Month: September 2005

Haulin’ Cargo

Today I purchased a nice lightweight cordless trimmer to maintain my bzzzzzzz. The box was about a centimeter too large in each dimension to fit in either pannier, so I had to harness the Power of Bungee and attach the


Yup. I definitely said “what’s up?” to my boss today. Le gran sigh.

Keeping My Nerd Membership Fresh

The Netflix genre page for Star Trek says the following: “Whether you’re into James Kirk or Jean-Luc Picard (or even Kathryn Janeway), grab one of these titles and you’ll feel like you’ve hopped aboard the Enterprise to fight Klingons and

My DSL is Fixed – Or, Why I got a B in Electronic Circuit Applications

“Sir? We’ve traced the call. The problem is coming from inside the house!” ::splattery death:: A Covad technician has been here for the last hour, poking at my DSL with various tests, tone generators, and the like. He fairly quickly

Best Use of Netflix

Watching movies that came out when I was too little to see them, my parental units saw them, but they’re weren’t good enough to see again with me when I was older, or the sorts of movies I would see


Remember my last post about DSL? Insert it here, but increment every number referring to the how many times I have called Speakeasy customer service, or how many times a Verizon technician has come to my building to poke at

It’s a Small, Small, Small, Small World

I went to church at UniLu today, and after the service just met people. Katie S., Class of 2002 and former SPC member, is a member there, so she and Celia and I talked briefly about life after Swat. Then

Hate. Verizon.

I hate Verizon with a burning passion hotter than a thousand fiery suns. It’s probably a good thing that they are no longer BBN’s parent company, otherwise I couldn’t rant about their complete and utter failure and incompetence when it

Broken Brakes

Last week, the rear brakes on my bike went out. Since it has hydraulic disc brakes, I didn’t want to mess with it and try and fix it myself. Thankfully my mom was in town (more on that later), so