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the neverending to-do list

The Parsons table to my left is covered in clutter, and I’ve been planning on organizing it for weeks. I hope this week is the week when it finally happens.
As you can probably tell, I haven’t been updating you via this channel at all this month. Let’s just say my schedule hasn’t allowed me to […]

the keyboard replacement success

The last place we left off on replacing the keyboard on my ECS 536 notebook was waiting on the delivery of the replacement almost two weeks ago.
On the 12th, the keyboard arrived. The time arrived to do the necessary to my three-year-old notebook that has sentimental value to me hence why I’m keeping it […]

the keyboard in transit

The notebook computer that I enter almost all of these fun posts you love to read is an ECS 536 that I have proudly owned since October 2005. I have done so many upgrades to this machine that I’m sure I could have bought another notebook that was faster with much better features for the […]

the terabyte external hard drive deal (1TB !)

Are you searching for a huge amount of external disk storage for around a hundred bucks? Call on the Cavalry! Buy.com currently has a sale on a USB 2.0 external hard drive for a penny less than a Benjamin. To make the deal even sweeter, the shipping is free.

Some of you might be asking yourself […]

the exit strategy

Today marks the third week since my last day at the chaotic office I worked in for the past two and a half years. The job hunt still continues, but I’m not too worried yet. I have a decent amount saved up that will float me for at least the next couple months if needed.
I’ve […]

the texas snow

Only in Texas will the weather be a comfortable ~70°F during the day, large gusts of wind come through in the late afternoon, and snow falls from the sky a half hour ’til midnight.

Mare took a picture of her Vespa as the snow started falling.
The bandwidth in the apartment is currently being eaten up with […]

the candy bars and soda for brunch

After a splendid four-day vacation for the Thanksgiving holiday, Monday returned which meant that the 40-hour work week was back in session. The painful monotony goes a little something like this:

Sleep.
Wake up.
Shower.
Dress.
Grab a candy bar and a soda.
Hop in my car.
Drive to work.
Work.
Drink a soda and eat a candy bar for brunch.
Work more than eight […]