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Twitter Updates for 2011-02-27

February 27th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments
Well I enabled the little button that said it would post my Twitter Posts to my Blog feed, and it spit out everything.  Hopefully it will be a condensed version next week, but without knowing the future of twitter archivals, I found it useful to keep my logbook.
  • Back home from Virginia. Looks like I didn’t miss much today, hearing that Daytona got rained out with 48 laps to go. #
  • It irritates my wife that I bounce back from colds within 2-3 days. She may have the advantage if she calls in today. #
  • For some reason our Sony FDF-55xs955 tv never worked on the local digital channel 13. #
  • Need to come up with a tshirt design for our one lap event. Found Stu’s 2003 design. #onelap http://twitpic.com/1j5er #
  • Does anybody actually call in sick, or have we evolved to emailing in sick? I have no voice so today I will email. #
  • I was hoping to get more done today, but have been consumed with diagnosing our VPN. Not as easy from outside the network. #
  • Seeing a Facebook report on the local news inspires me to hone the training program to secure your profile. http://twitpic.com/1juep #
  • Important part of a well structured project scope document, is stating what is NOT going to be done. Not sure what to call my document. #
  • Confident we need to refresh our software development process if we hope to sell to government agencies in the future.
    http://is.gd/fyzG #
  • Highland Hospital and Strong Hospital are in emergency status. Power outages and something fishy. #
  • RT @DandC Power out around University of Rochester Medical Center http://bit.ly/10Wp1Y in reply to DandC #
  • The new fire suit came in for the one lap race. #onelap http://twitpic.com/1k7yy #
  • I am stuck in a never ending loop of coughing myself awake every 15 minutes. #
  • I should have stayed in DC to go to BlackHat this week. I have to live vicariously through the posted content instead. #
  • 92% of Americans are paying there mortgage on time. (from NBC news this morning) As long as I am not the only one being punished. #
  • Had a conversation with Trey from OneStream. They really should call hosted VoIP something with the word “cloud” in it. #
  • 3 years later, management is ready to move forward with worldwide VoIP. Would I kill my career by changing my answer now? http://is.gd/kfWu #
  • I just spammed a couple hundred friends, all for the purpose of promoting One Lap. #onelap #
  • Using my day to push out any cold remnants through strategic napping while my wife prepares for “Quilt Wars 2009” http://twitpic.com/1m4ng #
  • Selling off crafty books and sewing machine attachments. Pretending they are car parts to mentally survive. http://twitpic.com/1m93d #
  • HBO is missing a huge market segment by not streaming shows. I would pay to watch this show tonight. http://twitpic.com/1mcqr #
  • Mom dropped of a vintage CB radio. Hopefully we find something less ancient for the race. #onelap http://twitpic.com/1mduv #
  • In the garage for one lap, but failing my wireless 101 connection to Tim’s network. #onelap #
  • Watching the first season of The Shield. #
  • I was able to sell the M rated helmet, recovering part of the money for the new one. #
  • It is amazing what calls get forwarded to the IT department when we have a temp sitting at the reception desk. #
  • I wish I could process everything for the USPS online. They still need me to walk in for media mail. http://twitpic.com/1nmha #
  • RT @slashdot Citrix XenServer Virtualization Platform Now Free http://tinyurl.com/avmhln in reply to slashdot #
  • Spent the evening throwing together a marketing pamphlet for one lap sponsors. #onelap #
  • Have my first gmail service outage this morning. I must say I don’t like it. Already starting withdrawl symptoms. #
  • New bumper camera has arrived. 170 degrees and impact resistant. #onelap http://twitpic.com/1o0w0 #
  • Watching Obama’s address to congress. Makes me wonder if everybody clapping read the plan he is talking about. http://twitpic.com/1ofyi #
  • I have not gone to a Rochester auto show in years. Is there anything that I can’t find on a dealer lot even there? Show opens today. #
  • New tires have arrived. 255 should be absolutely rediculous on this car. I love it. #onelap http://twitpic.com/1p1c1 #
  • Tim has proclaimed that he will not be the one to crash the car. #onelap #
  • Restarted our email server this morning. Wanting to fix the 25 minute reboot and being told not to, is less painful when everybody waits. #
  • Sat through a session on windows desktop search. I refuse to enjoy it more than google, but will use it none the less. #
  • http://twitpic.com/1pisj – One Lap of America custom plates for the Galant VR4 track car. #
  • We took up page 11 of the March issue of Top End, which is the Finger Lakes Region SCCA newsletter. http://www.flr-scca.com/topend/ #
  • We are lucky we were able to virtualize everything last year before everybody here knew what that meant. #
  • The UK office just blocked all Facebook access from the company. Watching the clock until we get the call. #
  • Watching the original episodes of Firefly. Too bad it only lasted one season. http://twitpic.com/1qnry #
  • Watching @natalidelconte on the iPhone over Ustream behind the scenes at CBS. http://twitpic.com/1qzd0 in reply to natalidelconte #
  • I forgot the bank is doing a big upgrade this weekend and isn’t open. http://twitpic.com/1r4hc #
  • It has been a long time since I have spent this much time in any IRC. Trying to sort out the ustream channel. #
  • People seem to miss the importance of having your own face on the Facebook avatar. #
  • Steve’s Top Ten list for the most useless Facebook Profile Pictures. http://www.stephenjburke.com/?p=136 #
  • RIP Paul Harvey. Fond memories listening to the radio stories growing up. #
  • Oh Harbor Freight how I hate admitting I need your crappy disposable tools. Only the staff you hire can trump the uselessness of the tools. #
  • I could survive on submarine sandwhichs alone if I needed to. http://twitpic.com/1ryy0 #
  • Broadcasting live now! See me at http://tinyurl.com/c4xcu8 #
  • I fell into an abyss of time helping to stream the Rochester DSM dyno days. 5 hours wrenching time lost. #onelap http://twitpic.com/1sb7v #
  • Experts say, the best time to find me on Twitter is on Thursdays at 11AM (EST) http://www.tweetoclock.com #
  • I have been soda free since Nov 08 and am officially proclaiming any habitual need for a coke is gone. #
  • Trailer acquired with precision timing on the sale flyer release to save me $90. #onelap http://twitpic.com/1t3fz #
  • Somebody opened the sponsor floodgates and we are grateful. Can’t wait to post up the news on some killer sponsors so far. #
  • Pretending that I know anything about powerpoint this morning to help those who need it feel warm and fuzzy. #
  • Rotork 2008 results came out showing healthy growth. Increases my challenges as a change agent but great news for the company. #
  • Bad day to head to ESL as the new system causes confusion to the masses. http://twitpic.com/1tlfu #
  • Took the company car out to lunch, as it hasn’t moved in weeks. http://twitpic.com/1tlmi #
  • Long day. Just walked in the door after wearing my other IT support hat. #
  • http://www.mitsu-media.com/ is now a Race Day Sponsor of the Rochester One Lap car. Official Press release to come. #
  • Proper sized SA rated helmet was waiting for me after work today. #onelap http://twitpic.com/1tzms #
  • I wonder if I can thwart @slebbon attempt at running the longest spinrite scan ever while he is out today. http://twitpic.com/1u728 #
  • The era of the VPC is over. Move over for the ECMlink. #onelap http://twitpic.com/1uo7o #
  • It was a cold garage night without an operating heater. Lining up for a running car after a solid weekend. http://twitpic.com/1upm8 #
  • We had a fancy air quality survey to determine it is too dry in the office. I could have told you that. #
  • Apple needs to ditch Apple TV and put an HDMI port on the Mac mini. #
  • Ordered the Kyocera KR2 to make our car a rolling hotspot for the One Lap Trip. #onelap http://is.gd/lWXR #
  • One aspect we probably won’t take our phone system, but should consider. http://snipurl.com/d63ju #
  • Taking a forced vacation day or I lose the 2008 rollover days. #
  • I would post more pictures if TwitPic wasn’t dead. #
  • The mobile DMV offices in Monroe county are the best damn inventions. Never a line. Registered the trailer for One Lap. #onelap #
  • Probably should have gone to see watchmen while I had the day off. #
  • Some sort of freakish Jackalope is eating the bark from our bushes. http://twitpic.com/1w06j #
  • The geese are back in town, yet seem to circle aimlessly, not realizing everything is frozen. They need a new travel agent. #
  • http://twitpic.com/1wmqz – Put together the trailer for the One Lap. Need to finish wiring the lights. #
  • Overwhelmed by the generosity coming from http://www.GalantVR4.org . They have started a fund raiser for the one lap car. Amazing group. #
  • All of this rain just reminds me that I need to fix my gutters. #
  • How do we live in an age where my clocks don’t all change themselves? #
  • http://twitpic.com/1xqoh – The geese finally landed, all of them in our back yard. #
  • Loosing the hour of sleep was worth it to know there will be daylight after work. #
  • Early morning registration for the May event at Watkins Glen complete. #
  • False alarm on NOD32 this morning, tripping off a false variant of theKryptik.JX virus. Thought something might actually be happening. #
  • http://twitpic.com/1yie0 – I am going through withdrawl, not having the iPhone camera working. #
  • Made my first genius bar appointment, only to find there was no alcohol at this bar. Genius? #
  • Supposedly cleaning out of the iphone headphone port brought back the camera. http://twitpic.com/1ypqh #
  • The mobile router has arrived, which will allow us to setup a wifi network while on the road. #onelap http://twitpic.com/1yw2v #
  • Turning off the office white noise system was like gaining super hearing. http://twitpic.com/1zalo #
  • Another iPhone moves into the office while the microsoft brick goes to the spare parts bin. http://twitpic.com/1zhgk #
  • Apple has rejected version 1.3 of Tweetie because it doesn’t filter the bad words. http://is.gd/mLQi #
  • Added a donations button to the One Lap site, to catch some fund from family and friends who want to help. http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org/ #
  • In early running updates on the Milwaulkee servers. http://twitpic.com/1zy6l #
  • Adding Google Analytics to my list of google fanboy must-haves. #
  • Playing that game called “where did the gutters hide” as the wind takes the lead. http://twitpic.com/20bz0 #
  • RT @alexalbrecht The @bryanbrinkman experiment begins… follow @bryanbrinkman in reply to alexalbrecht #
  • Let it be known that on this day Tim Harper not only cleaned a car part but was found polishing. #onelap http://twitpic.com/20gjz #
  • Fluid in the car. Battery hooked up. Flux capacitor…fluxing. One cruddy band clamp to find. #onelap http://twitpic.com/20m8s #
  • Replenished the supply of Guinness and assorted Irish ales. http://twitpic.com/20qke #
  • Company is in denial that they need to have a theater room for company meetings. http://twitpic.com/213h7 #
  • Google is finally turning Grand Central into Google Voice. http://is.gd/n0FW #
  • I have turned off the sound masking perhaps forever. A bloated overpriced system that didn’t work but we left on to justify the cost. #
  • I was hoping to head to Buffalo for the WNY DSM meet up, but my throbbing headache has pointed me home after work. #
  • It is fitting that this week marks the 133 anniversary of the first phone call with Google Voice becoming a reality. http://is.gd/n6r7 #
  • I don’t watch Basketball regularly, but wish I had caught the 6 overtime Syracuse game last night. #
  • I think the central vacuum in the house needs a tune up. I can hand pick lint that it fails to grab. http://twitpic.com/21zv0 #
  • I need to run some speed tests, but it feels like TimeWarner throttle the roadrunner link down to a crawl during the day. #
  • Maple syrup week begins. Neighbors are firing up the process to get a good bed of coals. http://twitpic.com/225nb #
  • I had to break down and get a shift knob for the WRX. The stock one stripped out and kept popping off. http://twitpic.com/22gjg #
  • Wife came home to me playing in the mud. http://twitpic.com/22j35 #
  • http://twitpic.com/22lg3 – Tim received our turbo of biblical proportions. Donated and absolutely a work of art. #
  • The cold weather has slowed the pond melting, but the signs are there that it is ready to breakup. http://twitpic.com/233qb #
  • I have problems getting rid of perfectly good but outdated technology. I hold onto a hope that somebody wants it. http://twitpic.com/23cnn #
  • Killer party at the house for Phil’s 40th. The food from Mulconrys from Fairport is awesome. http://twitpic.com/23s4l #
  • Got word from Tim that the One Lap car is fired and running. Huge thanks to ECMTuning for donating the ECMlink software. #onelap #
  • It is good to have an alternative jungle gym in the house to take the pressure off my typical role. http://twitpic.com/24fmm #
  • Quick inspection of the maple syrup production before heading to Tim’s to hear the car run. http://twitpic.com/24kb5 #
  • After some mild adjustments to get the car to track straight, Tim and I went from a cruise in the car. #onelap http://twitpic.com/24zrl #
  • Being able to grill outside again is definately a welcome benefit of surviving until spring in upstate NY. http://twitpic.com/252re #
  • Membership in SVRA gets you a subscription to Classic Motorsports magazine. Named Evo IX a future classic. http://twitpic.com/25g87 #
  • I love how people overload there cars and trucks far beyond that of normal common sense. http://twitpic.com/25vjs #
  • Not sure cisco belongs in the server market. #
  • I hate watching the Apple conferences through refresh screens and in house photos. #
  • I almost feel sad for people who say they don’t need an iPhone but talk themselves into a different smartphone. #
  • The pond is thawed. Boat is in. Almost time to ski. http://twitpic.com/27155 #
  • Pretty much doing the same thing as any other day but adding some Irish stout to the routine. http://twitpic.com/279j9 #
  • Proud to have the community of GalantVR4.org sponsoring out One Lap of America team. http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org/?p=283 #
  • Standing still on 490 west. Better be good. http://twitpic.com/27n13 #
  • Bought a used verizon broadband card to attempt live streaming. A little over a week before Beaver Run. #onelap http://twitpic.com/27ocb #
  • I love the glimpse into the “less than professional” world which is only revealed when a manager hits reply-to-all because of ignorance. #
  • The Griffin radiator in the One Lap car has a pinhole leak. Explains the smell, but also sets the budget back again. #onelap #
  • You can rent Widcombe Manor for only £20k a month. It used to be owned by Jeremy Fry, founder of Rotork. http://is.gd/nSdE #
  • Finally got the green light to upgrade to Google Voice. #
  • Somebody tell Microsoft we are back here still on the short bus, stuck with IE 6. http://is.gd/o15t #
  • Just found out the reigning champ in our class is in a different group for onelap. We may have the favorite car for mid sedan, crazy. #
  • You would think those cheesy animated scenes in the mall would have evolved into something cooler by now. http://twitpic.com/29bk6 #
  • Had friend request on Facebook from somebody who spelled their own name wrong. NO SOUP FOR YOU #
  • Added some more to the history of 187/1000 and my role with Mitsubishi. http://www.stephenjburke.com/?p=182 #
  • I could use a daily road salt report when these March storms drop snow. [?] #
  • Just received the first Sony MHS-PM1 HD webbie cam before they appear in stock at Amazon. Full review to follow. http://twitpic.com/29yji #
  • I am addicted to using Chrome, just for the speed. Good to see it is holding up in the security world. http://ping.fm/hbwNn #
  • Stopped by Liberty Upholstery to check into getting the seats redone for one lap. #onelap http://twitpic.com/2ad5n #
  • Fixing flat tires on the neighbors 4 wheeler before heading in. http://twitpic.com/2ak6g #
  • Last batch of syrup for the season. The guys have been cooking all week. http://twitpic.com/2alv5 #
  • While the morning frost is not helping with my plans for complete weekend domination, I will still prevail. http://twitpic.com/2b4o0 #
  • Need some mounting bolts for the trailer decking, then it is headed to Tim’s tomorrow. #onelap http://twitpic.com/2bwhs #
  • Aparently the car wants to make sure you know how to associate cold weather with ice. http://twitpic.com/2ch2r #
  • Sony MHS-PM1 Webbie HD First Look. Video tests to follow soon.
    http://www.stephenjburke.com/?p=191 #
  • Convinced that home depot has the largest selection of the most useless bolts on the planet. http://twitpic.com/2cqsq #
  • Trailer hitch is on the VR4 after a lot of work by Mike to get the bumper off. Radiator and hood also swapped. http://twitpic.com/2d4mx #
  • I find the traffic signs in Rochester absolutely useless. They only display generic construction info. http://twitpic.com/2dhtk #
  • It is a pretty significant move for Skype to enter the business voice industry. http://tinyurl.com/cmre9z #
  • I love my grill, but need to find a way to windproof it to make me happy. 27 degree winds aren’t helping. http://twitpic.com/2dzm4 #
  • Slowly selling more old books, games and software through Amazon to re-coop some money for all of the new toys. #
  • I am a little slow on my news today. Twitter integration with Salesforce.com is another knife in our current CRM system. http://is.gd/oBYi #
  • Not sure Kodak made the best move by changing their terms of service for their gallery. Picasa or Flickr for the win. http://is.gd/oCzS #
  • 180 characters cannot describe the irony of my attendance at the disaster recovery seminar this AM. http://twitpic.com/2ejh0 #
  • Good to know we have at least 3 offices in the FEMA list for high incedent. http://twitpic.com/2ekm9 #
  • Awesome. We are one of 3 companies in the room who still run fire drills. #
  • When bump keys and pick sets are still used for shock treatment in security talks, I need to upgrade my talks. http://twitpic.com/2ey3n #
  • Grateful to find a conference room full of car parts vendors after walking out of an IT seminar. http://twitpic.com/2ez8d #
  • Proud to have the Children’s Medical Group Sponsoring the Rochester DSM One Lap of America team. http://is.gd/oMuN #
  • Enjoying the 1989 Rally Video of the VR4 design we intend to mimic, posted from the GalantVR4.org site. http://is.gd/oMQ6 #
  • And the car begins the transformation. #onelap http://twitpic.com/2fagi #
  • The inverter arrived to power a small city of accesories in the car. #onelap [?] #
  • Way too much happening next week at work. My only hope is that the weekend of racing will clense my brain. #
  • The updates to Windows Live have gone one step too far away from having a contained IM platform for business. #
  • Facebook’s acceptance model is to piss of the community, throw them a bone to make them happy. Try listening first. http://ping.fm/AP9Qo #
  • Hesitant to use the company credit card after reading it may affect my credit score if we are late on the bill. http://is.gd/p3vY #
  • Tim did a killer paint job on the car yesterday. #onelap http://twitpic.com/2gmkf #
  • At the memorial art gallery for the VMware users conference. Virtual nerds galore. http://twitpic.com/2gtxn #
  • RT @arstechnica Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 announced, coming Nov. 10 – http://ping.fm/Y8dNJ #
  • Should have had @slebbon here to smack down the Exchange virtualization talks. #
  • I somehow managed to get the free putter from Advizex, who sponsored the VMware event. http://twitpic.com/2h41p #
  • Helping Mike bring the Supra out of hibernation. http://twitpic.com/2hr1y #
  • Supra is safe at Innovative Tuning in Buffalo. Scramble is on to pack for Beaver Run. [?] #
  • Skipped into work and missed the fact that Rotork had a fire. I will have to get the real story Monday. http://is.gd/pgGg #
  • I maybe bringing enough crap to be considered high maintenance. #onelap http://twitpic.com/2i33h #
  • I am a PC guy, who just happened to buy a MacBook Pro. I see greener grass and I want to play too. http://twitpic.com/2i3oy #
  • First driving duty prevents me from sending twitter updates. On the way to Beaver Run. #onelap http://twitpic.com/2iegm #
  • Used the iPhone wordpress app to update our website while on the road. Excited about keeping a trip diary. http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org #
  • Grabbing a pint with the team. Found a bar where they have cars hanging from the ceiling. [?] #
  • At BeaveRun for the day of track time. Signed in and registered while we prep before 9am class session. http://twitpic.com/2iyw8 #
  • We are in run group 2. Tim is headed onto track first to shake out the cobwebs. http://twitpic.com/2j0qu #
  • The car us running strong with the boost turned down. Tim capturing his victory mud. http://twitpic.com/2jkma #
  • We are in the April issue of Top End from the finger lakes SCCA.
