Archive for the 'Longer Stuff' Category

Hearkening back to days of yore

Monday, March 6th, 2006

I went to a pretty uppity high school. Here in this town of 40,000, nothing much exciting happens. The same held true for the inner halls of the secondary school that I attended. Maybe all the mischief was just hushed up by the deans and the principal, but I doubt it. One of the few […]

I will have my revenge!

Saturday, September 17th, 2005

A few days ago, I was somewhat annoyed when an offer for listing one of my domains in “20 search engines” came in the mail, disguised as a bill. Of course it’s not REALLY a bill because it says on the back of it “THIS IS NOT A BILL. THIS IS A SOLICITATION. YOU ARE […]

Bottle Rocket Comparison

Monday, July 4th, 2005

If you’re like any red-blooded American that likes to play with fire, you probably like fireworks. And if you’re like me, you probably like bottle rockets. I’ve launched probably a thousand of them over the past few years on and around Independence day. Unfortunately, not all bottle rockets are created equal. Today, I conducted a […]

Hard Drive Woes

Friday, May 20th, 2005

While attempting to remotely access my main home computer from here at work on Tuesday, I was rudely greeted by Windows’s “You have unplugged or ejected a device without stopping it” dialog, saying that my 200GB hard drive I use to store media had somehow been disconnected. I attempt to reboot my machine remotely, but […]

D-Link Horror Story

Wednesday, October 20th, 2004

Having not-so-recently realized that my Linksys BEFSR41 was slowly dying, I decided to scope out another 4-port router made by someone else. I eventually decided on the D-Link DI-604. Just got it today, and as soon as I get an RMA number it’s going back for a refund. Would you like to know why? I’ll […]