Monthly Archives: May 2011

How Not to Get Tech Support, Case Study 1

From time to time we will all need to contact tech support for hardware or software problems. There are ways to guarantee that your issues will not be resolved no matter how much the support person on the other end … Continue reading

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My Pony is Sick….. Again.

I have a Jeep Grand Cherokee vintage 2001. It is just about to turn 200K miles in a couple weeks. It has been a good pony but it has been showing its age. The problems started years ago when the … Continue reading

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Space Cadet

I will admit it now. I am a huge fan of NASA and anything related to Space, Space Travel and the Universe. There is no greater fountain of pure awesome than our universe and our exploration of it. There is … Continue reading

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Slug Bug, rules for a new century

Slug Bug is an old and simple game. Volkswagen has even incorporated the game into its advertising, as Slug Dub. The original game, if you do not know, was that if someone saw a Volkswagen beetle they would announce the … Continue reading

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quick update

If anyone is wondering about the pow wow series, and no one seems to have mentioned it. I have dropped the idea. The info can be found all over the place and I feel there is no need to duplicate … Continue reading

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Ikcewicasa’s road trip through hell pt.3 the long road home.

Sunlight streamed through the window. 7AM and Jonette and I were both nursing mild hangovers, we needed orange juice, bacon, and other breakfast variety food items. I had a 6pm flight out of San Francisco, Jonette was staying in the … Continue reading

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Ikcewicasa’s road trip through hell pt. 2

Saturday morning dawns. By 9 am there is still no sign of Alice and Bob. Phone calls to their number go straight to VM. Jonette and I resort to eating again at the dive across the street. At 11:30 Alice … Continue reading

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