Archive for the ‘Misc’ Category

Merry Christmas

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

A day late, but... Merry Christmas everyone, especially to those who are far from home serving their country and are unable to be with their loved ones. May God continue to watch over you and keep you safe. Lee Marvin bearing gifts to the baby Jesus in the film Donovan's Reef, with ...

Occupy Halloween

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

It just had to be done.

Back From Vacation

Friday, December 5th, 2008

After an extended vacation in Oregon for Thanksgiving with my mom and my sister and her family, it's time to get back to work. This was one very memorable vacation...for the wrong reasons. We started out the trip to Oregon with Orycon 30. Shortly after the con, Anna came down ...

Recent Lull

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

I've been down with an eye infection that has made reading rather difficult, as well as working with a computer. Fortunately i am nearly recovered and should be getting back into some sort of rhythm again. There's been way too much interesting news to try and catch up with, so I ...

Update From the Plains

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

It's been a very weird time since Marscon. Having to put Katya to sleep when we came back from the con was a rough to do. Add to that the geothermal system still being on the blink thanks to a plains pocket gopher, things are a bit stressed. Plus, someone ...

Michelle Malkin website down

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

I am not sure what happened, but when I went out to Michelle Malkin's blog to read an article about the infiltration of the Republican debate by Hillary campaign operatives, all I got is this page: Hopefully this is just a hiccup on their service providers part, and not the result ...

Thanksgiving 2007

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

I have a great deal to give thanks for this year. It has been a good year blessed with the joy of watching my daughter grow another year and begin to talk. Family is foremost in my thanks for they bring so much thrill to life. There are the men and ...


Sunday, October 21st, 2007

My wife and daughter came back from their extended trip to California (I had been back a week already) on Wednesday night after a grueling flight home. The flight, like so many of them, and all flights involved in this recent trip, suffered huge delays. It was past ...

Hit or Miss

Friday, September 28th, 2007

It's going to be hit or miss for me the next few days as I have a number of commitments this next week that will be keeping me busier than a you-know-what.

Happy Birthday Anna Marie!

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

My daughter, Anna Marie, turns Two today! She is without any doubt the greatest thing to happen in my world. Happy Birthday, darling daughter Anna Marie!

Day at the Fair

Sunday, August 12th, 2007

I spent a two hour shift working the GOP booth at the Dakota County Fair yesterday. It was a hot day, with temperatures well into the 90s matched with high humidity. anybody who knows me knows that it isn't the base temperature that gets me, but the humidity (I grew ...

Been A Busy Week

Thursday, June 7th, 2007

I've been heavily wrapped up on two other projects, one is getting the Quadrant website up to snuff appearance wise and fixing a bug in the Mission Muster page, the other is I have received an appointment as the new commander of KAG's ECorps. You may not know what ...

Little Belly Dancer

Sunday, May 6th, 2007

We were at a going away party at the Cruise a couple of weeks ago, and one of our friends posted this video of our daughter up onyoutube. No idea how long it will be up, at least through the end of May. There is no doubt that she is ...

video uploads

Monday, April 16th, 2007

I've been able to edit my video from Saturday's Tax Cut Rally at the capitol building. Unfortunately, I am running into a lot of problems getting them uploaded to youtube. No idea what the issue is, may be it's bandwidth issues for uploading, or somethin on their end. ...

It’s Cold Out!

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

It seems like just a week ao it was sunny and in the 70s here in Minnesota. And, in fact, it was in the 70s. This morning, when I took the girls out for their morning walkies, it was 16 degrees (without wind chill factored in), windy, and ...

Second site test

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

backed out changes made over the holoidays...see if this ifxes the problem UPDATE: seems that when I added in pinging to feedburner, it caused the blog system to choke. Removing it seems to have resolved the problem.

Running into some site problems

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

Running into some problems when publishing...checking if it works...sorry about the mess.

I Admit IT: Remiss in Blogging Duties

Saturday, December 2nd, 2006

With Thanksgiving, and now busily shopping for Christmas presents, not to mention my wife's upcoming birthday, things have been hectic around the homestead. So, what else is new? These are things we all have to do. Thanksgiving weekend was good, even with the horsey round-up I had, as my ...

Guinness, Of Course!

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

Every now and again I run across one of those blog survey's worth doing. Here's my results on the "What Kind of Beer am I" survey. You Are Guinness You know beer well, and you'll only drink the best beers in the world. Watered down beers disgust you, as do the people ...

Why Am I Not Surprised

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

This goes in the category of “why am I not surprised?” Last night I took my lovely wife and darling daughter to dinner at a favorite place in Eagan. On the drive up along Cedar Avenue, sue noticed a vehicle sporting a green “What Would Wellstone Do?” sticker, as well ...