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Diary, 2009/10/15 (culture/writing/blog)
Two weeks shy of my birthday and I'm still looking for a job. I don't know why. I never really fit in at these corporate soul-sucking places. Oh that's right, I need to pay the mortgage, daycare, grocery bill, utilities, car payment a ... read more

Baby shower (family/holmes/elizabeth)
Tara's female family and friends threw Elizabeth a last weekend. I was the only man there. The only reason I went was so that any other men showing up wouldn't be the only man. Oh well. I was able to get a lot on video, and Tara took ... read more

Your cell phone might detect a credit card skimmer (education/news/crime)
via Cell phone might detect credit card skimmer. When you're next to the pump, try connecting to Bluetooth, and if you see "a long string of numbers trying to connect... then that's probably not good," says Sid Mill ... read more

Remmy gets gas (culture/writing/stories)
[from July 1990] by Bill Remmy pulled into the gas station and jumped out of his pickup. He went to the rear of the tr ... read more

Sights of Astrakhan (family/adoption/holmes)
I'm attaching pictures we made of Astrakhan and our room. We are staying at the Hotel Azimut in Astrakhan. They are going through major renovations right now. It's kind of funny to see the interior design mix. The lobby is decorate ... read more

Family newsletter (family/holmes/newsletter)
Old stuff, but some of it's still funny ... It's basically the precursor to this website. Click the links in the table of contents, above. Otherwise, just do a search in the home page's search box for "newsletter" (without quotes). ... read more

You saying I'm ugly? (culture/writing/blog)
I was explaining to my 9 year old daughter what "networking" is, and that I'm not very good at it. She opined, "That's because a lot of people judge you by your looks. And you're not ..." "You trying to say I'm ugly?" "I don' ... read more

Food (life/health/food)
Real Italian pizza!Best pizza [one of our readers has] ever had. Kinda pricey, $22 for a large. Ingredients flown in from Italy. They must partially precook because it only takes 10 min to cook your pizza, and the temperature won't ... read more

Old music, new uploads (culture/music/)
Here's some piano music I've composed over the years, mostly from 15-20 years ago. I rarely play nowadays. None of the compositions (if you can call them that) had names until just now. And none of it is very professionally played ... read more

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