Archive for the 'junk drawer' Category

My year in 12 copy-and-paste comments

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

Twelve months of comments, because your sentences are so much easier to copy and paste than my involved, complex, multi-asided parenthetical sentences.

Getting the creeps from young_girl.mpg

Saturday, September 11th, 2004

The Business Software Alliance’s underage mouthpiece is starting to get on my last good nerve.

What year is this, again?

Wednesday, August 4th, 2004

I read the news today, oh boy. If they are always wrong when I know about the subject, why should I ever pay attention to what they say about any other subject?

I want a new country

Monday, March 22nd, 2004

Please, sir, may I have a country where our best and bravest don’t spend quite so much time thinking about how much they wish they could leave?

Still not here

Thursday, May 29th, 2003

I’m still on vacation (did I mention I was going on vacation?), but meanwhile, a couple of pictures from last weekend, courtesy of my brother-in-law’s new camera (and his internet connection), crabbing: and with the Japanese glass fishing float that foolishly decided to wander inside the bay where I could find it: Back, um, next […]

I’ll upgrade, where’s the buy now link

Tuesday, April 1st, 2003

“RSS item deleted. Shall I delete the source website as well?”

Harmony returns to the Googleverse

Saturday, December 7th, 2002

Google likes me again, though not as much as if I were in college or the US government.

Pyra speaks!

Thursday, September 12th, 2002

Rudy Winnacker : “After getting into the cage it became apparent that the task requires some more complicated work on the file server than we had anticipated, including the physical removal of it from the rack.” Steve Jenson : “It required rewriting page generation so if anybody notices any strange spacing issues, please feel free […]

That explains that search

Sunday, April 28th, 2002

I was a little puzzled by the search referrals from “Mike’s Hard Iced Tea Second Head” until I saw a bit of the commercial (with the TV muted, so I still don’t know what it’s all about), featuring a guy with a second head growing out of his shoulder. I’m guessing that the second head […]

Post a link to open a document in any program

Friday, April 26th, 2002

With most things, I don’t have any problem forming an opinion. At all. However, I have to admit that I’m not quite sure what to think of Add Applications to Your Blog. It’s a “marketing blog” (an ad in the form of a blog), which I don’t entirely object to (after all, if someone pays […]