Posts from November 2002

Traffic Sadness

From the “I Guess It Depends on Your Point of View Department”:This morning a dj on KROQ said, “And there’s some good news to report on traffic: The fatal accident that was blocking the 210 has been cleared from lanes.”

Dream A Little Dream

Last night I dreamt that I was on the phone with person A. While I was talking with person A, person B called my cell phone. I tried to disable the ringer on my cell and could not. I became very frustrated. I smashed my cell phone and it would not stop ringing. At one

Shut Up

Shut Up – Bloodhound Gang

Good Suits

Men’s Fashion: Part 1, SuitsUnfortunately the majority of suits you see look awful. This isn’t necessary. Even if you work ten hours with your jacket on, being mindful of your clothing will keep you ready for cocktails after work. Too many men either don’t care or don’t know how to wear a suit, and, suitably,

Help Albert Win

Help Albert Win

Please put in your vote to help Albert the Aligator win the Capital One – National Mascot of the Year award. He deserves it.

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A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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