February 13, 2009 at 12:00 pm | blabbing.

I have been working a lot these days and it means that although I probable have tons to write about in my blog, I just don’t have time to get it down. I sort of shuttle between my couch, my bed, the shower, my desk at work and back again. Alanna and I are really… Read more »

What are you looking at?

February 7, 2009 at 11:08 am | blabbing.

This is what Alanna says to me as I glance up from the couch. It is a beautiful day out and I am caught between staring at the ceiling all morning and trying to get some weekend errands done

New TV

February 3, 2009 at 2:22 pm | blabbing.

We got a new 32 inch flat panel tv over the weekend. Not that it helped us watch the super bowl. Since we don’t have cable we don’t get NBC in SF, so we ended up going around the corner to a bar to watch the game. My friend Paul joked that I am the… Read more »

Email to the San Jose Mercury News

February 2, 2009 at 10:31 am | blabbing.

I beseech you. I beg you. Please tell your telemarketers to stop calling my cell phone. I have never gotten your paper and for that matter I have never gotten ANY newspaper so it is with utter amazement that I get not one, not two, but three calls a week to my cell phone from… Read more »

Year of the Ox

January 28, 2009 at 11:05 am | blabbing.

Starting January 26th 2009 through February 14th 2010 is the year of the Ox. “The Ox is thought to be the sign of prosperity through fortitude and hard work. The Ox is a power sign, like the Rat, Snake, Dragon, Tiger, and Monkey. They’re quite dependable and possess an innate ability to achieve great things…. Read more »

Please stop calling

January 26, 2009 at 6:13 pm | blabbing.

A special note to the San Jose Mercury News. PLEASE STOP CALLING ME! I have repeatedly asked to be taken off your call list and then two days later I get another call from someone in your call center asking if I want to get a free subscription to your paper. I have never gotten… Read more »

How to not clean your desk

at 11:29 am | blabbing.

I am an expert at this. It’s easy, just pile all the papers that you should be going through and working on into one very neat pile and presto you desk is clean. This gives you at least a couple more weeks of putting off that pile until it again becomes messy and you have… Read more »

Geek House

January 16, 2009 at 10:46 am | blabbing.

Am i a geek for wanting this for my house? Perceptive Automation makes a MAC APP that controls appliances and lights around your house from a web browser or iPhone. Control lights, sprinklers, appliances etc. with timers or remotely to cut down on energy usage.

More cowbell

January 11, 2009 at 11:58 am | blabbing, music.

“I put my pants on the same way as everyone else. One leg at a time. But, when my pants are on I make gold records. Now give me some more cowbell.”