Archive for October, 2006

Happy Halloween

Posted by grelmar on October 31st, 2006

Subtitled: The Annual Pumpkin Political Statement Well, I unintentionally started a tradition last Halloween. My wife and I were staring at the tabula rasa of our freshly acquired pumpkin, and we were drawing a complete blank. “I want something scary,” my wife insisted. “I want something funny,” I returned. And there the issue sat, for […]

Racism and Hatred in the Inbox

Posted by grelmar on October 24th, 2006

Subtitled: Why do people fall for this crap? Now, I have fairly good junkmail controls, so I never even see most of this stuff. But every now and then, someone who I have whitelisted will forward on some piece of internet mythology, thereby evading the the guardians at the gate. Usually, it’s something fairly inane, […]

Cell Phone Envy

Posted by grelmar on October 22nd, 2006

Subtitle: E-Mail to Ben Ok, I have to admit it. When we went to lunch the other week, and I saw you pull out that Moto Razr, I suffered a bit of technology envy. I’ve had a cel for the past 10 years, currently on my 3rd phone, and every single one of them has […]

The Jimmy Jezus Water Walker Bus

Posted by grelmar on October 12th, 2006

subtitle: Another toy I’m not sure how to tell the wife about. Ok, so after Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday, my uncle Bob and I got to talking, trading old war stories. Somehow or another, the subject of the “Jimmy Jezus Water Walker Bus” came up.

Marathon Day

Posted by grelmar on October 6th, 2006

So I spend long hours at work. Usually about 12 hours a shift. I don’t really mind too much. The time goes fast, and a 4 on 4 off schedule is nice. My main problem is meetings, and how they’re scheduled to make life easy and convenient for a certain group ofthe supervisory/management staff, and […]

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