Thursday, December 18, 2008

Nice selection of Goth Metal..


SeeqPod - Playable Search

Monday, December 15, 2008

I wonder how many americans would throw their shoes at him..

Friday, December 12, 2008

1950's Pin up Queen Bettie Page Died Thursday..





http://www.reuters.com/article/entertainmentNews/idUSTRE4BB0XP20081213

Thursday, December 11, 2008

The sky is falling.. The sky is falling..

Make sure you stop watching after the news unless you want to see the info about getting more news from the source.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Poseidons garden

poseidons garden

I just finished up a project that I thought might be of intrest to you all. I was hired to coordinate the website and print material for the website Poseidons Garden, the print and web both came out better then expected and if you want to be buried at sea for cheap check them out. I know, I know your thinking why not just dump the remains over and move on, well that turns out to be illegal. So do it legit and use an inexpensive service like this one to do it.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving



Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Check out my Trip Blog

http://madridtoegypt.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Next Car..

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Invisible Skateboards.. Like the soundtrack

Monday, November 10, 2008

It is growing already..


President-elect Barack Obama has confirmed that he will be creating a post of US chief technology officer to oversee the nation’s technological future.

As promised during the campaign the new administration will appoint someone from the technology industry to ensure that the electronic systems government uses are being intelligently designed and run and the technology policies are adhered to.

Wow.. who would of thought that he would inflate the government... Never saw that one coming..

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Are you ready for the future? - Awesome future technology

Some men see things as they are and say "Why?"



I dream things that never were and say "Why not!"
Robert Kennedy

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Say goodbye to an era.. one that nearly wiped us out.. Lets see what the next four are like

Voting day.

As I prepare myself for today, the day I lose my country to the machine of "Change" the machine that believes that National Health Care and Big Government are what will fix this country.. More government, More government.. Isn't Government what got us in this mess. I am not sure where it began, the financial crisis that is.. but I can tell you what I see from my position. There were some well intending people(government) who made policy that would allow everyone the ability to own a home. Sounds like a great idea right, whats more American and glutenous then if all the population can own a home. You know what.. Screw it.. I don't think you can handle the truth, hopefully our kids don't spit on our graves.

I cried today when I watched this video.. This man can be the change you are looking for and he has been denied that by the Media and by Government and those who like their cushy jobs dictating how we should live our lives. I am sorry I let Ron Paul Down. I am still going to Vote for him anyway, Doesn't matter much since the second video shows how easy rigging elections is..



Star Wars A Capella..

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Happy Halloween!

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Wassup - Change



I know that almost all of my friends and family are Barack supporters and all of my customers are McCain supporters. I on the other hand support someone who will not win.. Ron Paul (BTW Ron Paul really would be change) and while Ron Paul and Barack could not be further apart on the political scale. I thought this ad was WAYYYYY too funny not to post.

Wassup B?

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

WTF?

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Chupacabras - They finally caught one... I knew they were real..

Thursday, October 9, 2008

How I ruined my first marriage..

I loved playing Fallout 1 and 2, took its toll on my first marriage but hey.. I am now free to play ALL the video games I want..

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

How to make a great paper airplane


How To Make The Best Paper Plane In The World - Click here for the funniest movie of the week

How to shoot a rubber band FAR

143

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Wow... Great theory, could fundamentally change our understanding of everything

Watch the preview to see if you want to watch the long one or not..




Saturday, September 20, 2008

The truth about Ron Paul...

Maybe in 4..







Monday, September 15, 2008

Appreciate what you have

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Plastic logic - I think the world is about to change..

I have for a long time been fan to the idea of getting rid of books.. I hate the waste of trees, space and sheer weight of a good library. I love the idea that I can take EVERY book I own, heck every book in the word with me where ever I go. Along comes the computer, seems like a good fit can store millions of books, pretty light weight (until you try to read a book on it that is), and man is it hard to concentrate on the text of a computer screen for the long periods needed to read an entire book.

Well today I believe I have seen the future..








This new invention looks like it will be a huge step towards what I am looking for, I will need to see battery life on such a thin device, it will need to stay charged for 8 hours minimum, the screen while easy to read should not be too bright as to give me headaches like the computer screen. The type size needs to be big enough for me not to squint and it needs to stay cool in my hand, I don't need third degree burn while trying to read a book or magazine or heck (this thing does it) read office documents off my computer.

All in all, I will be watching this device VERY closely and when it hits stores, I will start reading the reviews. I want one, I want one, I want one.. (as long as it lives up to all of my fantasy expectations that is)



http://gizmodo.com/5047109/plastic-logic-reader-looks-like-kindle-killer

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Republocrat - who are you...


With all the political mumbo-jumbo going on lately, I like many of you have been asked where I stood, am I a Dem or a Republican. I was informed that there was really only one right answer. So I thought and thought and what it really boils down to is that I disagree with both parties. The Dems are bunch of wimps and treehuggers, and the republicans with their war mongering, don't fit what I want.. So I decided to turn to the Internet and let the great and all powerful net help me.

