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Category: family

08/06/08 05:04 - 79ºF - ID#45256

My son had surgery over the weekend

My son, Eli, had surgery over the weekend to repair his cleft pallet (roof of the mouth). Ouch! He has been "just ok" ever since the anesthesia wore off. He's so cute, but I feel bad for him.


He looks pretty sad, this was taken a couple days ago. I hear from my wife that he is doing better today. =)
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Location: Near Buffalo, NY

Category: work

07/24/08 05:45 - 72ºF - ID#45128


So yeah, I'm sitting here at my desk at work and I get a phone call:

"Hi. Is this Jon Kiddy? My name is Kevin, I'm from Google and I'd like to talk to you about a document you downloaded regarding Corporate Compliance. Are you able to make decisions regarding compliance at Roswell Park?"

I said, yeaaaah, I just browsed a document on compliance recently (I think yesterday) about compliance for PCI regarding SSL. But I'm just a programmer, just hunting down some info like I do everyday as part of my job when needed.

He said, oh ok. Can I send a follow up email to you to pass along to your superiors regarding corporate compliance?

Sure, why not...

So yeah, I then get an email sent to my Roswell email (which I never game them) saying thanks for the small talk, here is his contact info. Apparently Kevin is the Regional Marketing Representative for North America from Google Enterprise...

I mean, where did this guy get my phone number, my email, and my name from? And more importantly, how did he know I was looking up that stuff recently?

Well, as a programmer, it is easy to guess where since Google is slowly taking over the world one Google Search at a time.

Scary stuff, imo.

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Category: fun

07/21/08 10:26 - 74ºF - ID#45088

Best youtube video ever, imo.

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Category: family

07/01/08 07:33 - 58ºF - ID#44834

Step-brother's wedding

This past Saturday my step-brother got hitched.

When my brother first mentioned that he wanted to get married on my parents property I thought to myself that it might be a bad idea, since the grounds weren't in good shape. However, since then, my step-brother and step-father spent a lot of time and money making the grounds wedding worthy. I think they did a terrific job. I wish I had before and after pictures to post.


The last pic is my daughter, I just had to throw it in, cause she's cute. =)
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Category: life

06/26/08 12:06 - 70ºF - ID#44791

Working out... yeee haaw.

So, I decided to get my butt into the gym and have been going steadily for almost two weeks now. (I've had a membership at the BAC for months, so I didn't jump in on the local program you guys are into.) Anyways, after deciding to do this regularly, I apparently have time in my schedule to go 6 days a week.

So here is how I'm currently breaking up my weekly routine.

Monday: jogging outside around my neighborhood (during the summer)
Tuesday: gym (upper body workout)
Wednesday: jogging outside again
Thursday: gym (lower body workout)
Friday: swimming
Saturday: gym (upper body workout)
Sunday: rest

However, I'm no expert when it comes to this kind of stuff... anyone have suggestions? I'm such a workout newbie.

(e:enknot) says I should be focusing on eating better. I should probably do some research on this one of these nights.

Anyways, I'm pumped about going back (pun intended, hur hur).
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Category: olympics

06/23/08 09:00 - 63ºF - ID#44756

Bike of the future...

Hey Paul, instead of that fancy bike... I really think it would be fun to ride one of these.


The Chinese army is preparing to take part of the olympics in these here bikes.

Also, btw... can't wait for 08/08/08, for the 2008 Summer Olympic opening ceremonies! yay! I get soo jazzed up about watching olympic sports.
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Category: computers

06/19/08 09:17 - 55ºF - ID#44714

Me me me & me...

The typography looks roughly similar. ...I hope the similarities end there.

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Category: news

06/16/08 01:23 - 70ºF - ID#44668

The next "green" fuel... is petrol?

Scientists find bugs that eat waste and excrete petrol.

Wow! Investors are flocking to this company (LS9) who created genetically modified bacteria who excrete crude oil. It sounds like Sci-fi or something crazy.
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Category: work

05/27/08 09:56 - 51ºF - ID#44461



more readable version...

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Category: movies

05/25/08 11:16 - 57ºF - ID#44451

In response...

To (e:jim) ... they are already here:

(e:enknot) : you're crazy, fyi, you know what I mean ;)
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