I stumbled upon this idea I had way back when Bud Light had their Real American Heroes/Real Men of Genius commercials. To give you an idea of how old this idea is, it was at a time when we had cell phones, not smartphones. I thought it would be appropriate to share now, maybe they… Continue reading Bud Light Real American Heroes – Mr. Public Restroom Cellphone Talker Guy
This assumes you have already installed git on the system in use. Creating a new repository with git is very simple. First, using your favorite command line tool, navigate to the directory you want to start using with git. Then, it’s as simple as git init You could also navigate to the parent directory, and… Continue reading Creating a Repository with Git
Sears was an online retailer before the internet was a thing. It’s failing because it’s poorly run. Customer service is atrocious. Online, staff is usually ignorant on how to resolve your problem. I once had a package get lost in the mail (understandable). I contacted Sears, and they told me I would have to wait… Continue reading Sears Problem Is Not the Internet
For a while, I had issues with my MySQL server crashing. It was simple enough to just restart the server, but that started to get tedious. So, I finally decided to try to figure out what the root problem was. I started with the MySQL error log. There were several tables that were marked as… Continue reading MySQL Crashing and Debian Open File Limit
I recently wrote to Shock Top to complain about one of their beers. Their Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat Ale was honestly (I am not exaggerating) one of the worst, if not the worst, beers I have ever had. I couldn’t even finish the beer I opened. Their reply is below. The only way they could… Continue reading Shock Top, Taking Your Concerns “Very Seriously”
First beach day of 2015. Working on my tan, trying to keep the sun out of my eyes.
I sign up for as many loyalty programs and email newsletters as I can. And, around this time of year (my birthday), it really pays off. Here’s a list of the *free stuff I received this year simply for signing up for an email newsletter. If you’re not comfortable handing out your email address, it’s… Continue reading Free Stuff for My Birthday 2014 Edition
I had a really good time on my birthday this year. I always get dressed up for the occasion.
I got this sweet K-9 Kannon for Christmas. This thing can launch a tennis ball clear across the back yard.
Just some fun with a few minifigures. This might make for a good Lego themed video game, or even a Lego themed movie (couldn’t be worse than the live action one).