Archive for August, 2008

Happy Birthday, Rosie!

Happy Birthday, Rosie!

Today is officially Rosie’s birthday. She’s my only dog that I know when her birthday is; I think the best you can usually hope for with rescues is a birth week. For example, I only know that Porter was born about the first week of September, and that Pearl is sometime the last week of […]

Posted in: dogs
Timbuk2 customer service problems

Timbuk2 customer service problems

Timbuk2 is unable to correctly fulfill my order, despite multiple emails and over a month of waiting.

Posted in: gibberish
99 red balloons ….

99 red balloons ….

More like almost 150 ones of varying color and shape. My co-worker and good friend jammed my entire cube full of them while I was out for my birthday yesterday: Tags: balloons, birthday

Posted in: gibberish
SmartWool Retreat sock review: a motorcyclist’s perspective

SmartWool Retreat sock review: a motorcyclist’s perspective

I put three pair of SmartWool light-weight Retreat socks through a sixty mile motorcycle daily commute in the middle of the Virginia summer.

Posted in: motorcycling, review
I survived another year

I survived another year

I’m 33 today — thanks to everyone for sticking with me this year. It wasn’t always easy, but then again, neither was your mother. Special thanks to Starbuck for this DrFaulken’s ego-sized tiramisu. It is magically delicious. No tags for this post.

Posted in: gibberish
My Xbox 360 Elite died after 358 days

My Xbox 360 Elite died after 358 days

My Xbox 360 Elite takes a dump on me with just eight days left on the Microsoft warranty. Whew.

Posted in: games
Motoport responds: Ultra Air II fit issues

Motoport responds: Ultra Air II fit issues

I talked with Motoport today and the lady on the phone was VERY nice. I expressed my concerns about the jacket fit. She told me they had a 44 chest size on file, which is what I sent them. I measured myself last night after trying on the jacket and found my actual measurement to […]

Posted in: motorcycling, review
First impressions: Motoport Kevlar motorcycle jacket, pants, and gloves

First impressions: Motoport Kevlar motorcycle jacket, pants, and gloves

I attempt to get the best textile motorcycle gear money can buy. $1200 and six weeks later, I get a 37-pound box of disappointment.

Posted in: motorcycling, review
Sunday ride: bikes on a boat

Sunday ride: bikes on a boat

Meeting a friend for a cup of coffee turns into over two hundred miles by motorcycle … and ferry.

Posted in: motorcycling
Binary Bad Behavior: 39 yes or no questions
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Binary Bad Behavior: 39 yes or no questions

Here are the rules: You may only answer “yes” or “no” to the following questions. Exposition is optional; I’ve gone for the straight Y/N. No tags for this post.

Posted in: gibberish