Monthly Archives: March 2015

1865: Appomattox Campaign begins

The noose finally began to tighten against General Lee (who should be remembered as a traitor in the same vein as Bowe Bergdahl, Benedict Arnold and Kim Philby) as General Grant’s attrition tactics were paying off. The Confederate forces had … Continue reading

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Rock Band 4 represents the return to the basics

One of my favorite video games of all-time is back after a multi-year hiatus and getting a divorce from the meddling corporations (aka MTV and EA). I saw the one story about Guitar Hero returning too but there was a link … Continue reading

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Happy belated 84th birthday to Leonard Nimoy

The person who is the reason for my header/banner would’ve celebrated his 84th yesterday. The guys who host the Roguecast said it best about Leonard, he had a life well lived plus he was generous to share it with everyone. I … Continue reading

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Happy belated birthday to Ethan

It was two days ago but by then my pre-written string of stories had run out and let’s face it, I’m still adjusting to Daylight Saving(s) Time. I think he had a great day off from work, his wife Kelly … Continue reading

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Gen Con takes a stand against regressive Indiana government

I can thank the backward people of Indiana for electing someone who will be a bigger asshole than my state’s governor for a couple days. There was never any real love lost because I hated living in their excuse of a … Continue reading

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Anime Star wars!

What a kick-ass job despite the bad guys being the stars. It should give my friend Matt comfort since he tends to take the Imperials when we play X-Wing. I loved how you see the shields manifest around the X- … Continue reading

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What my brother got for his birthday

His kids bought this to coincide with his recent hobby of fixing up an old VW bus nicknamed Westy. Not sure how Brian feels about Pink Floyd.

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I need this for my car…

…for I am that asshole going the designated speed limit or a little under if the weather conditions warrant it.

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Welcome Vivian and Winston!

Another co-worker became a first-time father and boy did he show his dedication, no waiting, have two at once! Not really, the odds of twins are relatively more common than you think plus their occurrence has risen through numerous good … Continue reading

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A great pun to a favorite food

Courtesy of a co-worker which reminds me, I need to keep going to the gym if I’m going to continue enjoying pizza.

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Butterfly and gluten-free cake!

Hard to believe it was actually good tasting too. I’ve had gluten-free bread and cake before. The experience was rather obvious, disappointing and made me grateful I’m not allergic. Somara did a great job making this moist. It was as … Continue reading

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In their hearts, all cats are French

What I love the most is the cat’s impeccable timing to speak but some cats are pretty good conversationalists with humans.

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Belated welcome to Kora, the new Avatar of Austin!

This sweet little person is the daughter of a wonderful couple. Kora’s mother is not a member of the Water Tribe that lives around the South Pole, but a key leader for why I enjoy eating at work. I even … Continue reading

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SXSW ’15 SOTU

Bashing on the second musical event that put Austin on the map (Austin City Limits on PBS being the first) became passé a couple years ago, namely when Doritos was a major sponsor. This article sums up most of my feelings. In short, SXSW … Continue reading

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Super-crazy-busy week mostly over

After my three-day stint as acting Team Manager went pretty well despite a half-day caused by icy conditions, I received another chance for a full week. It was pretty cool, I mean even cooler than past times. I learned more things … Continue reading

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