Meandering Out Loud

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

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 [...]

FriendFeed and the Disappointed Princess

I woke up at 4am, no idea why, if anyone does know, please fill me in. Anyway, I decided to catch up on the world around me so I fired up my FriendFeed and started browsing. FriendFeed is a wonderful aggregation service that simplifies keeping in touch with friends and family. FriendFeed lets you publish [...]

Serendipity: Tyvek, Cabana Boys, Fire Ants, and Grizzlies

Some days it all comes together like a Seinfeld episode; you don’t know why your seeing what you’re seeing, but you hope it leads somewhere. Today was one of those days on Twitter. It started innocently with a single tweet and ended up with me laughing uncontrollably. Maybe it’s because it was Friday or possibly [...]

It Was a Slow Draining Day

The shower has been draining slowly for a few days. On her way to work this morning, Laura called to remind me to pour Drano down the shower drain. Having a little extra energy this morning, I decided to go the extra mile and see if I could clean it by hand before using chemicals. [...]

2336 Days

Goodbye Today is a day of transition from the known to the unknown. Last week I decided that I needed to take a break for a much needed rest. Two thousand three hundred thirty-five days ago on March 18, 2002, I said hello as employee number 18; Today on August 8, 2008 I say farewell. A [...]