Category Archives: Fun/Recreation

Total Access

I finally gave in and signed up for a trial version of Blockbuster Total Access. But I don’t think we’ll stick with it. I think that NetFlix would be a better deal for us, just based on cost. We just … Continue reading

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MP3 Player (part 2)

Thanks for all the input so far. I really don’t want an iPod. It’s just the way I am. If everyone else has one, I must not have it. It’s probably a manifestation of sinful pride. It keeps me out … Continue reading

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MP3 Player

I was given some Christmas money and I’m thinking about finally getting a real MP3 player. So, what should I get? Is an iPod worth it if you have no desire to subscribe to iTunes? That is to say, if … Continue reading

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MusicMatch Jokebox

I have used MusicMatch Jukebox as my audio player on my primary computer since I got my first Dell back in 2002. I liked the trial version enough to buy a full version when the trial expired, about 4 years … Continue reading

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Ow Ow Ow

Here’s a recipe for discomfort: Take one very out of shape (worse than I thought) fast-approaching-30 man Add 1 part horrible day at work Add 1 part dehydration Add a pinch of hunger Mix ingredients in a large field full … Continue reading

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Baseball Heaven

With the family out of town and free tickets at my disposal, I have been at the ballpark the past two nights. The new Busch Stadium is a very nice baseball venue and advertises itself as Baseball Heaven. However, I’ve … Continue reading

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What to do in St. Louis when your family is gone

Jamie’s mom came into town and Jamie and the kids left home on Saturday. I’m lonely, bored, and a little bit jealous that they get to have a vacation without me. I miss my family. On the upside, I can … Continue reading

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Live from Gamefest

The word on the street was that this year’s edition (Gamefest VII, if you’re keeping track) would be rather lower key than some of the previous iterations. However, last night we had 7v7 for Wolfenstein Enemy Territory. Tonight should be … Continue reading

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Recent Diversions

A brief summary of what I’ve been watching and reading of late follows. Our last two picks from Blockbuster have been rather disappointing. First, I was dispatched to find an action flick of some sort and came home with Constantine. … Continue reading

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Et Cetera

We have been watching some new-to-us movies lately. The most recent iteration of Pride and Prejudice — a novel I have started to read for the first time after seeing the Keira Knightley film edition — was excellent. Good enough … Continue reading

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