A story in two posts

I adore a great rant and this one is right up there. Here’s the setup: WPAC, the Watch Purchasing Abstinence Club, is a group of watch addicts trying to help each other wasting money. One of the recurring conversations is that a member posts a prospective watch and the others ritually insult it. This is […]

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Damn it’s hot

via Swear Trek Yeah, sometimes this blog will have swearing. Driving home it was 105F: I made the mistake of playing sand volleyball at noon, and the bottoms of my feet are quite unhappy. I had (be prepared!) sand socks in my bag, but one of the players had just gotten a pedicure. (A pedicure removes all […]

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It’s 2018 and I still need fsck

File this under “Really?” That’s my wife’s laptop, spending an hour rebuilding the file system after it got corrupted. I had to know the command-v boot trick and video record it booting (!) to see the error fly by before it auto rebooted, then boot recovery, open a terminal and run fsck with a -r. […]

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