Went over to my parents' house after work to help them setup a new entertainment center. It's a very nice piece of furniture and looks great in the room. I mentioned to them about the whole No TV thing and yet again I was given looks of confusion. Personally, it's been two very pleasant and … Continue reading Quiet Evening
Today during my lunch hour I went to Circuit City to drop off my laptop to get its problems fixed. I was quickly handed a pamphlet and told they don't do repairs like this anymore. In the literature was a 1-800 number to call. Uh oh. This could be bad. Oh my gosh. I've done … Continue reading Circuit City Support absolutely blows
As I write this, I am frantically copying data off of my laptop. Every minute or so a very loud clicking noise is followed by disk thrashing and a very sluggish OS. The Event Log reports bad blocks on the drive and explorer is crashing frequently with I/O errors. Click, click, click, thud. Ahh the … Continue reading Click, Click, Click
This morning after coming back from breakfast, Ana and I stopped in a Best Buy to finally look at a new cellphone for me. I've been very reluctant because I like my old phone so much, even if the screen has gone out and it's only about 10% effective as a phone. Anyway, Ana finally … Continue reading New Toy
It was a very clear night tonight. Since I was too tired from cleaning all day to get the telesope out, I pulled out one of my astronomy books and the following text jumped off the page at me: "Children growing up in the final decades of the 20th century or the early years of … Continue reading Beautiful Night
We gave it a valiant effort, but after 7+ hours of cleaning the apartment we still need to go back next weekend to finish it up. Ugh, that's depressing. Visited Lowes tonight and bought a... lawn mower. Thrilling.
Today on Slashdot an article was posted about National TV Turn Off Week which I found to be a good idea. Tonight as Ana and I were out and about I mentioned to her that we should go a week without watching TV. Well, that went over like a lead balloon... I was flashed a … Continue reading TV Free for a week? Not here