I took the below listed partyfinder quiz.. And it looks like I was right, I am Libertarian.. I was and still am a fan of Ron Paul who never had a chance but was a Republican Candidate that spoke exactly what was on my mind... Less government, caring about OUR country and not spending billions on other countries and on and on and on..

Here is a list of the questions that the website asked and these are my answers..

Click here to take their test

decrease regulation of radio, TV, press, and Internet content.
decrease regulation of licensed gun ownership.
maintain regulation of the health care industry.
decrease regulation of minimum worker wages, and benefits.
decrease regulation of hiring practices, and quota legislation.
increase restrictions on immigration.
decrease regulations on use of natural resources.
decrease regulations on use of private property.
decrease regulation of marijuana and other drugs.
decrease regulations on sex by consenting adults.
maintain restrictions on abortion.
decrease subsidies for the poor.
increase subsidies for scientific research.
decrease subsidies for businesses and farms.
increase regulations on lobbying and campaign financing.
decrease federal involvement in public education.
maintain federal involvement in entitlement programs.
decrease federal law enforcement agencies.
decrease subsidies for foreign democracies.
decrease military defense of other nations.
decrease US commitment to the United Nations.
decrease taxes on personal income.
maintain taxes on corporate income.
decrease taxes on gifts and inherited wealth.
increase taxes on imported goods (tariffs).


1) Libertarian Party 81%
2) Constitution Party 67%
3) Reform Party 52%
4) Green Party 48%
5) Republican Party 38%
6) Democratic Party 33%
7) Natural Law Party 29%


http://www.3pc.net/matchmaker/quiz.html

What are your views...

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

My trip to Egypt...


I look at my bucketlist and I realize now that I am missing some things.. I am missing all the things that I thought would never come true. Walk on the moon, see the great wall of china, climb the tallest mountian, and stand in death valley. The reason they are not on the list is simple, I never expected to do them. I thought I needed to keep my bucketlist obtainable. To see the Great Pyramids in Egypt is on the fantasy list with all the others, until this week, my step-son Kevin P. has given me the opportunity to not only dream of seeing the pyramids but he has made it possible for that dream to come true. Thank you Kevin, Thank you...

Thoughts determine what you want, Actions determine what you get...

The heart break of everyone's dreams is that they never become a reality, all they do is think about them. Because they have a fear if they act on them they may not be able to achieve them. Well I promise if all you do is think about your dreams you will never achieve them. What are you going to do to achieve YOUR dreams.



November 20th I leave for Madrid Spain, Saturday the 22nd I expect to leave Spain for Egypt. I will also be diving the Red Sea if altitude restrictions permit (I am not sure Kevin P. has thought this one out) You cannot fly 24 hours after you dive..

Friday, August 22, 2008

Nice mix relaxing and strange..


SeeqPod - Playable Search

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Hmm.. not sure I like this one..



I have an idea.. why not ARREST the bad guys like they do in other cities.. ohhh wait let me guess you have to turn your prisoners back too quick cause of jail over crowding. Let me suggest something... stop buying new cars for your police for a couple of years fix the old ones.. Arrest the thugs, clean the streets and stop treating the citizens like criminals (until they are caught at least)

Lastly.. I think this whole thing goes back to what happens in jail, we need to make jail a little less comfortable. Have you seen other countries jail it is not fun, so we either make it not fun or make it pay for itself. If you (prisoner) don't work... you don't eat. We could have those prisoner working as hard on the inside are we do on the outside to make them happy. TV's - Library - Food - Beds - Rights - Haircuts - Basketball - Social interaction - everything they want we give them or pay for, we take it away and make them actually work for it and I bet we see results.. they will rehabilitate themselves alot faster in my opinion.

Friday, August 8, 2008

My tribute to the Hot Pocket.. ohh how I love you..

Monday, August 4, 2008

Head over Feet

Pepper

Sweet Dreams...

Saturday, August 2, 2008

New Hope (Princess Leia)

Friday, August 1, 2008

Kosher Boy

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Jedi Gym... You actually have to watch to the end to see the good part

Can you say way to go Darth...

Monday, July 28, 2008

I plucked this beauty from one of my favorite blogs..

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Funny ATF shirt..

MMMMMMmmm MEAT!


Meat is meat and a man's gotta eat (can you tell me the movie)

Monday, July 21, 2008

212 degrees...

Push yourself just that much more..

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Your money or your life...

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you read or hear the words "Your money of your life".. I first thought of a stickup.. being robbed, being robbed of my money. Then I reflected on the phrase a little more, "Your money or your life"... Step away from the phrase for a minute and realize exactly what it means.

