Monthly Archives: December 2008

You Can Find Anything on Craigslist These Days

Shauna found the following ad on Craigslist: FREE BACON: Oscar Mayer brand… there are 8 slices left, they seem to be pretty good sized. I had some friends stay with me over the holiday… they only used a few slices… … Continue reading

Posted in Pictures, Twilight Zone | 5 Comments

A Bunch of New Pictures

I just uploaded a bunch of family pictures and other random stuff and neglected to mention some time ago that Shauna uploaded a bunch of Liam's ultrasound pictures. Go to the photo gallery and check them out.

Posted in Family, Pictures, Tender Lumplings, Website | 1 Comment

For the Love, Please Get Ready for the DTV Switch

Apparently 7% of you are woefully unprepared for the switch from analog to digital over-the-air TV signals on February 17, 2009. The easy answer is to get satellite or cable service, but a lot of folks just aren't willing to … Continue reading

Posted in Geek, Politics | 3 Comments

Debt-Free FTW!

Today marks an important personal milestone for my wife and me. As of this afternoon, all of our credit cards are carrying a zero balance. The only debts we have now are our mortgage and a bedroom set from RC … Continue reading

Posted in Frugal Living | 5 Comments

Revenge That's Made of Awesome

Credit Suisse decided to give its top executives an unconventional bonus this year in the form of sub-prime mortgages. Not only does the bank get to write off these bad loans, but now the people responsible for it have it … Continue reading

Posted in Tender Lumplings | 4 Comments

Caving In to Social Pressure 2.0

I've finally caved into social pressure and decided to fully embrace Web 2.0. Last night, I signed up for a Facebook account. I went whole-hog tonight by signing up for Digg and Twitter, resurrecting my Delicious account and creating a … Continue reading

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Quebec Isn't So Bad

I've spent most of this last week in Montreal, Quebec doing on-site training and installation. Honestly, the whole language thing had me a bit intimidated. Not only do I not speak French, but I heard from a certain friend that … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Travel, Work | 4 Comments

ID This (or, Know Your Credit Card Rights)

If you’ve used a credit or debit card in the recent past, you’ve probably been asked to show ID with your purchase. I find this additional step to be somewhat inconvenient and recently discovered that Visa, Mastercard, American Express and … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Rants | 12 Comments