Category: personal

"Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative."

Wide Open West does it again …

Years ago Wide Open West started offering cable and internet service in Grosse Ile, where I was living with my parents at the time at home. Back then we had 2Mbps service if I recall correctly, and they had just recently been rolling out 5Mbps service in our area. Out of nowhere, WoW sent us …

Travel disaster

I had this post all written up and lost it all by absent mindedly upgrading WordPress at the same time. Which, on a side note, I’m very happy with. The automatic update seems to work pretty well now, along with updating the plugins I have installed. The process was flawless. So anyway, this is supposed …

Fedora 9 Install by YUM

Thanks to this post for the instructions. # yum update # yum clean all # I like to repeated update and clean all a second time to make sure everything got updated # Run the following command to update the yum repo on your box: rpm -Uhv http://mirror.liberty.edu/pub/fedora/linux/releases/9/Fedora/i386/os/Packages/fedora-release-9-2.noarch.rpm http://mirror.liberty.edu/pub/fedora/linux/releases/9/Fedora/i386/os/Packages/fedora-release-notes-9.0.0-1.noarch.rpm # Next I had to do …

I quit.

Smoking. Nasty habit. If you’ve smoked, you’ve probably coughed or accidentally exhaled before completely finishing inhaling the smoke from your cigarette. Tasty, isn’t it? Nope, actually it’s incredibly disgusting. The closest thing I can equate it to is the taste is the same as rust looks. So that’s what I was forcing into my lungs …

2 years ago and about a week …

i wrote this poem. it’s kind of nice, i’m surprised it came out of me. painful in it’s depth of feeling hearts embrace in devil’s dealing hurting healing, flinching turning waiting longer, burning stronger start my calling days of new hidden deep in skylit blue whisper names in hopes of knowing until appears an angel …

being ‘that guy’ … or, how i became a drunken idiot

being ’that guy’ … or, how i became a drunken idiot Current mood: melancholy Category: Life Friday night was probably one of the worst nights I’ve had in recent memory. I’ve had some bad times before, but they are generally tame and not really a big deal … mostly involving being annoyed by the overabundance …

Arby’s can eat my ass. while i eat their shitty food.

today in the office someone offered to pick up lunch from Arby’s. i generally don’t like that place because of their low quality food, but checking their website the grilled chicken bacon and swiss looked good (see picture above). well, what i saw wasn’t exactly what i got. on the site the chicken looks good. …