Concerted Effort

May 7, 2009 at 5:21 pm | blabbing.

I heard someone use this today and I had a princess bride moment. “You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means.” My father used to say this all the time. He usually got it right by saying “All you kids need to make a concerted effort”. The problem… Read more »


April 30, 2009 at 5:09 pm | blabbing.

I think it’s time to buy some half priced pork. cnn story >

Todays good Quote

April 29, 2009 at 2:10 pm | blabbing.

“It has never and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination” – Marion Zimmer Bradley

Geek Designer Joke

April 17, 2009 at 9:13 am | blabbing.

“Comic sans walks into a bar, bartender says, ‘we don’t serve your type.’”


April 12, 2009 at 11:50 am | blabbing.

Alanna have spent our first week with Mississippi, our new Doggie that we picked up the OHS shelter. She has been a handful and a half, but we are slowly falling into a rhythm. We have our morning walk followed by some food, afternoon playtime, evening walk followed by food and lots of time inbetween… Read more »

Things I’ve noticed about Portland

March 25, 2009 at 9:46 am | blabbing, Portland.

There are a lot of strip clubs Lots of places don’t take credit cards. You can fill your parking meter with a credit card but they don’t take credit cards at the DMV The ratio of people to garden centers is much higher than normal There is lots of recycling and people care how it… Read more »


March 19, 2009 at 11:32 am | blabbing.

Netiquette for people who don’t know, is basic “Internet Etiquette”. It has been around since the beginning of internet and usenet communities on the web. Sometimes I think it should be taught in school along with typing as required courses in the internet age. A lot of people know the basics of “Netiquette”. Things like… Read more »

No wireless for me

March 18, 2009 at 3:41 pm | blabbing.

I have been without internet connection for my computer at home since we got to Portland a little over a week ago. Since my computer is in the basement and our router is on the first floor we haven’t figured a way to get ethernet into the basement without drilling holes in the wall or… Read more »

Strong password a help or a hindrance

at 1:53 pm | blabbing.

I came upon an application recently that asked for a very specific password style and type when creating a user that I had to think: Is this password going to help or hinder me from accessing the program? People get used to certain passwords and styles of passwords that they use and password styles that… Read more »