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Entries from May 29th, 2008

Breaking News: Good Customer Service Found!

May 29th, 2008
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I recently bought the wife a few trinkets, baubles, and some assorted wildlife ( as well as something for myself ) as seen below. By the time it got to my door, only one of the eleven pieces of glass was broken. It was cleanly snapped in two, indicating that it was either like that […]

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On Bill Maher and Being Violently Ill

May 8th, 2008
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My decision to road-trip to Melbourne, FL means that I’ve just finished puking my guts out a little before midnight. !?!?!? Let’s rewind a bit. A few weeks ago I was in the middle of planning my ‘vacation’ (see here). A good friend, also one I share some basic political / religious views with, says […]

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Living Room Renovation (Stage 5a)

May 5th, 2008
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Or in other words, desperately wiring the new shrine so that we can once again gaze upon the Electronic Demi-God with love and awe. Again with the non-trivial A/V setup: Wire drops in the attic and wall for the surround sound speakers. Love that attic in the Florida heat! Run Ethernet, cable, and the four […]

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Living Room Renovation (Stage 5)

May 3rd, 2008
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Okay, it’s a new day and the wife is coming to terms with the color. She’s still looking at glazes or other finishing techniques to make the yellow less yellow-y (“Less school bus”). The color is very complex and changes drastically through out the day. In full sun it has a bright, almost green, hue […]

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Living Room Renovation (Stage 4)

May 2nd, 2008
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At this point the wife is in tears. Among other things, she doesn’t like the “Almond Glaze” color. It has been a long day for her (and myself) and the yellow color was just too much. It’s a little greener than I’d though it would be, but the more I see it, the more I […]

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Living Room Renovation (Stage 3)

May 1st, 2008
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Not much that’s new. Priming done:

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