Day: May 7, 2004


    Mmm… is there anything as delicious as an afternoon barbecue at the beginning of summer? I think not. Tonight we had our (usually) annual SCCS/CS system administrator’s picnic. Lisa and Tia stopped by briefly, and we tried to grab Rich, but his wife had a baby just seven days ago so he figured that he’d […]

  • Vocabulary Trivia

    The word “wiener” is just a butchered pronunciation of “Wiener” as in “sausage from Wien”. If you’ve ever had Viennese sausage, you’ll note that it very closely resembles American hot dogs, only better. Also, “Austria” is just the latinization of “Österreich”, which just means “western kingdom”. Fascinating. Finally, thanks to , I’ve become a big […]