Category Archives: Anniversary

Most often for wedding anniversaries but others fall under this.

Alamo Drafthouse turned 25!

Completely choked on getting the date right, it was two days ago. Doesn’t matter too much. When the first Alamo Drafthouse opened at 4th and Colorado, I was neck deep in all the crap happening with PowerComputing: the IPO, trying … Continue reading

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One Gen X Maggi couple made it to 27 years…

…and obviously it wasn’t me! Congratulations to Linda and Brian along with their two kids for making it this long. In an era in which it’s easier to get a divorce instead of working it out or toughing it out, … Continue reading

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Good news! I’m on a temporary new role at work for a while!

I got the great news pretty early in my workday yesterday in that I landed the temporary role with another division at my employer. I’m not going blather on about it in detail here, not because it’s top secret or something. … Continue reading

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Twenty-eight years in Austin today!!!

The weather was much nicer in 1994 but I’ll take this dreck over what I left behind any day! The biggest difference is that this bitter, dry cold crap will be done and gone within a couple days, unlikely to … Continue reading

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Same address for 20 years!

I wish I could time travel back to around the days I was in high school during one of the many heartbreaking, painful moves. Of all of them, I’ll go with when we left Houston for Indicrapolis in February 1984. … Continue reading

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I was successful in finding an anniversary gift!

Saturday was our one-year anniversary of meeting which led to our relationship. Getting Jennifer a gift is tricky! She is somewhat like me. She has everything she could possibly want but I think I’m easier because anything Star Wars, Star Trek … Continue reading

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One year with Jennifer!!

It all started with agreeing to meet each other at a bar in Round Rock. A bar? That does sound rather cliché. However, it was back in the bad-old Pandemic was ragin’ days so masks were required and needed…however, we’re … Continue reading

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Happy 20th Anniversary to White Rock Vet!

Finally some happier posts to celebrate the place where all my cats have been cared for ever since I moved to the area. The original location used to be in the nearby strip mall but Dr. Riggan (the founder) and … Continue reading

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Twenty-two years at Apple

It won’t be long before my employment at Apple exceeds the duration between my birth and graduating from university, the latter action saying I’m no longer a probationary adult. Like last year, it’s a bit of a pisser thanks to … Continue reading

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Nineteen years at Chez Maggi

Another year chalked up at my house, nowadays it’s my house, for many it was our house but that’s life. The other funny factor, being in the same anywhere for more than three years is very anti-Maggi given my past propensity … Continue reading

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Fifteen years of Picayune in this format!

Where are now? Let’s see three Mac Minis and a virtualized server for hosting and two different Weblog solutions. I’ve lost track how long I’ve been with WordPress but when I made the belated jump to the Weblog format, it … Continue reading

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Twenty-one years with Apple today

Rather neat that these two things (work and Easter) coincide today. I think we’re all in agreement…better circumstances are desired. Plans? None since it’s Sunday and I’m four-to-nine years off of anything Apple might do to acknowledge my tenure. Let’s … Continue reading

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Eighteen years in one house!

This anniversary completely slipped my mind with all the other crap going on but three days late is better than either not at all or in several days. I often have to pinch myself because I didn’t grow up in … Continue reading

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Five thousand posts!

Well that kind of snuck up on me. I wish I could’ve timed it better to coincide with a better life event such as my 20th anniversary as an official Apple employee (next week) or something more worthy (wedding, birthday). … Continue reading

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17 years at the same house and place!

I totally spaced on the day we closed on the house last week and 17 years ago, September 4, 2001, a week before the shit storm solidifying Bush the Lesser’s reign of error. As for staying in place, I continue … Continue reading

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