I promised bacon soda and I will deliver! So I wandered into BevMo the other night because I know they have an amazing selection of root beers and sarsaparillas, and they’re also about the only place in town that sell birch beer, which I adore. (I want to try spruce beer, but I’m told that’s an East Coast thing and… Read more »
I caught this beauty on the The Science of Japan’s Nuclear Crisis on NPR’s website. The page looks solid, but in the upper right, I had to read twice to make sure I was reading correctly. Yes, not only is Japan suffering from the aftereffects of a 9.0 earthquake, a tsunami, and a nuclear crisis, they seem to have ended… Read more »
Eating my morning snack of a banana, and this sticker made me laugh
This made me fall over laughing. Sesame Street was good times as a kid and I loved Cookie the best. So I’m all for him getting the hosting gig on SNL.
This is an abandoned car in the parking garage I park in.
So it was the shindig for my grandparents’ fiftieth wedding anniversary tonight. Before we all went over to the restaurant, we hung out in the hotel. My uncle found the shades in the pocket in the back of Mom’s wheelchair and soon enough, my cousin Steph was rocking them. In the pic is Jill, Steph, and Steph’s boyfriend Mike. Happy… Read more »
Found this on the ground this morning as I was walking into work. It was part of a larger chalk drawing. It made me laugh. There’s more to say, but I’m gathering thoughts right now. Maybe later. [This entry is also serving to test the new crossposter. If this works, this entry should show up on my LJ and my… Read more »
It was a beautiful morning in Sacramento this morning. It hasn’t started raining yet, but over the last hour, the clouds have rolled in, so it’s coming I heart fortune: Your fortune for the day Q: How many members of the U.S.S. Enterprise does it take to change a light bulb? A: Seven. Scotty has to report to Captain Kirk… Read more »
Yonder about three months ago, I got business cards from work. They gave my title as ‘Business Analyst’. Today, we got an org chart. On this one I’m listed as a ‘Software Engineer.’ Yeah, I’m not even sure my company knows what I do. So I have decided that today, I am a ‘Business Software Analyst Engineer’. A co-worker points… Read more »
So I have fortune set to run when I log into my shell account. Here’s the one that came up as I was logging in today: Your fortune for the day: Stay away from hurricanes for a while. Already learned my lesson on that one, guv. (Hint: Do not wish for the hurricane that shares a name with you to… Read more »
So I’m at work, and I’m reading up on how to write a functional specification, which seems to be my next task. Now, I’ve never written one of these before, so the Google is my friend. I stumbled across Joe Spolsky’s blog in my search for how to write one of these, and in reading the sample functional spec he… Read more »
Yesterday, on my walk between the parking garage and work, I found the following juxtaposition of signage: The chalked message up close, so you can read it: Photo by retstak It was one of those moments where I just had to pause for a moment and laugh (and of course, take a picture). Somebody has a sense of humor in… Read more »