Bye Bye Movable Type

It’s been a good run.  I think I started using Movable Type as my blogging platform in 2003, but it...

December 22, 2010

Rooftop Antenna

I’ve not had much luck with antennas as part of my Home Theater PC build. Up until now, none of...

October 9, 2010

Hey Airline Industry!

Recent surveys have indicated that the airlines are getting worse instead of better when it comes to customer satisfaction, one...

August 19, 2010

Google Sketchup

This has been on my todo list forever, and today I finally got around to it. I’ve been wanting to...

August 7, 2010


Well, here we are at the end of another 30 days. I don’t know if it’s because I have so...

June 30, 2010

Lenovo Wireless Keyboard

The Lenovo N5901 wireless keyboard is a small handheld remote with a full QWERTY keyboard and built-in trackball. It seems...

June 28, 2010

Magnetic Picture Gallery

What do you get when you cross a child’s door with a refrigerator? A door that any kid can use...

June 27, 2010

Sammy Scott’s

I don’t think I’ve ever written a restaurant review before, but since I’m waiting for Dobbs to change the oil...

June 23, 2010

The Lost Room

I just watched Sci-Fi Channel’s miniseries The Lost Room for the second time, and I have to say that it...

June 22, 2010

The Oil

I can’t let these 30 days go by without saying something about the story that has everyone talking. Everyone has...

June 20, 2010


This is addressed to those who routinely mispronounce the name of my home state. Some of you, inexplicably, are from...

June 15, 2010

How To Hide Your Gold

On one of my recent journeys down the Wikipedia rabbit hole — you know what I’m talking about, when you...

June 14, 2010

Disappointed With LOST

I was disappointed with the Lost finale. There, I said it. It wasn’t very good. Actually, it was good —...

June 8, 2010


Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl make a pretty good team in the new romantic comedy Killers (whose plot seems strikingly...

June 7, 2010

Memory Foam Mattress

It’s been about six months since we bought this memory foam mattress at Sam’s. At the time, I read every...

June 4, 2010

Bye Bye DirecTV!

Earlier this year, I documented my Home Theater PC project. My primary motivation for this endeavor was to find a...

June 3, 2010

Here We Go Again

Welcome to the third annual Running of the Blogs! We’ve called it 30 Days of Blog in years past, but...

June 1, 2010

First Harvest

We had our first salad the other night from our garden and it was great. I can’t wait for all...

May 21, 2010

Happy Earth Day!

Yeah, I know I’m a week late, but I had to post an update on our square foot garden. My...

April 28, 2010