Monthly Archive: September 2005

Sep 28 2005

Riley

Ladies & Gentlemen … It is my great pleasure to introduce to you … Mr. Riley Gibbs. Riley is a brown tabby domestic short hair cat … about 5 years old. He was adopted from PACT Humane Society at the Petsmart near Woodfield. He is currently exploring his new domicile and figuring out where everything …

Continue reading »

Sep 20 2005

Too Much Security

Well it’s finally happened … the folks at ING Direct have completely lost touch with reality. They recently implemented a new security technique that makes it incredibly cumbersome and difficult to log in to their online account management system. Not only do you have to enter your account number … and a randomly selected challenge …

Continue reading »

Sep 20 2005

Here Kitty kitty kitty

Ok, so this picture isn’t all that good (it came from my phone) … but you might be able to detect a small bundle of fur in Ginny’s arms. No, we didn’t get a cat … yet. Ginny has been in a serious funk when it comes to furry four legged friends lately. We were …

Continue reading »

Sep 19 2005

Talk Like a Pirate

Aye, it appears that today is Talk Like A Pirate Day … who am I t’ argue with a brand new tradition. Aye.

Sep 10 2005

Batteries

The other day I, while getting ready for our trip to SLC, I came to a minor realization. That realization was this: Our age is determined by the batteries we use. Well, at least for me it is … let me explain: When I was young, a lot of my toys needed D cell batteries. …

Continue reading »

Sep 09 2005

Microsoft tries to recruit Eric Raymond

Seems that Microsoft is trying to recruit open source advocate Eric Raymond. My favorite part of his reply to the MS recruiter is this: I’d thank you for your offer of employment at Microsoft, except that it indicates that either you or your research team (or both) couldn’t get a clue if it were pounded …

Continue reading »

Sep 07 2005

IPod Nano

Ok, I know I told Ginny that I wasn’t going to get an IPod (after she got her IPod mini as an early birthday present) … but this IPod Nano looks pretty cool. I had thought about getting an IPod Shuffle at one point … but I didn’t like the idea of not being able …

Continue reading »

Sep 02 2005

MythBusters

I really enjoy the MythBusters show on the Discovery Channel … I was stumbling around today and found a fun interview with Adam Savage on The Sneeze … part one is here, and part two is here. [tags]MythBusters[/tags]

Sep 01 2005

Return Processing Fee

I purchased some software from amazon.com a few weeks ago … then I found it cheaper at a B&M locally. I purchased the cheaper copy and tried to cancel the order on amazon… sadly, it was too late to cancel. I requested a refund and got a shipping label. As soon as the item arrived, …

Continue reading »

css.php