Monthly Archives April 2006

Drrrrrp. Grawnk?

Nggghhaahhh!Grrr arrr Rum and Monkey.

Digital music at home

I think it’s time for me to address my home music situation the right way. I bought a couple of new CDs last night (Panic at the Disco’s A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out, which was disappointingly radio-pop-ish — I think I listened to the wrong tracks in the store — and the new Belle […]

Who listens to what music?

I should know better. This month’s Red Hat Magazine had a feature on Fedora Core 5, the latest release of their leading-edge Linux distribution. I’ve been running Fedora Core 3 on my laptop (Dell D600) for a while now, and since FC3 is now only receiving maintenance updates from Fedora Legacy I figured it would […]

bacon bacon bacon bacon bacon

mendel: Ugh, this spinach salad is not good mendel: spinach, chicken, tomatoes, mushrooms. should be good, right? BUT mendel: it is really a BACON SALAD with SPINACH Halfjack: WHY DO YOU HATE BACON mendel: not only does it have lots of bacon in it, the included dressing is SWEET AND SOUR BACON mendel: >_< mendel: […]

New laptop bag (and cheap!)

I have a small confession to make: even though I go on about fashion at times, I’ve been carrying around my laptop in a default laptop case for the last little while. That just wouldn’t do, so I started shopping around for another. I needed something that had a handle on top, and I didn’t […]

Counting is hard!

From an article in today’s Ottawa Sun, about the election of the Speaker of the House of Commons (the Liberals are the opposition party; the Conservatives have a minority government): The fact that the Speaker is a Liberal is significant because it could tip the balance of power in the minority Parliament. Since the Speaker […]