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Monthly Archives: July 2007
How can I be expected to continue responsibly toward my goal of debt-free living when pieces of my shoddy counter top are falling off in CHUNKS on my toes while I do dishes?
We resisted as long as we could, but Jesse and I are now addicted to Lost. My mom came to visit and brought episodes of Lost on DVD for us to watch. We've only finished the first season so far, … Continue reading
When leaving a message, it's a Bad Idea(TM) to do your Micro Machines Man impersonation when doing so. This goes double if you do it only during the portion of the message containing your phone number.
For years I'd been hearing about Settlers of Catan and about how much fun it is to play. I'd never gotten around to trying it out and Shauna was especially disinterested, relegating it to the same category as Dungeons and … Continue reading
Several months ago, Wired ran a great article on how companies are embracing radical transparency as a new approach to public relations. The list wasn't just a bunch of hip new Web 2.0 companies either. Microsoft operates Channel 9 as … Continue reading
I've added a few new features over the last few weeks that I hope will prove helpful in finding nifty stuff on our site and participating more fully. For about two weeks now, I've had the Subscribe to Comments plugin … Continue reading
Much like the woman in the famous Monty Python skit, I don't like spam. Unlike her, I'm talking about the almost unstoppable flow of unsolicited email messages advertising new mortgages, "male enhancement" pills, online gaming and a host of other … Continue reading
In the same vein of Thanksgiving, here's a famous speech to help put things into perspective between that 4th hamburger and 6th box of sparklers. Let us never forget that 57 brave men pledged their lives, fortunes and sacred honor … Continue reading