Monthly Archives: May 2007

J.K. Rowling on Spoilers

J.K. Rowling has spoken out on her website about spoilers of the upcoming seventh (and last) Harry Potter book. She adds a bit at the end, though. Even if the biggest secret gets out – even if somebody discovers the … Continue reading

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“What do you call 1,000 lawyers at the bottom of the sea?” “A good start” “Why won’t sharks eat lawyers?” “Professional courtesy” “Why are there so many lawyers in the United States?” “Because St. Patrick rid Ireland of all the … Continue reading

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Personal Organization

Almost a year ago, I posted about Getting Things Done, a method of organization and productivity that David Allen (the author) espouses and which has taken society by storm. GTD, as it is better known, has several steps, and it … Continue reading

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This Week in Traffic: 21 May 2007

Domestic Terrorist Activity Local terrorists are trying to shoot down aircraft in Lexington, KT. Sort of… Electronic Speeding Citations No more getting out of speeding tickets because the officer screwed up the make of your car. Now they’ll scan your … Continue reading

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Taunted by a Clown

Yesterday I participated in a service project with the Georgia chapter of ITE. We adopted a piece of Cumberland Boulevard to take care of as a part of the Cobb county Adopt-a-Mile program. We found some interesting things during the … Continue reading

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Favorite Photo of the Week

I don’t know why. I just like this image. In case you don’t know what this is, it’s a drainage hole on a roadway bridge. The water just falls through into the stream below. This would not be used like … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Evil Eyebrow!

Today is the Eyebrow’s 2nd birthday. This entry was posted to the minute of my first blog post ever. Yay for the Evil Eyebrow! Since it’s its inception, I’ve bumped up the frequency of postings a bit. We’re averaging about … Continue reading

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Geocaching Travel Bug

Once upon a time, a long long long time ago (2001) I discovered this Geocaching* thing. It sounded cool, so I bought a global positioning system (GPS) receiver and went looking for the nearest cache to me, which at the … Continue reading

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Alarm Clock with Retracable Snooze

I need this alarm clock. It might get me out of bed and awake rather than like the last several days where I don’t even remember turning off the alarm.

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This story dropped into my reader today. It’s about how the Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment corporation ( has diverged from their product line and stuck Ringtone ads at the top of their website. It is a serious dichotomy. They … Continue reading

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