Journaling on estrip is free and easy. get started today

Start Date 2013-08-27 00:03:27 |Comments 324 |Entries 1,002 |Images 4,993 |Sounds 5 |Videos 56 |Mobl 440 |

Category: windows

03/31/15 11:43 - 31.ºF - ID#59936

Windows support

I haven't been roped into Windows support in a while but the other day I went over to (e:paul)'s parents to troubleshoot their computer. I forgot how much I hate Windows.

Tony had a CD that had instructions on it to launch the programs via browsing files via the run dialog, circa Windows 95. But when he went into the run box, instead of hitting browse, he hit okay.

It turns out the last command entered in there was to launch the new user dialog. And somehow he managed to create a new account with the same name, overwriting his old profile

Luckily the old profile's data was still on the computer, and I just had to run a system restore back before.

Plus I got a cheese sandwich for my troubles.

image
print addComment

Permalink: Windows_support.html
Words: 133
Location: Buffalo, NY
Last Modified: 04/03/15 01:52


Category: work

03/31/15 11:40 - 31.ºF - ID#59935

901 Mannequins and solar on Linwood

These mannequins were in the lobby of 901. I really have no idea where in Roswell they ever would have been used?

image

After work we went on a quick bike ride around the neighborhood. I noticed this blue house down the street has panels already - guess we won't be the first. I really think they look cool - and for all the haters, you barely notice them from the street.

image

The Burchfield Penny Front Yard project is now down to a OS X error message and three copies of it's desktop background. Some artsy type should turn it into error based art based on the current setup - I think it would be way cooler.
image
print addComment

Permalink: 901_Mannequins_and_solar_on_Linwood.html
Words: 124
Location: Buffalo, NY
Last Modified: 04/03/15 03:43


Category: garden

03/31/15 11:39 - 31.ºF - ID#59934

Back to the botan

We went down to the botanical gardens again with (e:mike), (e:libertad) and (e:yesthatcasey). I always feel like I've taken pictures of everything there and posted them already but I took more anyway. It's hard not to.

I really liked the cacti this time. This one is actually really tiny but if you put your phone in the pebbles it's like you're in some sort of crazy desert.
image

image
Phallic cactus
image
Tiny drops all over the flower bud.
image
Paul got pricked somehow?
image
Bonsi tree
image
and the lieblings orchid.
image

image

The absolutely best part was Farmer's brown animal show (or whatever it was called) in the back shed.

Look at these buddies.
image
So freaking cute. I almost want a chicken now.
image
Goats on goats
image
At the end of the trip we went around to Lackawanna to go to Mulberrys. It was expensive but super delicious. Lackawanna is building a million new homes in the vacant burned out section near Bethlehem Steel. Why?
image
print addComment

Permalink: Back_to_the_botan.html
Words: 200
Location: Buffalo, NY
Last Modified: 04/03/15 03:33


Category: house

03/31/15 11:36 - 31.ºF - ID#59933

Spring cleaning

(e:paul) and I cleaned out up the orange room for a spare bedroom and computer space. It was mega messy but it's pretty awesome now.

image

image

image

image
Afterwards we headed out to Wasabi for a sushi break.
image
Later that night we headed out with unhibernated (e:yesthatcasey), (e:libertad) and (e:mike) out to the gay bars. They were handing out waffles to advertise some gay fundraiser brunch, and (e:mike) thought it was a good time to tell his story about serving fingertip quiche.
image
At cathode, I thought this was going to be an ad for a gay gym but it sounds more like a bathouse. Same thing? It's also in Syracuse
image

At Funky Monkey I had a really strange conversation with the owner about how it used to be okay to drunk drive, and now people would rather drink at home if they can't find a way out to the bars without driving, and it wasn't good for business . I don't think he was advocating for drunk driving now but it seems insane to even think about.
print addComment

Permalink: Spring_cleaning.html
Words: 203
Location: Buffalo, NY
Last Modified: 04/03/15 03:39


Category: shopping

03/31/15 11:35 - 31.ºF - ID#59932

Shopping with Mike and Dave

On Saturday we headed back to the Broadway Market with (e:libertad) and (e:mike). This time I saw (e:paul) checking out a guy that turned out to be a former underwear model/Olympian my former crew coach.
image

