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Category: crohns

03/21/08 03:42 - 33ºF - ID#43749

Stomach madness

I think my stomach is trying to kill me right now. I skipped breakfast, except a banana because I was in a rush and we had no eggs. Then I skipped lunch because I had a meeting to prepare for.

Then it was 3PM and I didn't want to stop programming what I was working on when all of a sudden my stomach started feeling like it was being stabbed in my stomach. It was way up high in my actual stomach which is weird as I don't even really have pain there. Right now it hurts really freakin' bad I hope eating will satisfy the monster.

this is what I get for eating now-a-laters before bed and not eating a normal breakfast or lunch. I suppose I just should push it to much, this whole "better" thing, argh.

The word of the day on my screensaver was antichrist? Do you think that happened by chance or that my computer is possessed. It is good Friday after all.
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Category: purchases

03/20/08 11:38 - 30ºF - ID#43740

My chumby, sofa, PS3 home, and kimya

I got my chumby today. It's name is Alastair. I think it has tremendous potential for as an interactive display device at the hospital. The background behind them sounds so much like the (e:jesse) story I always expect to read about. Here is a wiki about the chumby. (e:shawnr) got me hooked on it.

At work it looks cute on my desk.
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At home it looks redic next to mr. big.
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It came with the cutest packaging and some charms to hang on it.
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During lunch (e:jon), (e:enknot) and I went out to Lagniappe's on Allen Street and I got the oyster poboy with fries. It is really freakin good. (e:enknot) got the same thing with fried okra.

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We were down there because (e:enknot) was selling some books to Rust Belt for trade value. Book stores fascinate me. They seem so primitive in terms of information delivery and they have a particular smell. I think it used to be the smell associated with knowledge. Now that is pretty much replaced with the sweet smell of fresh plastic. At least in my world.

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While we were on the way to Lagniappe's I saw this couch at that eclectic store across from the pink and decided to buy it for (e:matthew). After work (e:tery) and I went to go pick it up. I haggled it down a bit.
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He liked it but it didn't match his plan for the home show. Luckily, we have lots of other rooms to stick it in. I think it is the first piece of really sturdy furniture we own.
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I bought my tickets for Kimya Dawson at the Tralf on April 10th. You can order them on Ticketmaster
As a side not I really want to beta test the PS3 home world. Does anybody have a connection that can get me in?

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Category: holidays

03/19/08 11:16 - 33ºF - ID#43734

More pictures from the holidays

We went to Red Lobster for (e:matthew) birthday and to celebrate lobster fest. He had the rock lobster and maine lobster combo, I had the lobster fire skewers - it was so good. I wish I had taken a picture but I was so greasy with butter and goodness I forgot.
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They also had these really yummy collada drinks.
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I finally dumped the pictures off the iphone from St. Patrick's Day. I had forgotten to take my real camera to the event so these pics are all I got. The iphone does pretty decent it bright light.

We were standing right under the beer tree when it started although we had no part in creating it. Call me pretentious but I won't drink beer out of cans since the whole Alzheimers aluminum thing. Who didn't get a picture of this.
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The street was so packed with people that the police had to keep shooshing people back closer to the sidewalks

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I can't believe how much beer was everywhere. I mean people were doing beer bongs on the street. I think St. Patricks day is the first place I saw teenagers drinking on the street.

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Here is a pic of (e:terrys) profile. He almost looks like a red head.
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The church of the ascension (e:paul,43683) finally put out their garbage dump. Is it even legal t oh ave this much garbage outside of bins. The thing that is weird is that so much of it was not necessary to put out. Liek I can see food scraps etc but when your garbage is so fucking packed - is it really necessary to throw out a film projector and a box from a coffee maker, etc.

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The food at roswell has been improving
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I gained just about all the weight I lost during the crohn's drama. I was trying to see what I would look like with longer hair before I decided to shave it off.
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Category: computers

03/19/08 09:57 - 41ºF - ID#43727

CentOS in a windows environment

Don't let anyone tell you that Linux web servers won't work in a windows environment.

I really hate windows servers. Call me a linux snob fine but really the windows servers annoy the hell out of me. I mentioned this before but when I started at Roswell the web stuff was all 100% windows, .net. , mssql. Now, all new web dev is now 100% PHP/apache/mysql on linux and we have four new servers. I just finished setting up our fourth centOS 5 (RHEL 5) server and not only are they extreme performers both hardware and software but they also integrate seamlessly into our windows server environment.

