Good stuff: Sinfest for 9/30/04
“We’re so bleeding edge, when the Red Cross comes around asking? I have to pass. I ain’t got nothing for ’em.” – Greg Hughes (greghughes.net)
Made it! This is my first time in Lake Tahoe (in this case, I’m in South Tahoe, for those who know the area). What a fascinating place. I do admit that going from Tampa, FL (Hot. Humid. Flat), to the Sierra Nevadas (Cool. Dry. Mountainy) was a bit drastic. Someone probably should have mentioned otRead More
What fun! The hotel lost power last night around 7pm. This wouldn’t be so bad except that the backup generators they said they had could only run emergency lighting. Not, say, the plumbing or the kitchens. Apparently a huge chunk of Tampa is without power – we’re guessing that a station got damaged badly. THeRead More
Well, now I’m seeing a hurricane kicking along at full speed. Jeanne is down to a Cat 2 hurricane, but that doesn’t make it any less impressive. I’m probably less than 50 miles from the eye now, it’ll past to the northeast of me, but the ‘turn’ all the meteorologists were hoping for didn’t happen,Read More
The eye of the storm is about 110 miles east, south-east of me, on the other side of the state. THe eye is just making landfall, just north of West Palm Beach. Here it’s just ‘windy’. I just went out on top of the parking garage to check things out – we’re not seeing anyRead More
If you’re travelling, having good games on a Palm device is a big win. Since I have my Kyocera phone with me constantly, it’s great to be able to whip it out and play some games for a while. I’ve gotten tired of Bejeweled and I’ve been looking around for something more engrossing.
Ah be here! Arrived on Monday, and have been pretty busy since, so just wanted to drop a few lines to let folks know I’m still kicking about. Having all sorts of network technology problems though. Many of my preparations for road travel didn’t pan out, while others did. My Kyocera 7135 cell is notRead More
In the next 1/2 hour or so I’m hitting the road on a 2 week business trip that’ll take me to Florida, then to Nevada, then back here to boston. This is the busiest time I’ve had for work on Stonekeep stuff, and while I’m excited and pleased that things are busy, I realize it’sRead More
I’m having fun sitting down and going through some of the “old bad” 80’s movies I have in the collection (about 400 titles right now), and I’m dusting off some of the oldies but goodies that it would take a true SF / Fantasy nut to sit down and purposefully put on the DVD orRead More
I recently posted a comment in the Slashdot forums referring to some spam and virii reports I was collecting. I started getting normal clickthroughs on the link, and while watching my access logs, I noticed that, for what should be the mainstay of Linux adoption in the geek world, an awful lot of folks wereRead More
For those who have to endure the NYC Subway preachers, this woman, I think, took the only response that was appropriate. “If you all dont lower your voices and cease calling me Satan, I will have to sing show tunes.
Apparently large chunks of the folks who were at my 40th birthday party have come down with a cold. I know of a dozen or so at least. Headcold, sinus drip, the whole shebang. Whee I tell you, whee. Sorry everyone, but thanks for the party!
This has been floating around the blogosphere for a bit, since one of the folks at Boing Boing is going on a flight soon, but you can book a flight with Zero-G Corporation and experience 30 second weightless periods on their plane (up to 20 parabolas per trip). A mere $2950, flying out of florida,Read More
I’m totally exhausted, but I have to just say I have an amazing group of friends and SO’s and just cool folks around me. For those not in the know, today was the culmination of Cat’s scheming and planning that resulted in a surprise birthday party for me on the Schooner Fame out of Salem.Read More