Entries from August 2006

Toys in the Attic: Staging

August 31st, 2006 · 2 Comments

I have a great old fridge in my basement, and this whole situation reminds me of the Cowboy Bebop episode Toys in the Attic. Spike left a lobster in a fridge and the resulting in some unexpected and unfortunate biology. Well, there’s been a watermelon in my fridge for about two years now, [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: The House

Jon Stewart Rips the “Internet Gaming Prohibition”

August 9th, 2006 · 4 Comments

This is absolutely hilarious and right on the mark! Check it out.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xtqhhy4sx-U

[Read more →]

Tags: Poker

Poker Players Alliance

August 9th, 2006 · 1 Comment

The House of Representatives recently passed H.R. 4411 Internet Gambling Prohibition and Enforcement Act by a wide margin. There’s an enormous effort right now to lump the game of skill we all enjoy with games of luck like slot machines. By doing so, the opponents of poker hope to make the game from [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Poker

Wine Glass Charms

August 4th, 2006 · 1 Comment

A good friend of mine is making great headway with her wine-charm business. She makes charms that come in a variety of themes using Swarovski crystals and pewter charms. If you don’t see what you’re looking for on her page, be sure to inquire about custom sets! With Christmas coming around, you [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Friends · Social

Status Report: Upstairs Bathroom

August 2nd, 2006 · 1 Comment

I’m making headway on the upstairs bathroom. I finally finished the tub, shower, and associated plumbing. There was one initial leak around the drain, but a couple turns of a wrench fixed that. I didn’t have the drain screwed in tightly enough. Tab and I are off to the store tonight [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: The House