Buy cheese, fly for free “In P.T. Anderson’s Punch-Drunk Love, Adam Sandler’s character takes advantage of a Healthy Choice promotion for frequent flier miles, buying 1000s of miles and lots of pudding for just a few dollars. This aspect of Sandler’s character was based on a caper well-known within the frequent flier community when David [Continue]
Sorry, haven’t updated in a few days. Been busy doing that thing that you do at the office. That you get paid for. It’s something with a “w”. Wwwwwwsomething. Worcestershire? No, that’s a sauce. WInchester? No, that’s a rifle. Dang it! Aha! Waffle. Yes, I’ve been busy at waffle waffling and doing fairly important waffles [Continue]
This turned out to be a pretty good day. Started off rather craptacular. A blender came in last week. Had to replace the wf unit on it. So we’re putting in one of the new Hercules pc104 motherboards. I had to modify the code a bit so that it would use two A/D cards, but [Continue]
Went on a date Saturday night. First one. I thought it went well. Guess I’ll find out for sure tonight. Chillis for dinner, then 8.0 for drinks, then saw The Family Stone. I had a good time. Think we have simmilar taste in music and movies. We’re pretty close in age, so I don’t have [Continue]
poster print 1.0 grrrr…. does not work in windows 2000! hmmm… I need to print our some maps that are kinda large. Kinko’s wants $10 a square foot! So for a 36×36 inch map they want $90! That seems a bit high, and I need three, so… I’m looking for something that will cut up [Continue]
My blog is worth $5,080.86.How much is your blog worth? ummm…ok.
Interesting article over at the Washington Post, The Steady Buildup to a City’s Chaos Confusion Reigned At Every Level Of Government By Susan B. Glasser and Michael Grunwald Washington Post Staff Writers Sunday, September 11, 2005; Page A01 “… Nagin did not tell everyone to leave immediately, because the regional plan called for the suburbs [Continue]
In Algiers, citizen sentries (you’ll have to scroll down to find it) 2:05 p.m. By Susan Langenhennig West Bank bureau “Just after dusk on Tuesday night, with the rumble of helicopters and airplanes still overhead, Gareth Stubbs took his spot in a rocking chair on the balcony of an Algiers Point house, a shotgun, bottle [Continue]
cnn has a nice satelite pic of NO taken yesterday.
gah! There seems to be a conspiracy out there to keep me poor. SOG, out of Ohio, has imported some Czech police pistols, CZ-82s. 12 (+1) rounds of 9x18mm Makarov. Small size. Fixed sights. Mag catch is in the “normal” place, not a lever on the bottom of the gun like on lots of euro-pistols. [Continue]
“Such Great Heights” by the Postal Service
Took a long lunch break today. From 11:40 to 5:30. My friend Jenny is in town. I haven’t seen her in…well, it’s been waaaaaay too long. Maybe four years? It was good to see here again, and luckily she didn’t have anywhere to go till 6 or so, so we sat in Angelos and talked [Continue]
so I don’t forget, door number three has U2 tickets, on 102.9s matchup game. At least on the one going on right now. wonder if there’s a website with all the revealed prizes? hmmmmm…looks like the radio station themselves is showing some of the stuff, I bet it’s the stuff that’s already been won. EDITED [Continue]
What Arabs Really Think by James Dunnigan May 29, 2005 What do Arabs really think about the problems that afflict them, and how is this related to the issues Islamic terrorists are fighting and dying (and killing) for? A recent “Opinion Survey of the Arab Street 2005” by Al Arabiya news network provides some interesting [Continue]
Take this quiz and you’re entered to win a 63 INCH plasma TV! 63 inch!!!!!! The answers are: 1) D $200 2) B 200 kHz 3) C 5.45 mV 4) C 4 5) C 7680 6) B (or anything else, no wrong answer here) Did I mention it’s a 63 inch plasma TV?!!!! (BTW, the [Continue]
U.N. youth report a ‘wake-up call’ HIV/AIDS is spreading fastest, the report said, among youths in sub-Saharan Africa, where about 8.6 million youths are infected — 62 percent of them female. South Asia follows, with 1.1 million youths infected — 62 percent of them female. The report said poverty was a factor in the spread [Continue]
Looks like I may have to start a new hobby
hmmmm….maybe my next case mod will look like this. or not. UPDATE: Definately not. The next case I build will be Star Wars related. Like this Imperial Star Destroyer PC Case. Or this Millenium Falcon. Drool…..
Did you know that there is a country between France and Spain? Andorra was co-ruled by the head of France and a Bishop in Spain for 700-odd years, till 1993 when they became a parlimentary democracy. 1993!!!!!
The things pervs will do to get attention Reflecto-pr0n. Who’d’a thunk it?