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Wednesday, July 23, 2003

Domain Expiration

"Never judge a page until you've scrolled to the bottom." ~Dan Short

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Saturday, July 19, 2003

Ice Cream

I just created a new ice cream emoticon. Yep I drew that pixel by pixel using Fireworks MX. Hope you find it handy...

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Tuesday, July 15, 2003


At about 3am I woke up to some really loud and unfamilar noises. Ambrogio got up to see what it was (my foot was "asleep"). It sounded like someone was maybe breaking into the cars or something. Turns out there was a big brown dog out there behind my car. It whimpered a little but we didn't think anything of it since it got quiet. We figured it was just a stray. I heard more whimpering at about 6:30am so I got up this time and went to the window. The dog was apparently stuck; he'd wrapped his long leash around one of the poles that hold up the carport. Animal Control doesn't open until 7:30am and by now it was 7 when I decided to go outside and take a picture of it. (Camera battery died before I could snap the picture.) Gaetano watched from the window amused and laughing. Just then, a neighbor came out and indicated that the dog may belong to someone across the street. I went over there to ask, and sure enough it was "Bailey", their dog. Bailey jumped up and down and wagged his tail when he saw his master. It took him about 5 minutes to untangle the dog's 25 foot leash. The clasp was stuck under the tire of my car which is what got the dog stuck originally, but then he paniced and got himself wrapped around the pole numerous times in a tangled mess. Once "Bailey" was free he came to me as if to say thanks, and I introduced myself. All is well now, and Bailey has gone back home where he belongs.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2003

MSN Messenger 6 and Stuff

I've just added a new "Stuff" section to the navigation. I needed somewhere to put my MSN Messenger 6 emoticons for sharing. I'm not sure what else will end up in this section yet...might be interesting, might be boring. Who knows? Who cares? :-)

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Net Mommies

No matter how bad a day is, it always brightens when you hear your efforts have influenced someone else in some way, no matter how small. I got a little bit of that today when Tom showed me a comment on his blog that was in reference to DWmommy (or at least "net mommies" in general). Thanks jjshea. :-)

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Saturday, July 5, 2003


Some words just don't mean anything like what they appear they might. Fugacious, Meriam Webster's Word of the Day for July 5th, is a perfect example of such a word. Before you click the link to see what it means, Add a Comment and tell me your guess. :-)

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