    http://is.gd/pszP #
  • I was just informed that we can not participate in EarthHour as our drill is charging to drill holes in our hood to install pins. #
  • Thunderstorms moved in around 4am and seem to be sticking around with rain. Best track day was yesterday. http://twitpic.com/2kkjn #
  • Returning to Rochester after a rain soaked morning in PA. Met up with Chris on his return from FL in the Evo. [?] #
  • TwitPic failing me again. I have to ditch you after this trip if you aren’t going to work for mobile photos. #
  • Struggling my way through the most common tasks on the Mac, as I fight to get the One Lap site updated. #
  • Watching somebody hunt and peck typing is painful. Knowing they should be proficient at typing is laughable. #
  • Was there some celebrity heading out of the Rochester airport this morning? Our UK visitor is describing a mob of autograph seekers. #
  • We jockey for the one room with a video conference system, ignoring that webcams could solve this teritorial challenge. #
  • Currently sitting in a room where every buzzword is the opposite of it’s meaning. Apparently a wiki is a locked down single input resource. #
  • Talking with the UK about how the winning idea(suggestion box) system. They offer awards on the most common sense things. #
  • Best quote from the vendor… “of course unless you are using something like CITRIX, which would canalbalize the network.” Of course we are #
  • The conficker worm should be live in Asia. Makes me wonder if it’s an April Fools conspiracy. No reaction yet. http://tinyurl.com/cmz6x4 #
  • I am not going to fall for the banana in the tailpipe, nor do I believe there is an autopilot feature in Gmail. #
  • Just announced our commitment to using Google CADIE to drive all of our systems internally. http://is.gd/q2Cj #
  • I was secretly hoping the conficker worm did something today, just to get me out of meetings. #
  • What is everybody’s email size limit? Sore subject of conversation leading to a position of ignorance. I am becoming dumber even by asking. #
  • When somebody requests to go for Chinese food they are choosing the option with the shortest amount of commitment. Quick food. No bar. #
  • Thinking I should return to school. Just not sure for what at this point. #
  • At the cisco office in victor, getting the UC show. http://twitpic.com/2pxf3 #
  • I need to insert a record scratch to our meeting progress while our management explains our technology to Cisco. Painful. #
  • Curtis from the GalantVR4.org community has gone above and beyond to make us a custom gauge plate. Awesome. http://is.gd/qpfD #
  • Feel trapped in Time Warner hell, until FIOS comes along to save me. http://is.gd/qddb #
  • Had to laugh this morning as somebody deleted our email account for helpdesk requests. Wondered why it was so quiet. #
  • I need RIT to re-broadcast the Vint Cerf stream at 1pm. How often do we get to hear the father of the Internet? http://bit.ly/hjpo3 #
  • This week was challenging. Our entire team has been mentally broken and we are complacent drones once again. #
  • Tim and Harry did an awesome job wet sanding and rubbing out the One Lap car. It has never looked so good. Ever. http://is.gd/qBRE #
  • We may just be the most productive office on the planet according to this. http://is.gd/qpsZ #
  • I love my house, but this year the leaks on the back wall need to disappear.. Sick of towels and tupperware. http://twitpic.com/2shrk #
  • Spending my morning on the phone with Verizon, trying to get a broadband card to work with their Day Pass. #
  • After 2 hours on the phone with Verizon, we are live with the mobile hotspot for OneLap. http://twitpic.com/2tsbo #
  • At Hoselton, grabbig the FJ. Asking to drive something else got the reaction that I was asking for thier 1st born. http://twitpic.com/2tv2c #
  • In the battle of Stephen versus the leaky wall, the leaky wall has won today. http://twitpic.com/2tzja #
  • Had a good dinner at Locust Hill country club with the AquaSno waterski club. http://twitpic.com/2ume2 #
  • Trying to stream from the Rochester DSM meeting. Http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org http://twitpic.com/2vfku #
  • My streaming attempts fail for now. Going for beer instead. http://twitpic.com/2vglp #
  • The neighbors have a chainsaw running. I grew up cutting wood for heat and it is a very calming sound of summer. #
  • Aparently upholstery glue goes bad after 12 years or so. Who knew? http://twitpic.com/2vtam #
  • About the best I can offer is a video stream from the sunset. http://is.gd/qUl9 #
  • Darn clouds on the horizon screwed up my sunset too. I think we are going to stream Steve’s morning commute. #
  • Conpletely running late, all to get this mobile network camera working. http://twitpic.com/2ws0e #
  • They cleaned the office carpets over the weekend which means we have a week of headache enducing odors from the cleaning solution. #
  • Ran home to initiate plan B on the back wall before the next rounds of leaking begins. http://twitpic.com/2xkmk #
  • I need to find some scaffolding to borrow or rent to make this weekend actually productive on this back wall. #
  • Hiding the snowbrush in the trunk didn’t seem to fool mother nature. http://twitpic.com/2y8t2 #
  • At McArdle Ramerman on East Ave for some leadership shakedowns. http://twitpic.com/2yqjh #
  • Setup VMware fusion to run the windows 7 beta on the MacBook pro. Teaching a class on virtualization on Thursday. [?] #
  • I had a successful commute streaming video this morning. Absolutely boring to watch, but another milestone for our trip. http://is.gd/rrdS #
  • Performed a premptive attack on the yard work by pulling the dying tree out. Definately not waiting for spring. http://twitpic.com/30rh6 #
  • Not a big fan of helping people who don’t want to help themselves. #
  • We are finally moving forward with a properly sized generator and UPS. Now I can secretly hope for power outages. #
  • Only 6 people came to my open seminar today on virtualization. Worth it to hear them say “this blows my mind of what I can do.” #
  • My final action before any holiday closure is to orchestrate the phone systems to change thier greetings for the days we are closed. #
  • WB released the new trailer for Harry Potter today. The movies have strayed from the books, but I enjoy them all. http://is.gd/rGbU #
  • Received the dreaded evil eye from @juliemburke as she drove off to work on the day I have off. #
  • More reliable than a goofy groundhog, I have changed over to summer wiper blades, marking the end of snow for all. http://twitpic.com/33dm2 #
  • It usually takes me 8 trips up the ladder with pockets full of junk before I submit to using the tool belt. http://twitpic.com/33n4v #
  • Removing the log siding while keeping it usable takes a lot longer than planned. http://twitpic.com/33sha #
  • Siding removed, so I can build up the flashing on the windows tomorrow. http://twitpic.com/34hcn #
  • My wife flies out a 6am, meaning we wake at 4am. Body isn’t helping yet, as I am still awake. #
  • RT @neilhair Massa to the rescue against mad internet caps by Time Warner http://is.gd/rPvr #
  • Spent the morning setting up our new One Lap sponsor. Mom had the library staff pitch in to reach a sponsor level. http://is.gd/rVqF #
  • A Lamborghini on Rochester roads is so out of place and definately a diamond in the rough. http://twitpic.com/35mvz #
  • RT @susanbeebe Stop The Cap! Time Warner Rally Protest April 18th http://twitpic.com/34r8v #
  • I need to schedule a break in the wind, so I can finish the flashing over the windows. http://twitpic.com/367xg #
  • As a kid, I remember the Easter when I spent hours searching for my basket. Parents hid it up the chimney, to give my lil sister the lead. #
  • Drove to Wegmans to find all of the fresh food locked up. Then found I forgot my wallet so the whole plan is aborted. Making pancakes. #
  • I suck at Adobe Illustrator. I am convinced it would take somebody 5 minutes to rebuild my project. #
  • Software companies need to take a page from the video game developers and build in a cheesy tutorial level before you enter the program. #
  • The NY cell phone law is lame. However, holding the phone in front of your face on speaker is more distracting and can not be a loophole. #
  • Progress made in the epic battle of Steve versus his leaky back wall. Need to strip and stain the removed pieces. http://twitpic.com/3a7eh #
  • California Bill being proposed to limit video game use in daycare. Really? This needs to be a law? http://is.gd/soc5 #
  • Got convinced to go to a Dell Equalogic dinner after work. First sign of powerpoint and it’s nap time. http://twitpic.com/3boak #
  • Good dinner. Equalogic has an app to record throughput over time. @slebbon set this up with cacti long ago. http://twitpic.com/3bzj8 #
  • Coordinating with Mike to setup hotels for One Lap of America. My starwood points are proving useless so far. http://twitpic.com/3c3ha #
  • Thanks for the 6 month subscription to Sirius with the new car. To bad the car was in storage for most of it. http://twitpic.com/3ck7p #
  • I understand that Skype did not work out for Ebay, so they are selling. I think the under estimate the value it has. http://is.gd/ssWG #
  • Exchange 2010 in Beta. Offering a standard or hosted option is huge and seen as one step closer to that cloud. http://is.gd/sATS #
  • My most productive meetings are the ones where I get stood up. It is like finding a secret box of lost time. http://twitpic.com/3d237 #
  • Having the phones down falls under the clause of “I told you so”. Having to still fix them becomes bitter irony. http://twitpic.com/3d45d #
  • In the garage with the OneLap team. Watching Tim and Sean do all the work while I talk to the reporter dude. http://twitpic.com/3dmyv #
  • The new turbo goes in tonight, as Tim welds up the new downpipe. #onelap http://twitpic.com/3dw1t #
  • Setting up an iPhone Skype demo with @K2BF for our lunchtime seminar on voip. #
  • Need to sell off one of the teak tables before we find a reason to keep them both. http://twitpic.com/3f4n5 #
  • Grilling should be a form of meditation in which I could get a medical prescription against as stress relief. http://twitpic.com/3f8ih #
  • Taking inventory on my supply of water injection nozzles for the One Lap car. #onelap http://twitpic.com/3fb3o #
  • New podium makes our room look small. Guess we better build a bigger room. http://twitpic.com/3g85a #
  • Pirate Bay found guilty. http://is.gd/sVUO Sad, because it is for the media to claim victory while the real file sharing grows deeper. #
  • Sending some cooties and jinxes to the rest of the department who were all smart enough to take today off. #
  • We got the car up on MotorTrend.com http://is.gd/sY77 #onelap #
  • Google Maps now shows webcams in its interface. Need somebody to set one up on Irondequoit Bay for me to check the water. http://is.gd/sUyj #
  • Fighting to make the printer work with the Mac this morning. #
  • Long day in the One Lap garage. Chris is templating our ducting. http://twitpic.com/3j6r3 #
  • Tim measuring is lining up the JDM hood vents to help keep the car cool. #onelap http://twitpic.com/3jge3 #
  • Just read that the Bay YMCA in Penfield has 2 ski boats now? I think I need to run that program. #
  • The starbucks who always got my coffee wrong and is 2 miles from the good strarbucks is closing May 7. http://twitpic.com/3lg6m #
  • I am glad we have a hardware store opening closer to the house in Penfield. http://twitpic.com/3m22s #
  • 10 Days until we leave for One Lap. Need to pickup a 5 to 4 prong trailer harness before tonight. #
  • My wifi ODBII sensor finally arrived. I can now datalog my car from my phone without plugging in. http://twitpic.com/3nq3l #
  • Need a Gateway server if we insist on h.323 for video conference. Sick of using my lunch hour to chase ghosts. http://twitpic.com/3nslj #
  • RT @nytimes: Stephen Hawking Hospitalized http://bit.ly/o74mM #
  • Found a magical adapter that turns 5 wires into 4, so that our trailer lights will work. http://twitpic.com/3ochs #
  • Happy Birthday to the GameBoy. Mom was the first person in the house to own one, just to play Tetris. http://is.gd/tBAb #
  • Tuning into the VMware webcast. Waiting for the back patting to finish up to actually here some news. http://twitpic.com/3pvus #
  • John Chambers (Cisco) taking the stage at #VmWare #VSphere. What a contrast to somebody who knows how to speak. #
  • I am afraid I can’t last through the entire VMWare conference on #VSphere Need to run to dyno the car in 20 minutes. #
  • Made it to Street Tuned in Rochester to broadcast the DYNO runs of the One Lap VR4. http://is.gd/qUl9 #
  • Still at Street Tuned. The One Lap car is up to 352HP on a Mustang DYNO with plenty of room to spare. #onelap http://twitpic.com/3qc19 #
  • Put up a quick clip from yesterday’s dyno run in the VR4. Why doesn’t YouTube make playback at HQ the default? http://is.gd/tQSH #onelap #
  • What would happen if all of the Administrative Assitants didn’t remind us it was Earth Day? Who do we recognize first? #
  • In 1900, 1/3 of all automobiles in New York City were powered by electricity. (that’s from my snapple bottle) #
  • Google really releases 3D into the browser. Not just an April Fools joke now. http://www.stephenjburke.com/?p=214 #
  • What commuters don’t know is that we secretly switched Steve’s normal commute vehicle for a raced prepped VR4. http://twitpic.com/3to3z #
  • 7 Days until we leave for One Lap. Our decals are shipping and should be here Monday. #onelap #
  • Rochester ran out Chicken. Yup, that is news. http://is.gd/u5io #
  • You would think we were in a chicken epidemic here when Popeye’s closes. Crying from laughter. http://tinyurl.com/c4nqx2 #
  • Taught a very cool class today covering ODBII, ECMlink, turbos and the work we did on the One Lap car. http://twitpic.com/3u68c #
  • Reading an amazing article in the Penfield Post about 4 local friends running in One Lap of America. http://twitpic.com/3uw3t #
  • 6 Days to go. One Lap is canceling the Bluegrass event in KY and moving venues to a Horse track? http://is.gd/ugpc #
  • I had to register the domain rochester-dsm.org because the printed media broke up the URL with a hyphen. #onelap http://twitpic.com/3vybh #
  • Only outdoor eating area is also the haven for smokers, making it the most useless area for those who don’t smoke. [?] #
  • Looks like we get a second addition on Sunday. 1/4 Mile oval at Highland Rim Raceway http://www.highlandrim.com #onelap #
  • The one-size fits all wrist size for anti-nausea bands is ideal if you have the wrist of an 8 year old. http://twitpic.com/3x87n #
  • It was my intention to grow dandelions, which is why I happen to excel at it. Duh. http://twitpic.com/3za90 #
  • Tried to find the polar opposite vehicle to park next to. http://twitpic.com/4042o #
  • Every time my wife goes away, the magic laundry shoot breaks. Usually anything I put in there comes back clean in the closet. #
  • GoDaddy updated account terms to require 6 month password and PIN changes. A step backwards for security. http://bit.ly/MmMLS #
  • Welcome our One Lap team member @tevenor to twitter. Can now keep him up to date with anything in this trip. 3 days to go. #onelap #
  • Decals for the car arrived, so I can stop watching the mailbox. Friday is the official sticker day. #onelap http://twitpic.com/43×17 #
  • Our office is surrounded by these flowering pear trees. They have to be the worst smelling tree ever. http://twitpic.com/45im0 #
  • I have reached a monumental step in the countdown to One Lap. I am no longer at work. http://twitpic.com/46dz4 #
  • I need 2″ high American flag stickers to go along with the names on the rear windows, in true rally style. Keep an eye out Rochester.#onelap #
  • Packing takes 5 minutes for clothing and 5 hours for electronics. Charging batteries+transfering music. http://twitpic.com/47hqo #
  • I am sure every team is packing a spare transmission. Right? http://twitpic.com/47kgj #
  • The car just became so much cooler now that we have some decals. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4815e #
  • We are borrowing a folding bike, so we can scout the tracks in the morning. http://twitpic.com/489fp #
  • Leaving for one lap. 526 miles until we get to Indiana. http://twitpic.com/49plk #
  • Being able to update the OneLap page using the WordPress app on the iPhone is pretty awesome. http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org #
  • It would figure the first subway we stop at has register issues preventing us from using our gift card. http://twitpic.com/4a2q5 #
  • Unexpected pit stop on the Ohio turnpike as our mass airflow sensor gets ticked off at the rain. http://twitpic.com/4ae9p #
  • Crisis averted and back on the road. I get the penalty box seat for driving the first breakdown. http://twitpic.com/4aflv #
  • Team has arrived at the hotel in Indiana. Unhooking the trailer then headed over to the official hotel to find cool cars. #
  • I do believe Mike’s snoring is louder than the exhaust that Tim built. #onelap #
  • Made it to Tire Rack for sign in. Putting logos on the car. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4c5m5 #
  • If we didn’t stick out enough before this morning, we have the decals on the car. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4clzb #
  • I wonder if there will ever be a day when they stop using CB radios on One Lap and move to twitter. #onelap #
  • It smells like race day in South Bend. I am driving the wet skidpad today at Tire Rack. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4ecm7 #
  • Ran 2nd in the mid price sedan class for skidpad. 9th overall. .87Gs. Sweet. http://twitpic.com/4f3ff #
  • Trying to Broadcast from Autobahn. http://tinyurl.com/c4xcu8 #
  • Finally running at Autobahn. First heat on the track now. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4fe44 #
  • Mike is moving into staging. Should be on track in 10-15 minutes. http://twitpic.com/4fgy4 #
  • Mike ran strong. Need to check results. Had to pass the mustang in a staggered start which caused a slight delay. #onelap http://twitpic#
  • Autobahn 16th place finish overall. Could have pulled a top 10 if not hung up passing in the second lap. Keeps us tied in 2nd in our class. #
  • GalantVR4.org guys gave us a shop last night to work on the car. Some pictures in their forums here. http://is.gd/wcAZ #
  • VR4 down. We are in need of an upper control arm bolt in the rear by morning. http://twitpic.com/4gjfy #
  • We made it to the hotel but will need some parts near Florence KY to stay competitive. http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org/?p=577 #
  • Trying to live in the moment. The 3 guys in a 17 year old car are 8th overall in the 2009 One Lap of America after day 1. #onelap #
  • We are at a wet Turfway Park. Hope it stays consistent through the run groups. http://twitpic.com/4h6of #
  • Morning grid lineups match yesterdays track finish putting us 16. http://twitpic.com/4h7lq #
  • 2nd run on One Lap autocross. Tight course for the FP3052 turbo to spool. http://twitpic.com/4hb06 #
  • 43.712 on Tim’s last run. Couldn’t touch the local subie at 39 something. http://twitpic.com/4hcas #
  • Made it to the gas station down the road from Highland Rim. Pausing for parts from our GalantVR4.org. http://twitpic.com/4hznm #
  • One Lap parts have arrived from curtis on GalantVR4.org. http://twitpic.com/4i812 #
  • The oval at Highland Rim was cancelled from rain. Dinner with our parts savior now off to Alabama. #onelap #
  • Good morning rainy Alabama. Ready to run Talledega Gran Prix. #onelap #
  • We are staged in 16th following the Autobahn orders. Track is wet. Hoping the car MAF doesn’t react. http://twitpic.com/4jkjh #
  • Went off track, but came back on. Pit station pointed us in, which apparently we didn’t need to. We were catching the Beemer with ease. #
  • Both video cameras actually ran for Tim’s off track. We lost points by coming in. Can’t contest but the pit course worker pointed him in … #
  • RT @UnitedBMWonline Broadcasting from TGP now on http://unitedbmwonline.com/blog #
  • Another shot at streaming on road. http://tinyurl.com/c4xcu8 #
  • Only 360 more miles to go before Sebring. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4kdhh #
  • Arrived in Sebring after the most torturously long road with stoplights.. ever. Checking in then sleep. http://twitpic.com/4l2k9 #
  • Posted some of the images up from today’s soaked Talladega events before crashing for 5 hours of sleep.
    http://is.gd/wOf2 #
  • Race day in Florida. Sebring in the morning then Gainsville by evening. #onelap #
  • We are getting low on methanol. We need somebody to source some at Gainsville if possible. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4lizt #
  • Tim is up. AMS Subaru just blew. Track is getting warm. http://twitpic.com/4ljzo #
  • First rounds complete. Tim ran 2:45 laps by my timing. Car still solid. Fun track. #onelap #
  • Power outlets in the paddock allows us to broadcast until 11:30. http://twitpic.com/4ln7j #
  • 2nd runs over now. Last minute brake line replacement and bleeding and the brakes were solid. Packing now http://twitpic.com/4lyvn #
  • Packed and headed to Gainsville. Met up with a few more guys from NABR. They called and confirmed that we can buy methanol in Gainsville. #
  • Plenty of highway patrol out on this road. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4m8bi #
  • We have arrived at the drag strip in Gainsville. Drags start in a few minutes. http://twitpic.com/4mhoz #
  • Couldn’t get second gear. 1 shot at high ET now brackets. Dialing a 12.5 and sandbagging. #
  • First round of brackets won in the galant vr4. Sandbagging worked but must have been painful for Tim. #onelap #
  • Tim won against the Ultima GT. Because he had the best short time he gets the bi-run. 4th round. #
  • Track report. Tim made 5th round then fell to a GMC Jimmy. Should give us top 10 for the bracket drags. Heading to Daytona now. #onelap #
  • It is a sad day for Cannonballers everywhere now that captain chaos has died. RIP Dom Deluise. #
  • Really wish I had the playstation right now. One of the only tracks on GT5 is the Daytona Infield. #
  • Walking the infield at Daytona this morning. http://twitpic.com/4nmto #
  • Live in the Paddock at Daytona http://bit.ly/Wuv89 #
  • We just ran hot parade laps with the whole group at Daytona. Epic. http://twitpic.com/4o0tw #
  • On route to South Carolina. Just completed the MPG challenge. Hybrid was drafting to squeeze every mile. http://twitpic.com/4okw9 #
  • Stuck in traffic on 95 near exit 104. Killed hopes of a normal arrival time. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4ong1 #
  • For once we have an estimated arrival time that is not midnight. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4ozok #
  • Come to the determination that naming the hotel Quality Inn was not an acurate naming depiction. In route to track.
    http://bit.ly/2E27u #
  • Hard to update everybody from cruddy cell service. Mike ran strong at Carolina, headed to BMW now.
    http://bit.ly/IdUTA #
  • Complete screwed up the route to BMW. Reason #12 on this trip to have an iPhone. http://twitpic.com/4ql3i #
  • We are at the BMW Perfromance Track where they only allow BMWs on track…except today. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4qm0s #
  • Quickest pit stop ever. Mike ran with full rally lights on. We are packed and out before the Ultima. http://twitpic.com/4qo2o #
  • Running this hills of Virginia is so much nicer with a turbo.
    http://bit.ly/3ViTed #
  • Utilized my super powers over sleep manipulation to get us to PA by 2:10. Team is sleeping until 6:30, then we race. #onelap #
  • Rolling towards BeaveRun and the logging road they call an Entrance. 4 hours of sleep. #onelap #
  • Putting the cootie hex on RJ’s sTi. He pushed us down to 3rd and is pulling out the Tortoise and Hare. http://twitpic.com/4s3r8 #
  • Just gave a flyby to a trailer hauling a Subaru Race Team. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4snfg #
  • Even @cannonballgtr can be seen wearing the “nancy pants”. http://twitpic.com/4sq04 #
  • Arrived back at the beginning. Grateful we have time to eat a meal for once.
    http://bit.ly/1NcWA #
  • Final day of the One Lap of America. We need to beat RJ by 10 points in the skid pad to overtake 2nd. #onelap #
  • Somehow within one week they have closed the road we took to get to Tire Rack. Re-routing. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4u9jo #
  • Not in the schedule, but they are lining everybody up for photos. Flippen cold out. http://twitpic.com/4uasw #
  • Late 9:30 start. Reversing the field order, slowest car off now, might be a while. #onelap http://bit.ly/x9XCh #
  • Crazy wind at the skid pad. Rain is starting. As long as it is wet for the STi also, we should be safe. http://twitpic.com/4udqs #
  • Pulled a .995 in a not-so-dry skid pad. Couldn’t hear the STi score. #onelap http://twitpic.com/4ugyy #
  • Tire Rack moved the banquet into the warehouse. Very cool and no blowing rain. http://twitpic.com/4umc8 #
  • We will take the 3rd in our class with pride. 17 year old Galant VR4 200,000+ miles built in 4 months. http://twitpic.com/4uybn #
  • One Lap VR4 team heading back to Rochester. See you in 8 hours.
    http://bit.ly/dfk1Z #
  • Huge congratulations to @cannonballgtr who won the 2009 One Lap of America. He is THE authority on the Skyline GTR in the states. #
  • Just entering into NY state now. Our real goal is still to make it home. #onelap
    http://bit.ly/DVHLS
    http://twitpic.com/4vxmc #
  • Slept in my own bed and didn’t have to call shotgun for not getting the pull-out couch for the first time in 10 days. #
  • Great collection of photos from BeaveRun from another GalantVR4 owner. #onelap http://is.gd/yAwv #
  • Had a few friends over to celebrate the safe return of the One Lap VR4. A few weeks we run Watkins Glen. http://twitpic.com/4y48x #
  • I had a wonderful dream where I had a new job reporting and blogging on racing events. Back to reality. #
  • My wife is addicted to the Kindle app on the iPhone. They are only feeding that addiction by making it easier today. http://arst.ch/1mw #
  • Returning to less adventurous operations, like fixing the lawn mower, which apparently mows rocks. http://twitpic.com/505zy #
  • I thought I was uploading videos, but they were too long for YouTube. Cropping the track sessions now to only HOT laps. #
  • Finally got some car footage videos to process in YouTube after uploading last night. http://bit.ly/CDpEK #
  • Toasting the divorse of a friend with a beer. She was the most mental woman on the planet. http://twitpic.com/5235h #
  • Our UPS battery system of rediculous proportions is slowly consuming what little space we had. http://twitpic.com/538to #
  • Google Tasks integrated into Google Calendar last night, adding one more piece to my Google domination nerdery. http://tinyurl.com/oqx9e7 #
  • Threw up the video clip of Tim running the drags at Gainesville where he finally fell to “The Chocolatier” http://bit.ly/MudA7 #
  • Return to the VR4 garage to take the donated turbo out and prep for Watkins Glen. http://twitpic.com/54hw7 #
  • I need to decide on new brake pads before Watkins Glen. Tired of the Hawk HT10s crumbling when the pad gets low. #
  • What will be really lame is if I don’t go skiing while I can still justify wearing the drysuit. http://twitpic.com/57j4b #
  • Reverse engineering a few suspension parts that are no longer made before selling the originals. http://twitpic.com/580mx #
  • Waiting on hold for a phone call should be classified along side of inhumane torture techniques. People wonder why I email everything. #
  • 1. Don’t leave the hitch in all winter. 2. Don’t park in my driveway and expect me not to repair it. http://twitpic.com/58wn3 #
  • Turned into a movie night when the wife brought home Taken. Great movie. Taught him everything I know. http://twitpic.com/598aa #
  • Switching brainwaves to water skiing, I actually remembered to renew the USA Water Ski membership before it expired. http://is.gd/ApkD #
  • Finally got the Rochester DSM forums up to the latest version. Hopefully the evil spam bots will leave us alone for a while. #
  • Super wife totally hooked up my race suit with some flare before the next event. #onelap http://twitpic.com/5b17w #
  • New weird tradition at @EShep69 Birthday bash. I had to remove the knife, because my birthday is next. http://twitpic.com/5c62l #
  • I hate missing some chocolate at the bottom of the cereal bowl only to see it when dumping the milk. http://twitpic.com/5ct8f #
  • The corn cob blasting gear comes out one more time to recover the wood siding. http://twitpic.com/5dpv5 #
  • Siding blasted and 2 coats of stain applied. Still soaking it up, but enough for today. http://twitpic.com/5e2ju #
  • I have a new enemy around the house.. The sand cherry trees are being overtaken by aphid like bugs. http://twitpic.com/5f5vz #
  • You know that propriatory system that runs all of the offices and sits on a single non redundant piece of hardware? Yup that’s down. Monday #
  • I find the new Wolfram-Alpha engine amazing fascinating yet utterly useless for every day life. http://is.gd/mcZ7 #
  • Ordered the Raybestos ST43 brake pads through Girodisc who were offering the package deal. We will see how good they are on Monday. #
  • Spent the evening working on the neighbors tiller. Need to get a coil pack if I hope to mooch veggies. http://twitpic.com/5gmyn #
  • I brought the only Mac to the cisco class. Trying to break out of the corporate drudgery. http://twitpic.com/5hk27 #
  • Lesson one at Todd’s CIsco course. Our network is extremely boring and I don’t remember all of acronyms I learned in school. #
  • For the record, I would have never sent out an Evite with my name on it. #
  • USA water ski Eastern Regional Championships being held in Penfield for 09. Large event for water sports in the area. http://is.gd/Bwt8 #
  • It is not celebrity twitter following if she happens to be an Indy Car driver and the face of GoDaddy. Welcome @DanicaPatrick to Twitter. #
  • I failed to realize that Cisco didn’t have coffee on tap before I walked in the door. http://twitpic.com/5jvfd #
  • Staying inside all day configuring phones and calling plans was cool until I walked outside to 80 degree weather. #
  • Aborting evening work on the wall to mooch my way into a few fat guy sets of water ski pond time. http://twitpic.com/5l14y #
  • Most of the people on our street put the garbage can to the curb backwards ignoring the directions. http://twitpic.com/5m42i #
  • Pretty sure that Wonkavision was the first depiction of a WAN accelerator for networks. #
  • The most productive items to hit my inbox today.. Race pads and mandrel bends for intercooler piping. http://twitpic.com/5mnxh #
  • The Evo wouldn’t gain on a midlife canidate in a Vette. That needs to change. http://twitpic.com/5nc61 #
  • There has to be an extorsion ring behind the pricing of window shades. It’s only fabric on a roll. http://twitpic.com/5ngtt #
  • Not sure how but they made google Chrome even faster with the new release. Only thing I miss having on this Mac is Chrome. http://is.gd/Cadk #
  • 5am wakeup to make the 25 minute drive to the boat launch all to go around 6 balls in 17 seconds on glass http://twitpic.com/5oosn #
  • Parking in the awkwardly large spot proved futile when 2 cars over couldn’t keep it in the lines. http://twitpic.com/5pogm #
  • First sessions of waterskiing are like eating hot salsa. It only starts burning if you stop. Body is telling me I better get in the water. #
  • The neoprene neck on the dry suit is more comfortable, but doesn’t actually keep the water out. http://twitpic.com/5reox #
  • I will need to reserve a weekend and a case of beer to play Brutal Legends when it comes out. Better than a movie. http://is.gd/CFwn #
  • The most difficult stage is over in prepping the car. Making enough room to get it in the garage. http://twitpic.com/5rrwu #
  • My wife leaves me coded messages on the counter. “mow the lawn, and change the laundry” really means “bleed the brakes and drink a beer”. #
  • I gave up on chemicals and used a pressure washer to blast the bugs off the trees. They look happier. http://twitpic.com/5t2fb #
  • It would have been a quick brake pad change if they made brakes that fit the car. Minor grinding required http://twitpic.com/5teg5 #
  • Need to apologize to a 5 mile radius around the house for the abnoxiuos brake noises this AM. The raybestos pads are louder than the Hawks. #
  • My iPhone is destroyed leaving me completely disconnected from my world. #
  • Thank you @WGI for a beautiful day with the Niagara Region PCA. Everything was perfect, we are exhausted, see you again tomorrow. #
  • http://twitpic.com/61zje – Really painful not having connectivity all of the time. #
  • Stephen Burke back on the air. http://yfrog.com/0xbamij #
  • Props to GoPro, who replied instantly to my broken camera latch problem and are sending a replacement. http://is.gd/IFH6 #
  • I think I will just become a google wave developer. http://wave.google.com Could take over a small business market if developed correctly. #
  • I think I need to apply for the United States Cyber Security overlord position. http://tinyurl.com/lvbtqu #
  • The most effective method of advertising for the air show is having the jets perform fly overs the day before. I have not seen one plane. #
  • Today we are prepping the house for a party for the AquaSno waterski club. I am on grounds duty. http://twitpic.com/69arl #
  • House is clean. Weather is perfect. Beer is chilling. Good day for the party to happen. http://twitpic.com/69wy7 #
  • Cold south westerly wind produced a nice ice cream headache before reaching ball one. http://twitpic.com/6bs3i #
  • Finally posted up the stories, photos and one video from last weeks Watkins trip. http://is.gd/KSeS #
  • I might applaud people who tailgated me if they matched or bested my brakes. The Brembos rock. http://twitpic.com/6dh7e #
  • Not sure why, but I blame the Buicks. They are always the slow car in the wrong lane. Kill the Buicks save the world. #
  • Google now entering into digital book sales. Will take quite a lot to catch up to Amazon and the kindle. http://is.gd/LwlZ #
  • As Bizarro was to Superman, I have found my arch nemesis in my role of secret change agent. Able to twist logic to confuse IT to the masses. #
  • RT @arstechnica Microsoft morphing Xbox 360 into social, entertainment hub – http://arst.ch/2my #
  • I have E3 envy, if there is such a thing. New career focus needs to revolve around trips to E3 and Comicon. #
  • I might have to get sucked into Star Wars the Old Republic after watching the trailer. http://is.gd/LRZO #
  • Facebook and Twitter warfare as social networking develops in the military. http://is.gd/LWyl #
  • Sorry Bing. I am wasn’t looking for another search engine and you offer no advantages to win me over. http://www.bing.com #
  • Replacement iPhone has a full battery meter all of the time, giving me that false sense of time. #
  • RT @ITPRO British Telecom accused of throttling broadband http://tinyurl.com/kmzsso #
  • Nothing like a set of skiing to clense the brain after a long day at work. http://twitpic.com/6horl #
  • Washing cars has always been a form of meditation. As with everything the challenge is finding time. http://twitpic.com/6i3ao #
  • Project Natal is a pretty demo, but will fail unless it works perfect. It will never work perfect. http://is.gd/N5gY #
  • Major progression in the adoption of Internet access becoming a utility. Need Penfield to run fiber please. http://is.gd/Na9l #
  • Invited to Xerox to look at Solid Ink technology. It sounds like somebody finally shoved crayons in a copier. http://is.gd/NdNr #
  • Project Natal misses the target for the Wii market, but holds large potential as an interface. Had to write my worries. http://is.gd/NAe2 #
  • Somehow I drew the short straw for waking up tomorrow for the shutdown tests. Need to convince the brain to sleep now. Beer should help. #
  • Arriving to work at 4:30 is like entering a ghost town. http://twitpic.com/6l7rk #
  • Very strange feeling having a server room with no power on. The silence is creepy. http://twitpic.com/6l9f1 #
  • If the power goes out, we will be relying on a Ford motor to keep us running. http://twitpic.com/6ln4g #
  • We are ready for the flux capacitor to transfer the 1.21 gigawatts needed to power our servers. http://twitpic.com/6lpt3 #
  • If I had waited for your help Frontier, we would still be without phones. I rewired that box that says “do not touch” 8 hours ago. #
  • Mr Woodpecker, I loved the cartoons growing up, but if you touch my house again your gonna get a beating. http://twitpic.com/6my3w #
  • Marina Auto Stadium is pretty lame for the name for our soccer stadium. Definitely sounds like it was a random raffle. http://bit.ly/101BoD #
  • Had to wash one more car. Respecting the Mitsubishi roots while impressed on how much we’ve evolved. http://twitpic.com/6n9ni #
  • Google chrome for the mac is finally available for developers. http://is.gd/OQgv #
  • Company picnic outside and a fund-raiser for a co-worker at Rotork. http://twitpic.com/6ogvp #
  • New Ken Block video, plus some early advertisements to fast forward through. Gymkhana 2 http://is.gd/PkMC #
  • Premature excitement over the Ken Block video. Great driving, but a lot of cropping of the best scenes to make one flowing run. #
  • Watching the dateline show on the White House and all I can do is size up the technology vulnerabilies. #
  • Called the water authority for a leak in ridge road in Webster. Not a break, but a leaky valve. http://twitpic.com/6qmrb #
  • I love the keyless ignition on the Evo, but I keep getting locked out of the house without keys. http://twitpic.com/6qof6 #
  • Country Way garden center keeps growing year after year. No longer my secret resource for plants. http://twitpic.com/6qry6 #
  • I should have brought the good camera to catch the bald eagle perched on the shore, watching us ski.
