Category Archives: Random thoughts

And about that moon…

Sometimes you just do things for fun. For the last four years I’ve produced a weekly podcast and occasionally written articles for a web site called Fanboy Planet. There’s no money in this, but usually it gets you into conventions, … Continue reading

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Chuck

One nice thing about sincere friendship is that you don’t feel the need to appologize or explain.   With that in mind, I give you my friend: Chuck    

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Idea

Break the mold.  Don’t make sense. Just post. Whatchuthinkngabout? Mayday… mayday…   Every now and then you have to go back and enjoy the B sides.  The album cuts that weren’t/won’t ever have been/be popular enough to be played/rediscovered on … Continue reading

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Insight

Want an insight into me?  Listen to the first four bars or so of Jackson Cannery by Ben Folds Five.  That will ALWAYS get me going.  Damn, that’s good piano.  The remaining bars are pretty cool too…

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Button

This one is just for Debbie and Justin.  Push the button Max!  It’s everywhere!

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Vacations

  are always too short.     

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Neighbors

The last of the "Five New Homes in Willow Glenn" finally sold so we’ll soon have new neighbors over the back fence.  Lovely home, often thought about buying it myself, would have made the move very easy…   Anyway, they’re … Continue reading

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Diary

Lots of recently discussions with friends about the purpose of a blog.  It’s kind of asking about the purpose of a letter, or maybe even paper. There’s the question of what makes blogs real, and interesting when the whole act … Continue reading

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UI

I am the IT guy for my parents.   A call from Mom, two issues: She needs to print out prescription information she got via e-mail, but the printer is shooting blanks.  Also, there’s something wrong with the answering machine, she’s … Continue reading

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Grades

While we still haven’t seen grades, we did get two interesting school-related pieces of mail yesterday.  First, Justin passed both his CA State exams.  Passed is an understatement, he got 100% in 3 out of 5 math sections, with the … Continue reading

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Quiet

Could our neighborhood be settling back down again?  Looking more and more like the low-lifes have been carted off and maybe, just maybe, their mother is looking to fix the house and put it up for sale.  Sure, I’m reaching … Continue reading

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Fathers Day

Not waxing poetic on the day.  Nice weather. Got the gazebo assembled after going back to the store for a copy of the missing instructions.  Heading over to Dad’s shortly. He fell down again last night… a couple of times … Continue reading

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How many times…

How many blogs have you gone to where the first thing you read is an entry about how the blogger is trying out the software, giving it a spin and promising things will get better. Well, this is that number … Continue reading

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