Posts Tagged ‘lifestyle’

We’re back!

After a brief intermission and a few WordPress updates later, we can finally sign back in and post new material. So during the communications blackout life has proceeded. A new puppy, going back to school, and a new promo at work. Facebook is active as always and twitter is heating up.

One Step Closer to Being a Home Owner

So yesterday I stopped into my mortgage broker’s office after work and signed my life away, coming one step closer to finalizing the purchase of my new house in Everett. I have to say that it was a wonderful and fairly momentous experience for me, being the first time I’ve ever signed anything as significant as a […] is elegant resume builder

Admit it, your resume could probably use a little work but it always seems to be less than inspiring to update it. While every job posting asks for one, it’s almost guaranteed that they’re documents that are skimmed rather than appreciated, so why try all that hard right? Hack your resume! Displaying a little creativity… […]

In need of a Christmas miracle …

I have this friend Lyndsey who would be a great candidate for one of those family-channel-made-for-TV Christmas specials. In a nutshell, Lyndsey is a sweet lady from NC who is getting laid off from her job during Christmas. What’s especially tough about this is that Lyndsey is just a few months into a high risk pregnancy […]

A beautiful thought for Earth Day

Pale Blue Dot – Animation from Ehdubya on Vimeo.

Jerry Large | A reasonable view of gay marriage | Seattle Times Newspaper

Reposted in its entirety (including original links) because I think this is one of the most well articulated positive views pro gay marriage that actually addresses the reasons against that the anti faction state as justification to deny citizens the right to marry whomever it happens to be that they love. Jerry Large | A […]

North America’s first public-use quick-charge station opens in Portland: 3-handed politician not included

North America’s first public-use quick-charge station opens in Portland: 3-handed politician not included: ” What’s being hailed as North America’s first public-use quick-charge station for electric vehicles has just been unveiled in Portland. The station, built by NEC subsidiary Takasago, is installed in a PGE headquarters parking garage and will charge electric vehicles with lithium-ion […]

Up to 45% Off Select Styles of Water Bottles from Klean Kanteen, Sigg, and More

I love Amazon, I really do. They have a plethora of stuff that I need from keychains to textbooks to electronics, and they get them to me in just a couple of days. This is one of the Gold Box Deals today and wow is it great! Up to 45% Off Select Styles of Water […]

Mega-Straddle Bus Conceptualized for China, Fits 1,200 Passengers

I’m moving (very shortly) from the most pedestrian/mass transit unfriendly city I have ever lived in. Everyone who knows me is aware that I’m incredibly excited to be going somewhere where they build sidewalks at the sides of the road for pedestrians, have more than 2 bike paths in the city, and actually provide transit […]

Water, water everywhere …

I sometimes hold training classes at the medical school where I work, no nothing medical, just Office and Blackboard and academic related software things. But in preparing for a PowerPoint class that I had today I wanted to show the students some examples of truly great presentations to give them an idea of what can […]