    http://twitpic.com/6tnza #
  • Grabbing some lunch with the Rochester DSM group. http://twitpic.com/6u48g #
  • The wall is assembled, hopefully for the last time. Looking forward to a vacation from the ladder. http://twitpic.com/6v6is #
  • After 30 years of allergies I finally found that Zyrtec holds them off. Unfortunately the drowsiness may be too steep a sacrifice. #
  • I need to set some travel goals next year, like making it to the WWDC myself instead of waiting for updates. http://is.gd/TeEA #
  • Online Apple store is closed, prepping for new hardware releases. Hope they get stocked with new phones at the actual store. #
  • The Ustream feed of WWDC looks horrid, and sounds like the teacher from the Peanuts cartoons, followed by clapping. http://is.gd/ToZI #
  • My cool new laptop is no longer the cool kid on the block. Do I fall into the trap and sell this MacBook Pro to move up? #
  • AT&T crippling the iPhone by restricting tethering and MMS support. #
  • 30FPS video capture on the iPhone, direct upload to YouTube and an autofocus camera, combined with a ridiculous battery. I will take 2. #
  • Everybody is calling in sick on June 19th. New pandemic revolving around the need for the new iPhone 3GS. #
  • We have some new RiverBed appliances to play with this month. Should speed up our remote offices. http://twitpic.com/6x7g1 #
  • Sorry to hear about the passing of a friend and fellow water skier. He truly was an inspiration on the water. http://is.gd/TR3a #
  • Waking up early for water skiing is never painful. Having skiing called off from the weather after you are up, sucks. #
  • Wrote up why I think the iPhone will be in your corporation sooner than later. http://is.gd/Vdxb #
  • The second phase of my predictions are coming true. Phones are out in our Toronto office after the old PoE injection adapter failed. #
  • Taking collection of power adapters to bandaid our friends in Toronto. http://twitpic.com/6znxj #
  • Canada phones are saved for this week by some quick actions out of the Mississauga office. They would have been trapped in red tape here. #
  • Reading the error codes on the neighbors Subaru Forester. Yup there’s an app for that. http://twitpic.com/709a6 #
  • Dug up the pictures of John skiing. That guy was amazing. http://is.gd/WkQv #
  • Extra tight security of somebody making sure my name was on the boarding pass for 2 minutes. http://twitpic.com/71b52 #
  • Should I be concerned that the pilot was reading a tabloid magazine instead of a flight plan? http://twitpic.com/71bs3 #
  • The instructions on walkways still fail. Should read keep right except to pass for faster walkers. http://twitpic.com/71gtu #
  • I never understood why our office has zero off street parking for visitors. Very unwelcoming. http://twitpic.com/71poh #
  • Having uniterrupted video conference talks with @slebbon on a system that I apparently need to fix. http://twitpic.com/72a70 #
  • Today “noob” is officially the 999,998 the word or phrase in the English Language, with “Web 2.0” as the 1,000,000th. http://is.gd/Y0Tm #
  • Apparently there are two LaQuinta hotels, and I booked the wrong one. Changing reservations now. http://twitpic.com/72q6i #
  • Why the hell doesn’t Rochester have a Trader Joe’s? http://twitpic.com/72s59 #
  • Found a maze of closed roads all attempting to prevent me from making it to Starbucks. Coffee obtained. http://twitpic.com/7402r #
  • Flown to Milwaukee to fix a video conference system that wasn’t broken. http://twitpic.com/743vh #
  • I don’t ride, but still have issues with people not wearing helmets because it’s a choice. http://twitpic.com/75aoj #
  • Great meal in downtown Milwaukee at Coquette’s. http://twitpic.com/75ufg #
  • Really not excited to the pandemic alert from WHO notes that WI is the worst area. http://arst.ch/38l Retreating to NY tomorrow. #
  • Breakfast at 6 really means “I put one item out every 3 minutes starting at 6:01”. LaQuinta fail http://twitpic.com/76r3y #
  • Reports from the mobile tubes…I have a new second cousin as of yesterday. Welcome to earth Leah. http://twitpic.com/76rnb #
  • Sony, I always loved the Gran Turismo platform. Get off your ass and release 5, or I will bail my love out of spite. http://is.gd/ZR9X #
  • I wonder if my expert skills at playing Duck Hunt would qualify me onto the NYC geese execution squad.
    http://is.gd/ZUKg #
  • Drama ensues as we refuse to seperate from luggage for one freaking hour with a gate check. http://twitpic.com/77pfk #
  • Considering a car rental for a 6 hour drive to Rochester now that the flight is delayed.
    http://bit.ly/SvfzO #
  • I wouldn’t mind being stranded in Detroit if I could score tickets to the Stanley Cup finals. #
  • Restaurants with Guinness on tap should have to be certified to pour a pint. Witnessed a failed pour. http://twitpic.com/78kxx #
  • The impressive thing about Facebook is that it found people without a vanity URL to lead them around. Facebook is not Twitter. #
  • Morning construction of the camera judging tower for north east waterski regionals. http://twitpic.com/7aa6l #
  • Removing the fallen boat hoist with precision. http://twitpic.com/7acae #
  • Early morning to the dock with some late season starters. They will be sore in the morning. http://twitpic.com/7djiw #
  • The DTV transition gave us about 24 channels with only the antenna. Considering a larger antenna to solidly bring in the Buffalo channels. #
  • Dell made $3 Million from using Twitter. Frustrated that the marketing and sales team here still doesn’t get it. http://is.gd/12vse #
  • I better clean up my act. Both moms have made it to Facebook now. #
  • Laughed when people complained the TV didn’t work in our break room. DTV transition for the win. http://twitpic.com/7h49q #
  • Actually remembered to stop at Mahany for some welding supplies, so I can finish up the railings. http://twitpic.com/7ho5a #
  • Google’s latest Local Business Center offers powerful tools for the local business owner. Now I just need a business. http://is.gd/12VFO #
  • RT@arstechnica Adobe challenges Google Docs with launch of Acrobat.com – http://arst.ch/3e2 #
  • There are a lot of rumors that Google Voice is setting up number portability. That should make the voice carriers edgy. #
  • Skiing on the Malibu response tonight. Nice boat. http://twitpic.com/7kmvc #
  • Early arrival to turn off the systems in Mississauga. Yes I could have done it from home but the office is nice when it’s empty. #
  • How many people have work laptops who don’t take them home? Sort of un-justifies the need for a laptop. http://twitpic.com/7m3rg #
  • Testing actuator infrared problems. Setting COM port speeds to 9600, causing painful flashbacks. http://twitpic.com/7m7xc #
  • Holding the iPhone 3.0 OS until 1pm EST, should put a nice strain on the tubes. #
  • Finally, Homer Simpson is an official voice on the Tom Tom. I definitely need a DOH! when i miss the turn. http://is.gd/14yOm #
  • iPhone 3.0 software just went live through iTunes. #
  • Finally can copy and paste in an iPhone. Finally can copy and paste in an iPhone. #
  • Checking the latest version of ComputerWorld to see where we ranked in the Best Places to work in IT 2009 http://twitpic.com/7n6kt #
  • With my iPhone updated to 3.0 already, I am attending to the important phone in the household. http://twitpic.com/7ntsf #
  • I think we are all sorry that the bear died in the hands of the DEC, but let’s move on people. http://twitpic.com/7nwq4 #
  • I am having a flashback to networking night as I actually re-learn how spanning tree elections work. #
  • I think Starbucks just recalled my coffee grinder. But, but, I love my coffee grinder. http://twitpic.com/7pbyr #
  • AT&T loosened their upgrade terms already for the iPhone 3Gs. Might as well just wait until they clause everybody. http://is.gd/15jFN #
  • Rumors abound that Google Voice will actually go live for the rest of the planet today. #
  • Not sure how to react to the pilot dying mid flight. Glad to have the rest of the crew up to the task I guess. http://is.gd/15rRy #
  • RT @acedtect: The 1000th episode of @buzzoutloud will stream live at 10:30 AM Pacific at http://cnet.com/live #
  • Stopped by @coworkingroc launch party to check out all of the work they have done. http://twitpic.com/7qsyc in reply to coworkingroc #
  • Google Books got the update news today in the lineup of products. Voice rumor squashed. http://arst.ch/3l2 #
  • I have removed work from tomorrow’s schedule, just because there is too much happening. Day starts with 4:45 wakeup, try and keep up. #
  • Waking up at 4:15 without an alarm clock is the easy part. http://twitpic.com/7sbp2 #
  • Making the first ripples in an otherwise calm bay is worth the wakeup. http://twitpic.com/7sdzu #
  • Had my first clean run at 15 off 32mph before my brain got in the way and I started thinking. Nice water. http://twitpic.com/7sh2j #
  • Drove from the dock to the Apple store after debating whether to get the 3GS until the exit. http://twitpic.com/7sjdg #
  • Very confusing whether the security guards at the Apple store are for security or entertainment. http://twitpic.com/7sk4w #
  • They announced there is no waiting down at the AT&T store. Nobody moved. We will wait for Apple because AT&T sucks. #
  • the iPhone 3GS was obtained. Now off the grid for hours while the restore sets in. Painfully slow process to restore. #
  • Back from the DMV where passing the eye test means 3 mulligans from 10 feet if you are over 70, where I could read it from 50 feet. Scary. #
  • Being able to focus with the iPhone 3GS will definately improve the photo experience. http://twitpic.com/7t4td #
  • Video test from the iPhone 3GS. http://bit.ly/ivp8n #
  • Stopped by RIT to perhaps plan my second tour of learning. I miss being in the center of knowledge. http://twitpic.com/7tkjq #
  • Love having daylight this late. Considering stadium lighting for the yard so I can always mow until 9pm. http://twitpic.com/7uwqz #
  • Radar map confirms that my early morning efforts to deliver my wife to the airport will not be rewarded with a pre-rain early waterski run. #
  • Full day with the iPhone 3GS so far, and the camera improvements get a thumbs up. http://is.gd/17x7P #
  • I am not smart enough to come in out of the rain. It’s the best time to dig drainage ditches. http://twitpic.com/7yagn #
  • Show support for democracy in Iran add green overlay to your Twitter avatar with 1-click – http://helpiranelection.com/ #
  • Published our adventures in corncob blasting the log siding. Possibly the first public disclosure of my secret lair. http://is.gd/17Joa #
  • Props to Northwest for sending an apology letter and points for the delayed flight on the 12th. http://twitpic.com/808b1 #
  • RT @TIME: We are saddened to report that LIFE’s Iranian photojournalist is missing – http://bit.ly/Y5oLk – #iran #iranelection #tehran #
  • I have cleaned enough of the house to make the call that my wallet is lost. I swear the Nargles took it. #
  • First time I used the cell phone lot at the ROC airport. Handy but boring. Need to put up a display terminal and play some movies. #
  • A surreal Monday morning. I can no longer help Rotork battle the world of change management, but leave them with the foundations to grow. #
  • Salvaged the most important book from my collection, circa 1985. http://twitpic.com/83uxs #
  • Not sure it is really The Stig, but we all want it to be, now that they revealed his identity. http://is.gd/19mHO #
  • My friends at Country Way are building a Snow Tubing facility here in Penfield. Sign the petition to help them out. http://is.gd/19w6l #
  • There is no more Kodachrome film any more. No surprise with the trend to digital, but sad to see it go. http://is.gd/19zmz #
  • What control systems needed to fail to allow the 2 trains to collide in DC? Sounds fishy. http://bit.ly/dctrain #
  • Practiced this morning with the new safety addition to the ski handle. http://twitpic.com/86iep #
  • Sorry to hear Ed McMahon has died. I was always hoping he would still show up with that Publishers Clearinghouse check. #
  • So far, I miss the endless supply of used boxes that came with daily deliveries. Should have stocked up. http://twitpic.com/879f1 #
  • I felt a great disturbance in the force as if hundreds of passwords were changed for no reason. Yet the death star is still vulnerable. #
  • Guess I better sell off the inferior iPhone 3G which is about a month old. http://twitpic.com/87ie4 #
  • I recommend people plan their unemployment around absolutely exceptional weather. Makes it really easy. http://twitpic.com/87zrg #
  • Aparently I have eliminated all of the excuses I had, not to go the gym. http://twitpic.com/89tj8 #
  • iPhone gains that missing piece held exclusive to the Palm Pre. Wireless charging. http://is.gd/1bT0O #
  • Welding brackets for the sun shade system before the afternoon heat overwhelms the house. http://twitpic.com/8abeq #
  • We have a reduction in the solar heat coming in, but have far to go to keep the house cool. http://twitpic.com/8ax1x #
  • I just noticed that Google Contacts has a Birthday field, which apparently has been around since May. #
  • Wholey crap, we have multiple shots of the car in Motor Trend. http://twitpic.com/8bfss #
  • Nice to re-live the One Lap journey again in the Motor Trend article. Very well written. http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org/?p=796 #
  • Whatever they said about improved battery life on the iPhone 3GS, they were full of it. Same discharge patterns of the 3G after 5 days. #
  • It always takes that first sunburn of the summer to remind me that I am a pale white guy that should keep a shirt on. #
  • What sucks is that I didn’t sign up for the PCA event at Watkins Glen this week because I didn’t want to miss more work. Should be racing. #
  • Tim’s off road interview was published from Motor Trend, revealing the reason for the nancy pants. 5:22 in the video http://is.gd/1d9gD #
  • RT @cwalker123 Google Voice on NBC Today Show: http://bit.ly/JB5LA. Invites to people on reservations list starting to go out today. #
  • Another Cannonball Run icon has passed way this year. Farrah Fawcett died of cancer at 62. You know what I like about trees… #
  • There was a time when perfecting the moonwalk placed you in a status of ultimate cool. Thanks for the music of my youth Michael Jackson. #
  • Grateful to turn on the radio and find a nice round of Beasties. Worried every channel was going to be 24 hour Jacskon. #
  • PepBoys in Buffalo fails the magazine rack test. Don’t they know I’m in MotorTrend? http://twitpic.com/8gqac #
  • Picking up Mike’s Supra from Innovative Tuning. Supposedly had 5 Supras in th shop last week. http://twitpic.com/8grv3 #
  • Dyno is now on the premise at Innovative. Very nice. http://twitpic.com/8gu3a #
  • Rediculous rain finally produced hail in Penfield. http://twitpic.com/8hap1 #
  • With the tension adapters successfully welded, I might actually finish the cable railings this century. http://twitpic.com/8htsa #
  • Afternoon sandblasting work took a pause as the valve managed to erode it’s own hole. http://twitpic.com/8i5pn #
  • They need customer accessible wifi in the Home Depot in Penfield to accomodate the lack of cellular. http://twitpic.com/8k7cl #
  • Feeling landlocked as my calls to the ski raft have yield no results for pickup. http://twitpic.com/8kgru #
  • Preparing my wife an aresonal of memory cards so she will survive her trip without transferring photos. http://twitpic.com/8lfr7 #
  • Finding the bad anti-scalp wheels on the mower would have been useful before the supply store closed. http://twitpic.com/8lujh #
  • Managed to really tick off the allergies but the yard is closer to Miagi standards. #
  • Teaching my wife how to be an international travel genius with an iPhone and Skype. #
  • Using the MythBusters AT&T experience as scare tactic in my cellular training. http://is.gd/1gNdD Lesson: Remove the SIM, WiFi with Skype. #
  • The Glastron awakens from hibernation so we can ride in style to the AquaSno breakfast party at the raft. http://twitpic.com/8nz05 #
  • The dock staff at the Irondequoit launch are useless. 4 people to collect money for Monroe County. http://twitpic.com/8og4m #
  • The rain fell in line with todays graduation party, but did not dilute a good time among friends. http://twitpic.com/8piym #
  • Microsoft’s move to limit Windows 7 upgrades to only 25 machines adds another hesitation for corporate adoption. http://is.gd/1i9AQ #
  • For the record my IPhone 3GS is not overheating, with or without the rubber cover. #
  • My aunt and uncle have generated a Twitter oriented Birthday card, which I will now of course Tweet. http://twitpic.com/8roxr #
  • The family run shop in East Rochester is getting an overhaul. JP Motors to become Pierce Automotive. http://twitpic.com/8t4g1 #
  • It will be much easier to age into the different bracket of 34 mph than it will be to ski at 36 mph. One year to go. #
  • I recommend attacking an evening of birthday cake from with a morning of skiing. http://twitpic.com/8xqg3 #
  • I wish I was 7-12th grader in Maine, as they might be getting MacBooks. http://is.gd/1kHxo #
  • We need to build some sort of indoor super structure for waterskiing around Rochester so this weather doesn’t control my fate. #
  • I am looking for somebody to supply the competitor bags for the 2009 Eastern Regional Waterski tournament. Good sponsor opportunity. #
  • Technically challenged companies still stuck in IE6 or 7 will need to block the Automatic updates to IE8. http://tinyurl.com/qslmzr #
  • It took Tim 13 seconds to react to my new Independence Day banner on the car site. http://is.gd/1lPL6 #
  • Clutch swap in the WRX is underway, marked by the first smacked knuckle and associated sailor talk. http://twitpic.com/93imi #
  • I felt like I was on the outside of an inside joke the first time I watched Wall-E, not knowing the Apple startup sound. Now I laugh. #
  • I wonder how fast Apple will react to the iPhone vulnerability presented at the Syscan conference in Singapore? http://is.gd/1mp1I #
  • Time Warner buys Midway for $33M. It has to be for the assets alone, since they haven’t made a good game in 15 years. http://is.gd/1msA5 #
  • It has probably been a year since I have been to the movies. Saw Transformers with the crew. I’ll wait another year before trying again. #
  • Musing over the upgrade capabilities of the Evo X intake manifold over dinner and a beer with Tim. http://twitpic.com/97m3c #
  • This year has brought a hightened appreciation of my own Independence from England. http://twitpic.com/99dzq #
  • As predicted, as soon as I replaced everything in the wallet it has been found. Wish it had money in it. http://twitpic.com/99f2t #
  • Grand larceny for Seabreeze tickets? How about fine the moron who left $6K worth of merchandise in an unlocked car? http://is.gd/1nfcE #
  • Microsoft loses the Bing travel service because of one location fire. How’s that business continuity plan working? http://is.gd/1nkEw #
  • Should have put the One Lap car into the Penfield parade since it still has the stickers. http://twitpic.com/9al76 #
  • For kids, an American parade is more profitable in candy than Halloween. #
  • There are two trees that have grown high enough to block my perfect fireworks view from the house. #
  • Some of the photos from the Penfield 4th of July parade today. It was a good Independence Day. http://is.gd/1nCsA #
  • Early morning road trip to Cohocton to repo the remnants of camp which certainly has grown over. http://twitpic.com/9ebks #
  • Being late for the club meeting worked out, as @Geradrw brought some lunch over in the Charger. http://twitpic.com/9ewzc #
  • Do you retain your license to kill if your super-spy status is blown over Facebook? Really on top of things MI6. http://is.gd/1oImY #
  • Open spots in the Water-ski clinic next week in NY for Juniors. Todd Ristorcelli editor for WaterSki mag coaching http://is.gd/1oLcX #
  • The Apple rumors are flying and evidence is building that the camera will be on the next iPod touch. RT @arstechnica http://arst.ch/4d1 #
  • If I repair the gaping hole in the screen before the wife comes home, then it is considered an upgrade. http://twitpic.com/9j8es #
  • Was really nice of my wife to call…from Alaska…before going on a zipline tour of the forest. My screen door repair now seems lame. #
  • Dear rain, stop falling over Phil’s house at 5AM, because he has the boat and he keeps cancelling skiing based on your apperance. #
  • My lost wallet saga has been trumped by this stolen wallet found after 27 years. http://is.gd/1pMWF #
  • Dear NY State, I don’t want your signshttp://is.gd/1pOmq #
  • Nobody understood your Beta labeling anyway Google, thanks for catching up. http://is.gd/1q5sj #
  • I liked it more when every square ounce of the outdoors was not a mosquito breeding ground. #
  • Google is releasing an operating system this year. That will mix things up. http://is.gd/1r0ps #
  • The Today Show reporting on bump keys, but won’t use the word as if it is a secret. http://twitpic.com/9oewi #
  • RT @bryantnelson: Useless knowledge for the day: at 4 seconds before 12:35 this afternoon it will be 12:34:56 07/08/09. #
  • Currently content with the state of the iPhone, except that calendar app. http://is.gd/1r4KO #
  • Ubisoft is opening a studio in Toronto. Working papers and a 2.5 hour commute doesn’t sound too bad. http://is.gd/1rcRr #
  • http://twitpic.com/9p3cq – Lunch time entertainment of the deer chasing the birds is hard to pass up. #
  • Pest control had a pocketjet printer paired to a Motorola PDA over Bluetooth…and he killed bugs. http://twitpic.com/9phdw #
  • RT @BrettTrout NFL bans players from Twittering during games. http://is.gd/1svg3 #
  • Productivity on the driveway was going well until I burnt up the circular saw. http://twitpic.com/9trd3 #
  • In case you need a nudge, it is a good day to call in sick and play on the water. http://twitpic.com/9voz8 #
  • Today is a big countdown timer until the wife comes home. I need to make it appear as if I am responsible enough to be left home alone. #
  • The weather wasn’t dry long enough to get the driveway project complete yesterday. http://twitpic.com/a05wy #
  • Purging the crap food items that we know we will never eat and covering it up by saying that I ate it all. That might work. #
  • Proud to live in the house where I still find LEGOs under the couch. http://twitpic.com/a165w #
  • My laundry system follows a kanban methodology where as the remaining pair of underwear acts as a trigger to induce the laundry cycle. #
  • Created a Facebook survival guide from my brother in law this morning. http://is.gd/1vZSX #
  • Wife maintained the functionality requirement placed on souvenirs by getting a clown fish razor blade. http://twitpic.com/a4ia9 #
  • My first concrete work came out as functional for drainage. A lot to practice before it ever looks good. http://twitpic.com/a5onz #
  • So much for copper being the reliable service. The phone is down to the house. Frontier, your days are numbered. #
  • The Wii enters into CPR training with backing from the American Heart Assoc. Very cool news from University of Alabama. http://is.gd/1x5sq #
  • I can’t help but compare the Jehovah’s Witnesses marketing campaign to the vault in Fallout 3. http://twitpic.com/a8tps #
  • Despise that we paint the boat guides and turn balls. Marks up the ski and doesn’t save any money. http://twitpic.com/a8zgr #
  • RT @neilhair “Im a social media expert” – code for – Ive just lost my job and Ive decided to set up a FB account and oh Im on twitter! #
  • It turns out my sister was not abducted by aliens. She was in Georgia. Now in Rochester for a tour stop. http://twitpic.com/aa1dc #
  • Someone has secretly replaced Stephen’s July morning with April weather. Let’s see what happens. #
  • This morning was a good reminder to check your battery terminals in the boat regularly. #
  • RT @ceejayoz: YouTube to drop IE6 support. http://bit.ly/jp6KO #
  • Jackie Chan is going to be Mr. Miyagi in the Karate Kid remake. Could be epic or a complete failure. #
  • Subaru, who the hell uses a T70 torx bolt for a drain plug? I curse you. http://twitpic.com/ack1c #
  • Managed to leave my gloves and my vest on the raft this morning. Braking out the backup gear for tonight. http://twitpic.com/adi59 #
  • The google voice app is released today for Android and Blackberry phones. Impatiently waiting for the iPhone app. http://is.gd/1zvfW #
  • Checking out the junior clinic with Todd Ristorcelli, editor of Waterski magazine, here in Penfield. http://twitpic.com/afgk3 #
  • We would have never seen the day that Microsoft released free office applications, if google didn’t set the bar. http://is.gd/1A5BE #
  • Now Microsoft chooses to open retail stores? http://is.gd/1Aa9T #
  • Every fisherman in Monroe county ha shown up to show us how to congest a boat dock. http://twitpic.com/aiv2l #
  • Not sure I see the vision that Microsoft has, opening retail storefronts in the fall. http://is.gd/1B4Ck #
  • RT @chriskoehl Sears Tower now named Willis Tower http://is.gd/1B4Fs #
  • Escaped to see Harry Potter with my best girl, before people spoil it. http://twitpic.com/akwdu #
  • Feels odd to be part of a statistic on job loss. Rochester jumped to 8.4 percent. http://is.gd/1Bttc #
  • Trying out VoiceCentral for Google Voice, after @k2bf set me straight with a positive review. http://is.gd/1BtIR #
  • Another law in place that can’t be enforced in NY. Texting banned while driving. I was checking the GPS, not texting. http://is.gd/1BupV #
  • I will say, having a bunch of teenage girls in the theater for Half Blood Prince definately changed the experience. #
  • My new employment strategy is to convince Harry Blanchard to open a business. #
  • The future better have trimmers with lasers. The “smack it on the ground for more string” never worked. http://twitpic.com/an4wi #
  • Now that Amazon has started yanking legit kindle books they have a short fuse before the world turns their back on the platform. #
  • Now that I spent the day edging, power washing and cleaning the driveway it will most certainly rain tomorrow, cancelling the seal work. #
  • There is a waterski tournament tomorrow in Penfield. Should act as the trial run for regionals. #
  • I remember waking up to thunder and lightning and closing the whole house. Yet everything is oddly dry out this morning. #
  • First rounds wrapping up at todays water ski tournament. http://twitpic.com/arpv5 #
  • Perfect day to have the driveway sealed. Unforunately the driveway sealers must not have agreed. No show failure so far. #
  • I need to remember to tweet my problems with contractors. It has produced the driveway sealing crew. http://twitpic.com/asclk #
  • Aladdin’s must have the best damn salads ever. Grabbing dinner for the family. http://twitpic.com/at84v #
  • Another collision from a rail based form of transportation. Rail cars in San Francisco. http://is.gd/1DByl #
  • I am running out of excuses having made my first two passes skiing this morning at 15 off. #
  • Send off parties should always be catered by Dinosaur BBQ. http://twitpic.com/axakr #
  • A yard full of toys and the large dirt hill is always the winner. http://twitpic.com/axp2s #
