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October 2004

Natasha (AKA Blubberella, AKA Fatty McCatty, AKA Mt. Fluffmore) is a good kitty. She caught the third mouse we’ve ever caught in the house now. Apparently as winter sets in the mice try to get in. (Along with the squirrels, and the other bugs) Now while the other two cats are indoor cats and though […]


I listen to some weird stuff now and then.


Cool Job

I work in a big boring business complex in PA near the second hotel where AC was held, but on the other side of the railroad tracks near where the rock quarry and highway is. It is a BIG frikking complex. 50 or so buildings ranging from rach-style small offices to full blow multi-story big […]

American Accent

It’s always fun listening to stuff and catching accents. I’ve lived a lot of places and it’s fun how you’ll end up reflecting the accent of a local a little bit. A few folks I have known have said that they find the american accent intriguing. It’s funny, as you live with it all the […]

Things change

ls web/fill*.txt | tr -d ‘.txt’ | awk ‘{ print “./bin/html.pl < ” $1 “.txt > ” $1 “.html” }’ | /bin/sh I just typed that without much thinking. I threw it into a Makefile and watched it run. I didn’t have to type it twice or check it. Looking at that line sitting in […]

Whoah….. mondo fllashback, dude.

Bonus points to the folks out there who knows who this is, who he sang with (hint) and what his crew was called:

And a thought for the day

“One must remember that the English horn is actually French, but should not confuse it with the French horn which is German.”

Oye! Oye!

Let the loud discussions begin! The AC website is updated. The first GoH has been announced. Mr. Peter Laird, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series is he whom shall be honored. (For folks who are curious this is a HOLY CRAP on the Strongbad meter. Mr. Laird is known to generally avoid conventions, […]

I’m Feewing Wucky!

Google is now available in more than 100 languages, including: Google in L337: http://www.google.com/intl/xx-hacker/ Google in Fudd: http://www.google.com/intl/xx-elmer/ Google in Swedish Chef: http://www.google.com/intl/xx-bork/ Google in Pig Latin: http://www.google.com/intl/xx-piglatin/ Google in Klingon: http://www.google.com/intl/xx-klingon/ Full details: http://www.google.com/language_tools?hl=en