Are you doing what you love or are living for money. I see it around me all the time, I see people that live their lives for money. I myself can be accused of living my life for money. I need to think deeper.. what is more important money or my life, what part of my life am I giving up for money.

more on this later..

Are you doing what you are good at?

While reading some other random blog I came across an excellent post, so I am going to repost it and put it in my words.

No matter what your profession how good are you at what you do? World class? National or local level? Are you one of the 2 out of 10 who spend most of their lives doing what they are best at? How can you find out?


Look at the guideline below to see if you are in the 20% or not. The more the activity has the four qualities below the more it indicates strength is in play. And the more our strengths are at play the better we could be at specific activity. So the more you feel the following way the bigger chance is you are good at what you do:

1. You are successful. There are happy customers, solved problems, great presentations. Others are praising you.

2. You can’t wait to do the thing. You prefer it to other stuff. You do it happily for free.

3. Once in it, you are immersed. Deeply in it. Lost track of time…

4. Once finished, the good feeling stays. It remains there.

Those of you who know me can read the above and realize that I am doing what I am good at, I may not be meant to run a buisness but I am supposed to be working on computer systems.

Please watch these three videos and then tell me.. Are these people good at what they do? Are you doing what your good at to this level and if not.. why..





Don't be a chicken..


Once upon a time, there was a large mountainside, where an eagle's nest rested. The eagle's nest contained four large eagle eggs. One day an earthquake rocked the mountain causing one of the eggs to roll down the mountain, to a chicken farm, located in the valley below. The eaglet hatched with the brood of chicks and grew up with them.

All his life the eagle did what the barnyard chicks did, thinking he was a barnyard chicken. He scratched the earth for worms and insects. He clucked and cackled. And he would thrash his wings and fly a few feet into the air.

Years passed and the eagle grew very old. One day he saw a magnificent bird above him in the cloudless sky. It glided in graceful majesty among the powerful wind currents, with scarcely a beat of its strong golden wings.

The old eagle looked up in awe. "Who's that?" he asked.

"That's the eagle, the king of the birds," said his neighbor. "He belongs to the sky. We belong to the earth-- we're chickens."

So the eagle lived and died a chicken, for that's what he believed he was.

Are you crazy enough to change the world?

Are you crazy enough to change the world?

Consume.. Consume.. Consume.. - - - - Consume.. Consume.. Consume

I hate these tree hugging, bleeding heart liberals trying to ruin all the fun... speaking of watching videos about stuff, my Ipods battery is dead.. Instead of getting a new battery I think I should just buy the new one I saw on TV the other day.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

This is how they roll in India

Newbie RV

This is what happens when you get your first RV and you forget it is back there.

What have you failed at?

Never give up.. Try try again


Saturday, July 12, 2008

Big boss and oceans 11

Dragonfly roll

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Are you ready???

Paradigm shift: A paradigm is our perception of reality, our view of the world. It is our interpretation of events based on previous teaching we have received.


Wednesday, July 9, 2008

That apple sure looks good..

Monday, July 7, 2008

Some animals are pure power, some are smart

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Using your cell phone to shop for food

Using your cell phone to shop for food

Super Funny... Ross the intern and Steve Irwin

Monday, June 30, 2008

Another problem in Iraq..

Do you know what having +5 means

Diablo 3 in the making..

I can remember when this game first came out, I was living on Santa Barbra in Cape Coral.. It was a Friday and I had nothing to do for the weekend. (ok ok.. I probably had something I needed to get done but Monica was nice enough to let me play..) So I popped the game into the computer, connected the computer to my TV and didn't get up for 24 hours straight and only reason I got up was because I finished the game.. This game while hack and slash.. is awesome, always cutting edge graphics and amazing story line and super addicting. In some ways I look forward to release date (unknown at current) in other ways I do not. I do not have time to enjoy it, I do not have time for it to consume me. I played Diablo 2 for 6 months - TWICE. I got bored with the game after the first 6 months... then a couple years later played it AGAIN for 6 months.

Ohh the addiction, the sweet sweet addiction..

Trailer


Gameplay

Friday, June 27, 2008

Dump truck verse military cement barrier

Note to self.. do not attempt this..

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Older but still pretty neat..

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Memphis BBQ tour..

Memphis Tour Bucket List Items

Must eat at the top 3 BBQ joints in Memphis (all of them must be visited) while in this memorable city of BBQ sin.

Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous
Address: 52 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103




Corky's B-B-Q
If our down in Memphis, drop in at Corky's. If you're not, place an order via their web site and get it FedExed to you.




Interstate Bar-B-Que
Not only is Interstate Bar-B-Que known for its delicious menu items, but are also conveniently located just off I–55 exit #7 in Memphis, Tennessee.



