Monthly Archive: October 2007

Social Blunder #32 0

Social Blunder #32

If you don't want to wear underwear while riding your bike, that's your prerogative. But please, for the love of everything good in this world, don't wear ripped jeans that advertise it to everyone in sight.

Lessons in Automotive Care 8

Lessons in Automotive Care

I have a really bad habit of leaving my car's headlights on. This ordinarily wouldn't be a problem since most cars have a "you left your lights on, retard" feature. This feature, however, is moot when the little door sensor...

Some Dynamite Chicken 10

Some Dynamite Chicken

I decided to try my hand at making a roast chicken tonight. Yes, it's true: I had never really roasted a whole chicken before. I usually took the lazy route to buy one of those grocery store birds in the...

Help Get a Puppy Adopted 2

Help Get a Puppy Adopted

Jason The over at The Sidetrack found a stray puppy in need of a home. If you know anyone who'd be interested in adopting what appears to be a 2-month-old collie/German shorthair mix, please go over there and let him...

Spam Wars: Revisions, Part 1 4

Spam Wars: Revisions, Part 1

As you all know, I've been doing some work to try and find a way to shut down spam here in Utah. After some feedback on the original proposal and some requests from Sen. Niederhauser, I've come up with the...

Voucher Math, Part 2 5

Voucher Math, Part 2

The number crunching done in the last Voucher Math post really helped me see how big of a difference the switch rate can be even with just minor changes. What I was hoping to establish is the need to replace...

What happened this morning when I tried to upgrade the server? 2

What happened this morning when I tried to upgrade the server?

Voucher Math 19

Voucher Math

One of the biggest controversies surrounding the whole voucher program is cost. Depending on who you talk to, the program with either save a ton or cost a ton with little room left in the middle. One of the big...

Four-Dog Night 5

Four-Dog Night

We had some adventures in dog-sitting over the weekend. Our friends Bobbie and Jeremy went to Disneyland with the fam and were left without a dogsitter, so we volunteered to watch their Jack Russell Terrier (Daisy) and bichon (Max). Max...

Social Blunder #58 6

Social Blunder #58

Skirts that don't extend past mid-thigh are not appropriate work attire. This is doubly so on windy days. Triply so for thin materials.