Author Archives: Lafe

About Lafe

Lafe is a beer and computer geek who occasionally writes his thoughts for the world to see.

Decompress.

Every so often, you need a chance to decompress. Between stress in the workplace, and stress at home, it often seems like there’s just no escape. So, now I’m playing hookey. I lined things up at work so that I … Continue reading

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Round numbers.

Happy birthday to me! Another decade rounded off and put away. I do not feel significantly older. I have not gained any incredible new insight or wisdom. I have not, really, significantly changed from who I was a day ago. … Continue reading

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El Paso Flooding Aftermath.

Sand_Devil sent me some more photographs of some of the after-math of El Paso’s recent flooding event. Enjoy the pics!

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Sand_Devil is all wet.

My most recent blog contributor, Sand_Devil, in addition to not posting any more, is also located in the recently flooded city of El Paso, TX. He was very nice, and sent us pictures! Here they are:

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These pipes.

It’s been roughly two years since the last time our basement turned into a pond. But today, it decided to once again grace us with its watery serenity. Fortunately, the plumber was responsive and was out to our house within … Continue reading

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The big catching up post.

Just a catching up post. Not filled with anything of interest to anyone who doesn’t know me. And only marginal interest to them. Continue reading

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New Guitar

I got an early anniversary present from my lovely wife. We found an Ibanez PF15ms guitar for sale at a local yard sale. It’s in premium condition, really like new, and it sounds very nice. In person, the blue color … Continue reading

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The Order of the Stick

I ran across a new webcomic, from I’m not sure where. It turns out to be very entertaining. The comic is comprised of a party playing a DnD campaign, and the writing is frequently hilarious. I present: The Order of … Continue reading

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New word.

pecticulant pec·tic·u·lant pĕk-tĭk’-yə-lənt adj: pickily and peculiarly anal.

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Arcata Police Log

Somehow, in my internet-soaked life, I have managed to miss finding this website until tonight. A must-read.

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Thanksgiving.

I am thankful that I have a family that I love. I am thankful that I have a home. I am thankful that I have a good job to support my family. I am thankful that I have friends. I … Continue reading

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In Flanders Fields

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

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How to influence (by remote control) people.

I don’t really know what to say to this. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9816703/ Some scientists have created a headset that allows a person to be steered by remote control. I think I feel the same way about it that the lady from the … Continue reading

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Nerd test?

Now, this is just silly. I know I’m a bit of a geek, but really. With a nod to my good friend CAJ, who took this test here.

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