NF911

September 11, 2008 at 7:27 pm (Uncategorized)

I drove my daughter to daycare today and as I went through town I noticed there were a lot more flags out than normal.  I thought to myself: “I wonder what the occasion is?”  Then, I saw a sign that read:

“9/11 – Never Forget”

But I had.  I could blame it on sleep or the rain making me even more drowsy or the move, but I had forgotten that strange day that changed things.  As a memorial, I’d like to share with you the first song that the Barenaked Ladies wrote after that day.  I think it says things a lot better than I can.

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3 day weekend

May 27, 2008 at 12:23 pm (Uncategorized)

600 dollars spent

3 flights paid for

8 starbucks drinks consumed to try to relax a bit

5 types of transportation ridden (car, train, bus, plane, boat)

2 days without a nap for my daughter

3 awkward seconds between when I was asked to say something on behalf of the grandchildren, but said ‘no’ because I hadn’t known/prepared

1 grandfather’s ashes scattered

0 hours of WoW played, maybe an update tomorrow

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Blog stuff

March 28, 2008 at 10:27 am (Uncategorized)

I tested the dismissing the pet by running away and it definitely does not reduce happiness by 50. You can see the testing procedure in the Rumors.

I love finding patterns, and nothing bothers me more than thinking I see one only to be proven wrong later. I had noticed the obvious pattern that the more often I update and respond to threads, and comment elsewhere, the more hits I get. This week was probably one of the better in regard to that. Coming off a really popular last week because of the drinking games, this week I posted 4 times (this is the 5th), created a new section of the FAQ, posted a few times on the official forums, tkasomething, blog azeroth, and other blog’s comments. I wasn’t trying to jack up my hits, I just found I had a lot to say this week.

The odd thing isn’t so much that hits didn’t go up, but that yesterday was my lowest day since December.

PS: I’m just pointing out something odd, not complaining.

I’m thinking of making Fridays into ‘Drinking Game Fridays.’ /target maniasarcania

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Break

January 8, 2008 at 7:25 am (Uncategorized)

I have at least 5 ideas for posts, but it looks like I’m going to have to take a break from the blog.  My boss is having us keep track of how much time we spend on things, which probably wouldn’t be a big deal for most people.  Just stretch the time a bit so that what takes 1 hour is written as 90min right?  Well I would except I don’t really do anything at all, truth be told.  I used to ask everyone daily if they needed some help, but after a few months of nothing I backed off a bit.  Now I’m to the point where I just sit at my desk, and do the few tasks that are assigned to me as they come trying to stretch them as long as I can to justify my employment.  Anyway, I’m going to be spending a lot of time finding things to do without seeming like I have nothing to do.
I wonder how many other people in the office do the same thing…

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Define Mystic

June 8, 2007 at 4:31 pm (Uncategorized)

Mystic – a person who claims to attain, or believes in the possibility of attaining, insight into mysteries transcending ordinary human knowledge, as by direct communication with the divine or immediate intuition in a state of spiritual poetic inspiration.

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