About this blog…
I use this platform to share things that are of interest to me or things I'll want to reference later. Occasionally other people like these posts, hence "Shared Interests".
What might you find here?
- Problems I've solved (mostly computer- or network related).
- Recipes and cooking-related posts.
- Hobbies and projects.
- Our remodeling experience.
- Local (Sacramento) information.
- Anything that strikes my fancy.
Monthly Archives: December 2005
Today’s Sacramento State Bulletin has an article on the University Village housing survey. Interesting how much emphasis is on the faculty responses, considering they are only about a third of the respondents (196/551). Given that: Staff seemed particularly interested in … Continue reading
I picked up a new game last week: “King of the Beasts Mythological Edition” is a 2- to 5-player card game. It plays very fast, maybe 5 or 10 minutes for experienced players. I’ve had a little trouble teaching it … Continue reading
We had a great turnout for our “1st Tuesday” game night in December! Continue reading
About three weeks ago I sent Sgt. Goetz some chow, since the government (or is it Halliburton?) can’t seem to provide edible food to our troops in Iraq. The box I was using would only hold 12 noodle bowls of … Continue reading
I’ve been a model railroader ever since my dad brought home a simple HO train set back around 1970. He didn’t want me fiddling with it, (rightfully so, since I probably damaged it within hours of its arrival at our … Continue reading
Hooray! Holly posted the recipe for the dish she was cooking with a blowtorch on Thanksgiving. Sounds like it would warm up the kitchen, a welcome bonus considering that we have no heat right now. 🙁 The coconut creme brule … Continue reading
I finally cranked out a logo for SonicChicken: Pretty weak, I’ll admit, but it’s good enough for the time being. I already knew that I was no artist, but I was surprised by how difficult this was. (Please, try not … Continue reading
I just started reading James Carville’s book, “Had Enough?…” and found this great joke. Continue reading
Back in August I picked up Run for your Life, Candyman!, a hilarious parody of the children’s game, Candyland. We’ve had fun playing it, but we went through the pad of candyman status sheets already. Since the publisher has explicitly … Continue reading