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.”

my sloppy digital life

January 5, 2009 at 11:28 am | blabbing, music, web.

I have to many hard drives. So why did I order another? Good question. Right now I have 3 computers and an iPhone to keep track of. I have a MAC and a PC that I currently run at work. (I’m in the process of switching) I also have a massive MAC Pro at home…. Read more »

Lessons from 2008

December 29, 2008 at 2:34 pm | blabbing.

I think every year you should be able to look back on the year and least remember a few lessons that you learned that year. Here is a small list of mine. Marriage does change things, and its worth it. Life is messy and it always moves forward, even if you don’t. Sometimes you can… Read more »