  • I hope the 100 motorcycles weren’t on a charity run when they got pulled over. http://is.gd/1F8K3 #
  • Registration open for the fall drivers education at Watkins Glen with the Niagara Region PCA. #
  • It took a year, but we have amended the NYS law to allow for 35 MPH while pulling a skier on Irondequoit Bay. http://is.gd/1Fhq1 #
  • I am updating Office 2008 to SP2. All of the “news referenced” enhancements I do no need, but thanks anyway. http://is.gd/1FyuO #
  • I should have flown out to Comic Con now that I have the time. Perhaps I will make it to Pax in the fall. #
  • Always good to have a Grandpa Joe with a shotgun when the rabid fox attack. http://is.gd/1G5RX #
  • They need to drop this whole VDSL2 rollout and invest in fiber infrastructure. http://is.gd/1GiFe #
  • Rivets left a grove in the WRX flywheel. Cruddy design makes resurfacing kill already poor engagement. http://twitpic.com/b4c2p #
  • Searching for loaner VHS recorders for the water ski tournament next week. You would think they would go digital by now. #
  • I am failing on the search for sponsored competitor bags for the waterski tournament next week. Somebody must want the marketing exposure. #
  • Having a quick training course in Facebook at the house. #
  • The early guy to the pond skis before the thunderstorms hit. http://twitpic.com/b5ccn #
  • I want to develop an iPhone app for Wegmans. Then I can clip it on the cart and navigate to the item I really want. #
  • The fog makes it feel like we are skiing in the clouds this AM. Smooth runs, even for the wakeboarder. http://twitpic.com/b7eu6 #
  • Made it to the eye doctor. He needs to have a more open approach to lasek surgery when the discussion comes up. #
  • RT @sigv Google Wave is Coming: 100,000 Invites Go Out on September 30th http://bit.ly/2A7r7R #Google #Wave #va501c #
  • Among the treasures in mom’s attic, I found the Tony Hawk board that started my road to radness. http://twitpic.com/b866e #
  • Sis is packing up her toys and headed to Georgia. No denying that she is a resident after 4 years. http://twitpic.com/b9dzi #
  • What they don’t tell you before your eyes are dilated, is that you can’t do crap for half the day. #
  • Doesn’t take much to update and customize the Garmin nuvi GPS, as long as you ignore the garmin site. http://twitpic.com/bbka6 #
  • Solidifying my fear of vulnerable SCADA systems, ICNND released an unclassified report exploring cyber terrorists. http://is.gd/1IRQ9 #
  • Have to wonder if the leaked video of the Blackberry Storm 2 is RIM finally figuring out viral marketing. http://bit.ly/12kZuq #
  • I am reviving the Morning Glass website for area skiers. Plus I needed someplace to cover regionals. http://is.gd/1J60I #
  • I think all of Google just went down. To me, that is like Superman loosing the power of the sun. #
  • Wish I was at Comic-Con. Living vicariously through online updates. Keep them coming. #
  • Watchmen blueray has a cool hologram cover and an excuse for me to try Twitvid. http://twitvid.com/84A11 #
  • Federal government might help you with that car trade in, with a few stipulations. http://is.gd/1KtiU #
  • We have a skunk setting up residence in the back yard. http://twitpic.com/bi9vg #
  • I found 2 VCRs for the water ski tournament next week. Still want to push towards digital recording in the future. http://is.gd/1M3u2 #
  • RT @davidmoffitt RT @adamlindsay RT @RITNEWS An RIT Victoria’s Secret line in the works? Think PINK. http://bit.ly/POzn8 – awesome!! #
  • Going through Evo tuning boot camp. Making the car faster without turning a wrench. http://twitpic.com/bl0lv #
  • The car survived the labatomy and is about 30hp quicker with less boost with room to play. http://twitpic.com/blz5z #
  • There needs to be a fresh corn alert as soon as the Wilberts corn stands arrive. Best corn ever. http://twitpic.com/bmelt #
  • Tornadoes near Darien Lake? Must have mistaken the campground for a trailer park. #
  • Messing with the Plano app, as we watch the storms roll in with friends. http://twitpic.com/bn6rs #
  • I missed the news of ROC Communications closing. I found many friends through that summer of work. http://twitpic.com/bp3i0 #
  • The cool summer has prolonged the inevitable downfall of our air conditioning. Now it needs attention. http://twitpic.com/bpczq #
  • Hoping that Google Latitude for the iPhone is only a teaser of what it should become. http://is.gd/1OV0n #
  • Running time trials to see how many skiers we can run in one hour before tomorrow. http://twitvid.com/7CB0C #
  • RT @News_8 One Of A Kind Tribute Bracelet Missing: Jill Lehman volunteer at the Ten Ugly Men festival. Please read. http://bit.ly/45jKfR #
  • For the record, we can pull about 9 skiers in one hour. http://is.gd/1PIR5 #
  • Remember to charge the air conditioner by super heat and not sub cooling when you don’t have a TX valve. http://twitpic.com/bwzjr #
  • Never turn down a free lesson in repair work. AC is cool again. http://twitvid.com/96B95 #
  • Even the giants like AT&T need to realize the impact of picking battles online. #4chan http://is.gd/1R9ya #
  • I will never combine Blue M&Ms and Gatorade again. Scares me more that somebody thought to try this at the U of R. http://bit.ly/45k8L #
  • RT @KristinPurdy RT @Unshackleny: Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse made top ten U.S. ghost cities list compiled by AOL http://bit.ly/OM4li #
  • On my list of offered lessons is how to backup trailers. I feel like Tow-Mater after all these launches. http://twitpic.com/c0bbf #
  • RT @arstechnica Average UK broadband speeds only half as fast as advertised – http://arst.ch/5ea (wonder how far this goes to business ISPs) #
  • Going under cover at Rochester Works while running through unemployment orientation for NY State. http://twitpic.com/c0ije #
  • Grabbed the highlight of the Eastern Regionals Schedule, if you want to see some great skiing right here in Penfield. http://is.gd/1SNRQ #
  • Somebody selling a full rally prepped Talon on Ebay. Wish I could actually fit in the car, because it is a good deal. http://is.gd/1T5js #
  • The other thing I should be at is the Black Hat conference, starting now. I need to make all these events happen in 2010. #
  • Jump practice underway for Eastern Regionals. http://twitvid.com/83FF1 #
  • Waiting for an Internet connection so I can broadcast this event online. http://twitpic.com/c4j4z #
  • USA WaterSki Eastern Regionals (Broadcasting live at http://ustre.am/1I4k) #
  • Updated URL Eastern Regional Championships (Broadcasting live at http://ustre.am/4zYE) #
  • Once again somebody elses wireless plagues my efforts to broadcast. http://twitpic.com/c4ofu #
  • Broke into the wireless, upgraded the router firmware, all to make my streaming work. http://ustre.am/4zYE #
  • Boys 2 devision just ran 1 and a half balls at 39 and a half. http://twitvid.com/69569 #
  • Final boys slalom rounds are winding up before tricks start. http://twitvid.com/B2C60 #
  • Invited to the opening of the new surgery center opening at the University of Rochester. http://twitpic.com/c67d7 #
  • Ribbon cutting for the new surgery center at the University of Rochester. http://twitvid.com/6697E #
  • My backflips did not go so smooth, so I got some lessons. http://twitvid.com/E8F92 #
  • Tommy Goodhue jumping 51 feet at 9 years old. http://twitvid.com/35EBC #
  • Cool premise to have custom order shirts. Cooler if they didn’t run out of shirt sizes. http://twitvid.com/05735 #
  • Somebody needs to upgrade to the Nikon D300s and sell me their D300. I honestly don’t know who that person is, I just hope they exist. #
  • Two more slalom groups this morning then jumping. Convinced the jumpers are still nuts. http://is.gd/1YTu9 #
  • The 2010 Water Ski Eastern Regionals will be here again in Penfield. This year is complete. http://is.gd/20uaQ #
  • Researching wind patterns this morning by launching glycerine based spheres into the atmosphere. http://twitpic.com/cmg5z #
  • Bring back my public calendar search Google. http://is.gd/20HZ9 #
  • My forgetfullness compounds. I left the garage open all night so I would go and bring the chairs in that I left out all night. #
  • Perhaps Apple exclusivity is breaking down as the FCC intervenes with exclusion of the Google Voice application. http://is.gd/227GB #
  • They really should ban all other hot dogs besides Zweigles in the Rochester area. http://twitpic.com/cr0se #
  • I have used the Wii balance board more as a laptop stand than a game peripheral. http://twitpic.com/crqxn #
  • Google buys On2 for video compression. I think the customer list is more important than the technology to Google. http://is.gd/23DRt #
  • I had forgotten how fun the Battlefield games were from EA. I also forgot how they sped up the clock. 4:45AM alarm will be here quick. #
  • A little Denial of Service and the tubes go quiet this morning. http://is.gd/257xV Perhaps the USMC proving a point. http://is.gd/257Lt #
  • Thanks John Hughes, for the scenes that defined my generation. Scene of choice, the 1961 Ferrari 250GT California. http://is.gd/25Kmw #
  • Fabled creature only rumored to exist, the mighty BetaMax machine was uncovered in mom’s attic. http://twitpic.com/d0l7f #
  • An epidemic of dead batteries seems to have plagued the Mastercrafts this morning on Irondequoit Bay. #
  • I can hear the grass mocking me as the big powerful mower sits powerless waiting for two little bearings. http://twitpic.com/d1sda #
  • Where are the cheap eye glasses? Sick of the inflated pricing of a Pittsford based eye doctor. http://twitpic.com/d22ke #
  • Drama with police and fire on Harris rd. http://twitpic.com/d2cvi #
  • Wegmans puts lobster on the curb for $6.99 lb. Yup, that’s for dinner. http://twitpic.com/d2dyq #
  • RT @DannyTRS: If u grew up with GI JOE than this shirt was made JUST for YOU: http://nerduo.com/thebattle/ #
  • A glimpse at my youth from mom’s attic. A million movie posters mixed in with lamborghinis and xmen. http://twitpic.com/d31pt #
  • Majority of the planet will just buy a new computer with Windows 7 rather than figure out the upgrade path. http://is.gd/271b9 #
  • Whenever I watch Fifth Gear, I feel like I was cheated out of watching watch Top Gear and handed it’s less entertaining little brother. #
  • The iTV would be useful if it doubled as the iPhone docking and sync system. Otherwise get the mac mini. http://twitpic.com/d88m2 #
  • Supposedly Google Voice transcriptions improved yesterday adding punctuation It didn’t update my old messages, so we shall see. #
  • Not carrying every bag of groceries from the car to the kitchen in one trip would be like admitting defeat on the battlefield. #
  • Glad to see Michael Murphy still made it into my Sunday paper. Not impressed with the interest to change the Medal of Honor program. htt … #
  • Some mornings you just have to escape into the Onion News wondering if one crow could control our fate. http://is.gd/29bXX #
  • I wonder how cheap I can find Nascar tickets for, now that Watkins Glen was rained out until Monday. #
  • http://twitpic.com/dd0rq – Evening chat with @SteveBoese to trial the beta of @wetoku for online interviewing. #
  • I have removed the WRX transmission enough times to believe it is the clutches fault that I can’t get it to work. http://is.gd/2aEw1 #
  • Facebook acquires FriendFeed, strengthening their social media footprint. http://is.gd/2aQZi #
  • Good morning to create a horror movie about the skiers who went into the fog. http://twitpic.com/dhqwr #
  • Nintendo patented an inflatable horse as perhaps the most un-desired game accessory yet to come. http://is.gd/2bOXs #
  • Watched Edged in Water 2, which is Todd Ristorcelli’s video of a life every skier only would dream of. http://is.gd/2bXjl #
  • Atlanta AT&T adds some spectrum and speed to their network. At least sis can take advantage. http://bit.ly/18XNg5 #
  • I love having a worldwide market. Sold the old 8Gb iPhone 3g for $455 to somebody in Austria. #
  • I wonder how many instances of Word exist in the court system? Court ruling to ban the sale of Microsoft Word. http://is.gd/2dtTn #
  • Humidity plus a shovel really does suck. I will now have one strip of real grass among a field of weeds. http://twitpic.com/dnjme #
  • Musing over One Lap 2010 with Tim as we watch the boats pass by. http://twitpic.com/do9m3 #
  • I looked out the window for almost a minute I swear. No meteor shower. Can’t somebody Tivo that sort of cosmic once in a lifetime event? #
  • I have a completely new ski after adjusting the rear fin. I just need my body to follow instructions. http://twitpic.com/dpyqw #
  • Mom took my Facebook security training a little too far and locked out posting to her wall. She escaped all of the birthday greeting posts. #
  • Office to gain Outlook on the Mac by 2010? Be care Microsoft you might be selling more Macs. http://is.gd/2gC7C #
  • We didn’t NEED to save all our packing material while we had a supply. Now I need more. Wife’s theories biting me in the ass again. #
  • I have induced a frenzy in the Galant VR4 community by selling off the last fabled Tein suspension. http://twitpic.com/dv268 #
  • I like my new glasses. I question the designer who thought that any male would use the carrying case. http://twitpic.com/dwhd3 #
  • Had a nice wedding reception on the water, where it should have had a mandatory swim to combat the heat. http://twitpic.com/dxqtv #
  • Caravan gathering for the DSM shootout in Ohio starting at STM with a tired crew and a box of donuts. http://twitpic.com/dz2gj #
  • It is clear we have packed only the essentials for a few days in Old Forge. Water toys accounted for. http://twitpic.com/e00ui #
  • In the first episode of FJ Cruiser versus the pheasant, the FJ Cruiser prevails. http://twitpic.com/e18vg #
  • Either the GPS knows I am in an offroad truck or another road failed to update on the TomTom. http://twitpic.com/e1i96 #
  • Great rental property with a dock on the channel between 3rd and 4th lake near old forge. http://twitpic.com/e1mm5 #
  • Not a lot of Twitter activity around Old Forge NY. #
  • I really should pack a portable ski course for mornings like these. http://twitpic.com/e43sc #
  • Sure you could paddle the lake, but why not ride in style. 39 year old Glastron still running strong. http://twitpic.com/e4tn0 #
  • Need my nephew to get an iPhone so I don’t have to hear his clicking text at 12:30, pretending it’s not a girl. #
  • Another trip away from readily available broadband and I will probably jailbreak this iphone for tethering.
    http://bit.ly/LqZHQ #
  • I left the clean water of Old Forge to return to a muggy Rochester all to jump in the bacterial ridden water of Irondequoit Bay in the AM. #
  • TomTom needs to release a 5 mile limit trial of the new iPhone app before I shell out $99 for the real thing. #
  • Stretching ski ropes is not as cool when they are used for towing. Nautique fuel pump is DIW. http://twitpic.com/eccq9 #
  • It is worth noting that I have not had a headache since June 22nd. I don’t like being unemployed, but it is better for your health. #
  • The slim PS3 news has been the worst kept secret. Smart to get it out now with a price cut for holiday momentum. http://is.gd/2n8jD #
  • I would like an Xbox 360. I just can not buy one, knowing they are expected to fail. 54% failure rate. http://is.gd/2n8u8 #
  • I guess Brett Favre is un-retired. RT @bsjwright @VikingsFootball: Brett Favre is officially a Viking… http://bit.ly/rjDIi #
  • They opened Google Voice up to free calling from US to Canada. I have lived too close to the border as I already expected this to work. #
  • Two teaser tracks for 2010 One Lap of America. May 1st: Road America, Elkhart Lake, WI & May 2nd: Mid America, Pacific Junction, IA #
  • At RIT leveraging thier career services. I may invent a job, teaching the room how to use a web browser. http://twitpic.com/ehcd6 #
  • RT @SteveStreza “America, where car insurance is required but health insurance is optional, because cars are important.” – Jon Stewart #
  • It is always a plus when the data center has a brewery as a customer. Had a tour of Logical Solutions. http://twitpic.com/ej183 #
  • I am enjoying the re-broadcasted show Merlin on Hulu. They should re-broadcast more UK shows, like, ummm… Top Gear. #
  • Either the Radisson is the first large hotel chain to be breached, or they are the only ones to detect it so far. http://is.gd/2qFuK #
  • Breaking demographics, I am the non-obese, un-depressed video gamer. I didn’t need a report to tell me who was playing. http://is.gd/2rI4M #
  • I am not sure announcing a Guild Wars 2 trailer on the opening day of Blizzcon will divert the audience away. http://is.gd/2s1Di #
  • Rochester DSM’s Chris Wirth won the 09 DSM shootout class for Evolution X, uncontested. Lucky to have him tune my car. http://is.gd/2s2Rv #
  • I am both pleased and concerned that Northern Tools sends me a hardcover book of the catalog. http://twitpic.com/eru4j #
  • Torch lantern flights taking off from Lewis rd in Walworth NY. They need more exploding. http://twitpic.com/esmnk #
  • The key to early group departures is the bribery of breakfast at the Highland Diner. http://twitpic.com/eu7lr #
  • Morning trip down to Friendship NY to another tournament. http://twitpic.com/euiyi #
  • Made the mistake of taking the Polaris for a ride. Now we need one of those too. http://twitpic.com/evdfm #
  • Need to settle an upstate/long island debate concerning potato pancakes. Maple syrup or apple sauce as the topping? #
  • I am not the guy who tells the town of Wayland that they messed up the potato pancakes by missing the apple sauce. #
  • My wife has some form of tracking system, allowing her to locate quilt shops in the middle of nowhere. http://twitpic.com/ewrji #
  • The smartest man on earth has positioned a Polaris dealer across the street from the quilt shop. Savior. http://twitpic.com/ewscj #
  • The early arrival of holiday items in stores irritates me. I will make an exception for Oktoberfest. http://twitpic.com/exjvo #
  • The no wake zone moves to 300 feet on Irondequoit Bay. Makes absolutely no difference on the water. http://twitpic.com/f3hoh #
  • Apple Store is offline, rumored release of Snow Leopard. As a continuity guy, I hate that they bring the store down for marketing. #
  • I need an online UK broker for my stock. Missed the Rotork stock selling point waiting for phone calls. http://twitpic.com/f3mmx #
  • I feel like Eddie Murphy in Trading Spaces, getting the last minute stock sale. New career path in stock brokering? Doubt it. #
  • Advice from the Rochester Works job club today was for everybody to go to the @Digital_Roch events. Might dissolve the tech centric focus. #
  • http://twitpic.com/f4gbl – Traffic hold up in the backyard as 15 turkey decide to cross all at once. #
  • Another water ski oasis that I wouldn’t mind retiring to. Buoy Bash 18 was this weekend in Friendship NY. http://is.gd/2wNsI #
  • The life cycle of my ski gloves is getting shorter and shorter. Breaking in a new pair this week. http://twitpic.com/f7jx3 #
  • My first Eclipse has surfaced, a bastardized version of the glory it used to be. New owner is clueless making it painful to watch. #
  • I think we need more round abouts in this town. Then people who know how to use them. http://twitpic.com/ffq8j #
  • Now they have WPA wireless cracked to under 60 seconds. Drop TKIP and use AES and you will be fine…for today. http://is.gd/2BZWI #
  • Xbox dropped a $100 off the price to follow suit with PS3. Still can’t buy a console that has higher odds of failing. http://is.gd/2Cbzq #
  • My return to the driving range can only bring fear to the rental clubs. One driver down. http://twitpic.com/figz5 #
  • All this Snow Leopard hype is amazingly fluffed for a product which hasn’t arrived yet. Apple sure sells with enthusiasm. #
  • My printer didn’t work before Snow Leopard. Guess I can ignore the list of things that do. http://is.gd/2DSOl #
  • I almost missed the vulnerability hole in Cisco VoIP. The world will chase SIP exploits for a long time in any platform. http://is.gd/2DVdh #
  • Snow Leopard arrived. Fedex says they were buried with over 4500 packages to deliver out of Rochester. http://twitpic.com/fkupu #
  • The putrant smell of burning penetrating oil is a welcome scent, signifying the garage is empty again. http://twitpic.com/flnv5 #
  • Biggest update in Snow Leopard isn’t enabled by default. Here’s how you turn on 64-bit after you have it installed. http://is.gd/2EPev #
  • Updated to the Facebook 3.0 iPhone app. I find it more cumbersome to revert to the navigation page. Old app seems more effecient. #
  • Watch those summer closeouts for ski gear. You too may end up with the clown colored bindings. http://twitpic.com/fudpw #
  • Watching Matt learn to deep water start on a slalom ski. Not bad for a Hawaiian guy in cold NY water. http://twitvid.com/DE4E0 #
  • Dyno runs today at Street Tuned as they have their first event at the new shop. http://twitvid.com/C8848 #
  • I have no idea how it came to be, but a hot dog eating contest was born at the STM dyno open house today. http://is.gd/2I4OC #
  • I am not sure I am ready for Disney to own Marvel. Imagine the games like The Punisher versus Bambi. http://is.gd/2JKdM #
  • If anybody is looking for 3 foot tall industrial springs, I have those. Headed to scrap this week. http://twitpic.com/g0f8k #
  • Skype you fools. You own the market. Google is on the doorstep looking to enter and you double the fees. http://is.gd/2L8Th #
  • I didn’t know Opera 10 was going to release Turbo technology! Psst the 90s called, they want their marketing back. http://twitpic.com/g2x66 #
  • VMware brings us the rent-a-cloud service. So begins the end of the corporate data center. http://is.gd/2NBBT #
  • When you call for service on a Bell and Howell scanner, you get Kodak. Kodak’s acquisition was nothing unexpected. http://bit.ly/bEZC3 #
  • RT @IAmDriverDan London’s Surveillance Fails – Only 1 Crime Solved per 1000 Cameras http://ow.ly/nMCR #
  • I always say I am going to start a garden, but I don’t need to when all the neighbors keep sharing. http://twitpic.com/g8mic #
  • I am not sure VMware can get around the legal battles for mobile app licensing, but mobile app virtualisation is huge. http://bit.ly/XpLDI #
  • Pictures from the ski tournament at Harkies last weekend. For once, it did not look like fun with the rain. http://is.gd/2PODg #
  • Really hard not bragging how nice the weather is while the rest of the world is at work in Rochester. #
  • Reclaiming the cedar railings today as they look so much better than the gray version. http://twitpic.com/gbnwq #
  • RT @DandC Anchor Bar runs out of wings on first day http://bit.ly/calgG #ROC #
  • Slicing up the Evo X intake manifold in search of more airflow. http://twitpic.com/gdhq0 #
  • Oh man, you mean yesterday wasn’t Friday, and all of you have to go back to work today? #
  • I want Wegmans to label “where else you can find this item” when they stock two locations. http://twitpic.com/gfca8 #
  • Just saw a girl driving with a parrot on her shoulder. Luckily she wasn’t texting, or talking on the phone. That would be illegal. #
  • 2010 One Lap tracks growing, but not as far West as we thought. http://is.gd/2SKfF #
  • Amazing holiday weekend turned into a mini Bowman family reunion. http://twitvid.com/F5ECE #
  • Mom is going on a plane. Bags ready. More importantly, the hummingbird feeder filled. Oy. #
  • A lot of motherly instructions for 5AM today. Mow the left over pumkin cake, eat the front windows, close the lawn. Sure I was listening. #
  • As expected it was a zoo on the water this weekend. Worth every minute to be out with friends. http://twitpic.com/gr4fb #
  • A clean boat drives so much nicer. http://twitpic.com/grjks #
  • If there appears to be a decline of flies around Monroe County, it is because we are harboring them all in our house. #
  • Ominous dredging equipment at the south end of Irondequoit Bay to clear out the channel. http://twitpic.com/gu6ol #
  • Breaking the rope pulling out of the water is a sign that we need a new rope. (not that I weigh too much) http://twitpic.com/gucph #
  • By far the best water we have had for skiing on Irondequoit Bay all season this morning. #
  • If the first bat house proves successful I may have to setup a condo system of houses. http://twitpic.com/h037d #
  • Of course you can use a monkey mask to evade speed camears. http://is.gd/33iAq #
  • The UK fires up their oldest computer. Perhaps they still have a mission critical app they never converted. http://is.gd/33iVL #
  • Video clip of Chris Parrish tying the water ski world record on a Goode ski after only 6 sets on the new ski. http://is.gd/33LqI #
  • The best impovement for the Apple TV would be to get rid of it and buy a Mac Mini. Skeptical Apple is releasing anything interesting today. #
  • The Monopoly City Streets servers are flooded. I don’t really care to play, but at least want to secure my own damn street. #
  • Wow. After spending the morning setting up a google business account, I am amazed anybody uses Exchange server. #
  • Local doctor points to Wii as injury source. Perhaps it’s because this is the most excercise they have ever had. http://bit.ly/18cHAp #
  • I missed the point that the fancy new iPod Nano ONLY takes video. Where’s the still camera Apple? http://is.gd/39cO4 #
  • Water ski manufacturers should really publish their owner manuals online, so I don’t have to take over their domains. http://is.gd/39qZu #
  • A lot of remembering for event which is hard to believe was 8 years ago. It confuses me to call it history when I remember it so well. #
  • Would like everybody to stop saying the water ski season is over. There is no ice, shutup and ski. http://twitpic.com/hczg8 #
  • Operation Butterup underway, starting with breakfast at Charlie’s frog pond on Park Ave. #
  • Deploying stage two of Operation Butterup with a morning at the clothesline arts festival. http://twitpic.com/hfzyx #
  • Remember to stop and see @trickthat at the Clothesline Arts festival. Only vender I know on Twitter. http://twitpic.com/hgv9x in reply to trickthat #
  • The Galant VR4 community is still making this car faster and tougher. Rear control arms, no longer a concern. #onelap http://is.gd/3cg0c #
  • Installed the iPhone 3.1 software and all is well so far. #
  • I feel like the modern day web design tools work are almost cheating. Makes me feel silly for coding everything by hand all those years. #
  • We are taking a mini road trip in 2 weeks to Illinois to tour the Mitsubishi plant. #onelap http://is.gd/3dTTn #
  • About time they looked at a Lite version of Facebook. Hope it sticks because I don’t need the layers. http://lite.facebook.com/ #
  • Ok iPhone. I need a way to label SPAM calls and put them in a blacklist to never connect again. #
  • Spent the morning uploading old PST files of email up to Gmail. If I can find my old drives with the rest of the archives I will be happy. #
  • Found my old portfolio, which is a scary glimpse into a parallel universe I escaped from, where I only knew CAD. http://is.gd/3gFwD #
  • Dragged my wife through the cold water with a rope while making her balance on a narrow plank. http://twitpic.com/hri6w #
