I’m Not Dead Yet!

I finally did it. I replaced SUSE with another Linux distro. I say “another” because, frankly, I’m still not sure which I’ll use. I’m currently running Fedora Core 3, and although it seems to be running cleanly, I’m wondering whether I should drop back into SimplyMEPIS, or take the leap into Ubuntu Linux. Frankly, I… Read more I’m Not Dead Yet!

Musings of a Married Man: What Not to Get Your Wife for Valentine’s. Or Ever.

I was browsing the history section of the local Border’s bookstore yesterday, trying to find a good read when I noticed a gentleman next to me looking through the ancient history section. The Iliad, The Republic, and other masterpieces from ages past there were, collecting dust and begging for someone to pick them up. I… Read more Musings of a Married Man: What Not to Get Your Wife for Valentine’s. Or Ever.

All the World’s a Stage…

As some of you know, I’m currently between jobs. (I’ve heard it referred to as “Professional in Career Transition.”) Honestly, this has been a great opportunity for me to begin exploring interests other than technology, although I haven’t exactly stepped out of that realm, for my part. During this time, I’ve thought about going back… Read more All the World’s a Stage…

Female Mom?

From Craig’s List: “Female Mom and Kid needed for beach shoot.” I think someone’s been watching The Kids in the Hall a bit too long.

Bat Boy Joins Hamas

Jerusalem — After years of seclusion following the revelation of his existence on Weekly World News, the famed Bavarian Bat Boy has resurfaced, and is now working with the Palestinian organization, Hamas. Israeli officials claim to have seen him in Hamas-sponsored protests and activities. Bat Boy, whose real name is Vladimir, is said to have… Read more Bat Boy Joins Hamas

Joke for Engineers

Q: What’s the difference between mechanical engineers and civil engineers? A: Mechanical engineers build weapons. Civil engineers build targets.

President Bush’s Second Inauguration Speech (and Some Analysis)

For those of you who might have missed it, here’s the full text of the President’s inauguration speech, as delivered on the first day his [George W. Bush] second term. (Reprinted in its entirety WhiteHouse.gov.)  President Sworn-In to Second Term Vice President Cheney, Mr. Chief Justice, President Carter, President Bush, President Clinton, reverend clergy, distinguished… Read more President Bush’s Second Inauguration Speech (and Some Analysis)