I got a pierogi, it was pretty good.
Afterwards we headed over to Bed Bath and Beyond. It was mostly full of old lady junk and bullshit like this salt lamp (healing negative ions?) but we did get a discounted soap dish for the bathroom thanks to (e:mike).

image
image
print addComment

Permalink: Shopping_with_Mike_and_Dave.html
Words: 93
Location: Buffalo, NY
Last Modified: 04/01/15 01:39


Category: bikes

03/22/15 09:27 - 24.ºF - ID#59922

Bike season

I am so out of biking shape ;(. Bike butt has been obliterated and replaced with one of a programmer. Now that the roads are ice free I'm back on it and I am in love all over again.

image

image

I don't care if it's still cold I'm trying to ride every day now. No way am I going to be slow on a bike this summer.



print add/read comments

Permalink: Bike_season.html
Words: 71
Location: Buffalo, NY
Last Modified: 03/23/15 01:35


Category: buffalo

03/22/15 01:16 - 26.ºF - ID#59921

Broadway Market with Masumi

The morning after we headed out to the Broadway market with (e:uchina). It was pretty bumpin. A lot of the food seemed good but a there was a whole bunch of grandmay knick knacks. Signs telling you to stay out of "mom's cave" etc. We got some treats and really amazing tangelos that were a fifth of the coop price.

The highlight was seeing my old boss there with his family. I actually forgot his name and somehow (e:terry) remembered later. He told me knew I would land on my feet after I left right after I left. I don't know why but it felt good - probably because I love my new job a million times more.

Escalators down from the rooftop garage
image

Polish painted eggs.
image

I never knew butter lambs came in two poses - head-turned and straight-face. I think the head turned is way cuter. That's a lot of freaking butter though
image
Two creepy rabbits, one swallowing (e:paul). It kind of reminds me of the Jones Pond furry.
image
image

Jewelry for the favorite fist in your life
image
print addComment

Permalink: Broadway_Market_with_Masumi.html
Words: 188
Location: Buffalo, NY
Last Modified: 03/23/15 01:23


Category: dancing

03/22/15 01:11 - 26.ºF - ID#59920

Dirty dancing

We went to the Igloo warehouse rave with (e:uchina). Thankfully there was no starer this time.

It was still fun but definitely not as crazy as the last one. House music isn't really my thing - no drum and bass second story like before. I still got a ton of dancing in, just more work.

Maybe we should have gone crazier because this time we saw how disgusting the warehouse was. From the Union Carbide barrels warning of formladehyde ((e:paul,59916)) to the mysterious floor goop, to the chain-smokestacks I felt like we were going to end up with black lung.

image

image

image

image

image

image

image
Someone gave up on the HEPA vacuum filter.
image
Scraping the floor goop
print addComment

Permalink: Dirty_dancing.html
Words: 122
Location: Buffalo, NY
Last Modified: 03/23/15 01:16


Category: environment

03/21/15 02:27 - 36.ºF - ID#59919 pmobl

Third world buffalo

We went with (e:uchina) to brunch at Panos. On the way in, we noticed Elmwood smelled like sewage, which is nothing new. On the way out we noticed their rain gardens and sewer intakes were literally spitting out sewage all over the street. notice the toilet paper.

image

image

image

print add/read comments

Permalink: Third_world_buffalo.html
Words: 51
Location: Buffalo, NY
Last Modified: 03/21/15 02:29


Category: st. patrick's

03/19/15 01:34 - 24.ºF - ID#59912

Luck of the Irish

(e:terry) got the Lloyd's St. Patrick's day discount for being a ginger.

Well, ginger or just cute?
image
print add/read comments

Permalink: Luck_of_the_Irish.html
Words: 19
Location: Buffalo, NY
Last Modified: 03/20/15 01:58


Search

Chatter

New Site Wide Comments

paul said to mike
You are welcome!...

mike said to paul
i'm glad you documented this. I was actually looking for a picture but came across this and am glad ...

mike said to paul
i'm glad you documented this. I was actually looking for a picture but came across this and am glad ...

mike said to paul
i'm glad you documented this. I was actually looking for a picture but came across this and am glad ...