Monthly Archives: February 2009

I Miss My Friends, but I’m Still a Geek.

A five month stretch doesn’t seem like a lot of time when you think about it either before or after it’s passed, but when you’re 11 weeks into it and you haven’t seen most of your friends for a good … Continue reading

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A Rant to my Guildmates

One of my guild members posted last Thursday that we wasn’t going to make that night’s raid. The block below is my response to his post. I wish more people had the courtesy to do this. Now I have a … Continue reading

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Praise for Modern Conveniences…

I can’t say I grew up with a microwave oven in the house. In fact, my family didn’t get our first nuker until after my brother came back from college – he got it when he was going to CSUN, … Continue reading

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The Hall

I wrote this back in 2004 when I was working for an Environmental Consulting firm. It was based on my observations of an empty town hall – Los Altos Hills town hall, to be exact – while it was in … Continue reading

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My T-Shirts… A Trip Back In Time

Thanks to the tried-and-true adage, “Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind,” I finally got around to washing all my white-colored T-shirts. They’d been sitting in a pile on my laundry room floor behind the doors for the last four-plus months. … Continue reading

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Yawn!

I stayed up way too late. It’s now almost 07:00 and I’m just now going to bed. I should turn my phone off. I just know some joker’s going to call before noon. I’ll post something more later today, I … Continue reading

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Hard To Reach

If you’re actually getting through to iansweb.com right now, you’re one of the lucky few. I’ve discovered that my modem and router are both on the fritz right now. My cable modem is giving me download speeds equal to long-distance … Continue reading

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Thanks Comcast, for SCREWING me today.

My upload is faster than my download? WTF? UPDATE: After rebooting my Cablemodem, I have significantly slower speeds – 300k down, 5mbit up. This is SLOWER THAN DSL SPEED! This is just barely above ISDN speed. Bastages. Thanks for listening … Continue reading

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