Meandering Out Loud

Don Thorp’s Musing, Muttering, and Mischief Along a Random Path

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Free Audiobook: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

As a long time Audible listener, I’m always looking to add new books to my library. Occasionally, Audible has a promotion and gives away a free book to existing members as well as non-members. While catching up on This Week In Tech podcasts, I heard that Audible.com in conjunction with TWIT.tv is giving away Steven [...]

Food: Piggies In and On A Blanket

Today I attempted to make piggies in a blanket. The recipe is simple. 1 or more tubes of biscuits 1 little smokie per biscuit Use cooking times and temperature from biscuit packaging. Lightly grease a cookie sheet. Using one sausage per biscuit, wrap the smokie snuggly with a biscuit and place on the cookie sheet. Apparently, I failed the [...]

Projects: Bedroom Remodel

I’ve create a gallery of photos from the remodel of Allison’s bedroom. She wanted her walls red with a dark wood floor. Given the experience we had with renovating my office in 2008, we were confident we could crank out most of the work over the MLK holiday weekend. As of this post we’ve [...]

Thoughts for all Voters – My Only Political Post of ‘08

A friend sent me this collection of quotes before he headed to the polls. Thoughts about Obama and Democrats A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt he proposes to pay [...]

Meme: Six Random Facts About Me

So my Twitter bud Matt aka mmWine, using his best evil laugh, meme tagged me for “Six Random Facts About Me”. Looking around the Net I see that this meme has been running around for a while and has stayed basically true to form. The main deviation is changing the number of random facts. Since [...]