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Here we go again. St. Baldricks is 2 months away and I’m in once more. Its been 2 years since I last pitched in and I’ve got 12″ of hair waiting to be shaved. On my head, you pervert. Last time was a success. After all was said and done and last minute donations tallied [...]
The wife and I decided to take a trip down to Stanford last weekend to check out the Rodin Garden at the Cantor Arts Center on the Stanford campus. Now, I know that I went to a small school. My graduating class was measured in the hundreds. But, holy shit, the Stanford campus is huge [...]
“And I frankly would be very worried if somebody assured me that nothing in their faiths would affect their judgments because then I wonder, how can you have judgment if you have no faith, and how can I trust you with power if you don’t pray? The notion that you are endowed by your Creator [...]
The USS Iowa was brought down to Richmond, CA to be renovated before heading down to its permanent home and exhibition spot near Los Angeles, CA. Though not much was open to the public because its very early on in the restoration process it was still a wonderful visit. Just looking at the ship you [...]
There’s plenty more folks out there that can be more poignant and eloquent towards eulogizing Steve Jobs so I’m going to leave that with them. Without an Apple computer company backed by Steve there’s a good chance that I wouldn’t be doing what I’m doing, where I’m doing it, and would have missed out on [...]
The boys got their first taste of the beach at Fort Funston today. Literally a taste. They made themselves sick drinking the sea water. Hopefully they learned their lesson. Yeah, probably not.
Now that’s a far cry from where I was. No more fuzzball. No more fro. Sorry I couldn’t do more to cover up the blemishes. I’m tired and my allergies are driving my eyes nuts. All in all it was a good night. Combining web donations with direct foundation donations I totalled $1000 raised via [...]
On Friday, March 11 I will shave my head as part of the St. Baldrick’s foundation annual fundraising event. 2 years and 14″ worth of hair are gonna come off. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation volunteers raise money to help support child cancer research and to give long term support to survivors. So, quit reading this [...]
I love medical imaging. Its even better when its of my own body.
We’re not supposed to have this kind of color in December. I’m actually ready for some snow.
The Avalanche pulled one out against the Blackhawks. Nice. And my new tradition of taking a shitty iPhone panorama from my seat continues: Club level, section 226. Past shitty iPhone panoramas (and one decent real pano) can be seen here.
I started running today. I’m following the Couch to 5K program via an app on my iPhone. I came to a stark realization recently that my weight was getting out of control. I’m fortunate enough that I carry weight well, but that’s also been a reason why I’ve been able to let it go for [...]
Its that time of the year again. Time for the annual Crowd Favorite trip to the ballpark. Tonight it was the Brewers that were in town to hand the Rockies a last minute loss. Boo! Oh well. I got free beer, pizza and hotdogs. As far as I’m concerned the game was great! Also managed [...]
To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering, one must not love; but then one suffers from not loving. Therefore, to love is to suffer, not to love is to suffer, to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love; to be happy then is to suffer, but suffering makes one unhappy; therefore [...]
Its kind of becoming a personal tradition to take a cappy iPhone panorama before the game whenever we get tickets to an Avalanche game. So, that said: Hopefully last night was a good sign of the season to come. A young and energetic team with a goalie that can stand his own. I don’t expect [...]
I like it. The wife likes it. The dogs LOVE it. So why don’t we do more of it? Hm. At least I get a good pic or two when we do go.
I’m sorry, this is pretty much a rant. To all the sites that think video tutorials are a good thing: please rethink this. When people need a tutorial they need something they can follow along with step by step. Often times I want to come back and just read one part of it again. Or, [...]
The wife and I decided that we should finally follow through on getting matching wedding rings since we finally found a designer that we both really like. The designer is John Hardy and the rings are fantastic. Its significantly larger and heavier than my old one, but with much much more character. Much better than [...]
After much futzing, fidgeting, and neglecting of other things I’ve finally got this site converted to WordPress. It was just a logical thing to do for many reasons (one of which that I’m in it so damn much I know how to hack the crap out of it. The other main one being: let someone [...]
Man, how long has it been? Too long. I really should pull myself away and write some more. Its just that I’ve been spending so much time inside WordPress lately I haven’t had much time to spend on my own framework which I was hoping to port this blog to. That might have gotten more [...]
I haven’t been playing a lot of video games lately, the last one that I got through was Portal and I left Half Life 2 and Bioshock each halfway through, but this one’s gonna change that. I need to play a little bit before it hits so I don’t come off as some lil’ bitch [...]
Can anyone tell me details about Canadian Immigration laws? Depending on what happens in November I might need those. Update: Guess I’m gonna have to do this myself. Eh? (see that? I can be a good Canadadian). http://www.canadavisa.com/.
Sorry, I couldn’t resist that joke. The DNC spared no expense when it comes to security. There’s police and sheriff deputies from all over. They’re easily the most prominent aspect of the convention (besides the road closures). Riot gear from top to bottom. Man and horse alike with face shields and body armor. Armored vehicles, [...]
2.5 days of rain. And water seeping into the basement. Ugh. Fortunately the only damage was to CD/DVD boxes that had been stored away more than 2 years ago since everything is now in iTunes. We threw away more than 300 CD cases and a few DVD Cases. Fortunately the old VHS cases were OK. [...]
I was a bit late to the Twitter party (I’m WookeeBoy, if you’re interested). I see the value, and the fun, but am finding that part of it makes me feel a bit awkward. I’ve got followers. Not many. Some are friends. Others are, well, I don’t know. Its kind of weird. Some Tweet a [...]