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the sooner than later

I’m just trying to squeeze this quick post before midnight creeps up. The clock just hit 10:56pm and I’m just going to hit a few more keys or until 11pm at the latest.

We’re currently watching Zapped! right now. Prior to the movie, we ran errands for about five hours stopping at a few places. Then, I started on single player mode on Portal 2.

We ate a pizza topped with mushrooms, spinach, and garlic. We’ve had it before, and it was also tasty then. The deal was buy the frozen pizza and get a box of ice cream Drumsticks free with a coupon. Sold. Now I think it’s time to hit Publish and enjoy one. Peace out.

the april drizzle and confetti eggs

April won’t pass me by without an update to this collection I’ve been maintaining for years. This month has been super busy which made it fly by like the others. I’m committed to not missing a month without writing a post here to keep it going, so here we go.

This semester is almost over. I only have a couple weeks after this one until I’m done with enhancing my education for a while. I will definitely be relieved when I don’t have to attend class or waste my time on labs and assignments.

I’m happy that I made it through, but I didn’t make it without kicking and screaming. Nonetheless, I didn’t give up, and I hope the effort rewards me more than just the fact that I completed the goal of going back to school to enhance my skills.

If any of you wonder why I don’t update this as often as I’ve done before, here’s the main reason why: My day job requires me to be in front of a computer most of the day. My class work requires me to utilize a computer to complete my labs and assignments. Everything from managing my finances to communicating with the world to acquiring my television programming involves me staring in a glowing box with my fingers tapping a keyboard and clicking a mouse. The way I currently live has me glued to a machine for most of my waking hours. Therefore, I do my best not to immerse myself in computers but the rest of the world wants me to do otherwise.

Mortal Kombat and Portal 2 on PS3 are my games of choice right now. I’ve played Mortal Kombat a little bit but haven’t really done much with Portal 2 other than played a few stages in co-op mode but I’m loving them both.

I plan on updating at least once more this upcoming weekend before the month is officially over. For those of you with Flash installed, jump jump:

Peace out.

the march of the tortas

Unwrapping the foil to reveal a carefully sliced roll filled with bliss continues to be part of our Saturday morning routine. The tortas from Taqueria Montenegro remain the best tortas on this side of the universe.

The magical combination of marinated fajita beef, sliced onions, lettuce, guacamole, the trademark green sauce, and a twist of fresh lime juice inside a lightly-toasted sandwich roll will turn any average Saturday morning into an itis-filled average Saturday m0rning. If you are seeing one of these sandwiches sent from heaven for the first time, then you have discovered one of Austin’s best kept secrets.

the morning gutbomb AKA the breakfast luther

On March 13th after a Sunday morning stroll around Lady Bird Lake, M&I decided to make a quick stop to the donut shop. An idea popped into our heads to take our glazed donuts and fill them up with everyday breakfast items to create the Breakfast Luther. Scrambled eggs, thick-cut bacon, and mozzarella cheese stack on top of each other between a sliced donut. The contrast of salty and sweet found in traditional Luther burgers is remixed in this breakfast reincarnation.

the end of march already?!

I believe time flies when you stay busy. March has just flown by. I’ll do my best to update at least a few more times before April arrives, but I’m not making any promises. I’ve definitely been keeping busy with work and school. The days become weeks, and the weekends come and go. The act of being bored has no place in my schedule.

I find myself always having to do or take care of something and usually look forward to the next activity before the current one ends. I stay content with life having a full schedule, but I do crave doing next to nothing at times which isn’t necessarily being bored because doing next to nothing is actually doing something.

On that note, it’s time to do something else. At this moment, it’s watching the most current episode of Jeopardy. Peace out.

the first-ever man vs machine jeopardy competition – day 3

Video not found!

Season 27
#6088, aired 2011-02-16
Ken Jennings vs. Watson vs. Brad Rutter
The IBM Challenge. Game 2.

(Details derived from J! Archive)

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the first-ever man vs machine jeopardy competition – day 2

Video not found!

Season 27
#6087, aired 2011-02-15
Ken Jennings vs. Watson vs. Brad Rutter
The IBM Challenge. Continuation of game 1.

(Details derived from J! Archive)

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