Graceland, Home of Elvis Presley
3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard
Memphis, TN 38116 901-332-3322
Fax: 901-332-1636
www.elvis.com/graceland
glsales@elvis.com
Graceland offers a one of a kind journey through Elvis’s humble beginnings and rise to superstardom with up close and personal looks at the influence that forever changed our music and our lives. Discover the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll experience through videos, photos, personal mementos and artifacts, movie memorabilia, stages costumes and much more.

Enjoy two new exhibits for 2008! Private Presley and the Elvis 68 Special Exhibit feature many items from the Graceland archives that have never been on display to the general public.

Now on the National Register of Historic Places.



Beale Street Entertainment District
203 Beale Street
Suite 300
Memphis, TN 38103 901-526-0110
Fax: 901-526-0125
bealestreet.com
The Blues were born on Beale Street, and it was the home to famous blues musicians such as W.C. Handy who wrote the first blues song here in 1909. Beale Street is one of the most famous streets in Memphis, and it is the soul of old Memphis.




Jack Daniel Distillery
Tennessee Highway 55
Lynchburg, TN 37352 931-759-6180
Fax: 931-759-6226
www.jackdaniels.com
The Jack Daniel Distillery – the oldest registered distillery in the U.S. – is where it all happens.


See the Mightly Mississip... Ole Mis, the old lady..





SeeqPod - Playable Search

Nice... food for thought during the next election..

Personally... I respect our troops 100% and support them till the end. But this is out of control. We have gained NOTHING by being in this war, even the Iraqi people are not better off. If you want to bring up the fact that Saddam gassed a bunch of innocents (a long time ago) I would like to point out the number of Iraqi's our smart bombs killed just to "free" the people (one site puts the number around 1.2 million) or remove the WMD's that never existed or squash the al qaeda link that again never existed...

USE this FREAKING money to fix OUR problems, nothing against any Iraqis but last time I check gas was over 4 a gallon (are we not in fighting this war for the second largest oil producing country in the world, you would think we could work out some kind of trade ohhh I don't know freedom from oppression for some cheap gas, perhaps...), unemployment is WAY up and at least 6 people I know are losing their homes or property and going into foreclosure. 1 person I know is not getting the best medical care because he cannot afford it and we spend how much to fight this war.. This is stupid, wake up America!

Still makes me wanna cry..

Procrastination...

Very funny (you really only need to watch a minute or two to get the point though..

Savannah...

Well I did it, I made it though the night in a haunted hotel room and... nothing, not a single ghost not even a cold chill in the corner, very uneventful. We did have a great time in the very old city but I never once felt like the place was haunted, I guess I may not be "spiritual" enough or perhaps I offended the ghosts by not being a believer.. who knows.

I will post some pics to this entry when I get my camera out (I think it is still in my car).

Saturday, June 21, 2008



Tomorrow I am going to do some filming for one of my friends at a UU church, I am not sure if anyone has ever read my religion blog but I am a person who believes in god, but has no specific religion. This pretty much defines UU or Unitarian Universalist, so when he asked me if I would come watch his sermon and video tape it at a UU church (I already had thought about going) I was more then happy to attend and help him out.

Now on to the camera he gave me to play with and then tape him with.. Holy Cow, this thing is a beast. It cost around 4k and is the type that some movies are filmed on. Amazing camera to say the least. I spent around an hour just watching a movie on how to make it work. Then I messed with the camera another couple of hours trying to get it do what I wanted. Went back to the video and watched some more then come to find out there is one button that tells the camera you have no idea what you are doing (green square) and it then sets the four million options up so that a dummy could get it right.

I will try to post the video that I make from the sermon so you can all have a look at my skills and a peek into the church that has a no rules god.

http://www.uucfm.org/

Thursday, June 19, 2008

When you move beyond your fear you feel free..

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Sounds like we will need some uncooked popcorn at the next party

You have to love the stupid for they will inherit the earth

Great cover..

I wish he did more clean covers, always seems to pick the raunchiest songs

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

One of my favs...

White wedding

I know, I know

When I was a child, I spoke like a child, thought like a child, and reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I gave up my childish ways

I may have some child left in me..

Monday, June 9, 2008

Sweet Shrimp - Fire Dragon and two pieces of tuna

Fire Dragon
Spicy tuna wrapped in Japanese snapper and avocado

Tuna Tataki

Tuna Tataki
Lightly seared and thinly sliced tuna served in our home-made ponzu sauce topped with daikon and lemon.

Blu Special

Blu Special
Crab and cucumber wrapped in avocado and topped with baked scallops and shrimp in a cream sauce and sprinkled with sesame seeds, served hot

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Second Amendment..

Man Stabs, Kills 7 in Tokyo Retail District
TOKYO, June 8 -- Screaming as he randomly stabbed shoppers with a hunting knife, a 25-year-old man killed seven people and injured 11 others at lunchtime Sunday in a Tokyo retail district.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/08/AR2008060800576.html?hpid=topnews

For all the gun haters out there.. please realize that guns don't kill people, people kill people. All you are doing by rallying for more gun control is keeping the guns of the hands of the good guys..

