Just want to briefly mention that the window installation on Friday by Power went very well. I do have a couple very minor complaints. When I called on Wednesday to get the time they expected to be here, I was told it would be in the afternoon, but on Thursday I received a call saying … Continue reading The Sound of One Fan Clapping
The window installers are here. Six of them to install five windows.
One of my favorite tech oriented podcasts is the Accidental Tech Podcast or ATP. It’s just three guys talking about tech-related topics or whatever comes into their minds that week. In their latest episode, they talk a bit about their recent vacations, and John Siracusa describes a series of incidents with some very aggressive birds. … Continue reading The Birds
I’ve been listening to some of Keith Olbermann’s Countdown podcast; I skip the commercials and the sports talk, and if the news is especially bleak that day, I skip the whole thing because even with KO’s sense of humor, well… Anyway he's been concluding most episodes with a story about his favorite topic; that would … Continue reading KO
One thing that really gets my goat is badly designed or implemented software, and that includes web sites. Having had a little bit of experience in developing software myself in the years when I was gainfully employed, this is a subject that I know something about. One thing that I always strived for (though I … Continue reading Western Union Sucks
John Gruber is a blogger and a podcaster. His website, Daring Fireball, is probably the best place to find informed and sensible analysis of the latest developments regarding Apple, i.e, the mega-corporation that produces iPhones and Macs, among other things, not the fruit or the Beatles music company. He regularly skewers the so-called analysts peddling … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Gruber
I decided I needed a hat to wear in sunny weather.
I washed a load of towels this morning. After returning from the Acme I went down into the basement to move the towels from the washer to the dryer. I had gotten all the towels out, or so I thought, when I noticed a black spot at the bottom of the washer tub. Hmm. I’ve … Continue reading The Goo at the Bottom of the Washer
There is a row of houses going up in a nearby street. They are seemingly taking forever to complete, as they started on them in the fall. The Zillow page for them is here. Three floors, four bedrooms, and five baths, they certainly have room for a large family or someone who entertains a … Continue reading A Million Dollar House