  • I choose to remember Road House and try to forget Dirty Dancing. #
  • Trying the new Google Fast Flip this morning. Definitely scaled for the phone and readers, not the computer. http://fastflip.googlelabs.com #
  • RT @chroko Dear #Mint com – you were a refuge from the failboat Quicken. Selling to Intuit is like aiming at the nearest iceberg. #
  • Advance Auto in Penfield, not so advanced. Mobile 1 oil filter book doesn’t go past 2006. #
  • Need for Speed Shift arrived. Considered One Lap training since it has Road America on the track list. http://twitpic.com/hv6ok #
  • Somehow four interviews have made it to my calendar since Monday. Who is going to goof off, go skiing, and wash my cars? Very inconvienent. #
  • Offer from Goode for $25 ski demos until July 31st! Printed in the September edition of The Water Skier. http://twitpic.com/hylct #
  • New York public school curriculum based on video games. It’s about time. Now how do I become the teacher? http://is.gd/3mhq3 #
  • Never thought the federal government would make it to the cloud first, let alone with Google. http://is.gd/3nqr5 #
  • Spotted Mike’s AMS GTR in Penfield. That car looks amazing, yet completely out of place in Rochester. http://is.gd/3obfu #
  • Watched Wolverine Origins on BlueRay. Just like a Combos, predictable flavor with a cheesy center. http://twitpic.com/i43yv #
  • Like a moth to a flame, I was drawn to the presence of a backhoe at the neighbors house. http://twitpic.com/i6163 #
  • Having a moment while I predict how much I have interrupted tomorrows plans by forgetting something 8 hours ago. My brain plots against me. #
  • I was ignoring Google Chrome on the Mac because it felt like a pre hatched version. Seems that it has finally matured out of the cocoon. #
  • I am ready to open my Engine World exhibit to subject my wife to after surviving the Body World exhibit. http://twitpic.com/ib7v3 #
  • The Spot for lunch. The soup is not clam chowder like the sign says and try to avoid the lemonaid today. http://twitpic.com/ibjiw #
  • Sinking posts today for the hand rails going down the deck steps. Concrete should set by tomorrow. http://twitpic.com/icrek #
  • Snapfish put the 8×10 pictures in same envelope for shipping, creasing the large prints #snapfish #fail http://twitpic.com/icsa4 #
  • Apparently this Beta test is to test my patience with updates. Been in 3 weeks, still haven’t played. http://twitpic.com/ie06n #
  • If they could have injected factual content into 80s movies, I would have remembered it all. http://twitpic.com/ifzcu #
  • There is correlation between the weather and the frequency of my update posts. I happily ignore you all when it’s nice out. #
  • Not sure the first USB 3.0 device as an HD camera will be THE device to have, but it should push the market to develop. http://is.gd/3wAAm #
  • Record time for photos ordered on WinkFlash. They get points for not charging extorion prices for 5×7. http://twitpic.com/iotzj #
  • Pssst…mother nature…it can’t be the first day of Autumn because you missed the rest of summer. #
  • The AT&T network sucks enough for me to want a cell tower in my house and I get to pay more for it. Cut the cord apple. http://is.gd/3z65V #
  • Replacing the JayRacing alternator bracket on the VR4 because it was made out of sissy aluminum. http://twitpic.com/ipw6g #
  • Where I lack in welding, I make up for in grinding. Love metal because you can always add more. http://twitpic.com/iqbpr #
  • The Wii didn’t need a $50 price cut. They needed to produce more two years ago. Now they need graphics that don’t suck. http://bit.ly/bBti7 #
  • Opening night of Cirque du Soleil here in Rochester marks the 8th unique Cirque show we have made it to. http://twitpic.com/ivlnt #
  • Mitsubishi’s recall on the Evolution for a fuel rail problem starts today. Hope they will just give me the parts. ttp://is.gd/3DArH #
  • In 6 hours I cram myself back into the car I thought escaped, drive 10 hours all to bask in the Mitsubishi glory with close friends. #
  • 640 miles to Chicago. Full tank of gas, half a pack of slim jim’s, it’s dark out and we have no trailer. http://twitpic.com/j1mms #
  • Pre morning report from the back seat of 187/1000. Trying to get out of NY before the world wakes up. http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org/?p=847 #
  • Porsche spotting in Ohio is a Watkins Glen instructor. Much more fun to pass them off of the trailer. http://twitpic.com/j1xwz #
  • We are a week off from being able to use the EZpass on the Ohio turnpike. Figures. http://twitpic.com/j2aiq #
  • Pit stop in Ohio to cover the bolts not tightened. http://is.gd/3Fd9E #
  • A pit stop to AMS provided a nice level of shop envy and some much needed repair parts. http://is.gd/3FLx1 #
  • With 784 miles logged yesterday, we are headed to Mitsubishi on a foggy Saturday morning. http://twitpic.com/j7580 #
  • Amazing accomdations at the Mitsubishi Owners Day. We even had a crew wipe down the car. http://twitpic.com/j7jac #
  • I got my MMS enabled text message yesterday. I don’t actually need it now that I brainwashed everybody else into having an iPhone. #
  • Illinois, your cruddy fog is not helping our early AM escape plan from your state. http://twitpic.com/jcfeh #
  • Passing through South Bend, marking the familiar starting point we need to return to in May. http://bit.ly/1xZEyG #
  • No helmets on motorcycles and dogs driving minivans. Can’t wait to get out of Ohio. http://twitpic.com/jdl4r #
  • Performing the cheesy tanker truck drive by clip with the One Lap car. http://twitvid.com/8107D #
  • Good to be home after a 1500 mile weekend roadtrip. So much left to share with everybody through pictures. #
  • RT @townofpenfield Fall Drop-off Oct 15-17. Definately test thing I have on the calendar to push me to clean out the garage. #
  • Trying to remember all of the advice we recieved at AMS. Luckily I took notes. http://twitvid.com/B52FC #
  • A quick glance at the 750R turbo from AMS. The machined turbine wheel brought up a debate on fin structure. http://twitvid.com/27DC8 #
  • Tim got to talk to the CEO of Mitsubishi and all I got was this lousy Tshirt. http://bit.ly/3uYBiq #
  • The cabinet door closes when the item returns. This accounts for dirty dishes and empty cereal boxes, which is why I leave them all open. #
  • Mitsubishi donated a 2010 car for the fire department to run extraction drills on. Here they blow the airbags. http://twitvid.com/E62CA #
  • While the One Lap car may have been the coolest thing at MOD we weren’t the only attraction. Check out some others. http://bit.ly/h0P6u #
  • Having a look at the @RockfordAudio Evo X at MOD 2009 gave us a glimpse into how much our own audio needs help. http://bit.ly/1TzVn #
  • I need to bribe the bouncer to get into the Google Wave roll out. I signed up, but don’t know if I made the cut. http://bit.ly/rmXD7 #
  • I think the premise of an invented culture was the only thing that let Saturn vehicles live as long as they did. http://bit.ly/4iizWa #
  • Tandberg being bought by Cisco could bring them closer to a mid market video conference package. Polycom should worry. http://bit.ly/3bp79G #
  • I hate physically fit people. 1. Because I am not one of them 2. Because they are right. Had my 2nd trainer session to fight my hate. #
  • In the dean’s lecture at RIT. If only the gaming curriculum existed for my first tour of school. http://twitpic.com/jyx7b #
  • Lost the lug nut wrench for the wheels I just sold. So I made one. Then I made one that actually fit. http://twitpic.com/k0xzx #
  • Looks like another update to the One Lap 2010 schedule. Drag race added along with a NJ track change up. http://bit.ly/2niTqm #
  • Morning road trip ends at the Adirondack Museum this morning. http://twitpic.com/k3y49 #
  • Made it to Lake Placid and the Dancing Bear for dinner. http://twitpic.com/k5w8i #
  • It’s a nice day to be in the Adirondacks. http://twitpic.com/k8jph #
  • Missing another Rochester DSM meeting today, but worth the hill climb in the Evo. http://twitpic.com/k98z4 #
  • Mother nature should sue Apple for using a piece of fruit for their logo, and for thinking they own them all. http://bit.ly/LpiOf #
  • I don’t mind staying at home, but I am headed back to work in 2 weeks for an organization which helps thousands. http://bit.ly/1dzkzc #
  • The Adirondack leaves have a head start and should be prime by next week. Sharing our pictures from this weekend. http://bit.ly/JzLk3 #
  • Turning my 60Gb PS3 into a 250Gb PS3 before it reaches it’s 3 year old birthday in November. http://twitpic.com/kfjb3 #
  • If the traditional gift is “china” and the modern gift is “cotton” then a TShirt made in China should be the perfect anniversary gift. #
  • I might virtualize all the machines if the migrate pc function works as expected in the new Vmware Fusion release. http://bit.ly/15BrQl #
  • I do love Wegmans but the person who setup the Christmas display already deserves a nut kicking. http://twitpic.com/kiyi0 #
  • The FTC ruling regarding blogging endorsements is so un-enforceable in scale that they must have a target in mind. http://bit.ly/3v5HHL #
  • I procrastinated too long to sell the patio table, but it is up for sale anyway. Might have to re-post in the spring. http://bit.ly/100eNa #
  • My hand rail production is taking longer than expected, but the first one is in place and secure. http://twitpic.com/kmnp0 #
  • I survived the PS3 update, but those who bricked with firmware are not alone. Law suits commencing against Sony. http://bit.ly/3V8Tjq #
  • Watching the vendors setup at Hackerfest in downtown Rochester. http://twitpic.com/kpd5x #
  • Entered a seminar and within 2 minutes you realized I should have chosen a different one. Not ready for Zixcorp to encrypt my email. #
  • Boy did the news team pick the wrong seminar to record at hackerfest. Hope they use it for background. http://twitpic.com/kqez6 #
  • Don’t come to the security conference without windows updates on your display computer. For shame Veeam. http://twitpic.com/kqi2d #
  • One of the better presenters at Hackerfest walking through an SQL injection attack. http://twitvid.com/B253B #
  • The good the bad and the nerdy report from 2009 Hackerfest. http://bit.ly/21kEAX #
  • If OpenOffice ever finishes installing, it is coming back off. What bloated package you have become. http://twitpic.com/ktoeu #
  • One year with the Evo and it’s time to run the Glen once again. http://twitpic.com/l6h8g #
  • In case you lost an arrow, it might be here in the wall at the Seneca Lodge. http://twitpic.com/l6ton #
  • Implemented complete peer pressure to force Chris into signing up for Facebook. Feeling no guilt. #
  • Remember to slow down and smell the rumble strips. Track walk at Watkins Glen. http://twitpic.com/law5m #
  • Velocity Terminal’s race simulator on hand this weekend at the PCA event at Watkins Glen. http://twitvid.com/788AC #
  • Before returning to work, I will have my day of gaming. O yes, it will be mine. http://twitpic.com/lhhxf #
  • Google, I am trying to use your new Building Maker, but Chrome doesn’t support your Earth Plugin yet on the Mac. Firefox it is. #
  • Finally put some photos and my trip report together from this weeks Watkins Glen trip. The word of the day was COLD. http://bit.ly/2kUClz #
  • Would I like to have the bobcat at the house until spring? Hell yeah! http://twitpic.com/lrljr #
  • Hiding in the basement to setup the new Lenovo ideacentre. Will be the Windows 7 canidate in the house. http://twitpic.com/ltenf #
  • http://twitvid.com/5E260 – I do believe I am putting my coat on like this from now on. #
  • The One Lap car is far from show clean to qualify, but it would be cool to have it at the NY auto show. http://tinyurl.com/yzatp5x #
  • Time to dust off the khakis and go to work. Perhaps time for some new khakis while I am at it. #
  • I had no concerns of my own Google Voice messages going public, mainly because they make no sense to read anyway. http://bit.ly/2sGCBu #
  • I am not sure about your magic mouse Apple. I tend to move to a mouse because I do want buttons. Need a trial program http://bit.ly/XySnN #
  • You know Bing, Google didn’t strike deals to be the top search engine. They just made a superior product. http://bit.ly/3XK1fb #
  • Not a big hydrofoil fan, but 826 flips in one hour is just ridiculous. http://bit.ly/Qj8TG #
  • I reveal to you my super powers, as I am the manipulator of sleep, unlocking the powers of Narcolepsy. http://bit.ly/fXA9V #
  • Good luck Microsoft. Truly hoping that Windows 7 doesn’t tank on you for your launch day. #
  • Love that Wayne ARC refers to themselves as “the agency”. Makes me feel spy like. #
  • Never thought I would say it, but I miss outlook and exchange. The migration off of Groupwise will be swift here. #
  • Enjoying a nice normal American dress down day without having parliament involved in the ruling. #
  • The good news is, the boat is winterized. The bad news is the boat is winterized. http://twitpic.com/mrohg #
  • Why is it that “some installation required” means running a 40A 220v circuit to a full breaker box? http://twitpic.com/msvy7 #
  • Quick chart in case you need to reference your wiring gauge size for your amperage draw. http://twitpic.com/mtymd #
  • The instant starbucks VIA coffee isn’t bad. But the 8oz shots drive the cost up for a 16oz world. http://twitpic.com/mvlt8 #
  • New oven is active. Quick snickerdoodle test then I better get my damn pot pie. http://twitpic.com/mvw5c #
  • The bat signal went up, so the dry suit is out and I am going skiing. http://twitpic.com/mw7wi #
  • Netflix finally on the PS3. Now I have little reason to consider your red ring of death, you call an Xbox 360. http://bit.ly/J1gyJ #
  • Google Voicemail from all my numbers should be entertaining. Soon time to ditch carriers who sell voicemail services. http://bit.ly/RIAgy #
  • VMWare Fusion 3 out today. Can it get much easier to use anything application I want…anywhere? http://bit.ly/3vyPOC #
  • Something worth turning the Wii back on for. RT @arstechnica Excitebike remake coming to WiiWare – http://arst.ch/9al #
  • Crazy lineup at Wegmans as the Halloween activities arrive early. http://twitpic.com/n6n0s #
  • http://twitpic.com/n8a44 – Waiting for a building permit after submitting my highly detailed sketch of my plans. #
  • Living vicaiously through Mike’s offline trip reports to the mansion. #
  • Fell into the purchasing loophole last night with VMware Fusion 3. Works better when you sleep on it as they setup new keys by morning. #
  • Just about ready to hold classes on how to do Google Sketchup here at the house. #
  • Have to laugh when my passwords break most systems around here. Good indication that nobody else uses real passwords. #
  • http://twitpic.com/njt45 – Plan B. Flood them with too much data and they throw a permit at you to shut up. Excellent. #
  • RT @mitsucars 3 millionth vehicle produced at factory in Normal IL. http://bit.ly/2KP1XH #
  • The strength behind the new Fortress of Solitude is a good set of poles. http://twitpic.com/np8zg #
  • Cutting a few extra wooden stakes, you know, in case the vampires do show up tonight. http://twitpic.com/nqy1e #
  • When the government fubar’d daylight savings a few years ago they should have just abolished it all together. #
  • Never drive to close to the Home Comfort van on the roads around Rochester. Tire should go any minute. http://twitpic.com/nuwxv #
  • Watching layers of people wait up to the minute for Home Depot to open their doors. Just open earlier. http://twitpic.com/nuxkh #
  • Really don’t like relying on a bunch of strings and some jackass named Pythagoras to square up this barn. http://twitpic.com/nvvz0 #
  • Offering my own flavor of resume tips which I gathered from the trenches of unemployment. http://bit.ly/EQI4R #
  • I am definately going to be spoiled having a cafeteria at work. Spent an entire $1.89 for a sandwich. #
  • Cruddy darkness. I need my night vision camera back so I can take pictures of this barn project. #
  • I want to know what Penfield candidate will reform the building code back to usable standards, before the polls open tomorrow. #
  • Good to see the poles are still standing after the night time work. Two more corners go in tonight. http://twitpic.com/o49f1 #
  • I need to go to SEMA one of these years. #
  • Fourth pole went in last night, just in time for the pad work to begin today. http://twitpic.com/oaign #
  • RT @ITPRO Google launches new Dashboard data controls http://bit.ly/3qvAw3 #
  • Vote for 3 event skiing on the Nautique site. I need to make sure they focus on ski boats until I can save for one. http://bit.ly/3Ofbc5 #
  • Managed to negotiate keeping the excavator for a few weeks. Like having a toy box out back. http://twitpic.com/ogv82 #
  • Ken Block knows how to embrace winter. Trax on an STi. http://bit.ly/42HDvJ #
  • How did people on my PS3 friends list get Modern Warfare 2 before it came out and not include me? #
  • Radio Shack to sell iPhone? Really? Not quite the same experience as the Apple store. http://bit.ly/2GKYrd #
  • Bribing workers for weekend barn construction with the allure of heavy equipment. #
  • The lumber naming nomenclature must confuse the masses in order to make builders look smarter. http://twitpic.com/om7ea #
  • I have abandoned Ebay for selling anything now that I have seen the light of Amazon Marketplace. #
  • Today’s barn work will be brought to you by Advil. http://twitpic.com/or5xe #
  • Penfield claims to know more than every surrounding county or state by requiring a 48″ frost line. http://twitpic.com/or9t1 #
  • With the help from a friend I had a productive day getting 3 sides in place for the barn. http://twitpic.com/osxvy #
  • Can we empose a tax on sending faxes? Hoping it will push some adoption towards something less painful, like email. #
  • Only 40 updates in Snow Leopard today. Almost feels like another operating system I know. Almost. http://bit.ly/1TYepc #
  • I am experiencing a groundhog day moment, from about 7 years ago, explaining why our private network range needs to change. #
  • Incentive to get my remaining outdoor work done as fast as possible. Modern Warfare 2 has arrived. http://twitpic.com/p1ddz #
  • I understand why they send out a box of invites with Google Wave. Really quiet place without others to talk to. #
  • RT @ITPRO London Stock Exchange server crashes http://bit.ly/a5AeY #
  • “Due to unprecedented demand” Lenovo is delayed with the Windows 7 upgrade. Seriously? You sold the system with the upgrade. Can you count? #
  • Best damn video description of what Google Wave is supposed to be. Hire this guy Google. http://bit.ly/3NoqEO #
  • Freakin NY. This is what your damn license plate colors were 30 years ago. It was FUGLY then and looks worse now. http://bit.ly/1YOHZA #
  • HP bought 3com to battle Cisco in the realm of “who can confuse technology more?” http://bit.ly/24yCWx #
  • Glad I wasn’t here to talk to the inspector. No, I didn’t leave ALL the holes open. http://twitpic.com/p9vya #
  • Google acquires Gizmo5 http://bit.ly/2YzLl2 – Hope to see some progressive development with Google Voice mobility. #
  • NTSI video opens with the Fast and Furious scene. I hate what that movie has done to car enthusiasts. http://twitpic.com/pcoy7 #
  • http://twitvid.com/2A4F9 – Took a video of my post hole depths, because I predicted Penfield would ask. #
  • Progress has halted for the day as the DeWalt mitre saw decided to stop working. http://twitpic.com/pjh1b #
  • At this point we could consider our Novell network the Titanic and the ship is taking on water. Tomorrow the life rafts deploy. #
  • All this work is putting a serious damper on my night time barn construction. Another 12 hour day. #
  • Terminal service is not a replacement solution for VPN. Now write it on the board 100 times and reflect. #
  • The best enhancement in call of duty has to be the fact that you can join your friends session instead of messing around with an invite. #
  • I miss having @slebbon and jason around. It gets painful when I am deputizing non-technical people just to give me hands. #
  • The weather clock is ticking as the trusses show up today. Need somebody to show up with a boom lift. http://twitpic.com/q5tbo #
  • The positive thing from H1N1 is that I see people washing their hands as much as me. Hope that habit sticks around. #
  • It takes a lot to try an pull off the turkey headware. http://twitpic.com/q7s7x #
  • 2008 Server Group Policy is freakin sweet. Should mark the death of the “startup” script. #
  • http://twitvid.com/A8AF8 – I swear that there is some form of invasion underway by the geese. #
  • I might have some seperation anxiety when I need to give up all of these toys and resort to a shovel. http://twitpic.com/qiwo9 #
  • I have to allow my wife to park in the barn, now that she climbed 14 feet to help me with the header. http://twitpic.com/qjosb #
  • Initiating IT distraction protocol, codenamed “bagel”. Feed them and they can’t complian while eating. #
  • I get a new table for the office and 10 minutes later somebody adorns some cheesy fake flowers. http://twitpic.com/qv9c4 #
  • People should not be allowed to create access-lists for their firewalls. I am certified in nothing and cringe when I see these things. #
  • Had one of my favorite aspiring artists create something colorful for the office. Art by Gracie. http://twitpic.com/qwyh8 #
  • Found some affordable winter storage for winter if anybody need to hibernate a boat or car. Co worker has a barn he is rents space in. #
  • It is a good week for Disaster Recovery planning on the brain. Especially when can drown it in turkey gravy. http://bit.ly/62cgyc #
  • The only positive thing from all of the Twilight hype is that my wife wants to watch all vampire movies by some form of mis-association. #
  • Waiting for the diner staff to deliver a duck and sing fa ra ra ra ra this holiday. http://twitpic.com/r2oco #
  • RT @Lifehacker How to Fix Your Relatives’ Terrible Computer http://lifehacker.com/5413223/ #
  • This holiday I am thankful for meeting and knowing the real Olga McKenna in my life. Amazing woman (05-14-1919 to 11-27-2009) #
  • If Samsung would make a non glossy LED television, it would move up my list. Our room re-defines glare. #
  • There should be mandatory fines and jail time for crashing the White House. Every goofball seeking publicity just put it on thier list. #
  • Weekend survival on clicker.com which has to be the best Internet TV guide available. #
  • Convinced that the entire Long Island infrastructure would collapse without 7-eleven. http://twitpic.com/rec4p #
  • Watching my wife try to barter scripture so that she can read Ecclesiastes because it was in Footloose. http://twitpic.com/rjmbb #
  • The main reason they won’t let me read a passage, is because I insist on using the priest’s voice from Princess Bride. http://bit.ly/4NaObM #
  • http://twitvid.com/765F3 – Mom hemming pants in under a minute as the family is either shrinking or growing. #
  • As a fall back, I am prepared to recite Ezekiel 25:17, as I have memorized. Probably not appropriate to use Pulp Fiction as my source. #
  • Learned more from the television at the as pump than I did watching the news. http://twitpic.com/rli27 #
  • RT @asktheboater Sneak Preview Improves Multi-Guest Scheduling in Google Calendar http://tinyurl.com/ylcgbeh #
  • Pausing to visit our friend Michael while at Calverton. http://twitpic.com/rloe6 #
  • We strain an already volitile platform as the HIPAA umbrella spreads encompass associated companies looking forward. http://ow.ly/FD3G #
  • A step backward for Internet regulations and safe harbor as a UK pub is fined for abuse of its Wi-Fi. http://bit.ly/5u0glR RT @ITPRO #
  • The first day of any snow on the road marks the day that everybody else forgot how to drive. http://twitpic.com/rp0cs #
  • RT@Digital_Roch Like LEGO’s? Check out the new exhibit opening tomorrow at STRONG! http://ping.fm/3ZqGR #
  • To anybody in my PS3 friends list who want to play online, please code the NAT in ther router. http://twitpic.com/s1z64 #
  • Looks like Google is going to be providing DNS service next. Not necessary, but it wakes up the industry. http://bit.ly/89XDfV #
  • I might actually stop at a RedBox if it was full of game rentals. http://bit.ly/7eyi0l #
  • They better tread carefully when building a new Medal of Honor video game for 2010. http://bit.ly/4IS8Q1 #
  • An auditor who asks whether we have malware and virus protection on email in place, probably has no idea what they are auditing. #
  • We have taken 3 weeks to determine we can’t buy what we need from TechSoup. So much for non-profit assistance. #
  • I know I will sound old, but it can not be comfortable to wear jeans below your ass cheeks. It just can’t. #
  • Tis the season for a saturation of holiday parties. http://twitpic.com/s6ztd #
  • Hoping the Netflix streaming on the PS3 evolves past the need for a disc. http://twitpic.com/s8dvh #
  • The house has been overrun by crafts. Taking advantage of the food before the cake decorating starts. http://twitpic.com/sa1yz #
  • Sending my one free Gmail postcard to the only people who will understand my coded messages. http://bit.ly/7zLnSK #
  • In a struggled sales pitch the neighbor is fund raising for the Penield Robotics team at school. http://twitpic.com/sf29m #
  • Hands on the Droid. Jealous on some of the apps, but not the speed. http://twitpic.com/sfen9 #
  • Droid tells me @tevenor is engaged in call of duty and can not attend his monthly DSM meeting. @geradrw http://twitpic.com/sfica #
  • Only a spirit walk through fields can you bring the enlightenment that, there is no perfect tree. http://twitpic.com/sgegy #
  • My wife may be related to Clark Griswald, as we choose the tree that requires a trailer to get home. http://twitpic.com/sgi3a #
  • Thanks to Jason, I now have a chart of when it is appropriate to use your iPhone. http://bit.ly/8CpY0C #
  • Most rediculous tree ever. Wife is nuts. http://twitpic.com/sh8t8 #
  • There has to be a way to setup a ski course on this wide section of the Erie Canal. Too perfect a site to ignore. http://bit.ly/8kqXGT #
  • Only slightly less prominent than the “Day of Infamy” is the Wayne ARC cookie tray day. http://twitpic.com/sj2t3 #
  • My canal skiing plan grows. Free boat launch at Wide Waters park. Huge area for a course. http://twitpic.com/sktzz #
  • The sky is falling, and once again XP support has a end day set by Microsoft. See you in July Chicken Little. http://bit.ly/77CQ3L #
  • I need a shop open late enough for me to actually mount the snow tires to the rims. Having them inside the car won’t be helpful for long. #
  • Congratulations to Brazil who takes the lead away from the US, as the leader in SPAM. http://bit.ly/8JwkZa #
  • I get more disappointed that I didn’t beat the plows out than I do from the snow. #
  • Eastern NY schools close. What happened to 4 feet, uphill both ways you wusses? Laugh that we still have a phone tree. http://bit.ly/4OM5l7 #
  • I have educated the department that Patch Tuesday has been going on since windows 98. Scary. Tomorrow we invent fire. http://bit.ly/5kz1dK #
  • Removed the small cheesy fake flowers only to return to larger equally cheesy setup. http://twitpic.com/st279 #
