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the bucket into which all things must fall.

And now some Comcast Hate

Or should I say xfinity hate? Anyhow, got a package from Comcast today via UPS. Open it up, new cable modem. Yay. Instructions say “install this for free from Comcast”. Not trusting them, I call them up and learn that … Continue reading

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Some Apple hate

Apple is evil in so many ways. My latest rant regards their chiclet keyboard and the older version of the mighty mouse.  The keyboard comes with a USB extender cord – quite nice, Apple white, etc.  Great.  Except I wanted … Continue reading

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Thank you Mazda & Jeep

Franny is now driving an FJ Cruiser (Mee-ma’s car as Isaiah says) and I am now driving the A4 Avant (Dee’da’s car).  We love them both – the FJ is the best over-sand vehicle I’ve driven on Martha’s Vineyard / … Continue reading

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Me == sucker for shiny cars

I have always loved cars. From my first car (1984 Cutlas Supreme) to my first new car (2002 Mazda Protege Sport) to our recent Toyota FJ Cruiser – I just love a nice machine with attractive lines. For me, cars … Continue reading

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Ugh, wordpress upgrade brokeyd things

(Update: fixed themes and comments, all back to normal) Annoying, I don’t have time in my life to play at sysadmin anymore, I’ve already learned this stuff.  Why can’t wordpress, from the admin screen, just perform an update in the … Continue reading

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Life has been busy

It’s been a while since I’ve updated my blog. A *ton* has happened.  Stay tuned for posts on: My 3rd Google launch – 2008 US Voter Info My new Google job – Book Search Our move back to Massachusetts – … Continue reading

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Need a Luo language guide?

Look no further! My sister and brother-in-law have published one on their family website. So next time you need to bone up on your Luo, check it out here: Lou language guide.

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American Mecca

I am finishing up a week in Orlando. My first, and quite possibly last time here. I had never been to Disney World, nor did I desire to go, not even back in elementary school when seemingly every other child … Continue reading

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Images are unhappy today…

Problem – Phanfare is shutting down. This means my images are not loading all the time, as I used them for photo sharing and hosting. (Phanfare isn’t shutting down, they’re just changing business models, and their new model precludes image … Continue reading

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Woohoo James & Lauren!

James and Lauren are engaged! Woohoo! Yippee! So exciting. Here is the official rocketmonkeys post with pics.. In the meantime, I’m not surprised but so happy for them both. Go James! There’s lots of pressure on “the guy” to make … Continue reading

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