Washington, D.C. (AP) – A routine FAA briefing in …

Washington, D.C. (AP) – A routine FAA briefing in Washington, D.C. turned odd on Wednesday when Christmas icon Santa Claus dropped in and began acting strangely. Keiko Fukinawa was nearing completion on his weekly address, discussing changes to FAA flight regulations upcoming in 2005 when Santa Claus landed directly in front of the FAA podium, [...]

UPDATE: added a couple of additional albums into t…

UPDATE: added a couple of additional albums into the list below.
There are now 11 days left in 2004. All the things adults used to tell me as a kid about aging and how fast time passes – it’s all true. They were right. It’s quite difficult to really step back and ruminate on the past [...]

I find that in regards to baseball, at least aroun…

I find that in regards to baseball, at least around here, the season never really ends. They all just kind of meld together. The winter sees no on-field action, but there’s action aplenty everywhere else. The last few days around the league has been a headspinner, both for the hometown Red Sox and for the [...]

It’s been a whirlwind couple of days for yours tru…

It’s been a whirlwind couple of days for yours truly. Had to get up at 4am on consecutive days (Tue-Wed) to catch flights to and from Austin, Texas on business. It’s funny how a single, hour-long meeting can totally mess with your body clock and affect the other 46 hours. It didn’t help that you [...]

I’m getting all nerdy today. Over at Kottke.org ye…

I’m getting all nerdy today. Over at Kottke.org yesterday, a post regarding RSS advertising appeared and the comments started to fly in. It’s a pretty fascinating discussion on what has started to develop into a full blown issue. Maybe not a controversy yet, but an issue. Check out some of the reader comments.
For those unfamiliar [...]

No human being can fully comprehend the idea of a …

No human being can fully comprehend the idea of a full kitchen renovation until you go through it. I suspect that there are support groups somewhere that can assist you in maintaining sanity. Those of you who do know the feeling – I walk with you. You are my brothers and sisters. We’ve been to [...]

Many people whose opinion and taste I respect have…

Many people whose opinion and taste I respect have been singing the praises of the recently released movie Sideways, featuring one my favorite actors, Paul Giamatti. So I was excited to finally get the chance to see it this past weekend and I really enjoyed it, although I think I might have expected too much. [...]