Monthly Archives: September 2010

Interesting Statistical Anomaly – Triathlon Race Timing

I was analyzing the data (well, really I was just processing the data from the ugly text I can rip off the web into something that I can mangle with Excel) from the 2010 Peachtree City Sprint Triathlon and I … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Contraptions

I don’t push these guys (The Extraordinary Contraptions!) just because they’re my friends. I do it because I like they’re music. For proof, I offer Exhibit A. My iTunes library sorted by number of Plays: Go now and check out … Continue reading

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Conference/Convention Panels: How to not be an Annoying Audience Member

I’ve attended many conferences and society meetings and luncheons with speakers and seven (eight?) Dragon*Cons to date. I’ve sat in the audience for panels from such diverse topics as Wastewater Management to The Physics of the Buffyverse. These panels invariably … Continue reading

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Blackberry 8900 (Used) for Sale!

Want a Blackberry? Go bid on it!

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OK Go—and DOGS!

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A Story In Three Parts

I’m most amused by the fact that Jenn obviously snuck in and turned on the closet light. I didn’t notice until I was cropping the images.

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Happy Equinox!

Happy Autumnal Equinox! Congratulations on making it 1/4 of the way around the Sun (from my arbitrarily determined start point). This is, of course, our free annual trip that includes not one, but two stopovers at the celestial equator. Well, … Continue reading

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Hello Ladies…

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Birthday Present

My oldest sister Cindy gave me a nice birthday present this year. It’s a glass bowl made locally to her in northern California, entirely from recycled glass. Pretty, isn’t it? It’s weighty and would serve excellently as a bludgeon during … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the Hyatt Regency Atlanta

September 16, 2010 Hyatt Regency Atlanta 265 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, USA 30303 To whom it may concern: Greetings! I am writing today for two reasons. First and most importantly to thank you for being a wonderful host institution … Continue reading

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