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Family

Cats do not like change

When my parents moved out of their house into Lily’s and mine they had a Siamese cat. I drove the cat to the new house and he spent the short ride perched behind my neck on both shoulders. Siamese cats are very talkative and I got an earful the whole ride. When we got to […]

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Work Related

At work you can have good failures too

Sometimes when things go wrong at work they still go right. Two Friday nights ago I was at the office till about 11 PM working on some infrastructure. Originally the scope was for 2 devices but that was expanded to cover 4 devices instead. After notifying different groups I started at 5 pm. Naturally I […]

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Geek Humor

It’s just a phone but the parodies are great

Parodies about Cupertino are fun, thanks to the Verge for posting this link.

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Geek Humor

Grosse Pointe Blank moment

Every now and then I read something online that makes me reply “Grosse Pointe Blank moment!” which is not necessarily a good thing. Martin Blank: Who’s the ghoul? Marcella: Whoa. This guy is a badass. Felix LaPoubelle. An accomplished amateur with the Basque Nationalists. Few odds jobs with the Algerian Separatists. Went pro with a stunning […]

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Family

Stuck in the Piazza Navona

It’s really raining right now but we’re on our own time so it’s all good.

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Geek Humor

Seeing movie connections in all the things

This tweet This turned into a 'what if it's a girl?' conversation, to which it'll be Ivanna, which means Joanie… — ipstenu (Mika E.) (@Ipstenu) August 25, 2013 Made me think of this dialog. Debi Newberry: So, is there a Mrs. Mysterio? Martin Blank: No, but I have a cat. Debi Newberry: It’s not the […]

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Family Geek Humor

No singing today? I can fix that

*Turns to Lily who’s reading the instructions to new her juicer* Me: See? Who needs Facebook? This is why there’s an Internet. Lily: That’s nice dear. Well I like the Beatles anyways.

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Humor

That poor lobster

Her face at 1:09 says it all. No sympathy at all. By the way, being able to upload and host your own .MP4 videos in WordPress 3.6 is a way cool feature.

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Cool

“By the end of the war it was deemed inadequate”

Today we went to a nearby shopping outlet (I got sandals) and they had a section for the Museum of American Armor. This is an off shoot of the American Airpower Museum which the kids and I visit a lot. My 11 year old son is a WWII armor vehicle buff. He looked at a […]

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Cool Geek

May I destroy you?

The robot security was a nice touch but if I were that kid I’d hire that robot as a body guard.