Monthly Archives: June 2009

mixtape: traveling tunes

I hate the process of traveling, but I love going places. Go figure. Due to my disdain for the process of travel, especially air travel, I needed to piece together what I would consider a calming influence for it. An … Continue reading

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Capital Punishment II post-post season-pre free agency fun

Another year, another Capital Punishment installment… So, the Caps suffered from yet another breakdown against the Pens. The second time of which resulted in a Pens Cup. Clearly, I am destined to hate the Pens. Ha! Anyway, let’s not dwell … Continue reading

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mixtape: happy father’s day

So, the theme mixes continue and I realize I really enjoy the challenge of piecing these together. The hidden theme on this one is father’s day. Well, of course, because that’s when I’m making it and for my pa. Follow … Continue reading

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recipe: pernil y patatas mexicana

So, for a pre-Father’s Day gathering the bourbon and tequila came out, so did the cigars and so did the cooking. Rain was not going to stop us from enjoying a wonderful meal despite it being entirely too wet out … Continue reading

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quip: Swap this next time…

In the on-going anti-piracy debate, another blow was struck. The Jury in the retrial of Thomas-Rasset’s RIAA file sharing case not only upheld the decision of the previous jury, they dropped the hammer on the fine. I’m neither vilifying nor … Continue reading

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recipe: green rice with mahi mahi

There is actually a reason I did not name this arroz verde… it is because, if I were going to do this as a true verde sauce, in my mind, should probably include some tomitillios, of which this recipe does … Continue reading

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educating music

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optimizing online encounters

So, I’ll admit it. In my ever failing quest at finding a suitable long term relationship I turned to online dating. In reality, it’s not online dating as much as it is online match making or meeting, because the actual … Continue reading

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dropping breadcrumbs

In this world, it is more than easy to get lost. Despite the advent of global positioning and street level real-time mapping even your electronic breadcrumbs might not be enough to find yourself. The more traces you leave where you … Continue reading

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quip: a stanely cup chumpion

To be honest, I lost fandomship in the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs when the Washington Capitals were eliminated by the arch-enemy. As much as I still have disdain for the Wings for the Caps elimination in a SC sweep in … Continue reading

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