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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
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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
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Missourah

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

June 15, 2010
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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
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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
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Killers

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

June 7, 2010
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Square Foot Gardening

We picked up Mel Bartholomew’s Square Foot Gardening book last year with the intent of planting a small vegetable garden,...

April 8, 2010
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HTPC Results

[This is the final part in a series on building your own HTPC] The primary reason I set out to...

March 15, 2010
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HTPC Install

[This is Part IV of a series on building your own HTPC] Once you’ve assembled the hardware, and collected the...

March 9, 2010
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HTPC Software

[This is Part III of a series on building your own HTPC] I started out thinking this would be a...

March 7, 2010
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HTPC Hardware

[This is Part II of a series on building your own HTPC] Let me start by saying that I did...

March 2, 2010
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Home Theater PC

When you start the research, like I did, on building your own Home Theater PC, you inevitably come across a...

February 28, 2010
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The Big Box Office Bamboozle

It looks like my prediction about Avatar is on track to come true, but the box office reports today reminded...

January 8, 2010
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Roku

I’ve been a Netflix user for many years. I was intrigued when they began offering some of their movies in...

January 6, 2010
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Avatar

I’m going to go out on a limb here and predict that Avatar will soon be the biggest-grossing movie of...

January 3, 2010
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DJ Hero

Santa brought me DJ Hero for the Wii this year for Christmas, and I have to say it’s the surprise...

December 26, 2009
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Great Holiday Theater

I’ve been lucky enough to take in a couple of great Christmas-time shows this season and I wanted to pass...

December 22, 2009