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Entries from March 2006

On Being a Shut-In

March 31st, 2006 · No Comments

I have been under a self-imposed pseudo-quarantine (plus hyphenation-fest) for the last three days as I fight tooth and nail to get over this cold. Not once have I stepped foot out of my apartment.  Not even into the hallway. Fortunately I remembered to grab my laptop before I left work on Monday, and have [...]

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Tags: health · science · work

The Current Forecast: Sick

March 28th, 2006 · No Comments

Argh!  Sore thoat.  Stuffy nose.  Minor headache.  Full-body aching. Don’t come near me — I am deadly! And uncomfortable.  Quick, someone e-mail me some miracle cures.  Fast!

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Tags: Uncategorized

And It Was Good

March 20th, 2006 · No Comments

My new toycomputer arrived on Friday, and I decided to take some photos of some of the action. Without further uhdew…

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Tags: apple · toys

Welcome… to the… final… coundown!

March 18th, 2006 · No Comments

This is it folks; all of the packages are “OUT FOR DELIVERY”.  Now I just need to remember to grab some additional cables on the way home. So exciting!  Woo!

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Tags: apple · shopping · toys

Another Update

March 17th, 2006 · No Comments

Package 2 (the Mac mini) has landed in Seattle! It is the first to make it here, and thus gets 10 points added to its score. Package 1 better hope to make it up in delivery time bonus, else they are out of the game!

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Tags: apple · shopping · toys

Getting Closer!

March 17th, 2006 · No Comments

My keyboard/mouse and DVI-HDMI cable are in Portland now.  Ever so much closer! Waiting for toys is such tiring work.

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Tags: apple · shopping · toys

A Metal Slime Draws Near!

March 17th, 2006 · No Comments

So on Tuesday I took the plunge. I had been pondering it for a long time, and finally decided to buy myself a birthday present. A very geeky birthday present. I cashed in all of my Coinstar credit, employed my employee discount, and typed in the Contra code, then clicked the “Place My Order” button. [...]

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Tags: apple · shopping · toys