Archive for August, 2009

What’s this switch do?

What’s this switch do?

About a month and a half ago I left for Georgia on vacation. My friend Grizzly Adams stayed here at the house to watch the dogs and keep an eye on the premises. When I came back, the upstairs was 78°F. The downstairs was 72°F and the air conditioning was running full-speed. Normally I keep […]

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FiOS Speed Upgraded!

FiOS Speed Upgraded!

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Verizon pre-emptively upgrading everyone’s FiOS speeds. I am happy to report that the upgrade was completed on my account. It happened at about the same time that I tried out FiOS TV and Verizon’s voice over IP telephone service (VOIP). I decided to cancel both the television […]

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Lake Placid trip summary: day two

Lake Placid trip summary: day two

I like to be cool. I keep my house at about 68 – 70 degrees all year round. My mom’s place was in the low 80s, and as such I didn’t sleep very well. Capping off a twelve hour car trip with a poor rest motivated me to leave for Lake Placid, NY early. I […]

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Lake Placid trip summary: day one

Lake Placid trip summary: day one

I set off for New York state on Friday. My friend Bond was getting married up in Lake Placid, and I planned on visiting my parents in Syracuse the day before. As I mentioned before I set out, there was a forecast for lots and lots of rain, so I took my Mazdaspeed3. Right before […]

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