Monthly Archives: June 2005


In investigating the possibility of doing my own podcast I had to figure out a way to converse with people in a vaguely standard way. I’m using Skype as it has the widest platform availability. Does anyone out there use … Continue reading

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Spam Blocker Avoidance

Today’s intrepid spammer has to employ odd techniques these days to outsmart spam filters. Here’s the first line of an email that was a phishing scam to get my credit card info: “Sometimes about ruffian trembles, but movie theater living … Continue reading

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1750 Pounds Per Square Inch

As you take notice of the picture that I have attached to this post, keep in mind that I am fine after The Incident. I was outside for most of the day yesterday doing some yard work. I also managed … Continue reading

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Non-Fortune Cookies

The fortune cookie has gone down hill in the past 20 years. They used to be actual fortunes. Now they are simply statements/proclamations. Fortune: “You will find love on Arbor Day.” Not a Fortune: “You have nice slacks.”

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iChat Irritation

Why does iChat insist on truncating the availability messages of people in my list? Has anyone else seen this? It doesn’t seem to do it to the away messages.

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