Monthly Archives: April 2011

Looking for my bear…

This morning the oddest sensation washed over me, a longing I hadn’t felt in years.  My stepson has a blankie, it’s his security blanket, his friend, he follows him just about wherever he goes.  I don’t quite ‘get’ the blankie … Continue reading

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The good and bad of the Obama birth certificate release…

The good – it takes an important and distracting issue off the table of those who are working to dethrone the anointed one in 2012. The bad – it takes an important and distracting issue off the table of those … Continue reading

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A few more JC flavors in the kit…

Got another shipment from Johnson Creek yesterday, Mint Chocolate, French Vanilla, and Spiced Apple Cider.   I was very fond of the mint-chocolate when I received it in my trial pack, broke my heart when I spilled most of it.  … Continue reading

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Ikenvape RY4

Just took delivery on a 20ml bottle of VG based RY4 from Ikenvape.  This is my first pure VG based liquid – not sure if its because it was sitting outside in the mailbox all weekend but it was a … Continue reading

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Verizon does right by me…

For the past 2 years I’ve lived in a cellular dead zone, so I needed to pick up a Verizon Network Extender to get service.  Essentially it’s a small cell tower that routes all my calls over my Internet connection.  … Continue reading

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NVIDIA 360M & The BSOD from HELL.

My laptop (ASUS G51x) is my baby, I use it mainly for work and gaming (emphasis on the latter) – since I use the STEAM service to purchase most of my games, occasionally they’ll bark at me if a driver … Continue reading

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Dell Tech Support Chat

I cannot express how FRUSTRATING some online chat support is.  Normally I will give it a shot as my first round of getting help on an issue, some companies have a very good setup – like Checkpoint – where you … Continue reading

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Scratched video game fix?!

If you’ve got kids, and video games, you’ve got scratched discs.  Round 1, the discs lost.  They didn’t put the games back, they got too scratched, and no more video games.  After several months of intense training using backup copies … Continue reading

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EGO 900mAh

Decided to upgrade from my 280mAh to a 900mAh EGO style vaporizer today.  Visited my normal e-cigg haunt, PAC Computers in West Milford, NJ.  For the grand total of $40 I got two 900mAh batteries, wall charger, USB charging cable, … Continue reading

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A Homeless Man’s Funeral

As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper’s … Continue reading

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