  • Don’t worry Facebook, the world loves when you say “simplify”. http://bit.ly/6vCurQ #
  • Fabral wins the award for fastest steel delivery ever. Now I have to figure out where I can fit a tractor trailer by morning. #
  • Look my new video on Ustream. http://ustre.am/:c76b #
  • Look my new video on Ustream. http://ustre.am/:c8ko #
  • My videos are lame, but the ability to broadcast live from anywhere is going to be pretty slick over new Ustream app. http://bit.ly/8rx9za #
  • I recieved something called a Bright Spot, which seems to congratulate people for disrupting workflow. http://twitpic.com/t21xv #
  • Dell called…they really can’t honor that price on the quote they sent us. Mildly out of touch with how a purchase process works. #
  • The original Tire Rack located in Newark, NY and holding no affiliation to the million dollar operation. http://twitpic.com/t2kg4 #
  • Had an amazing meal at Henry B’s. Absolutely exhausted. They should plan naps throughout the meal. http://twitpic.com/t5sdy #
  • http://twitvid.com/9D393 – A little help from my Mayfield family and the posts are ready for trusses. #
  • Proud the old sawzall was still around, but the new one depicted the knife through butter technology. http://twitpic.com/t94hn #
  • I appreciate the free lug nuts Tire Rack, but my car has 4 wheels not 3. Could really use the extra 5. http://twitpic.com/tfiv2 #
  • http://twitvid.com/29474 – Best Frosty the Snowman I have ever heard, with a touch of Mary Catherine Gallagher. #
  • http://twitpic.com/tifsw – Great to have the volume license with Microsoft, until the site is down for days. #
  • Wire up the Christmas lights to play the coolest game of guitar hero ever. Brilliant. http://bit.ly/8GB6fV #
  • http://twitpic.com/tqggc – Chrome on Mac update works great except when loading my Gmail. #
  • Everybody should drive an AWD car with snow tires at least once, just to see how rediculous the world looks trying to maintain control. #
  • While surviving my first company holiday party was easy, nothing will convince me to drink EggNog. http://twitpic.com/tsato #
  • The not-so secret One Lap 2010 holiday meeting. 8 days, 3000+ miles and more people are going. http://bit.ly/5is3Qz #
  • Blatently using the excuse that we needed milk to go driving on snow covered roads past my bedtime. http://twitpic.com/tu2aj #
  • Congress going wireless. Watch for a shortage of Pringles in the DC area as wardriving has a new target. http://bit.ly/8PV4Cv #
  • I think I need a house sitter during the day next week to catch all of the shipping arrivals. #
  • Microsoft needs to abandon the Windows Mobile name if they ever expect to return as a competitor. http://bit.ly/8rWz5Y #
  • It is one of those weekends where I am grateful I no longer shop in actual stores. #
  • Damn downstate and Washington, hogging all of the snow and having no idea what to do with it. http://twitpic.com/u932t #
  • Having some breakfast with James Brown at his place. http://bit.ly/6vbK1V #
  • A morning glimpse of an Independent film production shooting around Rochester. http://twitpic.com/uctwp #
  • RT @News_8 Train Derails Near Airport off I-390 and Chili Avenue. http://bit.ly/679HSs #
  • I am not sure even my 8 year old self would sit through this years GI Joe movie again. That was not the rendition I was looking for. #
  • Do people spin in their chair to get the phone cords this messed up? Cordless headset canidate. http://twitpic.com/uhyx4 #
  • I survived the darkness and made it past the winter solstice. Stop messing around and bring back my daylight. http://bit.ly/88xBT3 #
  • Wonder if waterski Santa has to brush the snow off the boat this year in DC? http://bit.ly/6tCkUj #
  • I don’t hate Blackberry. Just glad the laggards who love that stupid scroll wheel can’t email me at the moment. http://bit.ly/6OdfSP #
  • The important piece is to never drive a crown vic while texting because even a simulated one reacts slow. http://bit.ly/7pcfMg #
  • How not to approach video game addiction. With a 911 call. http://bit.ly/8R1w8B #
  • Microsoft Word undergoes an XML biopsy. Wonder if i own a collectors edition with it still intact? http://bit.ly/8FyTYW #
  • Mayor is requesting Rochester businesses leave their lights on tonight from 3 to 6 to assist a movie… http://bit.ly/5RlyVb #
  • The perfect 2010 calendar has to be the limited edition Galant VR4 collectors calendar. http://bit.ly/4H6J2g #
  • After years of chasing and rebuilding the back wall appears dry. So of course the skylight starts leaking. The house will not win. #
  • I would like to thank the elves who finally figured out how to put LEDs into televisions. #
  • Sometimes Santa gets it perfect with a stocking full of circuit breakers. http://twitpic.com/v651e #
  • Hard to believe we had this Sony for 6 years running on one lamp. A new bulb and it will be reborn. http://twitpic.com/v96v3 #
  • If you are going to steal an Xbox, consider setting up your own account before trying to play. http://bit.ly/6iPkp5 #
  • Dear TSA. Your screening system always failed, so adding more layers is only adding more layers of failure. http://bit.ly/6BNOAZ #
  • We are doing everything in our power to protect against terror…from the beaches of Hawaii. Lame delayed reaction. http://bit.ly/6qKm5d #
  • Gearing up for 2010 by remembering the top 10 data breaches so far. http://www.databreaches.net/?p=7691 (RT @arstechnica) #
  • http://twitpic.com/vq9ny – Training room concept drawing in under an hour with Google Sketchup. #
  • I curse the person who brought Ghost software to this group. They no longer know how to turn on a machine and let it update. #
  • GSM cracked. Secretly, we will all steal your service, since you been stealing from us for years. http://bit.ly/6YOSgj #
  • While AT&T pushes to abandon copper POTS lines, I may need an intervention to convince my wife that copper is dead. http://bit.ly/8wO4uW #
  • Get a real resolution. I have dismantled the excercise equipment to build a racing chair for gaming. http://twitpic.com/w0v3m #
  • When can we upgrade from full body scanners to those walls in Total Recall? That would be much cooler. http://bit.ly/6h1jqA #
  • The rumor delivery is more pronounced than the official communication system. Officially can leave early, which everybody knew hours ago. #
  • My 2010 prediction is more of a desire. I need more friends on the PS3, so I can game into the New Year. http://bit.ly/5oiMYe #
  • Get a free Motor Trend subscription, and tickets to the Silicon Valley Auto Show. Not sure it will last long. http://bit.ly/8rp2t5 #
  • If steel was butter then plasma is my new knife. http://twitpic.com/w9m4u #
  • If it wasn’t Sunday, we would probably have a snow day. I ignored both factors and drove to work anyway. #
  • Companies should just issue snowmobiles as company vehicles and turn the canal into the highway. http://twitpic.com/wi9lm #
  • I should go to CES and report useful information. They are already reporting trends before they are trends. http://bit.ly/5tHXNL #
  • I would have shoveled, but the heated cab of a skid steer seemed much more appealing. http://twitpic.com/wp7d0 #
  • So Twitter is banning “obvious” passwords, because people just don’t get it. http://bit.ly/4SlaZv #
  • RT @Veronica 2010 = 1+2-(3-4-5)*6*7*8-9 http://bit.ly/2010math #
  • Their should be showers for when guys get new TVs. It is the dude emotional equivelent of baby/bridal showers. Congrats @tevenor. So proud. #
  • My neighbor made it into the waterskier magazine for his collegiate win. http://twitpic.com/wv5eg #
  • Really painful to hear local news cover CES. Bring in somebody who knows what they are talking about and stop butchering the story. #
  • Tech news galore and I was just smacked into reality receiving a BNC connector via interoffice mail. http://twitpic.com/x2b42 #
  • Ten hours later I stand by my original morning thought. Self managed half assed spam filtering sucks. We block more real mail than spam. #
  • Hydrants are clear, marking the end of shoveling today. http://twitpic.com/xevkg #
  • Finally added some gigabit to the house now that everything is on the servers. http://twitpic.com/xf8lk #
  • I should have paid the $3 for tweetie2 a long time ago. Before it made the top 100 apps of 2009. http://bit.ly/7rac7x #
  • CES 2010 is over, and I may be the only person who doesn’t want 3D in my house. http://bit.ly/5xGyB5 #
  • RT @BoatTrader Malibu Boats Hiring Manufacturing Engineer http://ow.ly/TI30 #
  • Another disturbance in the force as my arch nemisus follows his puppet master into retirement. There may be hope for you yet Rotork. #
  • I am sure there was no illegal renting out Windows & Office, but now it’s legal as long as you pay. RT @arstechnica http://arst.ch/cdo #
  • It’s about time Google caught up with where the world already stands with China’s censorship. http://bit.ly/5hdALL #
  • The first thing I recommend when starting to use Gmail is to set it to HTTPS. That is now the default. http://bit.ly/5SdT94 #
  • VMWare buying Zimbra is like FedEx buying Amazon. Stick with being the enabling piece, as this is an entire new model. http://bit.ly/8cQE8T #
  • How many times a year am I asked to break into somebody’s password protected excel document before people realize that it’s not secure? #
  • Any form of light in the sky after leaving work is a welcome site. http://yfrog.com/33sy4kj #
  • I may retract my previous statements regarding 3D. I did not consider porn, which must be better in 3D. Just saying. http://bit.ly/6aaCOf #
  • The only Haitian i know is from ‘Heroes’. Hope he finds his family as it does not look good over there. http://bit.ly/79Spb2 #
  • I knew somebody must be water skiing over the holidays. Mildly nuts but dedicated. http://j.mp/4NRbGc #
  • The DOE grants $80 million to biofuel research. Maybe we should catch up with what the world already knows with Diesel. http://arst.ch/clm #
  • My new favorite place for ordering steel online. Delivered for cheaper than I can buy it locally. http://www.speedymetals.com #
  • All of those text donations to Haiti delayed 90 days for the cell companies to bill. http://bit.ly/4Ofszt RT @adamlindsay #
  • I pre ordered Gran Turismo 5 and now it looks “delayed” in Japan. This game is such a spruce goose it may never succeed. http://arst.ch/cob #
  • For people with accounts, Google Voice is providing free calls to Haiti. http://bit.ly/7hJLL5 #
  • Mother nature has left enough of a window for the trusses to rise from the snow once again. http://twitpic.com/ye04g #
  • Need to recruit enough hands to lift trusses in place tomorrow 11AM. http://twitpic.com/yftzw #
  • Boxee is way too cool. It is quickly moving to the top of my list of cool tools for media connected homes. #
  • AT&T now has unlimited everything, though it’s not really unlimited. How about the infinity plan? Same rate…forever. http://bit.ly/897S6W #
  • Man arrested under Terrorism Act for Doncaster airport Twitter joke http://bit.ly/5kGLT1 RT @neilhair @TelegraphNews #
  • Seems my invitation got lost in the mail… again. Apple is poised for something big on the 27th. http://arst.ch/crb #
  • The next logical progression if you don’t have enough hands to lift your trusses is to build a crane. Duh. http://twitpic.com/yq6ai #
  • Google just flipped the switch on for my account to upload anything to the cloud in Google Docs. http://bit.ly/88kWZf #
  • Putting together a crash course for WordPress for an informal class Wednesday night. #
  • The 2010 One Lap of America team lineup this year. 8 days, over 3000 miles, and now 2 cars. http://bit.ly/77U8gC #
  • RT @arstechnica Tech world moves equipment, talent, cash to help out Haiti – http://arst.ch/ct2 #
  • Delay that motion controller all you want Sony. Just focus on Gran Turismo 5 for now. http://bit.ly/603jo4 #
  • Ok I’ll bite and follow @BillGates now that he is on Twitter. #
  • Field trip to the Arc of Steuben to watch a webinar, bypassing the whole point of a webinar. http://twitpic.com/yxstr #
  • Securing data in the cloud is important. I only fear adding laws will deter those already confused on cloud computing. http://bit.ly/8mGLbM #
  • Had a visit from Advistor to help prep my magic show with some storage. Watch these 18 servers turn into 2 right before your very eyes. #
  • I don’t drive a Toyota, but I am using “the accelerator stuck to the floor” as my next speeding excuse. It’s a feature, not a recall. #
  • What can you do with a miracle plane, now that the ‘Miracle on Hudson’ one is up for auction? Start a miracle museum? http://bit.ly/5rmaAE #
  • Only 5 percent of emails actually make it to the inbox. We must be extra efficient as we block the valid messages too. http://bit.ly/57PwNJ #
  • The survival story of being trapped with an iPhone in Haiti rubble. Now in the first aid kit of every traveler. http://bit.ly/6CWvtP #
  • With the bobcat boom complete the trusses are ready to fly. http://twitpic.com/zfkch #
  • http://twitpic.com/zfqbv – Two trusses up today, with the help of some hands of friends. #
  • With the little interest I have in football, I have even less with the Saints or the Colts. I will need random bets to keep it interesting. #
  • Definately a slient victory here as I was able to virtualize the ancient novell groupwise server out of a ghost clone into vmware ESXi 4. #
  • Cypress Gardens is going to be the new Legoland. Hope they at least makes some water skiers of LEGOS. http://bit.ly/72E7Tz #
  • Google Voice bypasses the Apple red tape by setting up a web based iPhone app.
    http://bit.ly/9It394 #
  • Most popular meeting time 1pm. Worst meeting time for an awake audience, 1pm. Hand out pillows, not PowerPoint. http://twitpic.com/zvqor #
  • Somehow my wife became the office football square bookie, yet somehow neglected to put my name in a square. #
  • The blog update on today’s Google Voice updates. In case you weren’t paying attention. http://bit.ly/8pCGFZ #
  • Finally made it to @tapandmallet for a pint and some food with my best girl. #
  • I have the best vinyl guy ever. Sends me stickers in the mail. http://twitpic.com/zy6r8 #
  • It would be funny if Apple announced they weren’t making a tablet, just to kill this viral publicity trend. That would make my day. #
  • http://twitpic.com/10112r – And now we have the iPad. Glad that is over with. Naming is half the battle. #
  • I almost forgot to mark my calendar for Nurse Anesthetists Week. Don’t forget to thank your expert for passing gas this week. #
  • I have secretly replaced my wife’s foot surgery with a pirate leg replacement. Comes with a free parrot. http://twitpic.com/1051kr #
  • It is not the best conditions for installing trusses. I also don’t want to watch the ones I have blow over. http://twitpic.com/107exg #
  • If I ever have foot surgery, send an Xbox, not flowers. http://twitpic.com/107jhe #
  • The female version of the iPad, envisioned in 2005 by Mad TV. http://bit.ly/c8bO1r #
  • After March 1st, IE6 will no longer be supported by Google applications. I know a few companies who need to evolve. http://bit.ly/bUi7Pb #
  • It only took me 4 days off to get a posted review up about the iPad. http://bit.ly/99c3ej #
  • The One Lap site is getting an overhaul. The first round of updates are in place and it should evolve quickly. http://bit.ly/b7XbaB #
  • Cheeky move by Apple, putting the Micro SIM card into the phone. It prevents you from using your existing data plan. http://bit.ly/d7T5oX #
  • Registration opened for the PCA event at the Glen in May. http://www.niagarapca.org/events/84 #
  • RT @swight Wanna feel old? If they made Back to the Future today, and went back in time the same amount, they’d go back to 1980. #
  • Postini posts pricing and they called within an hour. Messagelabs requires an inquiry but never replied. Who else hosts email filtering? #
  • A quick synopsis of why you should have a Facebook Page over a Group for promoting your brand. http://bit.ly/cDBTxO #
  • Sony marketing chief hints that they may charge for PSN access in the future. Please don’t make me buy an Xbox. http://bit.ly/bYmntC #
  • Palmyra, you may need more crime or less police force because they are obviously bored. http://twitpic.com/11i1jd #
  • Leaking out Sean’s kick ass badges for the One Lap Teams. Thanks @Tevenor http://bit.ly/ditxul #
  • The A word banned from the Apple store. That’s funny, because it isn’t the 3 letter word. http://bit.ly/bKLbDw #
  • First year we haven’t held the Superbowl party in this house. #
  • The best part of the Budweiser commercial was that I knew it was the theme from Stripes. #
  • Best commercial so far, besides the actual car they used. Man’s Last Stand. http://bit.ly/cqZz9g #
  • Google. Just open the wallet and just buy Twitter. I don’t need a competing app for this one. http://bit.ly/9UnJAe #
  • How did I manage to work on the one television that doesn’t have an HDMi port? http://twitpic.com/124z0c #
  • Considering a drive to VA, just to play in the snow. #
  • Newark, I really need two things from you. 3G wireless on AT&T and a Starbucks. #
  • Google’s Live Press Conference, starting now. Grateful somebody uses a video stream for these announcements. http://bit.ly/ba5X4i #
  • Google Buzz announced and launched today. Looking forward to picking that apart when it arrives in the next couple days. #
  • Google run fiber broadband. Sweet. Now I just need to convince @townofpenfield to get involved. http://bit.ly/c4uQwn #
  • Finally posted up the 2010 Sponsorship Brochure for One Lap. http://bit.ly/97Xzfz #
  • New trailer for the Last Airbender looks true to form. Yes I watched the Nickelodeon cartoons, which were awesome. http://bit.ly/aqg4Lj #
  • I had a telemarketing call from RIT a month ago and they mentioned they were moving to semesters. I guess it finally came to pass today. #
  • Somebody go to the Chicago Auto show tomorrow and get some pictures of the the pre-production 2011 Eclipse at the @mitsucars booth. #
  • How did Ontario County make the news about putting in a bid for the Google fiber? Save the forced cable people first. http://bit.ly/aiIdhN #
  • Nobody really wants to share their information all over the Internet…by default. Updates to Google Buzz already out. http://bit.ly/cfgfhc #
  • I recieved my first Valentine. It was from Google with some free adwords credit. http://twitpic.com/12rw8r #
  • I could be a hybrid kind of car guy…now that Porsche stamps the title onto a GT3 model. http://bit.ly/biuaHw #
  • My wife is paying a bounty for the first person to get her one of the official Olympic hats. http://twitpic.com/12whyb #
  • So far the FJ cruiser is still out of the recall loop, but they are getting closer. Toyota recalling the Tacoma now. http://bit.ly/c8BdcG #
  • Another large conversion to Google Apps, as Yale is moving to Gmail and replacing their internal email system. http://bit.ly/bnTJca #
  • Cool to see how much the 2010 Olympic medals are made from recycled computer parts. http://bit.ly/9DYbTc #
  • Tuning in live to a 12 hour Mitsubishi Evo only race in Australia, because it is on Ustream. Connectivity rocks. http://bit.ly/98wZOW #
  • It isn’t all Mitsubishi on the track but it is fun to see a field of Evo’s taking laps. #bathurst12hr http://bit.ly/98wZOW #
  • So this is what its like to have a holiday off for presidents day. Thank you Wayne ARC. #
  • I knew buying the Bode Miller game was a good investment. Congrats on the medal Bode. http://twitpic.com/13i07d #
  • It looks like Facebook gripes are protected by free speech. Now I need to think of the perfect gripe. http://bit.ly/ckjwIi #
  • FCC laying down some goals to have minimum100Mbs for home broadband by 2020. Good years to invest in fiber companies. http://bit.ly/agNwjY #
  • I have been deputized as the HIPAA Security Officer. It’s about time you realized the HITECH Act is here. http://bit.ly/aUUiJE #
  • Sympothy is over when my wife convinces the cousin to ship Momofuku compost cookies because she saw it on Regis. http://twitpic.com/13u2c0 #
  • If you could buy the little blue male enhancement pills as easily as Advil, 90% of spam and malware would go away. http://bit.ly/9InAjn #
  • While I was busy fighting off malware ghosts, it looks like Tim picked up the slack and worked on the VR4. http://bit.ly/bGQDX3 #
  • I knew I was more powerful when I use my narcoleptic powers. No wonder I am such a genius. It’s the napping. http://bit.ly/b9rPBN #
  • I am changing my request for Google broadband towards Newark, NY. I can not feel much more disconnected from the Internet or 3G wireless. #
  • The Olympic committee needs to evolve online. Holding onto every mention of the Olympics online is making it painful. http://bit.ly/bABpDA #
  • I now have a document stating I can be out in snow emergencies driving. Like I would have stayed home. #
  • The underlying statement on my speech today: You can lose as much encrypted data as you want to comply with HIPAA & HITECH. #
  • Just heard that our fellow One Lapper is not doing well. Best wishes Glen Dodd and we are pulling for you. http://bit.ly/9ACKm9 #
  • I can’t update the systems because downloading a DVD iso would halt all business. Waiting until I get home…again. #
  • Wayne ARC is closed. Should be a nice quiet time in the office to break networks. #
  • I am afraid the WRX won’t meet today’s ground clearance requirements. FJ Cruiser on deck. http://twitpic.com/15evvv #
  • I have to give points to DOX for still calling and attempting the trip out here. We’ll see if they get here. http://www.doxnet.com/ #
  • Best shovel ever… http://twitpic.com/15i8z4 #
  • Woke up a friend from deep hibernation. Sleep well and dream of dry roads. http://twitpic.com/15omsa #
  • Watching the Hawaii shoreline live as the Tsunami arrives, Live. Feeling amazingly connected in this online world. http://bit.ly/bmqTVS #
  • Is it an Olympic requirement to wear the most rediculous looking eyewear regardless of the event? #
  • If the USA had won, Canada would have collapsed. Hockey is the only thing they have. #
  • The playstation network is down, poking more holes in my defense arguments for Playstation over Xbox. #
  • Interview with Ryan Hertz from GalantVR4.org on Mitsubishi Gearbox Magazine. Nice plug for the One Lap VR4 Ryan. http://bit.ly/amOnxA #
  • Our GalantVR4.org friends donated chromoly control arms from Pina Motorsports. No control arms will break in 2010. http://bit.ly/a92Fpx #
  • ECM Tuning supports us once again for 2010 One Lap of America as an official sponsor on the Galant VR4 team. http://bit.ly/cA9hdH #
  • I swear I just got out of work…5 hours ago. Throwing together a good interview for @DDR1665 to help meet some deadlines. #
  • Google buys the photo editing software Picnik which happens to be the software used by flickr. http://bit.ly/9xNLfo #
  • ThreeSpeed makes the best scatter shields on the planet and they sponsor us on One Lap this year. http://bit.ly/aMWVUM #
  • Silent celebration as all but one of the novell servers is now off. Your Groupwise immunity clause will not save you for long. #
  • Wow I found somebody trying to use Yahoo Groups to collaborate. I left it to die in 2003, but it looks like it is back to haunt me. #
  • Quickly moving up on my wish list is to attend the O’Neil Rally School. Moving up quicker if they kept the Evo’s http://bit.ly/aNldyu #
  • Headed into the mountains and I have better mobile coverage in Lake George than at work. Future office needs to be in the Adirondacks. #
  • Huge storm with hail for the @moombamasters in Melbourne. Sorry, but makes me feel better about playing in the snow today. #
  • The only thing Rochester is lacking is a good mountain. Playing at Whiteface. http://twitpic.com/16z26n #
  • Finally catching the OK Go video with the Rube Goldberg machine. Getting back in the viral Internet loop. Very cool. http://bit.ly/9pexSZ #
  • Our interview with Gearbox Magazine makes perfect reading for a Monday. Thanks @MitsuGearbox http://bit.ly/bSVtES #
  • I bought the GoPro camera a little early. Seems like they fixed everything I hate about last years camera. http://bit.ly/dkUYi1 #
  • Google Maps includes routes for cyclists. A nice handlebar dismount awaits the first person checking their route. http://nyti.ms/9aML7W #
  • Want to see a market share leap in Apple? Just add gaming. Valve brings Steam to the Mac. http://bit.ly/dzIZVh #
  • http://twitpic.com/17s52p – VMWare, your site is my headache today. No alpha numeric in an email? Really? #
  • Looks like the One Lap EvoX is riding a little smoother this week. http://bit.ly/9veHc0 #
  • Wayne county problems with Roadrunner seem a little larger than us. Hearing echos from Rochester of outages. #
  • Time Warner Roadrunner outages spread Buffalo to parts of NYC. Expecting coverage to return as sectors are brought back online. #
  • MI’My Facebook Survival guides are adopting an actual corporate presence. Un-officially of course. http://j.mp/b0yteO #
  • Another earthquake shot to Chile? Man am I glad I only have to shovel snow. http://on.cnn.com/9KYOJY #
  • Feeling like I should be on a plane headed to Austin to be at SXSW this weekend. #
  • That time if year to start checking on the ice melting. http://twitpic.com/17zyzg #
  • My new policy. Name changes after marriage mean I fire you and setup a new person in the IT process. Updating accounts is not worth it. #
  • Friday display in my office to prove that the computers we buy don’t need to be so damn large. http://twitpic.com/185uys #
  • Company pedometer wars start next week. I am thinking of bringing in donuts to wage a psychological attack. http://twitpic.com/185xdq #
  • “my dogs are barking” apparently means “my feet hurt”. My wife says these things and I swear I have no idea what she is saying. #
  • They have redeemed my hope that TRON will not be anything close to what the first trailer portrayed. http://bit.ly/asserz #
  • I sprung ahead and landed in mud. #
  • Bringing this barn project back into alignment after a long hibernation. http://twitpic.com/18lxsc #
  • The Evo X crew went through corner weighting the car this week. Nice to start off with a balanced car. http://bit.ly/by1U1H #
  • Fighting my life of cereal mornings to have parfait. Already missing the toys in the box. http://twitpic.com/18q58m #
  • Pretty lame numbers coming out of my Eat Well Live Well team. Walked to the post office to pick up thier slack. http://twitpic.com/18rxx3 #
  • At least ESL followed me to Newark. Glad to see a branch around the corner. http://twitpic.com/18ry3c #
  • It is not going to help Mitsubishi in the racing world to have Ralliart close up shop. http://bit.ly/aJ99U5 #
  • The onelap trailer is no longer buried in the field. http://twitpic.com/18twxs #
  • Wonder if there is a badge for Social Networking Crime investigator? The Feds are on Facebook. http://bit.ly/axujnh #
  • http://twitvid.com/AB7A2 – The ice is off the pond and the course is going in. #
  • I will be hiring a monkey to fill out next years Final Four brackets. That should increase my odds over this year. #
  • When did buying a Toyota excuse people from knowing how to turn off the car or put it in neutral? http://j.mp/ae2F28 #
  • A great wedding day in the Adirondacks. http://twitpic.com/19vgvt #
  • The EvoX team has some sticky tires lined up for one lap.
