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Archive for April, 2006

29 Apr, 2006

Justine and Tracey in Galveston

Posted by: Above The Aether In: Friends|Texas

After a long walk through the Strand in Galveston, the ladies needed some booze to keep going. Note – it is totally legal to drink on the streets of Galveston. Yee-haw. – Dave

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27 Apr, 2006

Fancy freakin’ razor

Posted by: Above The Aether In: Gadgets

I broke down recently and got one of those fancy Gillete battery-powered, 5-bladed face-scrapers and I am loathe to admit it, but I actually like it. I think it costs a couple dollars more than the non-powered one, but it was worth it. The vibrating head actually feels smoother than the non-vibrating head. I’ve been […]

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23 Apr, 2006

RIAA receives a public wedgie

Posted by: Above The Aether In: Web

The Record Industry Association of America (RIAA) has been on a tear over the last few years suing people over “illegal downloading” on the internet. They have been attacking folks in an almost silly way, refusing to embrace the downloading culture (as Apple has done with iTunes) that has been growing over the last few […]

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23 Apr, 2006

The Herb and I

Posted by: Above The Aether In: Justine

Hello, my adoring public. Justine here. I know I haven’t posted in awhile, but I shall make it up to you my darlings. But first–a small revelation. I have another hobby. I know you’re all stunned by this, esp. given the fact that I revealed earlier that I had developed the hobby of soy candle-making, […]

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22 Apr, 2006

It’s a date

Posted by: Above The Aether In: Food & Drink|Justine

Justine and I are going on a date tonight to Ziggy’s Healthy Grill in sunny Houston, followed by a stop at Borders for some book shopping. We’re both looking forward to a relaxing evening. -Dave

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22 Apr, 2006

Some podcasts I listen to

Posted by: Above The Aether In: Podcasts|Web

– Dave

21 Apr, 2006

Too much poop on Amish farms

Posted by: Above The Aether In: Humor|Pennsylvania

According to a recent story from the Daily Item, Amish farms are not complying with state regulations on soil and erosion. And they use too much manure too. Here’s the link My favorite quote: “Most of the farms around here are in pretty good shape,” Mr. Levan said. But some have too much manure, he […]

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18 Apr, 2006

Rolling blackouts in Houston

Posted by: Above The Aether In: Texas

It’s hot in Houston. Supposed to reach the upper 90’s today. We’re expected to have rolling blackouts due to massive A/C power consumption in the city. For the love of God, it’s only April. I expected this in July or August, but it’s only April. I need to move. This is crazy. -Dave

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15 Apr, 2006

Google Calendar

Posted by: Above The Aether In: Productivity|Web

I posted a preview of Google’s Calendar software a while back and am happy to discover that according to the Google Blog, Google Calendar is officially live. You can set up and control several different calendars accessible by your friends and family. Say you have a knitting group that meets weekly and a roller derby […]

12 Apr, 2006

attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Posted by: Above The Aether In: Humor

Q – How many kids with A.D.D. does it take to screw in a lightbulb? A – HEY, let’s ride bikes!

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  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
  • Kevin David Anderson: check out our other wreaths at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150452725264516.391111.360128594515&type=3
  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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