7/27/2004 03:46:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|
So for the last few weeks I have been following the Pilades for Dummies workout video. Pilades, for those of you who don't know, is the Devil's Yoga. Designed for dancers it has as its main tenants "Pulling your navel towards your spine" AKA "Suck in that gut!". Basically you do these weird movements to improve balance and flexibility all the while keeping your body as tense as a whip-crack.
My favorite exercise is the one called "Rolling Like a Ball". Sit down, grab behind your knees, suck in that gut!, and roll onto your shoulder blades. Then come up back up. Now this sounds like fun only until it's done after about ten minutes of doing other exercises, so if you're like me, makes you nice and covered in a fine film of sweat. So when you go to roll over, you actually land on your back, slide off the mat, and come to a streaking halt on the hardwood floor, leaving a nice red mark when the floor met your back. Yeah, I love pilades.
Its been too long since I blogged. I miss the feeling. But unfortunately we've been kinda busy recently. There was Stampede, which is like a 10-day long hick fest with tourists dressed in "authentic cowboy gear" that makes Calgarians gag. The shit some people will wear out in public literally reels the mind. So that was fun.
We went hiking Sunday at Nose Hill park, which is this big huge green space right in the middle of Calgary. We picnicked and watch the town. It was fun. Then we got sunburned and went home.
I'll be getting rid of my cell phone. It costs over 50$ a month and all it really does is lets me call home during my breaks from work. I almost never get calls on it, and usually end up placing calls on it, which costs money. So I'm going to see if I can get a really, really cheap plan and see what goes from there. I'm doing this because I really, really want cable during the Olympics. I love watching the Olympics, and we don't want another bill, so this is the way to go for us, really.
I'm outta here. Actually, I'm going to go read some stories. You should too. Here's the website: http://www.tuckermax.com
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Emily7/27/2004 03:28:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|Southpinellas: Movie drama starts with cell phone, ends with pepper spray
You know, it's about time.
There is a very special circle in Hell reserved for two types of people. People who touch kids, and peple who talk on their cell phone during a play/movie. I mean, what can possibly be so important that it can't wait 2 hours, or if it is important that you stay in touch, put the damn thing on vibrate, and when it rings get out of the theatre. Is that a concept so hard to understand?
What I don't get about this article is why it's even being questionned. I think that pepper spray isn't enough. People who talk on phones at the theatre (traditional or modern) should be beaten, the pepper sprayed, and dragged out into the lobby and have their ticket revoked.
All that technology that is used on the boarder to control immigration and whatnot, the digital face scanning and fingerprinting, I say bring that into the theatre world. Hotels can black-list people for life, movie theatres should use facial recognition to screen people. If you've been ejected from one theatre in the city, then you have to go to another. If you're kicked out of their, then there is something that need checking. This cop should get a medal and a three-week paid vacation for this, not questionned and investigated.
|W|P|109096729619693275|W|P|Southpinellas: Movie drama starts with phone|W|P|7/26/2004 03:03:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|Whitby student suspended for jaywalking
Okay, I really don't understand this. I can maybe, with a huge stretch of my imagination, imagine why I was sent home from high schhol by my pot-smoking crossdressing art teacher (I'm being serious here) for wearing a T-shirt saying that "I'm too sexy for my Jeans" . Maybe. But for jaywalking?
You have to be kidding me.|W|P|109087942961851673|W|P|Whitby student suspended for jaywalking|W|P|7/21/2004 09:17:00 AM|W|P|Mike|W|P|CBC News: Tally of U.S. military deaths in Iraq hits 900|W|P|109042663564733907|W|P|USA Death Toll Rises|W|P|7/19/2004 09:32:00 AM|W|P|Mike|W|P|Gurlie Men in California Legislature, says Schwarzenegger
I can't belive how some people are surprised by this!|W|P|109025477263444058|W|P||W|P|7/18/2004 03:42:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|
From the right. Tried to get the plug in, too, but it wasn't gonna work. |W|P|109019056429741258|W|P||W|P|7/18/2004 03:41:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|
From the low-low, amp straight-on. Just ignore the table cloth and .5 of the same painting. |W|P|109019048034354669|W|P||W|P|7/18/2004 03:39:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|
Fender et Amp, solo. I *really* like this one. |W|P|109019034131325924|W|P||W|P|7/18/2004 03:38:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|
Fender, Amp, and Stand with .25 of a picture. |W|P|109019030594056508|W|P||W|P|7/18/2004 02:49:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|
More general chattiness. Look at Rose's hand, and how it's all blurry. I'm not sure what the technical name of this is, but I love it when that happens!
|W|P|109018734753730010|W|P||W|P|7/18/2004 02:39:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|
Bob, San, and Rose chattin' it up! |W|P|109018678712119627|W|P||W|P|7/18/2004 01:28:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|The Ultimate War Sim
Chris sent me this, and I find it very, very funny. For anyone who has spent time playing RTS games, you will appeciate this a lot.
Goddamit it's hot. 28° outside, and that's cool compared to what it has been all week.|W|P|109018253713673225|W|P||W|P|7/16/2004 11:23:00 AM|W|P|Mike|W|P|CBC News: Japan detains chess wizard Bobby Fischer
The exciting story of a reclusive...chess grandmaster? Evading USA authorities for playing an illegal game of Yugoslavian super-chess to win $3.35M USD.