    http://bit.ly/bESe4B #
  • Another failure for Gran Turismo 5 and Sony as my Amazon order just changed to a November delivery date. #
  • Just remember Apple, you can sue HTC for the slide to unlock, but don’t piss off the predator. http://bit.ly/cuGIZQ #
  • Skiing in March. Brilliant. http://twitpic.com/1aorbt #
  • The step conversion chart for the Eat Well Live Well challenge is BS. Waterskiing is the same as heavy gardening. http://twitpic.com/1athba #
  • I have uncovered a secret tomb of artifacts. This one they used to call a 5 1/4 inch floppy. http://twitpic.com/1auted #
  • After a run for diesel and some crane assembly we should be ready for a weekend of trusses. http://twitpic.com/1b47wy #
  • Perhaps the first tweet for lumber service from @Santelli
    Sent a message yesterday and lumber arrives today. http://twitpic.com/1bbgm0 #
  • As predicted Apple sells enough iPads in on launch day to allow the headlines to read that they sold out. That was the media buying them. #
  • Takes me under and hour to get one truss up by myself and 3 hours of crawling around in the wind to fasten it. http://twitpic.com/1bloca #
  • Crankcases must breath, oil must flow and now we are controlling both in style. Tim worked up a crankcase vent tank. http://bit.ly/aIjZrw #
  • http://twitpic.com/1bvd4j – It is hard to refer to the snow leopard update as a patch when it is 474MB. #
  • http://twitpic.com/1cd00e – Had to put a reality check countdown timer on the One Lap site. #
  • Sending an email to everybody that the guy who has the day off has coupons for free laptops and is walking around…priceless. #
  • For the guy who never wins raffles I did pretty good in the dessert raffle today. http://twitpic.com/1cexof #
  • Barn goes up a lot faster when I involve my friend Cash. http://twitpic.com/1cgznc #
  • I love the sound of nailguns in the morning. http://twitpic.com/1clo47 #
  • Whatever crooked tolerance I once had in my framing is now gone. http://twitpic.com/1cmdwg #
  • So begins the ability to remain dry with the first roof panel. http://twitpic.com/1cms2q #
  • The sunny side of the roof is on, leaving the shade work for after lunch. http://twitpic.com/1cna04 #
  • You know that speech by the spartans at the end of 300? Very similar to being supported by the GalantVR4.org community. http://bit.ly/cEqBVz #
  • Chris has almost acquired a sixth sense about Mitsubishi Mivec tuning. He has evolved into gear based tuning maps. http://bit.ly/aoBEnr #
  • Wilson Performance hooked us up with a Race-Keeper system for One Lap this year. Reliable track video is covered. http://bit.ly/cDroJr #
  • What Anti-Virus solution do I recommend for home? Surprisingly changing my answer to Microsoft Security Essentials. http://bit.ly/bu4NpO #
  • Apple to announce iPhone 4.0 software on Thursday. http://bit.ly/9llpUv Perhaps to distract from the iPad reviews if they go sour. #
  • Windows for Barns 6.0 found at the bargain center. http://twitpic.com/1dhu8p #
  • We asked for aerodynamics help and the yarn comes out. http://bit.ly/a46kqF #
  • I have watched your iphone 4.0 keynote and all I can say is Thank You. #
  • Should be fun to see if they pick the guy with Narcolepsy for Jury Duty. My number is up for Monday AM to report. #
  • http://twitvid.com/TVZEY – Yesterday was 80 and today it snows. Feels like those early movie signs of climate shift to armageddon. #
  • Throwing together a rock wall while there is still a bobcat around. http://twitpic.com/1eeaaz #
  • Grew enough rocks to finish the retaining wall along side the barn. http://twitpic.com/1el8yy #
  • The Hall of Justice is a far cry from the Justice League. http://twitpic.com/1f2zu7 #
  • A delayed courtroom process has just rewarded me with an 8 year vacation from Jury Duty. #
  • Junk mail from race tracks can not be classified as junk mail. http://twitpic.com/1f5irk #
  • Sherlock Holmes would have been a brilliant movie if you could understand one sentance from Robert Downey Jr. http://twitpic.com/1f6lj1 #
  • We may now have the best brake setup ever for the Galant VR4 to take on One Lap. Thanks to TunersNation. http://bit.ly/dxKn4W #
  • I can now watch Netflix on the Wii, giving me a total of 1 reason to turn it on. http://twitpic.com/1fnv9b #
  • Barn update from the house of Burke. Windows are installed and siding has begun. http://twitpic.com/1fo8rw #
  • The smartest investment firm, is the one that invests in the One Lap team. Thanks Karpus. http://bit.ly/a17CVh #
  • 2010 contest to win a Race-Keeper system. http://bit.ly/aK5dIt
    I have a feeling after borrowing it for One Lap, it will be on my wish list. #
  • I won’t turn on the news tonight, because I don’t want to see some reporter at the post office covering the tax day line. Lame news sucks. #
  • Seriously Adobe. I don’t need you to put an icon back on my desktop every time I run an update. It’s getting old. #
  • ClamAV pulled the plug yesterday on scanning email on their older platform. Of course we had that older platform. All email has stopped. #
  • Tim’s been busy adding aerodynamics to the One Lap VR4. http://twitpic.com/1gpzn5 #
  • Here is what goes through building the ultimate trailer for One Lap of America, the 2nd time. http://bit.ly/cRyF7d #
  • The One Lap VR4 has aquired a rediculous amount down force thanks to Tim. http://twitpic.com/1gy1cy #
  • ACTA epitomizes everything that fails about US copyright law, pushed into International treaty and hidden from public. http://bit.ly/aUvp4m #
  • I am pretty sure administrative professionals would just prefer the day off, so we distracted everybody with food. #
  • Don’t worry @MotorTrend, I have to renew. I just like how the deal gets better the longer I wait. http://twitpic.com/1hcyuy #
  • Grandma was setup with gmail and just fell back to the dark side with frontier for her email address. Feel like I need an intervention. #
  • Time for a one week reality check for what is happening with One Lap. http://bit.ly/apAuQl #
  • Thank you CBS for giving us plenty of material to show how copiers fail in the HIPAA world. http://bit.ly/aMyoKg #
  • Tim wrote up a great article on how he created the front air-dam or splitter for the VR4. http://bit.ly/cYGqg4 #
  • The reigning champ in the mid-priced sedan class is not in the lineup for 2010. New Game. #OLOA #
  • Under a week and the curse of the VR4 transmission returns. #OLOA #
  • Passed my iPad tutorial yesterday. http://twitpic.com/1i1h14 #
  • Car number 14 is the Galant VR4 and 15 is the Evo X for #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1iirqh #
  • I had to stop our meeting for emergency IT training. Everybody should know what “series of tubes” means. Cmon. http://bit.ly/9nV9gb #
  • Arnold, Supreme Court, Restricting video games…All noobs. http://bit.ly/ar9j5U #
  • SVRA membership card arrived in the mail. Putting that in the first pile of things to bring on One Lap.#OLOA http://twitpic.com/1ipoog #
  • Three days before we depart and the car hits the dyno for the second time. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1iq5j6 #
  • Streaming from the dyno. #
  • Look my new video on Ustream. http://ustre.am/:r8lb #
  • Just for the record we are putting down more than the Evo X. http://twitpic.com/1iqu6m #
  • Tested the UStream app from the iPhone last night to broadcast our One Lap trip. http://bit.ly/atFrwP #
  • Removing stickers is not quite as cool as putting new ones on. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1izl21 #
  • Nothing like an 11th hour wing installation to bring reality to the time scale. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1izvoz #
  • Wing is installed. Stickers removed. Inverter mounted in the trunk. 1 day countdown begins. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1j0958 #
  • Another widespread outage brought to you by Time Warner. So far over 600 modems reported offline. #
  • Our decal artist from the GalantVR4.org board came through once again. Old decals are off and new ones in hand. http://twitpic.com/1j595f #
  • I asked for a zippered document pouch and my wife made one, for a 6 year old. The pit lanes will be jealous. http://twitpic.com/1j5jhe #
  • The best out of the office message… Gone racing, be back in 11 days. http://twitpic.com/1j64b2 #
  • The VR4 Aerodynamics package is complete. Get the details here. http://bit.ly/bYYBq3 #
  • Crash Course in how to Follow the Events of One Lap of America this year. #OLOA http://bit.ly/cXNn5T #
  • I almost drop kicked the TomTom. Their fuzzy interface to update things sucks. Forced it to see my way. http://twitpic.com/1jdouh #
  • Updated Race-Keeper last night. Love running all of the race software on @vmwarefusion #OLOA http://j.mp/cwsK9w #
  • http://twitvid.com/LFHNJ – Almost out of NY with the VR4, giving us a couple hours head start on the EvoX. #
  • http://twitvid.com/Y7ZBB – Spotting the 68 Charger, Z06 and a Ferrari F430 might be signs we are headed the right direction. #OLOA #
  • Arrived in South Bend. Dropping gear and headed over to find the others. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1jhx26 #
  • The One Lappers gather and the return of Glen Dodd. #OLOA http://j.mp/9MeS4u #
  • We are at Tire Rack getting stickers on the car after a quick cleaning. http://twitpic.com/1jniwr #
  • Cars are teched and Tire Rack is providing some lunch before activities begin. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1jotye #
  • Drivers meeting at Tire Rack before we hit the skid pad. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1jppo4 #
  • I am off driving duty after we survived lovely Chicago traffic. Writing up a skid pad summary soon. #
  • We are in the rain about 1 and half hours from a hotel. Here is my skid pad write up. #OLOA http://j.mp/bMZf7g #
  • Awake in Wisconson and watching the groggy masses move to the track. http://twitpic.com/1jy6z3 #
  • Followed the caravan to Road America, since the GPS was not even close. http://twitpic.com/1jy79y #
  • Anybody coming to Road America grab a belt for a 2008 Evo MR. Not us, but fellow one lapper is down. Paying cash http://twitpic.com/1jyeht #
  • http://twitvid.com/TJG1E – GTR Leader hauling balls at Road America. #OLOA #
  • Harper going for style points with a great drift in the VR4. #OLOA http://j.mp/9CfdgB #
  • The Evo X grabbed 15th on the big track while the VR4 got 22nd. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1jzyan #
  • Road America summary from @tevenor while we are on a long drive to Iowa. #OLOA http://j.mp/caxXYx #
  • I am a day off my uploading. Pictures from Sticker Day, finally off the camera. #OLOA http://bit.ly/9KUct2 #
  • We are locked down to 91 octane for Iowa pump gas. Next time we need an e85 strategy for when we find it. http://twitpic.com/1kayea #
  • Brake fade issues on the VR4 tied back to some bad wheel bearings. Changed on bearing and headed to Tulsa. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1kf6b9 #
  • Brake Fading and Wheel Bearings at Mid America. http://bit.ly/921G49 #
  • Backtracking to Hallet for 30 minutes this morning. #OLOA #
  • Live at Hallett. #OLOa #
  • Trying to Broadcast from Hallett. #OLOA #
  • Hey! I’m live on Ustream from my iPhone – http://ustre.am/99Oc #
  • Look my new video on Ustream. http://ustre.am/:rT9N #
  • I’m broadcasting, from my iPhone, live on Ustream – http://ustre.am/99Oc #
  • Streaming works if people stop Fraking calling and texting me. I give up. Buy the DVD. #OLOA #
  • Final Turn at Hallet for the first session of the One Lap VR4. #OLOA http://twitvid.com/ZYWUW #
  • Searching for shade at Hallet. The first track with wifi. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1koyy5 #
  • Drag racing in Tulsa. If the Evo X can get the launch, it should be entertaining. http://twitpic.com/1kr4lw #
  • Tulsa Raceway Park is sticky. Entire track is sprayed. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1kr7sw #
  • Landed at a hotel. Crashing for 4 hours before racing at Gateway. #
  • Wirth’s bracket racing jumped him into 4th overall in the Evo X. #OLOA http://twitvid.com/VCAPU #
  • Morning commute traffic seemed less painful after we arrived at Gateway. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1ky507 #
  • Points were off in scoring for brackets. Chris and Sean are in 6th overall, not 4th. http://twitpic.com/1kylzf #
  • The STI broke something in the front drivetrain. Left on a flatbed, hopefully to return. http://twitpic.com/1kzhgm #
  • We are leaving Gateway with new wheel bearings. Left some tools for the STi, so they can do the same. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1l1y51 #
  • Arrival at the Quality Inn. Sleep fast because we are racing mid-Ohio in the morning. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1l5imp #
  • My Photos from Hallett and Tulsa are up online. #OLOA http://bit.ly/9GxvQp #
  • Just watched a cracked rotor fracture completely while cooling off. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1l9vsk #
  • The only flawless part of our setup this year has been the tires. Thanks for the interview Dunlop. http://twitpic.com/1lbk1f #
  • Sean and Chris in the Evo X may be winning the mid priced class, but they don’t own an EZPass, making them loosers on the road. #
  • We finally found some shade after cooking all day at Mid-Ohio. Reporting from inside a mountain in PA. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1ldf7y #
  • Just pulled off with 4 broken wheel studs. Need parts by the AM for anybody coming to NJ. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1leruo #
  • Thank you Millville NAPA for letting us in early. Wheel studs in hand. http://twitpic.com/1lhq38 #
  • Prodigy Surgical helped out as a sponsor this year. Thanks for keeping us rolling on One Lap. http://bit.ly/9OPeMm #
  • The preferred line at Nelson Ledges might be in the grass, since it is growing through the track. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1lr9tq #
  • Clean turns at Nelson Ledges and we are headed to South Bend. http://j.mp/aiyXDU #
  • Heading back to South Bend after a survival of Nelson Ledges. #OLOA http://j.mp/bMHhVa #
  • Finally uploading photos from the beginning. Here are the Road America photos. #OLOA http://bit.ly/aTPo7M #
  • This is the photo of what happens when you throw a rod and crack the engine. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1lwd09 #
  • Finally made it to a victory beer in South Bend with a good group of One Lappers. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1lyayv #
  • Photos are up from today’s event at Nelson Ledges. #OLOA http://bit.ly/bnnyAL #
  • This will not be a dry skid pad. Waiting in the rain for somebody to make the photo shoot call. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1m1u0c #
  • Strategically landed second row parking for the Motor Trend photo. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1m1wss #
  • Reception among the tires in South Bend after a dry but cold skid pad. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1m3ut9 #
  • Congratulations to our Evo X team, who takes home a first in class for mid-priced sedan. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1m4lue #
  • Rookie year with a 7th place finish overall for the Evo X team. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1m4wjn #
  • It was a cold day for a skid pad and ceremonies come to a close. http://j.mp/9EUCPv #
  • Made it home safely, where my role shifts from the organized co-pilot to the household slob. Videos to process and cleanup time. #
  • One Lap is very much an event where finishing is winning. We were not the only ones working hard to finish. #OLOA http://bit.ly/bHQ76I #
  • Bringing the families together to celebrate the teams successful return. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/1mjy56 #
  • I might have to design a rehab program for returning to work after One Lap. Challenging to slow down my pace to cope with normality. #OLOA #
  • Home Alone for four days. Fending off thieves who leave the faucet running and building barns. #
  • Opening up my memory cards to find a pile of One Lap Videos, thanks to Race-Keeper. #OLOA http://bit.ly/aa07cM #
  • Growing our Adirondack oasis here in Penfield. http://twitpic.com/1njk3z #
  • More videos coming. Here are the laps at Road America with the VR4. #OLOA http://bit.ly/axsuMy #
  • Spring cleaning out the back field, before I loose my diesel powered helper. http://twitpic.com/1o2yqh #
  • They really shouldn’t make the last step of a ladder usable if they wanted you to stay off it. http://twitpic.com/1o4huu #
  • The end of bobcat season marks the beginning of procrastinating shoveling until next bobcat season. http://twitpic.com/1oftep #
  • The credits have rolled and the audience has left and NOW the Evo team posts. Next year blog training. #OLOA http://bit.ly/aaELyP #
  • Did my homework on the way to work and datalogged my morning commute. http://twitpic.com/1olbvi #
  • Just setup the entire agency on Exchange whether they are ready or not. Should be fun histeria in the morning because people hate change. #
  • One Lap took a toll on the VR4, but it is getting race ready for Watkins Glen in 5 days. http://bit.ly/9hmQD6 #
  • Just made 10k miles on the Evo. Time to give it some upgrades. http://twitpic.com/1pd7wk #
  • Advice from a co-workers son, after he heard we were driving a rally car. Don’t crash if your mooned. Good to know. http://bit.ly/9UuQja #
  • I want to opt into the Google PAC-MAN title as my default. Perfect sanity break this week. #
  • So begins the end of drysuit season. Nice to take a few sets without the monkey suit. http://twitpic.com/1psrbq #
  • The carbon monoxide detector dies after it becomes a law. Must be a conspiracy to buy more detectors. http://twitpic.com/1q2jxf #
  • The Monza took a break today as I entertained a ride on a D3. http://twitpic.com/1q5n33 #
  • I managed to kill the race-keeper before the track day. Brilliant. http://twitpic.com/1qi242 #
  • Returning to the office, which has been tagged as some form of crime scene. http://twitpic.com/1r8t1d #
  • Quick video of my laps in the Evo X with the Niagara PCA at Watkins Glen. No real audio. http://bit.ly/bQZNo8 #
  • The entire HR department just picked a battle of wits. Never fight a land war in Asia and never go up against the IT guy. #
  • Just made the Long Island run under 6 parsecs. #
  • The Motor Trend video of One Lap of America is up. #OLOA http://bit.ly/bcHaJQ #
  • Out of the Rochester area where the meat doesn’t hit a rationing scale before by sandwhich. http://twitpic.com/1s6la2 #
  • Spending today at the book signing for Seal of Honor. A perfect way to spend Memorial Day weekend. http://twitpic.com/1sh7t5 #
  • I will need to fill in some of the gaps from Chris’s recount of Watkins Glen. Most of his lap videos are up. http://bit.ly/bnKruc #
  • Finally got the photos online from Watkins Glen over a week ago. Almost catching up. http://bit.ly/9NbrVS #
  • My brain just shrunk 2 sizes after showing somebody how to click on a field of text to rename an object anywhere in Windows. #
  • It’s odd not being at STPR this year, but I’m grateful the coverage has improved on exponentially online. #STPR #
  • Natalie Richard in the Mitsubishi Evo X wins STPR. I knew I should have gone down to see that. http://www.stpr.org/ #
  • I suppose the Antoine L’Estage really had something to do with the Evo X win, since Natalie was the co-driver. #
  • Spending a rainy Sunday to sell of car parts…to by more car parts. http://bit.ly/a28G98 #
  • Strange game. Only winning move is not to play. How about a nice game of Chess? Netflix streaming WarGames. http://twitpic.com/1ukz9l #
  • This weeks exploits brought to you by Adobe. Video of the code execution taking over a server. http://j.mp/aanLEP #
  • Obviously people don’t know that we can’t have meetings during WWDC. Catching up with the planet now. #
  • HD Video, 2 cameras, LED flash, video chat, 2 sided glass in a thinner iPhone with longer battery. Apple makes everybody else look bad. #
  • I am excited we are getting an LL Bean. Tell them to bring a mountain along with them, which is the only thing we are missing in Rochester. #
  • Had a great set of skiing at Hidden Pass. Drinking the D3 KoolAid and having a dealer around the corner doesn’t hurt either. #
  • I feel better we didn’t get a car loan through Bank of America. http://bit.ly/cwGmjq #
  • Replacing the FJ Cruiser in the driveway with another FJ Cruiser. Hard to argue with zero problems in 4 years. http://twitpic.com/1v95fz #
  • Looks like industry is catching up with my predictions on Microsoft Security Essentials. http://bit.ly/aY62Fr #
  • 49 years to get that Stanley Cup back Chicago. Congratulations. #
  • Inventing a new rule where if you stop here in route to a vacation destination, you need to bring us with you. http://twitpic.com/1wfdxy #
  • Long day at Street Survival where teens learned how to control their cars. They need a grown up version. http://twitpic.com/1wk3zc #
  • For once my I beat the “mail in rebate” curse and actually mailed in the rebate. Thanks Makita. http://twitpic.com/1wtx5y #
  • A new slalom record from Chris Parrish waiting for review. http://bit.ly/dk7byF #
  • I missed the news report on the Street Survival course, but you can catch the clip here. http://bit.ly/aMpXeL #
  • Sadly, by using my personal cell phone I am now breaking what could be the most ill conceived agency policy to date. So much more to teach. #
  • The Apple Store app comes just in time to order the new iPhone 4, since the website isn’t keeping up today. http://bit.ly/bsOng5 #
  • Too many loops to keep me from buying all of my iPhone 4 needs online. The Apple experience did not survive the purchase process. #
  • Had to replace my tire pressure gauge. The new one glows in the dark. Brilliant. http://twitpic.com/1xe9ba #
  • I am getting an iPhone 4. You will find mine on Ebay at double the actual price. #
  • Going up for sale is one of the teak patio tables. About to be freshly oiled. http://twitpic.com/1xxs1r #
  • Can’t argue when gifts come early and wrapped in cool paper. http://twitpic.com/1xy4o2 #
  • Also going up for sale this weekend. One used HO Monza waterski, recently replaced as my stick of choice. http://twitpic.com/1xyml1 #
  • The senate passed the name change of OMRDD to OPWDD to protect anybody who might be offended by the “R” word. Oy. http://bit.ly/cDxGW1 #
  • At least Google Wave is out of beta and anybody can use it. https://wave.google.com #
  • Behind the lens this afternoon at the Wayne ARC golf tournament fund raiser. http://twitpic.com/1yrrf9 #
  • Tip #1 Shutdown VMware Fusion before running the iPhone iOS4 update. It conflicts with the series of reboots on the iPhone. #
  • Seems like all of the toys are available now. Google opened up Google Voice to everybody yesterday. http://bit.ly/dnaLl2 #
  • USA in the sweet 16 of the world cup. Very cool. http://bit.ly/cTkjxv #
  • I think we just had an earthquake tremor here in Newark, NY. #
  • Being the only person in Newark NY on Twitter is mildly depressing. Knowing an earthquake just shook from Toronto to Ohio somehow helps. #
  • Earthquake epicenter up near Potsdam. 2.8 Magnitude reported so far. http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/last_event_states/states_new_york.html #
  • I would rather be in line for an iPhone this morning. #
  • There are 3 people waiting outside the AT&T store in Newark NY. Either sadly disconnected or smarter than us all. #
  • Earthquakes and apparently tornadoes in Oakfield yesterday. http://bit.ly/aJVgYu #
  • Took a great picture of my wife screwing. http://twitpic.com/20kbk6 #
  • Today with breakfast we are prepping iPhones for the auction block. http://twitpic.com/20p1fm #
  • Supreme Court rules that the 2nd Amendment applies to state and local gun laws http://on.wsj.com/b8qvM5 #
  • The copier industry needs to let IT departments administer copiers, instead of hiding the tools like they are protecting the secret Grail. #
  • I have found the nicest waterski fin protectors ever. http://bit.ly/bhy1Hn #
  • I need to be more specific on my wish list. Mom managed to fulfill the bobcat request. http://twitpic.com/21ee0t http://twitpic.com/21ee0y #
  • Absolutely perfect water once again for skiing. http://twitpic.com/21m44x #
  • The August edition of Motor Trend arrived without any One Lap coverage. http://twitpic.com/21mkya #
  • Ok, the last two Harry Potters look pretty awesome. http://bit.ly/cJmJmo #
  • Three days to recover this project from becoming an oversized bird sanctuary into a barn of automotive worship. http://twitpic.com/220pn1 #
  • A productive first day with a rotation of friends to help raise the steel on the barn. http://twitpic.com/227g2i #
  • Two large trees are the only thing obscuring my view of the Penfield fireworks show at the house. Those trees may need to disappear. #
  • The barn work rotated as the moving sunshine made it unbearable to stay on the hot side. http://twitpic.com/22svpa #
  • The servers miraculously survived the weekend heat, but the phones just died. Enjoying the silence. #
  • Hanging up the worst looking sheets I could find should jumpstart the window coverings project. http://twitpic.com/23ar0n #
  • Finding the hidden AT&T store that nobody knows about and can get you an iPhone 4 in a day…priceless. http://twitpic.com/23c7es #
  • Only PA would think that a wine vending machine is how people want to buy wine. http://tinyurl.com/32ds4xa #
  • Secret iPhone source came through. 2 down, one more to go. http://twitpic.com/23jw6v #
  • Not refreshing when the pond water is 90 F, yet still the best way to spend a hot day. http://twitvid.com/QTPA6 #
  • The world might not be ready, but mom has a new iPhone. http://twitpic.com/23m2dd #
  • Moved operations to Mayfield for a few days. Always refocuses the goal of living on the water someday. http://twitpic.com/247j8o #
  • Sunrise with a ski course and the Adirondack mountains on the horizon. http://twitvid.com/POWHX #
  • When does a bass tournament and a fishing license gives you the right to drive your boat anywhere, unsafely? http://twitvid.com/CM6VO #
  • Take sunshine, add water, dunk repeatedly, repeat. http://twitpic.com/24eszk #
  • Another day not in the office. Utilizing my natural napping skills. http://twitpic.com/24pxwr #
  • Tim Harper, the VR4 and Watkins Glen put to canvas. Epic. http://bit.ly/9NwLSc #
  • So now that Spain has won, do we really need to see Enrique Iglesias ski naked? http://bit.ly/9Azh5Q #
  • Making suggestions for conf room improvements. I can’t make these things up. How about a quality picture frame? http://twitpic.com/25a1hk #
  • Missing the waterski tournament in Penfield to go to work is not the Thursday of choice. #
  • Unclogging the tubes. Gained approval to bring fiber into the building and turn up the proverbial throttle on this network. Now we play. #
  • Escaped to the lake after a long 3 day work week. http://twitpic.com/25y2q1 #
  • Recruited to setup the Mayfield gym for volleyball rec program. http://twitpic.com/26b5gh #
  • Not only raining cats and dogs last night, the storm clouds were shaped like dogs. http://twitpic.com/26h48a #
  • Found a treasure chest of waterski videos. Just need to find something called a V.C.R. http://twitpic.com/26hlcb #
  • Every year I visit the eye doctor, I regret another year of not getting lasek done. I am sick of contacts. #
  • Made the first of hopefully many slalom passes at 22 Off tonight. #
  • Jealous that my old friend beat me to comic-con. #
  • Stabbing at Comic-Con. Reports are sketchy but the weapons what either a knife or a plastic lightsaber. http://bit.ly/9H2o7t #
  • They need a separate, carpeted, non-talking area for Urgent Care waiting rooms, so I can hear the television. http://twitpic.com/28kgqs #
  • I think there will need to be a certification program in how to maintain Steve’s mower before you can use it. http://twitpic.com/28n6rq #
  • Care to drive the boat for a private club in France for a month? They are one year late for me being able to go. http://bit.ly/bm4LOi #
  • The Eastern Regional Championships of Water Skiing are happening this week here in Penfield, NY. http://bit.ly/aWctDD #
  • Google Apps for Government is strong milestone, hopefully leading us closer to a medical and HIPAA prepped platform. http://bit.ly/dlLHJs #
  • September Motor Trend is out and there is no coverage of One Lap. Loosing hope of being in print again. #OLOA http://twitpic.com/29juw3 #
  • I need to come up with a departmental team building exercise that gets our group out of the office. #
  • A nice banquet ceremony at the Eastern Regionals water ski tournament. Then the microphone turned on. http://twitpic.com/2aje0j #
  • Nice to have all of the new boats in one place. http://twitpic.com/2apb0g #
  • Slowly getting some of the photos posted from Eastern Regionals. http://bit.ly/cTBEgx #
  • We need FiOS or the new Google broadband to help regulate Time Warner’s grasp on Rochester’s Internet pricing. http://twitpic.com/2b45a9 #
  • I’d keep playing. I don’t think the heavy stuff’s gonna come down for quite a while. http://twitpic.com/2bck9e #
  • And so was the end of Google Wave. The world wasn’t ready for you just yet. Come back in 5 years. http://bit.ly/bXomvc #
  • Summarizes my 12 years of waiting for UK technology adoption. Stick with IE 6 and let me know how that works out. http://bit.ly/aE6N94 #
  • Changed the WordPress theme on the One Lap site to a less crappy one to work with…until I make my own. http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org/ #
  • Skied on Irondequoit Bay this morning. The course needs work, the 55 meter ball is too far out, and there is one boat with speed control. #
  • Morning roof work is done. Never under estimate the importance of venting. http://twitpic.com/2chzzd #
  • I did spot a random one lapper on tv last night. http://twitpic.com/2ck2rf #
