Posts from December 2003

Famous for French

I visited my mom in Gainesville, FL for the holidays. While I was there I looked through some of the boxes of “stuff” that I’d left when I moved to California. This took some time, because I left tons of “stuff”. Here’s an example of something I decided to put into the “don’t need to

My Friend Peter

My Friend Peter – Alkaline Trio

Excellent Failure – Google Bombs Away!

US President George W. Bush has been Google bombed. A search for “miserable failure” on the popular search engine Google brings up, as the first link, the official biography of Bush provided by the White House. This can be done because Google does not only search the contents of web pages, it also counts how

ACC Refs

ACC Refs

In which the Gators lose because of bad officiating


How’s this for serendiptious alliteration? Last night after seeing a television commercial for Cingular cellular I said: I would switch to Cingular but Sarah said their service sucks.

Radio – Alkaline Trio

Shakin’ like a dog shittin’ razorblades,waking up next to nothing after dreaming of you and meI’m waking up all alone, waking up so relievedwhile you’re taking your time with apologies,I’m making my plans for revengeRed eyes on orange horizonsIf Columbus was wrong I’d drive straight off the edgeI’d drive straight off the edge Taking your

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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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