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Archive for September, 2002


 

 

Just got a call from my grandma telling me my mom is in the hospital.She had a doctor's appointment today for some routine checkup type things, but I guess she never got that far. According to Grandma she started having chest pains at work, made it into the doctor, and ...
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This one is aimed more at my fellow Arizonans.I came home Friday after work to find a message on my machine from "Sarah Phillips" who either had a very odd voice, or was a recording. Sarah wanted to tell me that two years ago she gave up a ...
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My new gig has more than it's share of drawbacks. It doesn't pay nearly as well as my last job. It requires me to drive 30 miles each way every day. It's repetitive, menial, and for someone with my skills it's somewhat demeaning. Not that I'm complaining. I'm glad to ...
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Well, I survived my first week. I have a lot of stuff pent up that I want to write about, but I don't want to dump it all on you at once. Look for a steady stream of posts through the weekend.I have to start with something I just heard ...
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Well I joined the commuting public Monday morning. Some of the stuff i saw I thought only happened in the movies. I did a triple take when I saw a guy in a Suburu Outback shaving as he drove down the freeway. And of course cell phone freaks are everywhere. ...
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Watched the Emmys Sunday night. A few disappointments, but I'm thrilled that The West Wing cleaned up. 3 of the 5 nominees for supporting actress were from West Wing and Stockard Chaning took it home. John Spencer won for supporting actor. He's one of my all time favorite character actors. ...
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I start a new job tomorrow morning. It's 35 miles from the house, versus the 2 mile commute I used to enjoy. And it doesn't pay nearly what my old job did. It's enough to pay the bills and tide me over till I find something better. I'll be working ...
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MacSpottingI was watching Big Brother Wednesday night (almost hate to admit that I watch that show) and they had a thing where one of the house guests had an internet chat with fans of the show. Well they were obviously doing it via AOL because they were using Apple's new ...
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MacSpottingI have a bad habit of noticing Macs on TV and in the movies. It can really annoy the the people I watch TV with. I imagine it must make them feel like my parents must have felt when we were driving down the freeway with my borthers and I ...
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The Mac geeks in the audience will appreciate this one more than the rest of you.If you use OS X you know that some apps have the "pale blue-grey with faint horizontal lines" look like the Finder and others have the "iTunes brushed metal" look. I have always preferred ...
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