Archive for April, 2006


Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

For the same perverse reason people think it's a good idea to put a chicken inside of a duck inside of turkey, I gave Parallels Workstation a try. Parallels Workstation allows you to run multiple operating systems from within a single host operating system. Here's an insane shot ...

Greetings from Mutantville.

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Fun with Photo Booth.

Roofer madness

Thursday, April 13th, 2006

In exchange for putting up their website, we have some contractors here replacing our current roof which had been in very bad shape. Roof replacement is a painful process of discovery. Some genius who worked on this roof before we moved in decided it was a good idea to: ...

They’ve come a long way

Wednesday, April 12th, 2006

On Monday my new Macbook Pro arrived. Three days earlier it was in a factory in Shanghai! Why can't everyone be as efficient as FedEx? When I was in 2nd grade, there was a computer in our class and the teacher would let me stay after class to type ...

Cutest invertebrate I’ve seen this morning.

Wednesday, April 12th, 2006

(via Cthulhu InThePants; see more from the artist)

Flatus apparatus

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

I've been trying very hard to avoid regurgitating content from other blogs but I couldn't help myself in this case: a post on boingboing about a fart-powered missile launcher: To operate the assembly, the player who may be fully clothed places the inlet of the tube with its valve open adjacent ...

Perks of the office

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

My jury duty adventure is going to begin soon. I was recently summoned, and I am supposed to report to the Roanoke County courthouse next Monday. They sent me a little questionaire to fill out, and they include a list of types of people that are automatically exempt ...

Jargon watch

Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

"Hawairish". Definition by Clint: And yesterday i determined that the Irish emmigrated to Hawaii. And became the "Hawairish". And their most common last name is O'Loha.

Crimes against processed meats

Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

Here is the latest in the line of things that you never expect to say but end up saying because you are parenting a toddler: Iris, stop French-kissing the bologna! (related post: NO, NOT WITH HAM) Anyone else got any to share? Gimme!