Tag: Charity

Facebook Privacy, Cooking Cats, and We Are The World 2010

In an unusual move one of the largest Seti@Home crunchers in the world has offered himself up for auction. He’s #21 in the world. Steve from our team bid $200 to lure him to our team and I threw in another $50 — donations go to the Seti@Home coffers. The thread is here. This paragraph […]

A Compendium of Dreck and Pat Robertson (oh, wait, that’s redundant)

A collections of links will comprise the bulk of today’s post. All sorts of items of interest (or things that I feel might be interesting.) First, and foremost, we must discuss the horrible situation in Haiti. Interstate is, like we did after Katrina, taking employee contributions and matching them for the American Red Cross and/or […]

A long post with lots of stuff in it

I don’t even know where to begin because it’s been a very eventful two days since my last post. I guess I’ll start with the fact I went outside and notice there is a big screw in my tire, and I’ll have to deal with it tomorrow somehow. Of course it’s tomorrow: the same day […]

Zagat (and Nucor, etc.)

First, I spent nearly an hour voting on the Zagat airline survey. Then, the survey crashed eating all my votes. I’m really, really, really pissed off. I won’t do it again. I had given Virgin Atlantic top marks with DL and CO next, followed by Dragonair, BA, AC, AF, Air China, China Southern, with AA […]

Medical Update Addendum

I am in the final stages of preparing my documentation for the hiring of an attorney. I got a copy of the “Final Interpretive Results” from the hospital (not the one my doctor did). The stuff not listed seems okay. So I won’t bore you with it. At the C3-c4 and c4-c5 juncture, there is […]

Keeping A Promise

I refer you to a previous post in my blog. In it, I promised I would take my refund and keep half and the other half is going to be donated, in their name, to two of my favourite charities: the Robin Hood Foundation and Habitat for Humanity. BTW, I always encourage everyone to visit […]