Happy Solstice


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It’s the Summer Solstice today.. Ok, that’s misleading.. it’s only the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere… which it’s most likely where you’re reading this from…So I guess I’d be more technically correct to wish you a happy June Solstice, or more generically a Happy Solstice!

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Current Mood: (calm) calm

Happy Dad’s Day to Me


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First off, my bracelet was found! The last place I was at Thursday before going home was one of our offsite properties doing some work on the server. The bracelet must have gotten caught on the chair or desk or something, because one of the employees found it late Friday… Yeah!! That started off a good weekend.

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Current Mood: (happy) happy

Lost Love

I’m very upset right now. Last night, on my way to the Iron Bog business meeting, I realized that I was missing my bracelet. Jean gave it to me over 10 years ago on either our first/second valentines’ day. I think it was more likely the first, because she wasn’t even really aware of my metal allergy at that point, and had to return the first two she bought me because they kept turning my wrist green. Finally, she settled on a stainless steel one.

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Google Maps Rox


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We’ve been using Google Maps for years now, ever since it was first released. I find the Ajax interface to be very easy to navigate, and I’m happy with the results. One of the great things about Google is that they are always adding new features. The problem is, that sometimes these new features slip in and as a regular user you have no idea. Granted, their new Street View feature (see real images and navigate 360 view at the street level) is getting a lot of news in the past weeks because of privacy issues. However, there are plenty of other features available, and I recently discovered two I didn’t previously know about.

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Current Mood: (accomplished) accomplished

It’s not just the Doctor’s Office


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So my foray into the depths of awesome customer service continued yesterday when I went to pick up my medicine. I was prescribed what’s commonly known as a ‘Z pack’. It’s a 5 day antibiotic in a pre-measured pack with 6 (or more) tablets. If I say that it takes 1 minute to fill that kind of order, I’m overstating.

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Current Mood: (aggravated) aggravated

Old Friends, New Families


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I received an out of the blue email message the other day from my old friend Sara. Sara and I were friends back in high school. We were in drama together and hung together outside of school as well. We haven’t seen each other in over 10 years, though we did communicate via email for a bit. That’s even fallen off, and I haven’t heard from her in over two years, since she told me she was getting married and I told her we were pregnant with twins!

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Current Mood: (sick) sick

It’s just seems wrong…


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So my friend Jason was just discussing this with me last month. He swears by it, and said how much better it made him feel. I was reluctant to belive him. Jean’s allergist recommended something similar, but it was more of a nasal spray cleaner then a true Neti Pot. Problem is, if you do it wrong, you wind up gagging on the water, or burning your nasal passages.. maybe this instruction video can be used to assist in using the spray. I can only imagine how much crap I have up my nasal passage. As long as a Muscle Man doesn’t fall out, I think I’d be willing to try it.

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Current Mood: (cynical) cynical