Browsing All Posts published on »August, 2010«

Fire Alarms, Lysol, and Pavlov’s Dogs

August 31, 2010

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... The ladies bathroom, on the other hand is now actually quite tolerable. I guess I'd never noticed before how the Lysol had really made the whole bathroom smell like a funeral at a feed lot. Now it just smells like a bathroom, and I'll take the smell of poop over a weekly fire alarm any day.

My Physiological Profile/Obituary – as written by the advertising spyware on my computer

August 25, 2010

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User ID # 4568790789564056 was assimilated into our database on January 23, 2010. Based on browsing history regarding birth control, weight gain, and kittens, this user was female.  Her search engine history regarding starting a 401K, fixing leaky faucets, and the best deals on gardening supplies suggests this user was a financially responsible, middle-class homeowner […]

Thoughts on Privacy

August 23, 2010

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Here’s what I don’t get about all the hair-pulling and teeth-gnashing that’s going on about personal privacy these days. Don’t get me wrong, the digital age is a little scary and I don’t want to end up living in a totalitarian Big Brother situation…but I think that’s a far cry from what some people are […]

The Cure is Worse than the Disease…

August 17, 2010

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I know I’m not the first to discuss this particular quirk of our modern society…but I think I might be the first to address it via cute cuddly snowball people. Have you ever been sitting, watching TV, and one of those glossy happy-people drug commercials comes on? Do you find yourself strangely attracted and repulsed at […]

Don’t Worry. I’m working on it.

August 13, 2010

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Man this business of blogging for free is demanding. And my day job just keeps getting in the way. And so does my social life. Bummer! Anyway, I’ll be back next week with more snowball people and hopefully some more of the funny. Till then, keep on rockin.

Tips on Camping Safety

August 11, 2010

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This past weekend was splendiferous. After work on Friday I drove up to the mountains for some camping with the ol’ parental units. Here’s a picture of where we were camping. This is pretty much what you saw from our campsite, (and why I’ll never leave Idaho) : And while that’s really nice and all, it’s not […]

10 Reasons Chinchillas are Better than Computers

August 10, 2010

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10 Reasons why chinchillas are better than computers (illustrated):  1. Chinchillas are soft and furry. 2. Chinchillas won’t lie to you. 3. Chinchillas don’t need to be literate.  4. When a chinchilla dies, it’s really dead and not just teasing. 5. Chinchillas make great coats. 6. You can eat a chinchilla (if you really had […]