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Bush be gone

Up until this week, I wasn’t sure who had my presidential vote in 2004. I still don’t, but I now know for who I’m not voting — George W. Bush.
I’ve hemmed and hawed, weighed and measured, and contrasted and compared political views among the candidates. Could I compromise my stance against national healthcare [...]

it’s flexible not flexable

I’m tired tonight. I have not a good reason to be so. However, it makes me unable to write a decent post. But, even if I were so tired I couldn’t prop open an eyelid, I wouldn’t spell flexible wrong (*cough* Kmart *cough*).

Bad, bad ideas

We’ve already established, at some point, that I watch a lot of television. Lately, this has included a healthy dose of CSPAN. What else does one have to do around 1 am on a Monday? This time I couldn’t pull myself away from a meetup in Wisconsin. The meetup came on [...]

Nicole’s Law?

Why is it that the more time I think I have, the less I accomplish?
There has to be some sort of law that extends from this (ala Murphy’s Law). If not, I have dibs. I think I’ll call it Nicole’s Law. Original, don’t you think?

Yes, I once was a Java geek

My recent foray back into OOP through the use of PHP 5 has had me thinking about my past times in Java development–namely my JSP work. PHP 5 is very Java-like with interfaces, private and protected data members, and exception throwing.

officially crap

Website, you are not web standards compliant, show poor use of color, and lack usability and accessibility. I’m sorry, but you’re fired!
(Can you tell I’ve been watching The Apprentice?)

Why I could never be Whitehouse Press Secretary

Subtitle: How does Scott Mclellan do it?
Sub-subtitle: This must be why Ari Fleischer quit
After watching a press briefing on CSPAN, I had a strong will to kill myself. Slowly. How does Scott Mclellan do it? Answering nitpicking question after stupid question about nonconsequential topics. The topic that drove me to the [...]

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To live in a bike friendlier world. To create the greatest collection of fabulous shoes ever assembled. To see a viable third party in US politics. To get local Rio team riders to acknowledge existence on road.

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