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December 2008

New take on Princess Bride fight scene

Hallo! You killed my Father, prepare to die! I should watch that this weekend, I never get tired of it.

Monster Cable has got to be kidding

Just read this on Consumerist. This is a Monster Cable web site http://www.monstercable.com/monster_truth/ about the Monster Mini Golf lawsuit. From Monster Cable’s point of view. It’s a pretty pathetic read. They sued another company in another area of business because… Continue Reading →

Now why didn’t Helen Thomas try that?

I don’t think this Iraqi journalist is going to be invited to the United States anytime soon. The President dodges well. It’s a fitting ending to President Bush’s last visit to Iraq.

Cold called by FindToto.org?

I don’t like getting calls from strangers.  I’m on the national do not call list for that reason, and whenever the “We’re taking a survey” creeps call I give them the short spiel: Them: Hello, we’re taking a survey and… Continue Reading →

SVN says WordPress 2.7 is out

I just did another ‘svn up’ and the WordPress version is now 2.7.  In a little while I’ll switch this blog to 2.7 using ‘svn sw http://svn.automattic.com/wordpress/branches/2.7’.

Wow! Some good old fashion corruption!

Governor Rod Blagojevich arrested for trying sell a Senate seat! That is so old fashioned.

The Christmas tree is up

We used the old tree; no one really liked the 2007 tree. Last year’s tree was pre-lit and many of the lights went out.  This one has about 20 strings of lights on it! When it gets cold it can… Continue Reading →

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

This morning the kids woke up to snow on the ground.  It’s still snowing lightly and after I run some errands I’ll take some pictures.

WordPress 2.7 is shaping up nicely

I’ve had this blog on WordPress 2.7-beta using SVN for a while. So when it went release candidate, all I had to do was another just run another “svn up”. The comment enhancements are cool and Otto provided a good… Continue Reading →

Speed Grade Wing Gundam

My son completed another model. This time the 1/200 Speed Grade Wing Gundam. I have to slow him down or we’ll run out of models for him to work on. This one is his third model this week. It’s great… Continue Reading →

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