Archive for September, 2006

OBX 2006 #2

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

Our trip last week to the Outer Banks was a blast. We had a great time with the McCubbin clan and their extended family. The giant beach house was awesome and not too far from the beach. When you have three toddlers in a house at the ...

Great-Uncle Gus

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

My Great-Uncle Emil "Gus" Oranchak, who served in the 11th Airborne Division during WWII, passed away over the weekend and his funeral is tomorrow. I went to 1800Flowers.com to order and ship some sympathy flowers, and I noticed a curious entry in the choices for "Name of the deceased": "Myself"? It ...

Interesting searches

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

Oranchak.com's web logs have interesting info on what search terms people are using in Google and other search engines to get to my site. Last month somebody browsed to my site by searching for this text: what does a smudge on a window on a skyscrapper mean Makes me wonder what ...

The ever-tiny blockade

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

We're on our insane crunch period trying to push out the latest release of our case management software for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy. We finally got a build together after many long hours, late nights, and weekend toil. A very frustrating and work-intensive time. So, ...