Month: December 2003

2004 is finally here. Yikes. Resolution Time.

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I’ll make the comment that everyone else makes: 2003 went by way too fast. It’s not like the year was ACTUALLY perceptually shorter than any others I’ve experienced, but the spinning of the plates routine I’ve been developing sure does make those hours and days and months fly by. So last year I made a set of resolutions about this time. Mike and Alex encouraged me to grade myself. At first I thought it would […]

My “Do Nothing” Vacation

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Here is a sign that I have a mental disease: I kept telling people "I intend to spend my Christmas vacation doing absolutely nothing" and then the FRIDAY night after I left work for a lengthy 2 week "vacation" I made a very long list all the projects I intend to complete now that "I have more time." Prentiss called me on it at the 2-person meetup last Wednesday… i can’t just relax, I guess… […]

whaaaaa!

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What does it say about me that I laughed out loud so heartily at this picture that people around my office popped in to ask if I was ok? hmmm..

Tue, Dec 16: EFF-A Evoting Dinner and Cyberdawg Party

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Please join us. We’d love to see you at our event next week! Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 Location: 2003 Opal Divine’s in Austin (6th and Rio Grande) RSVP: Please RSVP by sending email to [email protected] Please help spread the word to your friends and associates. Time: 6:00-8:00 – eVoting Dinner Discussion (serious discussion) 8:00-close – CyberDawg 2003 (wild party) <!–break–> eVoting Roundtable with Dan Wallach of the Diebold Deconstruction Crew Join Dan Wallach, Computer […]

La Madeleine’s Tomato Basil Soup

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La Madeleine’s is a Austin staple for casual cafe/bristo dining. They have a killer tomato basil soup that goes very well with colder weather. I stumbled on a copy cat recipe for this delicious creation. I made it tonight. Very easy and very close to the real thing… enjoyed it with some lightly toasted slices of fresh french bread and some top shelf Parmigiano Reggiano grated on top. Cost me about 1/4 what it would […]