The newest two servers were the first ones to run internal applications and yesterday I got mod_ntlm.so to compile on these 64 bit systems running apache 2 so that people from IE can auto authenticate internally as is required for our internal applications.

I also compiled pdo_oci.so so that our applications can access oracle through PDO. Neither was particularly easy on the system we were using but they both work perfect.

I am so thankful that my boss and his boss both trusted me and let us go in this direction. It will save us not only a lot of money up front but also a lot of money in time saved. Not to mentioned support from the head DBA who is agreeing to move new development into MySQL. The cost savings over oracle is tremendous.

Now we have all the yummy command line goodness and extreme extensibility of LAMPP at our disposal. I am thinking about building some more mods for apache that deliver additional information about our users as pulled oracle this week.
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Category: birthdays

03/18/08 10:53 - 37ºF - ID#43715

Happy Birthday Matthew

Here's to a great year 27 with new shiny floors!
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Category: questions

03/17/08 08:42 - 32ºF - ID#43710

Rebecca from Toronto has a question

I got this message today. Does anyone want to contact her - this is out of my "specialty" range?

hi! I'm from Toronto, ONtario and we have TONS of sex stores here, bt I can never find any in Buffalo! I come to Buffalo a lot and I'll be there this Thursday possibly overnight, and I'd like to do some sexy shopping! Can you give me any tips as to where your stores are? my email address is: pink-pussy-cat AT rogers.com

thaNKS!
Rebecca


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Category: food

03/17/08 12:36 - 26ºF - ID#43698

Place Pricing Lobsters

I just saw the Red Lobster, Lobster fest commercial which prompted me to look at their website . They break the menus down by zip code. It was interesting to see the price differences between 14209 and 90210. I kind of figured they would be different but not in the way they are. Like why would a Maine Lobster dish be cheaper there and one with pineapple more expensive here.

Buffalo, NY 14209
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Beverly Hills 90210
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Category: birthdays

03/16/08 01:07 - 33ºF - ID#43694

Fing's 30th Birthday

Last night (e:fing) had his 30th birthday (e:fing,43693) . It was the first party I was at with the rockband game. I was no so good at it. For a while Chrissy (e:mrdeadlier)'s wife and I played drums together. I hit the top part ad she played the foot pedal. (e:enknot) and (e:megan) were so good at the game - you could tell they had a lot of practice!

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It was so exciting to go to a party at someone else's house. (E:fing)'s wife Mary is also a very allergic person so it worked out for me. Usually, I can never go to any parties because everyone has cats or dogs. In general I almost never get to go into anyone's house because of allergies.

It was a pretty awesome time. I am so jealous of (e:fing)'s master bathroom. I always wanted one of those glass showers.

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Category: holidays

03/16/08 12:42 - 33ºF - ID#43692

The Best Day of the year

I am not Irish. I have no Irish in me at all but I have to say - out of every ethnic Holiday I enjoy St. Patricks day the most.

The parade is so fun. This year we will be missing our half irish ho, ;(

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I love the little dancing girls with the bouncy hair. This year I will get lots of pics with a real camera.
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Category: buffalo

03/16/08 12:18 - 33ºF - ID#43689

The peace bridge plaza petition

Today I signed the online petition against the peace bridge plaza expansion . Before you go ahead and scream at me for blocking progress I want to go over why I signed it.

1. I would like to stand in solidarity with other owners of historical homes hoping that if it was ever reversed they would stand by me. I can't imagine if the government came to me and said, hey we are going to give you less than you house is worth and you have to move because we are expanding main street and building a giant truck parking lot - sorry eminent domain. Just think about that for a minute. what if you had planned on living there the rest of your life and had invested a lot of money into your house. I would just leave Buffalo forever at that point.

2. I think that a giant truck plaza is going to create so much more pollution in an area that is just starting to recover from the pollution of its industrial past.

3. Why build all the extra stuff around it. Can't the visitor center and duty free shop be located elsewhere, say more downtownish?

...includes a visitor center, duty free shop and a 477 space parking garage. It is these attributes of the alternative that would result in the highest impacts to the low income residential neighborhood. To minimize these effects, the document should assess alternatives that locate the visitor center elsewhere in the city (e.g., downtown).

Also, we could find no information in the document that supports the need for such a large parking structure at this port of entry...



I didn't realize just how much land was going to be taken.
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