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Monthly Archive for September, 2008

Gianni’s has outstanding pizza, hands down. Just because they don’t have a web site or because they’re located in the same strip mall as a shooting range and a few other shady looking places doesn’t mean that this take-out joint can’t crank out some mean pies. On their single page menu they promise “great taste, […]

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GnuCash on Leopard

All I wanted to do was install GnuCash on my laptop. Step one of the instructions stated that I’d have to install MacPorts, which looks like something I’d want around anyways. So that required Xcode, which I don’t have. After resetting my Apple password and answering the demographic questionnaire to become a member of the […]

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Some Brief Words on Eagle Eye

The plan was to see Righteous Kill with the lads last night. I’ve been looking forward to seeing DeNiro and Pacino together again on the screen for the first time since Heat. But it wasn’t to be, the 7:20 time that we were planning on came and went while we were busy bantering about current […]

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I usually don’t watch the news, but while at the car dealership yesterday I had some time in the waiting room. On the one hand I don’t feel that the taxpayers ought to be bailing out either individuals or corporations that made poor financial decisions. Like a friend helping out your friend because they made […]

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Too Much is Happening

I find writing to be relaxing and therapeutic, but lately I just haven’t been able. I’ve had a lot on my mind lately. It doesn’t help that the makeup of one my team (at work) is changing and it’s leaving me feeling stretched a little thin. Six Flags is fun. Too much, perhaps. It took […]

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I Miss the Old Barber Shop

It’s hard to get a decent hair cut these days. My haircut is usually a closely cropped buzz just short of a Bic, but it’s the experience of it that I miss. The warm lather and the smooth skin that can only be left by a straight razor. The friendly chatter I’ve only seen depicted […]

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I got a professional courtesy voucher to subscribe to Robb Report. I get these sorts of vouchers occasionally, but usually they’re geared towards computer science, information technology, consumer electronics, etc. This one is a bit different, so much so that I’m wondering why I received it. Robb Report is a luxury goods rag that caters […]

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A Productive Weekend

For a holiday weekend, I’ve been really productive. I started reading The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini on Friday night. I felt some “me time” would be a good thing; lately movies have been thing, but I’m always bitching about how I haven’t any time to read anymore. So I’m glad I made time to. […]

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