Anyone see Bobby Fisher : Renegade Dork coming to theatres near you anytime soon?
CYODFS|W|P|109000220843172802|W|P||W|P|7/16/2004 08:58:00 AM|W|P|Mike|W|P|CBC News: Martha Stewart handed 5 months in prison
It's true, it's true! Martha's gonna be somebody's bitch!|W|P|108999348282498060|W|P||W|P|7/14/2004 11:56:00 AM|W|P|Mike|W|P|U-Boat Off The Coast of Nova Scotia
For anyone who knows Adam, you will know why this story is so important. Adam maintains that about 60 years ago a bunch of German-sounding last names appeared in Nova Scotia. Rumour had it that it was a marooned crew of a German U-Boat sent to patrol the St. Lawrence.
Turns out that his story isn't far away from the truth.
CYODFS|W|P|108983140585490378|W|P||W|P|7/12/2004 02:30:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|BBC NEWS | Magazine | First web-pastor appointed
Hehehehehe...I wonder how collections are taken. They pass around the virtual plate and you PayPal money, or would it be by credit card?
CYODFS|W|P|108966783255087824|W|P||W|P|7/12/2004 02:26:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|BBC NEWS | Africa | Sudan and Chad agree Darfur moves
Yet another civil war that doesn't threaten the free world.
It's sad that the USA is trying to get involved in this one, too. Haven't they caused enough damage in Afghanistan and Iraq?
Haven't enough people died, and hasn't enough blood been shed, to satisfy the lust for death and prejudice-based hatred of one man?|W|P|108966756171269055|W|P||W|P|7/13/2004 10:36:00 AM|W|P|Dru|W|P|Yeah. I think Bush Jr. is going to forever go down in history as the president who finished daddy's war for him.
Call me crazy, but does it strike anybody else as stupid, when you're fighting a war against a primarily Islamic country, and against a group of terrorists who follow a specific (and, according to my bro's significant other, rather extreme, corrupt and possibly grossly incorrect) interpretation of the Koran, to justify your actions as being "in the name of God?"
Now, while I respect Mr. Bush's beliefs, I don't get how he doesn't realize just how dangerous this can be. I mean, he's not exactly the sharpest knife in the drawer (or more accurately, he makes a bowling ball look like a razor blade), but how can anybody capable of independent thought not realize just how dumb this is?
I tell ya, if the whole "protection of Marriage" amendment gets passed through congress, I will have officially lost all faith in the democratic process.
--Dru7/12/2004 02:10:00 PM|W|P|Mike|W|P|Time to Find an IE Alternative? by PC Magazine
Didn't I tell you? Didn't I predict, months ago, that great things were coming? Finally there are a lot more reviews like this one popping up everywhere. I can't put my excitement into words as people and Microsoft are waking up to the evils of being lazy and deceptive, respectively.
If you want a virun-inviting, slow, bloated, and horribly bug ridden browser, stick with Internet Explorer. If you'd like to wake up and join the 21st century, download Firefox and/or Opera today and start surfing the friendlier, safer Internet.
I really should be in advertising and marketing, shouldn't I?
CYODFS|W|P|108966663152876870|W|P||W|P|7/09/2004 08:22:00 AM|W|P|Mike|W|P|Cleaning FAQ
a Co-woker asked me to help her find out, on the Internet, how to remove paint stains from cloting. Google came to my rescue, as usual, and I found this link. I'm a clean-lover, so this is getting bookmarked!
Look for a nice long blog later today about my week. It's been a very interesting time!
CYODFS|W|P|108938656218971011|W|P||W|P|7/07/2004 08:49:00 AM|W|P|Mike|W|P|iPod Mini Comes to Canada!
Sweet Merciful Crap! This is waht I've been waiting for. I know some people are going to say "Why get the Mini at 5 gigs when the full iPod at 15 is only 50$ more?" Well, the answer is that I don't need 15 gigs of song storage. I'm not even sure I have that many songs!
CYODFS|W|P|108921537208509564|W|P||W|P|7/04/2004 10:00:00 AM|W|P|Mike|W|P|CNN.com - Renewed calls for alternative browsers - Jul 2, 2004
If anyone reading this blog still uses IE for browsing, I ask you this: have I taught you nothing? The browser used by roughly 95% of the world's surfing population is, once again, under a double-headed attack. Y'all might want to consider Firefox or, for the power-browsers out there, Opera.
They are serious alternatives to a flawed and exploited browser. And to top it all off, they're cooler. Really.
CYODFS|W|P|108896044978771454|W|P||W|P|7/02/2004 11:02:00 AM|W|P|Mike|W|P|Well, this explains a lot. looks like they found Martin's personal stash!
The Globe and Mail|W|P|108879135910448470|W|P||W|P|7/05/2004 12:02:00 AM|W|P|BleedingHeartLiberal|W|P|Hmm... thank the maker that this happened the day after the election, and not the day before. Probably would've given the right-wing nutjobs something else to pin on the Prime Minister, I mean, after child pornographer and homeless killer.7/01/2004 10:43:00 AM|W|P|Mike|W|P|
Cop who shot pet fired for obscene gesture
But...I don't...wha...hun....he shot...the he flipped...and he got....Jesus I'm glad I don't live in the 'States!|W|P|108870383827420026|W|P||W|P|