Monthly Archives: August 2009

Back from the Doctor's

I really hate the “lipid panel.” For two years, mine has been wandering up and down, ranging anywhere from poor to bad. I’m gonna have to do something about that. Apparently the best thing for me to do would be … Continue reading

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City Pool

I left work early today, because my wife was taking the kids to the public pool for the last day of summer. But when I got there, it was closed. When I got home, I asked WTF and she told … Continue reading

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Something Good from the Government

I’m not a fan of the healthcare reform proposals, nor cash for clunkers, or the economic stimulus program. In fact, if there’s anything this administration has done that I would approve of, it has escaped my notice. Until now. I … Continue reading

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Back to work

I spent Friday and the weekend on a brief mission trip in Arizona, but I’m back at work today. Well, sort of. I have almost no time to do, uh, work. In the morning, I’m meeting with some people to … Continue reading

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Stephen Wiltshire: autistic savant

My mother-in-law sent me a link to this video. It’s pretty impressive: Stephen Wiltshire takes a helicopter tour of Rome, seeing it for the first time, then draws a panoramic view of the city from memory.

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Reinstalling Vista

I managed to find a buyer for my Inspiron 1525 laptop. (No thanks to eBay and the Nigerian crooks who have made it useless for selling computers.) But then my buyer tried to install software on it. And he ran … Continue reading

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It's not enough to bash in heads…

I finally saw Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. It’s awesomely wonderful and bizarre and funny. I don’t know what the best line was, but one of my favorites is from “Everyone’s a Hero,” when Captain Hammer sings about how … Continue reading

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