I am normally not one to incite controversy, but here is a well put email that would like to share that goes with my feelings on the issue.

Gun Wisdom--The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain.
All else is supplemental. As John Steinbeck once said:

1. Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.

2. If you find yourself in a fair fight, your tactics suck.

3. I carry a gun because a cop is too heavy.

4. When seconds count, the cops are just minutes away.

5. A reporter did a human-interest piece on the Texas Rangers. The reporter recognized the Colt Model 1911 the Ranger was carrying and asked him 'Why do you carry a .45?' The Ranger responded, 'Because they don't make a 46.'

6. An armed man will kill an unarmed man with monotonous regularity.

7. The old sheriff was attending an awards dinner when a lady commented on his wearing his sidearm. 'Sheriff, I see you have your pistol. Are you expecting trouble?' 'No Ma'am. If I were expecting trouble, I would have brought my rifle.'

8. Beware the man who only has one gun. HE PROBABLY KNOWS HOW TO USE IT!!!

But wait, there's more! I was once asked by a lady visiting if I had a gun in the house. I said I did. She said 'Well I certainly hope it isn't loaded!' To which I said, Of course it's loaded, it won't work without bullets!' She then asked, 'Are you that afraid of some one evil coming into your house?' My reply was, 'No not at all. I am not afraid of the house catching fire either, but I have fire extinguishers around, and they are all loaded too.' To which I'll add, having a gun in the house that isn't loaded is like having a car in the garage without gas in the tank.

"The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him." -G. K. Chesterton

Gun Control

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Wow.. amazing...

This is called Contact Juggling!

Friday, June 6, 2008

Happened this weekend from what I read

Tornado video from an ATM camera

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Holy Cow...

A car collides into cyclists participating in a race in Mexico's northern border city of Matamoros on Sunday. At least one person was killed and 14 injured when a driver slammed into the bicycle race. (Jose Fidelino Vera Hernandez / Associated Press / June 1, 2008)

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Kinda dirty make sure the kids are away..

Ohh the fond memories of Tequila (NOT)

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

This is what happens when you call the 1-900 number from my earlier post...

Amazing what photoshop can do.

Wonder what deep layers of psychological damage photo-retouching has done to our world. Almost every magazine ad or photo has some form of touch up done to it. Is this a good thing?

One of my old favorites that I wanted to share

DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME....


This is a cute look at life..

This is a cute look at life..

Sunday, June 1, 2008

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Saturday, May 31, 2008

You have to get out of your seat and walk away from your computer. People may think you're crazy. But it's well worth it.



Thank you, Monica

Another one for the farm!

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Coincidence..

Coincidence, While this post is NOT a Coincidence, I read a sign while driving past a church the other day (within the last week or so maybe two) that read Coincidence is God working anonymously, and thought to myself how strange that I read that sign, because my life in the last month or so has been overflowing with coincidence. I chalk it up to "taking time to notice" and separating myself from the daily grind.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Hey, just because I have watched all the Lord of the Rings and Starwars...

Hey, just because I have watched all the Lord of the Rings and Starwars... doesn't mean I like elf girls.. (ok I lie, Liv Tyler is hot)

Gonna get me some of these goats for my farm

Anyone for some skeet shooting!

Pretty cool!

Normally I would not post something this normal.. but it is pretty good!

I know, I know Jackass is played out

I know, I know Jackass is played out but this clip is pretty freaking amazing, (looks to me like Jackass 3 in the making)
P.S. Idiocracy is really just making fun of people who watch Jackass..


Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Postsecrets.com

This is blogspot blogger that accepts postcards from people that have a secret they want to share with the world anonymously. What are your secrets. Can you share them?

Too much for words. Hardest videos I have ever watched.

Monday, May 26, 2008

I love you Becca

Sunday, May 25, 2008

6. Cabin Wreck N27-49.800 - W80-25.549 North end of McLarty Museums wall of rocks

Dive I want to do soon.


1715 Plate Fleet. Possibly the Nuestra SeƱora de la Regla [ Our Lady of the Period ] .
Five cannons in 5 to 7 feet of water, off north end of McLarty Museums wall of rocks.
2 anchors in 8 feet, 200 feet off the beach from the south end of the wall of rocks.
One cannon on first reef, 150 feet off the beach, from just north of the cabin to 75 yards north of it.
Eleven cannons on the 2nd reef, west side of reef, 300 feet from the beach, seaward of the cabin.
Ballast pile and cannon on the 3rd reef off the cabin.
Main pile covers over an acre, 900 feet off the beach in 21 feet of water about 1200 feet south of the museum.
Most treasure has been found between the 1st and 2nd reefs. Lots of silver coins found beyond the 3rd reef. The McLarty Museum is on the site of the original camp of the survivors of the wreck and was used as a salvage camp for 5 years. It's well worth the $1.00 fee to see the displays and a short video. There is no beach access at the museum.