  • It really sucks that everything tastes like chicken and not chicken wing sauce. #
  • The best breakfast is the one you skip to go skiing before the world wakes up. http://twitpic.com/2dd8c4 #
  • New Bridgestone tires, which should satisfy the occasional off-road trip or prep the armageddon escape vehicle. http://twitpic.com/2depmb #
  • Sorry to hear that Ted Stevens was dead but grateful I was able to read about it using a “series of tubes”. #
  • Six panels to go and I can close the chapter on steel from this barn building saga. http://twitpic.com/2etml0 #
  • Missing another DSM Shootout this year. STM and our One Lap class winner should be there to help represent the Rochester area. #
  • This morning is a flashback to 10 years ago. Teaching the basics of network cabling. http://twitpic.com/2fb37n #
  • Exciting to see a new performance shop in Rochester. Wilson Performance impatiently waiting for their dyno. http://twitpic.com/2g0alw #
  • I hope that Facebook Places has a side affect of raising awareness about Foursquare. Does Facebook really need to become everything else? #
  • First time I have seen a Hoovercraft for sale on the way to work. Sweet. http://twitpic.com/2gfxbw #
  • Soffet venting and trim almost make this barn look professional. Almost. http://twitpic.com/2gyi60 #
  • Seeing how many dynos I can visit in a day. http://twitpic.com/2ha0um http://twitpic.com/2ha0ui #
  • The NYS DMV thinks that people want to pay for the status symbol of a yellow (they call gold) plate. Not likely. http://twitpic.com/2hqwet #
  • Orange cones for the green group with the gray sky at the Glen. http://twitpic.com/2hv7ql #
  • The Seneca Lodge cabins would be so much cooler if they looked like cozy cones. #
  • Today we have the Mitsubishi guys teaching the BMW club about car control. Priceless. http://twitpic.com/2i1fio #
  • People just keep feeding me with “what not to do” material. Meeting request for sick time, sent to the entire organization, covered. #
  • Referred to only as the room of awesome. Best lodging possible for an adirondack adventure. http://twitpic.com/2jdbp9 #
  • We need to network more boats together in order to create a demand for IT support on the water. #
  • Tours from the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum outside on the canal in Newark. Fairport on the 5th. http://twitpic.com/2jztbd #
  • The new Priority Inbox for Gmail must be for everybody else. I am already too damn efficient in Gmail. http://j.mp/9OUpfs #
  • Apple will finally stream an event…to the world…if you already bought in to the Apple platform to watch it. Really? http://j.mp/bqPdpn #
  • Out of all of the Apple Press conference news, how many support calls will people have because they can’t find iTunes with a new icon? #
  • New shop focused on prepping track cars opens today in Rochester. Wilson Performance on Buffalo Road. http://twitpic.com/2knt2e #
  • October Motor Trend arrived. I am declaring the printed media coverage from One Lap of America dead. http://bit.ly/bKgiwn #
  • Playing with a QNAP storage array for a client. Part of my extreme home makeover, nerd edition, build up. http://twitpic.com/2kosx8 #
  • Getting inventive in my avoidance of using a shovel. Trench for electric going in. http://twitpic.com/2l89xq #
  • I don’t care who battles who for online TV, as long as the content gets there. Google pairs with Sony for first attack.http://is.gd/eZono #
  • Laptop “show and tell” tomorrow. Lenovo Y560d, with 3D display, and the Sony Vaio VPCZ1290X packing 512Gb SSD. http://twitpic.com/2mv8rk #
  • It was hard to leave Go-Karts to go play golf. http://twitpic.com/2nj0ar #
  • Shortie season sucks because it means dry suit season is coming. Water too nice to resist. http://twitpic.com/2o65mv #
  • Walmart sucks. Pulled the order a day later because they didn’t know the impact of a sale. http://twitpic.com/2ob405 #
  • Drove to Syracuse for this Microsoft Conference to watch PowerPoint presentations. Could have done that at my desk. #
  • And then there was light…in the barn. Electric is installed. http://twitpic.com/2ohpl9 #
  • Action video games help decision making. Need to work in a console system into next years department budget. http://usat.ly/bwZo0k #
  • The beginning of the crossfit program has removed my ability to traverse stairs. It’s going to be a long winter. #
  • I was that kid in school who could not do pull ups. Tonight’s crossfit program has revealed that status hasn’t changed much. #
  • Seeing a man about a lift. http://twitpic.com/2osemb #
  • Another Gymkhana video from Ken Block. Really need to borrow that car sometime. http://bit.ly/9Mk9cH #
  • Spent this week in a mental fog. Although I lost another father, I am pretty sure he is still busting my chops from up above. #
  • I almost missed that the 2011 One Lap schedule came out, which resembles the 2009 schedule. Daytona again…epic. http://bit.ly/chIfZk #
  • One Lap of America is now sanctioned by the National Auto Sport Association. (NASA) http://j.mp/9sEzZe #
  • Survived the 9 hour trip, which can be done in 6 1/2, without throwing out any of the classic road trip phrases. #
  • I would favor the system that let’s me retire now, then go back to work at 65. #
  • Escaping the house which has been transformed into some form of crafting assembly line. http://twitpic.com/2tyvam #
  • Not so glad I sacrificed my Sunday for work. However 1 day of an empty office was worth 5 of a normal day. #
  • Secret projects underway and the One Lap Evo team defects to Canada. It’s all a big conspiracy for speed. http://bit.ly/8Y7z5A #
  • Who came up with “biometrics” for a health screening? Sounds like an experiment rather than a wellness program. http://twitpic.com/2uupcb #
  • Electrical fluctuations all night. Enough to mess up half the clocks. As if the dark mornings weren’t enough to mess with morning time. #
  • Google Goggles on the iPhone is a little too awesome. Even keeps up on the turd speed network connection I have. #
  • Don’t really care for pumpkin painting versus carving, but found somebody with skill. Harry Potter on a pumpkin. http://twitpic.com/2vedup #
  • The barn has passed final inspection. Now is just need to finish working on it. http://twitpic.com/2vguz8 #
  • Looking for the camera crew at the Penfield post office. This lineup of impossible to understand clerks can only be part of a candid show. #
  • I have entered a secret society that honors Columbus Day as a work holiday. #
  • Meetings about when to take the ski course out are the worst meetings. http://twitpic.com/2vu5r9 #
  • We are now in countdown mode until Watkins Glen departure Sunday afternoon. Track pads going in. http://twitpic.com/2vuxf3 #
  • It’s too bad bald tires do not turn into racing slicks. http://twitpic.com/2vzvd3 #
  • Going to take a while to warm up tires when there is frost on the ground in the morning. #
  • Bald tire situation has been eliminated with a slight growth in the contact patch. http://twitpic.com/2wgak8 #
  • Obviously “needed” the larger rims to accommodate the larger tires. Car is ready to roll. http://twitpic.com/2wh267 #
  • Always a bonus when you have paddock access the night before the event. Base camp established. http://twitpic.com/2wign2 #
  • My death blossom secret weapon has been revealed to the team. Race day morning will come fast. #
  • The big change at this Watkins Glen event is that I am now an instructor. Epic. http://twitpic.com/2wr4rs http://twitpic.com/2wr4rs #
  • Fog is not a good sign for morning runs at the Glen. http://twitpic.com/2wys78 #
  • Always a track problem is not to fall for the banana in the tailpipe. http://twitpic.com/2wzrhy http://twitpic.com/2wzrhu #
  • Well it’s about time that Netflix became integrated into the PS3 without a disc. Took long enough. http://is.gd/g1VA4 #
  • Netflix news was a diversion away from the news that Sony can’t produce their racing game. Gran Turismo Delayed…again http://is.gd/g1VW7 #
  • I have no musical skill, but the iPhone improve of by Atomic Tom LIVE on NYC subway is pretty cool. http://t.co/lNwCFNz via @youtube #
  • Mahwaaj. Mahwaaj is what bwings us togeffaa today. http://twitpic.com/2y6548 http://twitpic.com/2y6548 #
  • Considering both myself and the barn to be drained. http://twitpic.com/2yvn4z #
  • At some point these sale pitches all start sounding like the adults in a Peanuts cartoon. http://twitpic.com/2z0dhd #
  • Just in case somebody wants to get me a new coffee mug for when I am taking pictures, here is the Nikon mug. http://bit.ly/aumsmJ #
  • Hard to tell everybody we are on fiber which is more reliable when the entire Time Warner network goes down. #
  • I am looking forward to not working on a cold floor in the winter. Insulation is under the slab in the barn. http://twitpic.com/2zbsjd #
  • Fastest mid priced sedan in One Lap isn’t fast enough to escape the banana in the tailpipe. http://bit.ly/bvaG19 http://bit.ly/9piJfn #
  • If you were inconvenienced by Time Warners outage today, be sure to get them to refund you service for today. http://bit.ly/cJlZxY #
  • At least something got done today. Radiant floor tubing in place and ready. http://twitpic.com/2zltn6 #
  • Trails have been cleared by morning laps with the ATVs. Good dude weekend. http://twitpic.com/307coq #
  • So the main lesson, heavily repeated over time is to stay off open wi-fi networks. Thanks FireSheep http://bit.ly/9GnTFH #
  • It’s a good day for concrete work. #
  • The barn officially has a floor. http://twitpic.com/31eaot #
  • The coolest pumpkins always come from Shawna at STM. http://bit.ly/cgLky0 #
  • The TSA inventing regulations like full body pat downs is like a bad movie, where false safety propaganda out weighs the public reality. #
  • Deploying on a secret mission which has nothing to do with candy or pumpkins. First task is a 7 hour road trip. http://twitpic.com/3205c3 #
  • My Volks turned into Rotas, but at least I have new wheels. http://j.mp/a8eGqM #
  • Last time I checked out of state traffic tickets do not apply back to a NY drivers license. Throttle…meet Pennsylvania. #
  • Overnight insertion successful. Turns out my track season is not yet over. Playing at Summit Point. http://twitpic.com/326jvd #
  • For Halloween I am pretending to be a Porsche at Summit Point. It’s a weak costume as I am the only Mitsubishi. http://twitpic.com/3283h8 #
  • Nothing smacks you back into reality like returning to a snowstorm after a weekend of track driving. http://twitpic.com/32sc2u #
  • Check out “the 2904” which leaves tomorrow from NY. Now those are Cannonball purists. http://bit.ly/bgr1tO #
  • I miss our old voting booths which actually worked better than most states. Filling in bubbles with a pen feels like a step backwards. #
  • SEMA opens today. I need to make myself go one of these years. #
  • Tis the season for boat winterizing. http://twitpic.com/34ty3i #
  • Another project enabling piece of equipment at the house. Should keep me moving for a while. http://twitpic.com/34v8w1 #
  • There isn’t anything “open” about open enrollment. Schedule 2011 doctor visits just to get prescriptions for Advil so you can use your FSA. #
  • Going numb at the EqualLogic user group. I broke my rule of talking technology after dark. http://twitpic.com/3567f5 #
  • Now the game is to shop in $25 increments to buy as many 38 cent turkeys as possible to fill the freezer. http://twitpic.com/35789n #
  • Glad I remembered to pre-order some stress relief in the form of Black Ops. http://twitpic.com/35g79c #
  • The problem with making my own cheap doors for the back of the barn is that they look nicer than the front door. http://twitpic.com/35pa5v #
  • Happy 235th Birthday to the Marines Corps http://t.co/uOcG5CH #
  • My Christmas list from when I was 5 years old might be more realistic now that we have JetPacks. http://bit.ly/bZONTa #
  • The season is getting closer to Evo hibernation weather. Can’t get myself to put an ice scraper in the car. http://twitpic.com/364ejp #
  • Saving the World. Starting with the Orleans clinic here in Albion. Glad I don’t commute that one every day.
    http://j.mp/cePOVd #
  • Gran Turismo 5 coming Nov 24th. After 5 years of development the track list is too short to call it a simulation. http://bit.ly/9AQAmd #
  • Rough day at work when job requires me to judge the annual dessert contest. http://twitpic.com/375abl #
  • Time for a new bluetooth headset. The original no longer charges and the other feels like a rock is in my ear. http://twitpic.com/378y99 #
  • Beetles in iTunes? They spent so much time building up the premise only to find a culture who no longer gives a shit. #
  • Google Voice App for the iPhone finally made it through to the app store. http://bit.ly/cuw2SM #
  • The Kids with Cancer Evo X is revealed. It looks like another beautiful build from @AMSperformance http://bit.ly/aCZK3d #
  • Spent the morning teaching my Dell rep what they resell for laptop drive encryption services. Needless to say we will be managing our own. #
  • All of my BlueHost sites went down. Quickest chat response ever after the notification went out. Should be back in 15 minutes. #
  • It’s a love or hate relationship with the Evo X. Tim has defined the hate. http://bit.ly/aGCltX #
  • How much do the Feds pay for user surveillance? Google $25 per head. Yahoo $29. Microsoft $0. http://reg.cx/1LFB #
  • Today might be THAT day when every driver in Rochester forgets how to drive in the snow. Tough to call. http://twitpic.com/38535m #
  • Gimme a foot on the road if you are going to snow. Only wet roads today I am afraid. Live to drift another day. #
  • It is never a quick trip to a holiday bazaar. I oddly knew more people than my wife. http://twitpic.com/38cmlb #
  • Sucks when the first part of a 2 part movie is sliced in half, not timing an actual climatic moment. Referring to Deathly Hallows part 1. #
  • I think hotmail has been compromised. Getting spam messages from 8 random valid hotmail contacts whom I rarely communicate to. #
  • Soon you can text your emergency to 911. How about leveraging this emergency service to reduce text message costs? http://is.gd/hHhd5 #
  • Thankful that my family is full of turkeys. Thanksgiving in Connecticut this year. http://twitpic.com/3a4x4e #
  • How is it I am always driving 6 hours on Thanksgiving through NYC and I’ve never been to a Macy’s day parade? #
  • Black Friday shopping should be done in pajamas at home. #
  • I placed an order with US-Appliance only to have them cancel the order 12 hours later because the price was too low. Pretty lame. #
  • Holiday traffic avoided thanks to TomTom. It’s too bad the NY state thruway becomes the least efficient route when it costs so much. #
  • After countless road trips the van gets to retire today with 303806 miles on the odometer. http://twitpic.com/3bbm1h #
  • The van is off on it’s next mission to help the Purple Heart Society. http://twitpic.com/3bcsc0 #
  • After 4 days of not sleeping, eating poorly and not doing my WOD and the body threatens me with a cold. I am listening now. #
  • At least work will not think my sick day is being used outside to be productive. This appears to be the rainiest day of the year. #
  • Holiday movie season. Choose wisely. http://twitpic.com/3bybg9 #
  • Returning to work in “the Edge”. Here is my disconnect report to explain what that means. http://j.mp/fNchMd #
  • Glad I didn’t put gutters on the barn before addressing the stopping of the snow sliding off. http://twitpic.com/3c6scg #
  • We are letting the VR4 rest for the 2011 One Lap. How to chase an Evo X? Bring an Evo X. http://bit.ly/ijf8Gu #
  • We weren’t actually going to take a stock Evo X on One Lap 2011. Time to start pulling in resources. #OLOA http://j.mp/gF3DAx #
  • Ebay Auction for last years winning One Lap of America Porsche 911. http://bit.ly/hU2F4v #
  • A year of digging, cutting, nailing and screwing was worth it when the snow arrives and the barn is ready. http://twitpic.com/3d7x0n #
  • So much for “change”. http://bit.ly/e9KDTx #
  • We won’t be going into One Lap this year alone. Magnus Motorsports is going to help transform the car. http://bit.ly/hUIZQU #
  • Dear Chrome OS, Please don’t suck. Thanks. Stephen #
  • Took out two snow banks…before I left the driveway. Time to ditch the Michelins and get some new snow tires. #
  • It is nice to read the interview with Ryan Gates on Gearbox Magazine. Normal dude who followed the dream. http://bit.ly/hu3P4H #
  • Wholey crap! AT&T just turned on 3G wireless here in Newark NY. Nobody move. It might see us and run away. #
  • Snow tires to tame the morning driveway exit. Need to mount before the next play day. http://twitpic.com/3eh3cu #
  • Setup a call from Santa using some Google Voice power. http://sendacallfromsanta.com/ #
  • Doubling my “wholey crap” statements of the week. I have 3G wireless at the Roosevelt Children’s Center. http://j.mp/hAJhpZ #
  • eBay is absolutely useless. The scammers are smarter than the system. Wasted 2 weeks selling the same thing to fake buyers. #
  • Re-purposing old ethernet cable as a burial dig marker. http://twitpic.com/3f2d62 #
  • Proof that there is testing going on in Nevada. Except this isn’t Area 51 testing the Evo X built by AMS. http://twitpic.com/3f2nhv #
  • How is it that the same tree costs $30 cut down or $300 in a nursery? http://twitpic.com/3fdiz3 #
  • Another secret identity revealed. I will be working with Gearbox Magazine to bring news to the world of Gearheads. http://bit.ly/eXm6v1 #
  • The joy of being the only tech person. Everybody left at 3 while I am still provisioning disks to recover email. http://twitpic.com/3fzsz7 #
  • Note to self. Stock drawer at work with food that doesn’t suck. #
  • Lesson learned after 16 hours at work. Don’t leave VMware snapshots around long. That, and my coworkers only have pretzel rods to eat. #
  • All of the technology I push through the office and the pallet the ExaGrid came on generates the most interest. http://twitpic.com/3gez0s #
  • Ken Block radio controlled 50mph car released December 24th might make next years Christmas list. http://bit.ly/gwpLAW #
  • Can we kill the use of 800×600 already? Seriously. If your eyes are that bad go to Start > Run and type magnify. #
  • Running practice laps at Daytona for One Lap in May. http://twitpic.com/3gy2cc #
  • The limited edition posters for our 2010 One Lap sponsors look amazing. http://twitpic.com/3gz4qu #
  • Always time the 5 hour morning road trip with the serving of the food. http://twitpic.com/3h6ae3 #
  • New decals arrived for #gbxm I need to make a mini version for the laptop flare. http://twitpic.com/3hk2a8 #
  • One move that has always bothered me was the “don’t open the door until the minute after”. http://twitpic.com/3hqi7f #
  • I need a way to offer music streaming internally without everybody opening a connection to the Internet. The challenge is…legally. #
  • There are good odds that if the tree is just getting decorated now, it will be here until February. http://twitpic.com/3j31hx #
  • It is hard to resist the $6 t-shirt deals when they involve Scuba Steve. http://twitpic.com/3j6v81 #
  • Finally enjoying that beer from @advistorinc It has aged well. http://twitpic.com/3j8r2b #
  • Not sure how a NE blizzard completely missed us again. Hopefully returns for Rally New York. http://www.rallynewyork.net/nywr2011.html #
  • Unleashing the robots to do my bidding. http://twitvid.com/D6XUH #
  • They call it a “limited edition” poster, because it is so damn cool you don’t get one unless you sponsored the team. http://bit.ly/dVZfPx #
  • Is there ever an emergency release of software that isn’t marked as critical? New WordPress 3.0.4
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.0.4 #
  • Take a book about technology, mix with the wives cheesy vampire movie and you have a guaranteed nap recipe. http://twitpic.com/3lq2tk #
  • First action of the new year. Sign up for the Niagara Region PCA DE event at @WGI in May. #
  • Sell the set of Mitsubishi specialty tools to pay for the barn that I built to fit the tools? Gift of the Magi http://twitpic.com/3m1o4p #
  • Who knew you could actually put 2 cars in a 2 car garage? http://twitpic.com/3mth14 #
  • We have 115 Days until One Lap of America. Getting there will be half the adventure this year. http://bit.ly/RDSM1LapStart #
  • I can’t wait until all of you losers give up your new years resolutions and go back to the couch. Almost impossible to use the YMCA. #
  • Salesforce bought DimDim. So much for free web conferencing. The account goes dark after March 15th. #
  • Sweet racing shoe gift for Christmas hand delivered by sis in town from Georgia. http://twitpic.com/3ny2na #
  • Odd moment where I saw breaking news on TV first. Must listen to my tubes more. Referring to congresswoman Gifford being shot. #
  • First winter rally in Wellsboro PA looks to be approved and moving forward. http://www.stpr.org/2011winterrally/ #
  • Cutting edge technology unveiled as we find the laptop approved by NASA. Unfortunately it was approved in 1997. http://twitpic.com/3p2qy1 #
  • Finally an iPhone case I can build off of…with LEGOS. http://j.mp/i7CifS #
  • No more questions of when Verizon will get the iPhone. No more fake smile when you show me your inferior compromise. The silence is bliss. #
  • 49 of the 50 states have snow on the ground. It’s like a bad Dennis Quaid movie. http://j.mp/dJTfrd #
  • It is quite possible this place was designed by Vogons. Perhaps if I recite poetry something will actually happen. http://j.mp/fThFuM #
  • Prepping a stock Evo X turbo for it’s trip to the surgery room. http://twitpic.com/3qo2ai #
  • Very cool Mitsubishi sports heritage video showing the history of Mitsubishi in racing. http://bit.ly/hHP0Lb #
  • Who authorized FedEx to close their branch in East Rochester? Hope you have another east side location planned soon. #
  • Early hibernation wakeup for the Evo today. http://twitpic.com/3qyy7z #
  • Thanks Microsoft for putting OneNote on the iPhone. Now can you go back and put it on Office for Mac? #
  • Blatantly stole an accurate countdown clock that works. Yes we have 100 days until One Lap 2011. http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org #
  • This place needs a carded entry system. Especially when I forget to bring my keys in. #
  • Track updates from NOLA. Hope it is finished in time for One Lap. #1Lap http://bit.ly/eq80RX #
  • The Evo will have a turbo and it will be Green. http://bit.ly/hJAOnV #
  • Made the 8 hotel reservations for One Lap in May. #1lap #
  • Waiting for the first network printer with Google Cloud print. I want it, but it should be a security nightmare. http://goo.gl/C1Dtn #
  • I like the cold temperatures. The leaks in my roof are a more tolerable when the snow isn’t melting. Put a new roof on the 2011 list. #
  • For $20 Google Voice will port your mobile number. Wish I could do that for the landline instead. http://j.mp/flwMs6 #
  • New brake lines from Tuners Nation are here. Adding to the pile of 1Lap build up parts for the Evo X. http://twitpic.com/3tg4sl #
  • Watching somebody else butcher the focal points of HIPPA is mind numbing. No wonder the industry is confused. http://twitpic.com/3tkv7h #
  • Molded Evo X gauge pod from Custom Performance Engineering is the vision I had 2 years ago, brought to reality. http://twitpic.com/3to3hg #
  • Finally Facebook gets one right and enables 100% HTTPS access for all account. http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=486790652130 #
  • Getting to Canada next week to drop off the Evo conflicts with the passport I received 10 years and 23 days ago. http://twitpic.com/3tq61w #
  • Fishing around for somebody to loan me a properly equipped tow vehicle in exchange for a snowbank tested Subaru for a day. Not an easy sell. #
  • Tire policy is out for the 2011 One Lap of America with Tire Rack. http://bit.ly/hCWSpE #
  • Changing the entire IP address range of the organization because they should have known better 10 years ago. #
  • If that guy knew half the shit that I know, his fuzzy little head would explode. #
  • Welding capability restored. http://twitpic.com/3uz7hb #
  • I have resorted to calling all 4 year olds to help with a design for the race car. http://bit.ly/hDHxW7 #
  • Registered for NASA Racing membership tonight. I probably shouldn’t have looked at that schedule as I scheme to find more track time now. #
  • The WRX just turned 70. It will have to wait until spring for a celebration. Too many snowbanks to conquer. http://twitpic.com/3vfjnn #
  • Dunlop is sponsoring our tires for the 2011 event! http://j.mp/gaQPW8 #
  • Just signed up for an Ubertooth One test tool to prove all of those Bluetooth vulnerabilities I foretold. http://kck.st/eHDyCg #
  • It is amazing how un-prepared an organization can be except when it comes to the anticipation of a snow day. #
  • A good reason to use Google over Bing…because apparently you are using Google anyway… and so is Bing. http://j.mp/hxqBKx #
  • Wayne ARC is closed. The media has won this round as it isn’t that bad out. #
  • Just to recap. Rochester has spent millions to close everything in the area because the media hyped a storm that didn’t deliver snow. #
  • Just discovered THE tire machine conveniently placed in the path of my commute. http://twitpic.com/3vvoq1 #
  • Took advantage of the HP deal for a new printer. Nice to be able to actually print from the Mac. http://twitpic.com/3w2usq #
  • Fastest tire delivery ever. The Dunlops have landed from @Tire_Rack. http://twitpic.com/3wekl6 #
  • The key to getting the car out of storage in the middle of winter is to have the correct shovel. http://twitpic.com/3wf45g #
  • Dear Santa. Please bring Tim some mudflaps for his truck before I let him tow the car again. http://twitpic.com/3whbxa #
  • We have made it back into the USA and brought a blizzard apparently. http://twitpic.com/3wv98v #
  • The only beer that survived the freeze in the barn was Molson Canadian. http://twitpic.com/3x7ll1 #
  • This lifestyle of working all day is interfering with my ability to post updates about my racing hobby. #
  • People need to learn how to drive and stop blaming floor mats in Toyotas.
    http://t.co/ks4uPXk #
  • Setup two-step verification in Google accounts or forefit your right to bitch when your lame password is stolen.
    http://lifehac.kr/g7Nv9h #
  • Sometimes you just hope the thermometer is broken. http://twitpic.com/3ymgam #
  • AT&T outage of 3G here…again. #
  • Ending the week by putting technology in place that does not suck. Preparing to melt minds next week. http://twitpic.com/3yqez2 #
  • Who gives a crap about 1000 roll over minutes. How about free roaming in Canada? #
  • Just enabled our unlimited mobile to mobile calling plan from AT&T. Still doesn’t mean I like to talk on the phone. #
  • Nothing like a delivery of gewindefahrwerke to brighten up the day. #
  • My @twitter updates to Facebook started failing this week. I really don’t want to post into Facebook. #
  • Small glimpse at what it takes to properly tolerance a motor build up. http://j.mp/e0nIug #
  • Nothing spells romance better than dinner under the warm glow of elk antlers wrapped in Christmas Tree lights. http://twitpic.com/3z6zwc #
  • After lunch breaks are meant for snowshoeing. http://twitpic.com/3zfzo5 #
  • We have a new fuel pump, thanks to Jay Racing. http://bit.ly/hpNbJz #
  • It doesn’t hurt to have the ultimate suspension for the Mitsubishi Evo X. We are now sponsored by KW. http://wp.me/priSZ-L2 #
  • Great writeup on our adventures up North to Magnus.
    http://wp.me/priSZ-Jq #
  • I want to design for the plane that Corning is building. http://bit.ly/gp60TN #
  • Remind me never to take pictures on Long Island near the airport, even on public property. http://bit.ly/hP0XHI #
  • GoPro needs to have a trade-in program for people who bought their first camera which was junk. http://twitpic.com/41a0jk #
  • You can now view 12 new file formats in your browser using the Google Docs Viewer: http://goo.gl/59SjM (very cool @googledocs) #
  • Supposedly the first public, searchable nationwide map of broadband Internet availability. About time. http://bit.ly/h3ov2z #
  • Cool tip for Google Chrome users is to use the built in debugging tool to sort out network issues. chrome://net-internals/ #
  • Alright, I have to agree this is the coolest Snowman Slide I have ever seen. http://t.co/Vq0HtvZ via @youtube #
  • The new RadioHead is out today. I love when the money actually goes to the artist. http://www.thekingoflimbs.com/ #
  • Spending the evening with a Subaru in need of brakes. http://twitpic.com/41m1j1 #
  • Three-Speed is back on board with the One Lap team for 2011. Want to know why your race car needs a scattershield? http://wp.me/priSZ-MW #
  • Where the hell did Canadian “family day” come from? Yesterday was the easiest road trip ever, because everything was closed. #
  • I can take Maine off of my eventual places to live with a law to ban waterskiing on ponds made for waterskiing. http://twitpic.com/42k0ij #
  • The smoking ban grows in NYC to include parks and beaches. http://reut.rs/fRz18Q #
  • Somebody needs to buy my Macbook Pro, so I can justify buying another Macbook Pro. It is a viscous circle. #
  • Great…The first real fine from a HIPAA violation has happened. 4.3M should gain some attention across the industry. http://bit.ly/gk6z4C #
  • A peak at how Magnus tests their clutch master cylinders. http://wp.me/priSZ-Ni #
  • Leaving my packages out by the road in the winter is the opposite of acceptable FedEx. I would rather pick them up than have them buried. #
  • Spent the morning putting the Rochester DSM forums onto a mobile platform with Tapatalk. http://bit.ly/fXU96j #
  • The trailer is going to need a makeover before going behind the Evo. http://twitpic.com/443enr #

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