Month: August 2008

FL-09: Roll over, play dead

Dear Rep. Gus Bilirakis: Congratulations! From the looks of things, Democrats have once again conceded your home base of Palm Harbor and Pinellas County. During...

A fifth of “Entourage”

(editors note, a lot of the questions that I have still remain unanswered from last season. I gotta wonder if they will be covered this...

Fay-zed out

OK, it was cute leading up to the week how worked up people were getting about the storm. It was a tad annoying being told...

I'll give Fay this…

I’ll give the ongoing weather caused by Tropical Annoyance Storm Fay this credit: It paints one damn beautiful picture…...

going to "wars"

I’ve got a few minutes here while waitng for technical support to get back to me on a plugin issue with some software, so I’m...

Dice it up

Anyone tried Dicewars yet? Strategy! Flash! Dice!...

Uninspiring: Let Me In

It’s been a long time since I wrote anything rhyme-based. In fact, despite all the hurt and emptiness — I haven’t been inspired to write...

They're not even trying any more

Anyone else getting hit with massive amounts of spam labeled “CNN.com Top 10” or some such? How about being blasted the last 12 hours with...

what to do, what to do…?

So, the contract for my Blackberry 8700g and my Tmobile account comes up for renewal at the end of September. For two years I’ve been...

Novelty! Yay novelty!

I’m trying to get the WP-Cumulus tag cloud to show up. It already shows up in the sidebar but… Well… I’m trying to get it...

Astra logical

That being said, I’m tired of waiting for Trillian Astra to go to Beta or the official release. Tired of reading the development blog that...

Photoshop! Yay Photoshop!

And now for something completely different! So, I saw Superbad sometime last year and didn’t quite enjoy it. Was I too old for it? Out...

Some things don't change

I have kept a memento album since sometime in the late 1990’s. Just a photo album with newspaper scraps, pictures of friends and loved ones,...

I miss Java Jungle

How many people out there have a neighborhood haunt? Someone where everyone knows your name, like the song says? Someplace you can go out to...

No Boltsmag is not Dead

Just FYI for people who are being redirected here while searching for the other site. It’s an issue I am only starting to deal with...

Six years ago today…

The St. Petersburg Times gave me my closeup (as Cecil B. DeMille was not available)...

Cane and Able

Before and after a major back operation in 2003, I had been using a walker due to the fact my balance and my gait were...

"It's Your Store" – almost no more

The Shoppes at Boot Ranch started to be constructed around the time I moved into Palm Harbor 19 years ago. The first major tennent was...

Black(edout)berry

I’ve been taking a sabbatical from my Blackberry 8700g for the last few weeks… Mostly because of how screwed up things got via ill communication....