Monthly Archives: November 2008

Bag of Randomness

This is be the only post for the week.  I’m taking most of the week off from work and want to take a break from daily blogging as well.  My blogging batteries need to recharge. The one thing I really … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of History That I Own

A couple of years ago my father-in-law and I were cleaning out a barn in East Texas and came across a garbage bag that included this newspaper.  It’s dated November 23, 1963 with the price of $0.05.  It’s now stored … Continue reading

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Cast your vote for the National Thanksgiving Turkey

The choices are . . . Popcorn & Cranberry Yam & Jam Dawn & Early Light Roost & Run Pumpkin & Pecan Apple & Cider Whitehouse.gov

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Saved By Zero Kills

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Movember

Movember (the month formerly known as November) is a charity event held during November each year. At the start of Movember guys register with a clean shaven face. The Movember participants, known as Mo Bros, then have the remainder of … Continue reading

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Shopping Cart Fail

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Eugene Allen Movie

Who’s Eugene Allen? He worked as a butler in the White House for 34 years and recently sold the movie rights to his story to Columbia Pictures. There’s a small writeup about it here, but the Washington Post has a … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

I can’t tell if I’m getting sick or is it just allergies.  You just gotta love North Texas when it comes to allergies. Watched a Robert Ballard special on the National Geographic Channel the other night.  It turns out when … Continue reading

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Maybe he had the fish

That’s a reference to Airplane! just so you know. Co-pilot had breakdown, flight attendant helped land jet DUBLIN, Ireland (AP) — An Air Canada co-pilot having a mental breakdown had to be forcibly removed from the cockpit, restrained and sedated, … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Turning His Glass Eye Into A Video Camera

If you find yourself in a conversation with Toronto filmmaker Rob Spence a few months from now, remember to smile — you’re probably on camera. Today at the 6Sight Imaging Conference in Monterey, Spence will discuss how he’s turning his … Continue reading

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How 10 Famous Technology Products Got Their Names

Coming up with a great technology product or service is only half the battle these days. Creating a name for said product that is at once cool but not too cool or exclusionary, marketable to both early adopters and a … Continue reading

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Grandma Loves Meow Mix

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