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This is soooooo true... and sooo sad.

If you have not seen this movie you should.. Idiocracy

The Original Don't worry be happy master

If you call him GAY you go straight to HELL and don't pass go!

Circuit City Wii sale..






Today and tomorrow Circuit city is having a sale for memorial day, with a bunch of games for the wii on sale for 9.99.

Click to see the sale items

I am getting the racing game and the chicken one. I can't wait to kill me some chickens, those things are MEAN.




There are some xbox 360 games as well but who cares about that boring last year console. :)

When salmon attacks...

Since Marie had to close yesterday I was the one responsible for getting the food for the BBQ. So after I took the kids to SunSplash we stopped at Publix to get our supplies. I picked out one 3lb beef brisket, 1 beef bottom round, 3lbs of salmon, and two whole chickens plus other odds and ends.


So I get home and the house is the usual flurry of activity, little dogs running all over the place kids running for the Wii everything in motion. So I set out to put the food away amongst all the chaos (ok I am playing it up so I don't look so bad). Long story short I left the salmon on the kitchen table from 6pm to ohhh I don't know around 10:45. So I stick it in the fridge and hope for the best, this morning I decide to look on the net and figure out exactly what is "safe". Let me tell you something 5 hours above 33degrees is not safe. So to avoid a scene like this



I will have to go to the store again today and get another 3lbs of Salmon, good thing it is on sale.

Speaking of Fresh Salmon.. Super old but still funny an it fits..


Saturday, May 24, 2008

The perils of this white man at Sun Splash!


I am off to take my daughter and step daughter to sun splash. My Lucky wife Marie gets to escape the fun by being at work, I on the other hand have to get sun-burnt and fight the masses at the park. I will try to take some pics to upload to the blog later when I get back (if I can still move). After the park I am going to publix to get all the meat and food for the BBQ.

I am leaving late in the day 2:30 but I feel that I will still be burnt to a crisp, good news is that I think most of the crowd will be gone.

Friday, May 23, 2008

I know, I know this is your fav...!

Is this better....?

No gay videos? What about this.. more your speed?

Thursday, May 22, 2008

When you say the word Nerd...

This is what the world thinks of when you say the word Nerd... I am not a nerd, just socially challenged...

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Ok I am confused... I am not sure how this is working

OK here is the deal, if you pause the video and restart the video you can see the dancer change directions. This doesn't always happen. I have got her to change directions at times by closing my eyes as well.

One blogger posted that he could get it to change at will if he stared at the shadow at her feet. All I have to say is wild... wild wild.

Description:
The Right Brain vs Left Brain test ... do you see the dancer turning clockwise or anti-clockwise?

If clockwise, then you use more of the right side of the brain and vice versa. Most of us would see the dancer turning anti-clockwise though you can try to focus and change the direction; see if you can do it.

LEFT BRAIN FUNCTIONS
uses logic
detail oriented
facts rule
words and language
present and past
math and science
can comprehend
knowing
acknowledges
order/pattern perception
knows object name
reality based
forms strategies
practical
safe

RIGHT BRAIN FUNCTIONS
uses feeling
"big picture" oriented
imagination rules
symbols and images
present and future
philosophy & religion
can "get it" (i.e. meaning)
believes
appreciates
spatial perception
knows object function
fantasy based
presents possibilities
impetuous
risk taking


One more post for the day! I gotta stop myself...

I have turned into a post junkie. I wonder if there will be support group or a twelve step program for this in a couple of years, or do you get burned out and stop after awhile.

I figure most people run out of things to post (or have lives) and stop after the "newness factor" wear off. But for now I am having fun.

Anyway this post is about a link to a site that I think is worthwhile, while it does have some movies and videos that are pirated (this site only links to other sites). It does also have a bunch of awesome documentaries on it. I (when I am not posting) watch vast amounts of documentaries sometimes they are running in the background while I work but I still gleen some tid-bits of history or higher education from them.

Hope you enjoy and let me know if you watch anything I need to see..

www.quicksilverscreen.com

Wii BBQ - Memorial Day






We are having a Wii-BBQ (pronounced weebaque), Monday for Memorial day, I will be making Smoked Salmon, BBQ Chicken and I think I will have a Huge BBQ beef brisket from Sunday waiting for Sandwiches for the earlier part of the day (gotta keep the strength up).

It will be "BYOB" - Bring Your Own Beer (better be enough to last you, unless you plan on going to the store) No free beer here sign will be posted at the door. No hard liquor either Hakan. You know what happens when we start doing shots someone always losses control and does something they regret (well usually they are told the next morning what they regret) but you get the drift. We will have no Pork for our anti-pig crowd. If you have suggestions or ideas for the WII-BBQ please feel free to post your comments.

Time: 12:00 - someone puts out their back (Scott)

Got the Wii Fit..

