whole new campus in Austin but the company has been remodeling the existing location section by section. When I went to go visit a co-worker, I spotted the newly designed break room and it … Continue reading

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Returning to the land of the living

The year 2013 is merely three months old and so far I have to say it has been the best and worst year with my personal health. Emphasis on the worst (along with saying it in Comic Book Guy’s voice) … Continue reading

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Last minute birthday wish to Ethan!

He received a pretty cool birthday present this year, a third daughter! The one I mentioned recently on my site, Sarina, who completes the gEeKs acronym. When I think back to my return to Austin in 1998, Ethan (aka E … Continue reading

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Star Wars just walks into this

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One fan’s booster…

…is another one’s poison. I’m sure this is illegal in Chicago.

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My new iPhone camouflage

Oh, my beloved ice-cream sandwich! How I love to lick your creamy center! You’re not like the others. You like the same things I do: Wax paper. Boiled football leather. Dog breath. We’re not hitchhiking anymore. We’re riding!

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Cool SXSW Shirt 2013 #2

It’s certainly pretty funny (and more tasteful than T-Shirt Hell’s joke), even if you’re not a vegetarian.

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Cool SXSW Shirt 2013 #1

This was the band Henry Meowlins sang with before he became an actor/poet/activist.

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One, quick, cheap shot at St. Patrick’s Day

I’m only part Irish so I guess that’s why I find this funny unlike my maternal grandmother who had no sense of humor about her ethnicity. The best jokes I ever heard were told by people belonging to said group.

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Hockey jibber-jabber, namely re-alignment

With all the bracket-yap-ology going down over March Madness, it is hard to get any enthusiasm regarding the NHL’s shift of 16 teams in the East (Detroit and Columbus move) and 14 in the West (Winnipeg finally is relieved of … Continue reading

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A fairly productive weekend

This would explain why the site is rather behind on the numerous cool things going down: Dana’s visit, SXSW, scoring tickets to shows and whatever. Since our friends Kelly and Ethan just had their third child, our other friends Tom … Continue reading

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Welcome Sarina

There won’t be any picture at the request of the parents and that’s all I’m going to say. This makes daughter and child number three for our friends Kelly and Ethan. When the announcement was made of her arrival, I … Continue reading

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