Monthly Archives: May 2009

Wall of CDs

Even in this age of iTunes and MP3 stores, I still prefer to buy my music on CDs. There’s just something about opening a box, unwrapping a CD, reading the liner notes, and having that shiny silver disc to hold.…

Fish Porn!!

After last weekend’s major tank rebuilds, I noticed that the 3 Otocinclus Catfish (Ottos, for short) in the 40 gallon hexagon tank were acting a little oddly. The 2 smaller ones had gotten very pale, and lost their stripe. All…

To-Do List: Done!

Warning: long, geeky wall of text ahead!   Going into the holiday weekend, I had “To-Do” list that just had a couple big items on it. Nothing outrageously insane, just some things I wanted to get done since I had…

There’s something fishy about this weekend

Between work, life, and sprained ankles, I haven’t had as much time to put into my fish tanks lately as I usually do. So this weekend, I’ve decided it’s time for some serious maintenance. To start the weekend, I took…

Lemon Pepper Chicken

I have fond memories of frozen Lemon Pepper (fake) Chicken that used to be delivered by the Schwann’s people. Yesterday I was inspired to search the web for a recipe that would allow me to create something similar but better.…

An alternate definition of “working”

A few weeks ago, I thought I had the beta version of Windows 7 working on my iMac, using Boot Camp to boot directly into Windows. Turns out, I almost had it working. It was installed, I could log in…