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upgrade day, apparently…

I’ve been trying to get some computer tasks done in between my OCD duties, like going through my inbox where I have accumulated almost 1300 messages (I know the clipping above says 1233, but I’d already cleaned some out) since I started working at the aluminum factory. So far, I have been asked to upgrade …read more…

why am i not where u want me to be?

or, why I may or may not be coming soon to a school near you… This has been a very strange week and I have not been at all well for most of it, but I want to take a moment here (and hope that I will be coherent for it) and address an issue …read more…

how did that happen?

I didn’t have to work Sunday, which meant I had Saturday night off (I’ll explain that later), so I brought my checkbook up to date (depressing) and balanced it for the last two months (also depressing), and then feeling I needed (and deserved) a little pick-me-up, I did a short episode (number five) of Project …read more…

photos from spring of 2010

I took these pictures last March (in 2010) and played around with them a bit in Photoshop. You can comment here or in the gallery to let me know what you think.

Project Wideawake #005

Welcome to episode #5 of Project Wideawake. I tried to keep it short. Again, feel free to comment on the songs, letting me know which ones you did and didn’t like. Also, let me know if you like the new shorter, more music, less talk format. Here are some very interesting facts about the number …read more…

Project Wideawake #004

Welcome to episode #4 of Project Wideawake. This episode’s tunes Nine songs this time! Count ’em! I possibly should have broken this up into two podcasts. “Velvet Embracer” by the Diablo Swing Orchestra (4:05) “When the end sits next to you” by Island near the clouds (1:23) “El Camino Love Song” by Chop Suzy (3:24) …read more…

Silent Noise Project #003

Yes, I know this project starts with number 3, but that’s because it’s actually a renamed “Cherry-flavored Pez.” I’m not losing it. Listen to the podcast for the reason why. (So yes, in some ways this makes it a “very special episode” but what’s the point? In this day and age, everything is a “very …read more…

Project Wideawake #003

Welcome to episode #3 of Project Wideawake. This episode’s tunes This time around we have eight songs for your listening pleasure. “Lonely Night” by Persson (4:17) “Naked as a Star” by Steve Kilbey and Martin Kennedy (3:28) “Friday Nights” by Kids Fly Free (3:22) “Everybody Lies” by the Math and Physics Club (3:13) “Je cherche …read more…

How to use RSS to follow my podcasts

The easiest way to find my latest podcasts is to use RSS. To do that, you need to use an RSS-capable browser, like Safari, or my favorite, Firefox. Then click on any of the links below: Project Wideawake RSS – new and different music the Silent Noise Project RSS – not your father’s podcast small …read more…

Project Wideawake #002

Welcome to episode #2 of Project Wideawake. For those of you who didn’t get it the first time, here’s the 411 on the name of this project: In the second X-Men movie, there’s a scene where Mystique, disguised as Yuriko Oyama, breaks into Stryker’s computer. If you look closely at the monitor, you can see …read more…

Protected: Cherry-flavored Pez #002

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Caramelized Onions

It’s always a good thing to have a supply of caramelized onions on hand. They go with just about everything, or on everything. Nutritious, tasty, easy to make—the only problem is that they do take a while. Ingredients 2 pounds onions, peeled, and sliced or chopped 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon balsamic …read more…

last night’s podcast

Well, folks, I really wanted to post another episode of Cherry-flavored Pez last night, but that didn’t happen, as you can tell. Last night, I got home, started up the Mac, started up GarageBand, and realized that none of my loops were there. WTH? As it turns out, I had done something terribly wrong to …read more…