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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Archive for January 2009

Texice (Pic of the Week)

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That Spice That Keeps Marriage Lively

Now, you see, it’s that kind of sarcasm that’s given our marriage real spice. – Buster, from Stephen King’s Misery Me: (Watching a video of a boy stacking bricks on his head) No way. He doesn’t even bend that board when he walks across it. Wife: Honey, I’m reading. Me: I have to watch that… (read more)

Solar System to a Kindergartner

Setting: At a local fast-food joint Characters: Benjamin (my five-year-old), Alvis, his son “AE” (a six-year-old), and me. Props: Toy dogs from the kids’ meals. AE: Look at my dog, Mark; he’s going into space. Me: Cool. Can you tell me one of the planets he might see out there? Benjamin: Tatooine

Open Letter to Ubuntu

Okay, Ubuntu Linux, I’ve been running you at home for more than six months, and I like you a lot. But the one little gotcha? You aren’t as accommodating as Windows when it comes to editing video. Everything else I do — and I mean everything, you do as well or better. As a result… (read more)