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No Credit For You (for 5 to 7 days)

I appreciate that my credit card provider spotted that fraudulent charge, and let me know. It’s actually pretty impressive that they were able to recognize a single fraudulent charge that may have easily been something I would have bought. I appreciate that I won’t be responsible for that charge. That kind of safety is why […]

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How Awesome Is This?

I like the idea of the Awesome Foundation http://awesomefoundation.org/blog/ – give somebody money to do something awesome. I want to surround myself with people who are trying to do awesome things, but reading the first few projects, they don’t seem all that awesome to me.

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That Doesn’t Make Any Sense

Upgraded my WordPress install to the latest, and my theme started throwing errors on every page. I added a comment to the first line of every PHP page, and that fixed it. I don’t know why it fixed it. It shouldn’t have done anything at all, but whatever.

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My computer suddenly lost its wireless network card. I jostled, rebooted, even fixed permissions. Nothing. So, I cracked it to reseat the card. In the process I dropped one of those teeny, tiny little screws. I peered, brushed, even got a magnet. I found a rock, some bits of wood, some lint, something I couldn’t […]

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Not Very Punk Rock

Saw a dude at Supercuts getting a mohawk. Now, if you want a mohawk, that’s fine, and Supercuts is OK (though they feel overpriced to me these days). But a mohawk at Supercuts?! I can’t make those things fit together in my brain.

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Buy New Microwave – Open Box, Floor Model Woo Hoo, Deal! Try to Cram Microwave in Car Carry Microwave Upstairs Discover Microwave Didn’t Include Mounting Plate – Boo, Not Such a Deal! Back to Store – We’ll FedEx You a New One Start Marking Wall Drive to Home Depot for Stud Finder Find 7 Different […]

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Go to Conditional Formatting, set the drop down to Formula is: =MOD(ROW(),2)=0 That will apply your selected format to odd rows. Nice. From Five Favorite Excel Tips

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Museum of Latin American Art

Over the weekend, I went to the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, CA. It’s free on Sundays since Target is sponsoring them, which certainly bumped up their goodwill with me. I’d never been to that museum before, but I really liked it. It’s not too big, and the art is all really […]

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AppleOne is an employment services company. They can help you find a job, or set you up with some temporary assignments, or if you’re an employer AppleOne can help you find your next employee. As with any organization, there are a few tips that can help you get the most out of your experience, so […]

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Still Not Spiderman

Spent Saturday night in the desert photography stars. It was too dark to see the insects (or whatever) that were biting me, but I’m fairly sure they must have been mildly venomous. I just wish I’d gotten visions and super powers out of the deal instead of itching and pain.

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