Month: May 2003

  • Annie’s had a wreck, and so has the economy…

    My little sister Annie had a car wreck, yesterday. She’s fine (just sore and banged up); but the car may not be in such good shape. It’ll be a few days before we know about that (in terms of what insurance will or won’t do and even in terms of which insurance company pays for […]

  • “Thunderwood”

    “Today’s lesson, my child,” said the wizened, old guru to the impetuous, young fool, “is simply this: Never, ever, under any circumstances, cut poison sumac with a chainsaw.” Now, which of these characters best represents Ed? If you voted “wizened, old guru,” well, you haven’t spent enough time around me. Call me. We’ll do coffee. […]

  • “Matrix, Unloaded”

    Against my better judgment, I just saw “Matrix Reloaded.” With apologies to sincere Matrix fans, that was a terrible movie. Aside from the fact that (like its predecessor) it bored me to tears, or the fact that it was pagan (the “temple” and the “prayers” involved center around mankind, with the priest serving as a […]

  • New Toys!

    I just got a brand-new, top of the line, Dell Inspiron 8500. Suffice it to say that I like it. 🙂 Features: 2.4 GHz P4 processor 640 MB DDR RAM – plan to upgrade to 1 GB soon 15.4" widescreen display with 1920 x 1200 resolution – screenshot Windows XP Pro Office XP Pro 40 […]

  • Javahhhh….

    I’m learning to program in Java. Decided I ought to, because my current pet project will eventually require a swift port to a clustered Linux environment, if I can really make it work. That, and it would make app maintenance easier for the apps I’m writing at Crusade. Other than that, not much is new. […]