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Archive for December, 2004

Review of Sirius Satellite Radio

As I note below, I got a subscription to Sirius. I’m pretty pleased so far, but I do have reservations. Here’s my mini-review: Sound Quality Let’s cut to the chase. The primary reason I was attracted to satellite radio was sound quality. In that department I’m somewhat disappointed. While it’s great that I never have [...]

Yay, Christmas!

I got a 2-year subscription to Motley Fool Stock Advisor, Sirius satellite radio, comic books, the DC Comics Encyclopedia, clothing, a Starbucks gift card, Family Guy Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD, and various other neat stuff. I had a great time spending Christmas morning with the Maces. The kids were very excited, and for [...]

Is there ever a good reason to NOT have all of a store’s self-checkout lanes open? I can’t tell you how many times I go to a supermarket to just get a few things (sometimes just one item) and only one self-checkout lane and a few normal lanes are open. There are lines at all [...]

Getting Old

I have a big headache right now. I’m pulling an all-nighter to finish an assignment for grad school. Mind you, this was never easy, even in college, but I do feel like it’s harder. I definitely need more sleep than I used to.


I’ve been wanting Mike to visit my condo ever since I moved in. Several weeks ago he told me he’d visit in early November. When that came around he contracted bronchitis and couldn’t make it. Yesterday (Tuesday) he tells me he can make it up here tomorrow (Wednesday). So Mike comes today (Wednesday, though I’m [...]


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