I went to bed last night a little after Marie, so I didn't want to bother her with setting the Alarm for 6am so I could rush to get a wii-fit.. So instead I told myself that the second the sun hit my eye that I should spring to action.

I am not sure when the sun gets up but at 6:15 I awoke in a cold sweat, muttering to myself "must get fit", "must get fit"... So I leaped from my bed and ran into my daughters room to get her up. I had to get to Target ASAP, so we grabbed some granola bars, threw on our clothes (not in that order) and raced to target.



As you can see we had no real reason to rush, we got to Target around 7am and were in line alone till about 7:30 when the next Wii-Fitter arrived. Then over the next 1/2 hour we were joined by a herd of about 30-40 eager shoppers.

Once inside the walk to the electronics section was awkward to say the least, everyone was walking quickly yet not running. It was very odd feeling, I was first and I had to beat everyone, yet I didn't want to bust into full stride for something I was sure to get.



Now if we only had a WII to go with the WII Fit we would Jamming... We took it out of the box and played with it, but it is quite boring without the game / video to go with it, I think I will put the rocky sound track in and fake it until tomorrow when I get mine in the mail.







Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Bad day...

Today was a bad day..

First I got off to a late start, I am not sure if anyone really understands how my job works. I sometimes wonder myself. See there is no set schedule except for the occasional meeting or actual appointment. Alot of my calls (jobs) are on the fly, customers call out of the blue and expect me to show within a couple hours. Seems easy enough, well I would love for you to try it once and see how easy it really is.

Ok on with the story, Marie thought that Monica(the ex) was going to be available to watch Becca(daughter) this week so Marie took a normal schedule at work. Which means that she was working almost all days, so I have to take my daughter on all my jobs this week. It has been ok so far, Until....

Today however the problems began, and while you may find humor in them it was a tad lets say, stressful. First we left the house in a hurry and forgot to put the momma dog with the puppies, I will get back to why this is a problem in a minute.

We rush off to our first call for the day everything went smooth, got the customers server back online and promised to return the next day to install a new hard drive for the customer (Raid array with a failed disk). We leave this appointment and have to stop by the office to check on a project that I left one of the techs doing (Internet at the office was down) I get there and told Becca that I would be right out and to wait in the car for a second.

When I got inside I discovered that the tech had fixed the problem and we chatted a little bit and like usual the phone rang, needless to say that second I promised Becca turned into 5 minutes. Since she was getting a little bored, and having decided that I was taking to long, wanted to come in and see what the hold up was. Well bless her heart, she was thinking about the safety of the running car and how it would bad if someone hopped in a took it, so she thought it would be a good idea to lock it up for me (remember it was running). So after the locksmith comes out to let me back in my car. I get back on the road.

This put me out an extra hour and I missed an appointment but I had to smile, grit my teeth and bare it. She was only trying to help and was really worried that I would be upset at what she had done. It is hard to look into those eyes and get mad over an innocent mistake.

Now back to why it is a bad idea to leave your momma puppy at home out of reach of her puppies. When I came home I realized that the fence we use to hold the dogs in was knocked over and all the dogs were all over the house, and there was LARGE patch of carpet missing from under the door to the puppies room. This leads to a HUGH mess (carpet everywhere) and a really upset momma dog.

So moral of the story, start out your day an extra hour early and get your stuff in order before you leave (perhaps maybe I should live more in the present) and keep focused on what I am currently doing.

Hope tomorrow is better..

Mean Kitty.. older but pretty funny

Kids Favorite...

Who in the world thought that this was a good idea?

What a terrible idea, I mean I understand that they wanted to keep it for buses only but man some of these people get really hurt..

Another illusion..

This one is kinda old but still pretty neat and I am happy to document it here with all the other interesting videos that I run across.


Monday, May 19, 2008

My New Wii... Weeeee



Ok my daughter is in town so I had to break down and get a new console. I have the xbox 360 and a million Dad games for it plus some family games, but the wii (wicked game) is so "family" looking. So last night I found one at Walmart.com (in some huge expensive players ripoff pack) so I bought it. It comes with 4 games and two controllers, (when I broke down the prices I figured out that I am paying 60.00 more then if I would have bought it seperate) but hey its only money.
I started this kick for two reasons.
Reason one: One of my friends pointed out the WIImote and how hackable it is, (sounds like me).
Reason two: Wii-Fit is coming out this week. Wii fit is the workout controller and sudo-workout games that will allow my wife (and me) to go to the gym and not cost a monthly fee. Well ok, that is how I justified it to her. She is always talking about going to the gym and well never does. Maybe if the gym was in the living room she would find her way there. HEY I am not saying anything, she is the one that wants to go, what do you think I am crazy? Sleep on the couch no thank you... I do that enough without commiting myself to that mortal sin of saying she needs to workout.

