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Category: hiking

04/11/15 12:45 - 37.ºF - ID#59953

Hiking at 18 mile creek

Last Friday, (e:paul) and I took a trip down to 18 Mile Creek. It wasn't as thawed as we thought it was going to be but it was still a good one.

I never had been down there so the fact that there are some hills so close to the city surprised me. The water and waterfalls might actually would have been nice if it wasn't clearly sewer overflow from melting snow ;(.

Luckily they're turning the headwaters into a new county park.


So foggy on the skyway down. You couldn't see anything. Glad I wasn't driving.
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Shale scrambling!
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The foxhole we found.
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Deerhole we found.
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Category: party

04/06/15 01:00 - 35.ºF - ID#59948

Crazy weekend

This weekend got pretty crazy. First thing on Friday, (e:paul) and I met up with (e:terry) at the Block Club party. It actually was pretty fun this time.
We ended up going with Mickey to meet Mike, Seth, (e:flacidness) and Brett at Nietschie's. Almost out the pink and had some beardy man try and make out with me.

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The next day was international Donna Day - my mom's cousin. Since we don't celebrate her birthday somehow April 1st evolved into her prank celebration. We used to tp her house in the early morning.
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After I rode back from that, I got to open a coconut for the first time. The water and flesh were freaking amazing.
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We watched this movie called "Wolf Cop" which was so bad. There was werewolf penis and a lot of decapitation.
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At night, (e:terry) and I visited this Squeaky Wheel party at Milkie's. UVB performed an AOL set with dial up tones and AOL trial CDs set up in the background.

We were going to go to a party on Ferry after that, but somehow got so caught up in talking we ended up at Casey's house. So we had a party in (e:yesthatcasey)'s room with (e:uchina) and (e:steve). Pretty good night.
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Category: basra

04/03/15 03:23 - 50.ºF - ID#59938 pmobl

Feed the beast


Is this the last supper?

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.
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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.
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Phallic cactus
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Tiny drops all over the flower bud.
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Paul got pricked somehow?
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Bonsi tree
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and the lieblings orchid.
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The absolutely best part was Farmer's brown animal show (or whatever it was called) in the back shed.

Look at these buddies.
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So freaking cute. I almost want a chicken now.
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Goats on goats
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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?
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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.

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Afterwards we headed out to Wasabi for a sushi break.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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).

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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.

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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.



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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
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Polish painted eggs.
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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
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Two creepy rabbits, one swallowing (e:paul). It kind of reminds me of the Jones Pond furry.
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Jewelry for the favorite fist in your life
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