Mail delivery in my neighborhood isn’t the greatest. I never remember it being horrible. I don’t know if the regular guy is on vacation or he’s just having a hard time, but recently I’ve been getting a lot of other people’s mail in addition to the usual garbage. Take today for example. When I picked [...]
Monthly Archive for November, 2006
I saw Casino Royale last night, despite my initial concerns about Daniel Craig being too snooty for the role. Casino Royale being Fleming’s first Bond novel, it really is the beginning of Bond as well know it… and I must say despite my initial concerns, Craig manages without blinking. Literally. In the Boston Globe’s review [...]
A friend of mine runs a server that streams live dispatch for Loudon County Fire & Rescue using the same software that I used to stream MP3’s to buddies in college. Pretty cool use of technology if you ask me. I quickly discovered that some guy does the same for Anne Arundel County Fire Department [...]
A quick bit of site news. I use AdSense, but didn’t want to inflate my page impressions when I’m doing work on the blog. After failing to find a Wordpress plugin to do this, I found a bit of inspiration to do it myself. My code varies slightly from that in the linked entry. In [...]
I enjoy television commericals, especially the clever ones. Lots of ‘em are better than most television shows these days. The good ones make you laugh in thirty seconds or less. Thumbs up for Captain Morgan Rum, where a guy ducks out on his lady to hang with his boys. She calls him on it and [...]
I’d been considering converting to WordPress (from Movable Type) for some time now, but hadn’t had the opportunity to do so. While the majority of things are moved over, I’m not out of the woods yet. Some things are still very broken.
These days, the front desk programs a few magnetic stripe cards when you check in. Can you remember when the front desk would hand you a set of keys? What if we used our credit cards instead?
I find myself lacking the creativity or patience to do a proper write up of The Departed, which I just saw tonight at Tyson’s Corner. An outstanding cast, for sure. I don’t need to list ‘em; if there isn’t anyone you recognize in the movie you shouldn’t be watching movies. Particularly funny was Mark Wahlberg’s [...]