Monthly Archives: August 2011

Confidence Lost: Celebrating My Past

I have been thinking about rekindling the joyous days of last year’s vacation — the days before the transmission in the Jackmobile went belly-up. Today marks the one-year anniversary of the accidental ride which was the last good ride before … Continue reading

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Burpy McBurp-A-Lot

I’m not exactly sure why, but for the past few days I’ve been the king of burping (however, I’m no Le P├ętomane of burping mind you). I’m going to assume that it’s related to food I’ve been eating, but as … Continue reading

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Well, That Was A Weekend, I Suppose

It was a rather strange weekend, one which had the makings of being great but in the end fell flat on its face. My Belt Line Is Too Large, Atlanta’s BeltLine Is Not Large Enough I met some friends at … Continue reading

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This Little Piggy Went To Market

At the conclusion of yesterday’s stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge (speaking of which, you should check out ITP-Reader Steve’s comment in yesterday’s blog entry) I drove back to East Atlanta, parked the Jackmobile in the driveway, and walked … Continue reading

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So Long And Thanks For All The Fish

Fret not, I’m not going anywhere yet. While driving home last night I heard the news that Steve Jobs had resigned his position as CEO of Apple — after the stock market had closed. The first thing I did this … Continue reading

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As Days Go Yesterday Was Definitely “Different”

The only thing that kept yesterday somewhat normal is that I didn’t ask anyone out on a date. Fire Drill? Seriously? Just as yesterday’s stage of la Vuelta a Espa├▒a was to begin (10:00am EDT) the fire alarm in our … Continue reading

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I Just Can’t Help Myself

Rather than go to the laundromat last night I went to Taco Mac with my iPad (which, I admit I didn’t use the way I had initially intended — too much web surfing, Facebooking, and tweeting, not enough book reading). … Continue reading

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Courtyard Yes, Parking Lot No

When the weather permits I like sitting outside as much as the next person. However, I must admit that if sitting outside an establishment means sitting next to the parking lot, then please count me out. Such was the case … Continue reading

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Resistance Was Futile

Remember my hubris yesterday when I stated that I was going to leave the office early enough to beat traffic and get home to do some chores? Well, that fell through when I was included in a meeting which began … Continue reading

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My ‘Hood Gets Even More News Time

Some small number of years ago a house a block or two from mine caught fire. While the house was saved, any passerby could easily see that it had been damaged. Since then it has sat, I assume battling the … Continue reading

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