Archive for August, 2007

Dog day afternoon

Dog day afternoon

Last Saturday we hosted the second annual reunion for Rosie and her litter mates. Last year the reunion was at a public dog park, and it was way too hot for everyone. This year we had the benefit of shady oak trees, a doggie pool, and air conditioning. As a big improvement over the year […]

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Welcome to the neighborhood

Welcome to the neighborhood

Working from home has quite a few benefits. One of them is being able to watch the neighborhood during the day. We live on a cul-de-sac, and most of the car traffic on our street is from homeowners. As such, I recognize most of our neighbors’ cars, even if I don’t know much about the […]

Posted in: gibberish
Retire by forty?

Retire by forty?

When my father was a child, he was given three choices on what he could be when he grew up: a banker, a lawyer, or a doctor. “I want to be a cowboy, or a firefighter,” he said. “No, son. A banker, a lawyer, or a doctor.” My father chose the first option, earned his […]

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USPS: Phoenix, AZ is Bat Country.

USPS: Phoenix, AZ is Bat Country.

I have been conducting trades over the Internet for the Star Wars Pocket Model game I wrote about last month. On the 27th I sent out a rare ship to a fellow in return for another rare ship. I used USPS First Class mail with delivery confirmation. I used to sell micro RC cars on […]

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I am Elite

I am Elite

Well, not quite. But I did purchase an Xbox 360 Elite for myself for my birthday this weekend. The Elite differs from the other Xbox 360s for three reasons: it has a bigger hard drive (120GB vs 20GB), has an HDMI video output, and is black. Lady Jaye, my buddy Roclar and I went out […]

Posted in: games