So I starting looking for places to buy the Wii-Fit, all the online e-tailers are sold out or only saying they will post the item again on the 21st, the offical release day. So me being the curious one, hop over to ebay to see what is shaking.



Holy cow, kinda reminds me of a certian PS3 that a certian person stood in line for two days for then couldn't sell it (one of those days was my birthday). Anywho.. I am not paying 400.00 for the thing already got soaked for 550.00 for the Wii. I think I will just wake up early on Wed and see what I can find. Not going to beat myself up if I don't get it though..

Hope all is well and you enjoy the day

Who Moved My Cheese.. By the author of "The Present"

This story has helped me many times in the past. It is easy to understand and easy to figure out how to use.

Finally found the video..Enjoy..

No laughing.. until you have done it.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

One more post for the day..

I have been asked how I insert pictures and video into my blog.

Ok I am sure most of you notice while you are posting that there are two tabs to the right of the post text box while you are in the new post screen. If you are wanting to post a video from (youtube or google) you will need to be in the "Edit HTML" tab. Next find the video that you would like to post. On the page that list the video you should see a text box next to the video that says "Embed" and in that, there is a bunch of codes. Well you will need to copy ALL of the information from that embed box and paste it into your blog body in the "EDIT HTML" tab. You can type text above or below the block of code and your text will appear DUHH above or below the video.

How to post pictures is pretty easy too, when you are in the post window you have a couple of tools at the top, one looks like a picture of a landscape. Well.. Select it, then inside that window click on the browe button and it will let you look on your computer for the image that you want to post. Yep, its that easy...

If anyone ever has other questions they would like me to answer please feel free to email me and I will post a how-to.

James

The perfect steak


I have been working on this for many years.. I love to grill, BBQ and cook but when it comes to what a man should do best, hands down it has to be Steak. I am sure that it is something left over from the caveman days. Uuugghh, me kill something, me cut off big piece and throw it in fire.. me pick it up right out of fire and burn ones fingers, (OK that might be just me..)

That is a Man's way.. Super easy (I said easy not Lazy!) Nothing fancy just meat and flames..

Well like I was saying, I have been working on doing it right for awhile, reading cook books, experimenting and I think I have it.

The perfect steak starts at the store. You must pick out the perfect piece of meat. The piece needs to have marbling of fat in it. ESSENTIAL to good steak, the more marbling the better. Look at the picture to the left. See the white flecks in the meat, that is what I am talking about. These guys would make great steaks.

About two hours before you are ready to cook, you need tenderize your steaks, you can use a knife or whatever to stab holes in the steak to soften the meat it also allows the marinade to soak in. Next place the steaks in a bowl of teriyaki sauce and put back in the fridge for an hour (you really don't want to have them in there any longer then a hour or the meat will start to take on too much teriyaki sauce which is super salty.

After you hour is up, take the steaks out of the sauce and place on a cookie sheet and (depending on your taste) cover with a good amount of Montreal steak seasoning. I like alot on mine but it is up to you. You can also at this point sprinkle on a little parsley for color. Now this might sound weird but you want to leave the steaks on the counter for the next hour, it will bring the temp of the meat up to room temperature so that the grill is not such a shock to the meat.

Half hour till cooking time - go start the grill, I like to get my RED hot before I cook my steak. If you know where the hot spot on your grill is use it, the hotter the better, heck Ruth's Chris cooks their steaks in an 1800F broiler and serve it on a plate at 500f. I wish I had that kinda power, I think I am lucky if I get 600-650 out of my grill.

OK now it is go time, get your game face on because the next 5 minutes of your life will be an intense one (OK maybe I am playing it up a bit, I like to be serious at this point so it makes my wife think that I am really working hard.) There are some rules you must understand about these five minutes.

Rule #1 - Use a watch
Rule #2 - Flip it once
Rule #3 - Use a watch
Rule #4 - LET IT SIT

OK I place my steaks on the hottest part of the grill as fast as I can so I can close the lid again faster to keep the heat in. I look at my watch when the meat is placed, 1 and half minutes I open the lid and relay the steak by rotating it 45 degrees or so to give it that criss-cross restaurant look. I put the lid back down ASAP. and let cook for remaining 1 minute or minute and a half depending on thickness of steak. Once I reach the 2 and half to 3 minute mark. I flip the steak. Cook out the remaining 2 and half to three minutes and take the steaks off the grill. (don't forget to turn off the gas)

The last part of making the perfect steak is the most important. LET IT SIT. When the meat is on the grill the juices inside the meat are brought to near boiling and if you cut into it when it is right off the grill all the juice will run out. I let it sit for 10-15 minutes and then you are ready for heaven.

One thing to think about, the 2 and half minutes per side will give you a rare to medium rare steak, if you like it cooked a little more only add about half minute to 1 minute per side no more.

Well if anyone reads this and tries let me know how it goes, I am interested to hear your results.

Eat Well and Enjoy Life