Catching up again…

First, things overheard:

Geeky things:



2blog folder is not full, but here goes anyway…


Digg – This Is Why I Hate CNN (Pic)

Digg – No, f*** you, reader of CNN

Geeky things:

Vlc: Master Your Digital Media with VLC

Optimize Ubuntu 8.04 for Speed – Speed up Hardy Heron! – Softpedia

Gallery2:How To Write Scripts – Gallery Codex

Debian – you can never be sure

Ten tips for securing Linux desktops – at

Hands on: 12 quick hacks for Firefox 3 – LinuxWorld

The Urge to End It – Understanding Suicide –

How to “Peel” Hard-Boiled Eggs Without Peeling – The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

Parenting things:

Why Most Sunscreens Don’t Work | Newsweek To Your Health |


Funny things:

The 5 Most Unintentionally Scarring ’80s Music Videos |

Pranks: Just Say ‘Yes’ To Telemarketers

Abstruse Goose » At the Driving Range

Local News: Man found in WI basement covered in BBQ sauce | sauce, basement, covered : WWMT NEWSCHANNEL 3 (What makes this funny is that I’ve been in Appleton)

Time to empty the 2blog folder

For those who care, I have really, *really* short names for my bookmarks toolbar folders — for instance, my leftmost folder, which contains links that I visit daily, is labelled simply ‘1’.  I use foxmarks to keep my bookmarks synchronized between all my browsers, and I use the “Add Bookmark Here2” plugin to just add pages to that 2blog folder when I come across a page I want to share later.

Then, once it gets overwhelmingly large, I just copy the links from that folder to a post.

As usual I start with things overheard:

Geeky things:

Political things:

Just generally interesting:

Quickie catchup blogging

Catching up again…

It has been busy — as I’m sure you can tell from the photoblog. Man, oh man is that 2blog folder full!

Starting with all things overheard:

(I told you it has been a while!)

And, in honor of the official end of the Democratic primary season, all things political come next:

There are a slew of geeky links:

It’s summertime here in Austin:

I’m not such a bad dad, after all…



Catchup blogging…

Here comes the core dump from the 2blog folder, in no particular order: