2 More of My Favorite Intevention Episodes

February 7th, 2009 No comments

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25 Random Things About me – Part 2 of 5

February 6th, 2009 No comments

6) I may be an emotional robot, but I have a secret soft spot for squirrels. Crap the secret is out.

7) I never missed a day of school from kindergarten through High School. I may have missed a few days of College

8) I don’t like Mushrooms. Keep those spores off my food.

9) I can’t watch an episode of Intervention, without trying to guess what caused the addiction.

10) Circus Peanuts are one of my top five favorite candies. Yeah, I said Circus Peanuts.

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25 Random Things About me – Part 1 of 5

February 5th, 2009 No comments

I need to come up with 25 random things about me, for my Facebook account.

1) I don’t drink coffee. I will drink a Hot Chocolate to fit in

2) if I can make a meal a sandwich, I will.

3) I have five cats with my wife. Ivor, Itchy, Scratchy, Mary, and Helena. We are like the Brady Bunch, but with cats. She had three, and I had two.

4) I could be a travel planner for Las Vegas trips. Go ahead and ask me

5) I don’t eat anything on the bone.  It is a combinations of being grossed out, and Lazy. It is a lot of work to get the chicken of the bone.

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Itchy Does Not Like Birds

February 4th, 2009 No comments

The cats really love looking out the window, and watching birds. We bought this fake bird to see what the cats would do. Itchy stopped watching, and went for the destroying.

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Itchy and Bird

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Giant Frosted Cookie

February 3rd, 2009 No comments

It is hard to resist the Giant Frosted Cookie.

This one was for the family Xmas Party. Santa is tasty.

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This cookie was for some work birthdays. It caused a co-worker to to home sick, from eating too much.

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CatFace

February 2nd, 2009 No comments

I can’t stop watching these CatFace videos.

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Hungry Squirrels

February 1st, 2009 No comments

Put a little food out for the squirrels, and they went crazy.  One found a peanut, and then buried it in a snow pile. The pile was in the road, so it may not have been a good plan.

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Microsoft Photosynth

January 31st, 2009 No comments

I really want to make my own Photosynth, but I probably need a better camera. My 6 year old Sony is really slow.

This video comes from TED.com. Blaise Aguera y Arcas gives an impressive demo of Photosynth.

Check out the Photosynth site to make one.

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Intervention – A few of my favorite clips Available On Youtube

January 30th, 2009 No comments

I really enjoy Intervention on A&E. It seems to teach me something new every week.

Here are some of the my favorite episodes

Christy – Please put some clothes on.

Allison– I will never be able to use canned air ever again, after watching this episode

Ben – This epsiode taught me not to eat “mushrooms” off the ground(go to 4:35)

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Tassimo Coffee maker – Review by a non-coffee drinker

January 29th, 2009 No comments

We recently bought a Tassimo single serve coffee maker at work. I was tired of the old coffee maker, because nobody would clean it. It was kind of like that episode of The Office, when nobody would clean the microwave. We almost got to the passive aggressive note stage.

We ended up getting the basic Bosch Tassimo, without the water filter. The extra $40 for the version with thes water filter, seems a little ridiculous. I don’t drink coffee, but it does make hot chocolate.

Pros –

Very little mess with the t-disks. Only the milk disks seem to leave a little residue.

Large variety of drinks it can make. Coffee, Tea, Latte, Cappuccino, and Hot Chocolate.

The Hot Chocolate is really good. It much richer than I used, so I usually water it down.

Cons –

Does not make a large cup of coffee. It seems to only half fill most “normal” sized coffee mugs.

The system is automated, but you end up watching it make the coffee

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