I like to ride my bike.

I like winners

Today, on a track far from Athens, my parents’ race horse , Dashing By By had glory of her very own. She won the Certified North Dakota Bred Quarter Horse Derby.


I added more memory to my laptop as well as did a fresh install of WinXP Pro.
It did not go well.
UPDATE: All systems are a go. Everything’s working fantastically, except for some wifi interference from a nearby network and a little font glitch.

To Whom It May Concern: Vol II

Dear Whiny Olympic Diving Commentator,
You’re annoying. Shut up.
You make me want to not watch the men’s platform diving semifinals. At least Bart Connors won a gold in the event he commentates for.
Sincerely yours,
Nicole Swan

because I need to play Commander Keen 2

This is the coolest thing ever. I’m totally installing Commander Keen now. Oh wait, I don’t have a 5.25 inch floppy drive. (I kid. Of course, I’m just going to download it.)
But then I’m going to fire it up with Soundblaster and some quality VGA graphics and revel in DOS heaven.
Afterthought: [...]

To Whom It May Concern

Dear Olympic Men’s Gymnastics Commentators,
You’re annoying. Shut up.
Sincerely yours,
Nicole Swan

my kind of night

So after working 11.5 hours, baking, doing laundry, and making myself some dinner, I finally had dinner on my plate. I took barely one step before (in slow motion as is customary) my plate shifted and took its slow tumble to the kitchen floor. Plate ruined. Enchilada ruined. And a mess [...]

the post in which I whore myself out for a free iPod

Lordy, lordy. I am so close on this. I just need one more person to complete an offer. Any takers? For the trouble you’ll get, um, my undying gratitude?
If you want to help me out, follow the referrer link below. Word is, everything works better in IE.
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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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