Category: from Xanga

  • Review: The American: A Special Edition of A Very Private Gentleman

    The American: A Special Edition of A Very Private Gentleman by Martin Booth My rating: 4 of 5 stars As a fairly private person, I identified pretty well with this quote on page 16. Not so much in a truly dangerous sense but in a I am not very good with people sense. Pretty sure […]

  • My Xanga Mess

    Recently a friend despaired over Xanga shutting down. I incorrectly recalled a couple years ago they had a tool for migrating content to WordPress. (I probably confused it with Vox, LiveJournal, MovableType, Friendster’s blog, or Posterous who did have such a tool which I did use to migrate my content.) So I thought I had migrated […]

  • On Loving Our Enemies

    (Originally posted to In honor of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., it seems we need his wisdom more than ever. A friend posted part of this on Facebook, so I found this expanded version. Why should we love our enemies? The first reason is fairly obvious. Returning hate for hate multiples hate, adding […]

  • Ways to Stalk Me

    My active blogs: Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4 — My professional interests (online learning, shell scripting, databases, servers). Freelove Photography — My photography blog Google Shared Items —The items I think others should read based on my blog / news reading. Other social avenues: Facebook Twitter (Originally posted 12/10/2005. Edited to make current and update […]

  • IE is not safe. FireFox is not safe. Netscape is dead (long live Netscape). What is left? Opera? Lynx?

  • Walking today after work, I reached an epiphany. We needed a light switch rave!! Strongbad on Techno Sing along: The system is down…. The system is down…. The system is down…. The system is down…. The system is down…. The system is down…. Do-duh-doo-doo!! Do-duh-doo-doo!! Do-duh-doo-doo!! Do-duh-doo-doo!!

  • One of my favorite web sites in college was the Terraserver place Microsoft bought. Google Maps makes that look like cheesy crap. I love Google!!

  • The things virus writers put to get people to infect thier computers… You think it’s funny? You are stupid idiot!!! I’ll send the attachment to your ISP and then I’ll be watching how you will go to jail, punk!!! Can ya dig it?

  • No, it is not real!! It is still funny.

  • Got an email with an attachment name “file.pif” which classically indicates a virus, right? The body of the message? Are you a spammer? (I found your email on a spammer website!?!) It is stuff like this that makes me feel sorry for the people at work who have to answer questions about technical problems. I […]