Thursday, July 30, 2009

Friday fun: Hammer time!

While it takes a little time for this video to get going, I think you will enjoy this clip from the San Juan de la Vega exploding sledgehammer festival. It ends with a real bang!:

Thanks to Michael Citrak for sending me the link. Have a great weekend ~ Jim

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Friday fun: Majority of the world's spam traced to a single source

This is one busy cat:

Have a great weekend ~ Jim
PS: I am sure at least one other person has thought of this gag :)

Friday, July 17, 2009

Friday fun: Random Funny Crashes - How did they do that?

I felt today's video clip was perfect considering what happened to me on Wednesday

Have a great weekend ~ Jim

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Rough day

In a nutshell, I was injured in a car accident tonight while taking an alternate route home due to the I-90 construction, and after a harrowing cab ride home from the hospital, I found out my mom has had another heart attack (three small ones in the last two weeks.)

I am a sore from the accident, though my little Ford Ranger seems to have gotten through with a minor scrape or two on the rear fender. The other driver's Accura had a mashed up hood from rear-ending me. What pisses me is that the three guys in the other car were laughing after the accident, that is until the State Trooper showed up. I don't know what was scarier, the accident or the cab ride home. I didn't have anyone to take me home, so I had to take a cab, and it was like an E Ticket ride at Disneyland.

When I got home there were a couple of calls from family stating that my mom was back in the hospital. She has had three minor heart attacks in the last two weeks, and it doesn't look good. I have to arrange some sort of care for her which is hard since she lives far away from me.

Not to sound selfish, but I am worried about how this all will impact my new job, since I am on a 90 day probation as a new employee. What's scary is that I have to deal with all this on my own. That kind of hit me when I was laying in the ER and wondering how I got home, and then it really hit me after I got home at 10:00 PM and talked to my relatives. I am hoping things will turn around, but I won't be blogging for a few days until the dust settles.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Friday Fun: Steve Jobs Prank Calls Starbucks

Here's a little somethign for all you Mac geeks and Starbuckers out there:

Have a great weekend ~ Jim

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Friday Fun: Obama the Nerd President

I love this video of humorist John Hodgman roasting President Obama, and referring to him as the “Nerd President”. While it's true that President Obama doesn't know the three different types of Hobbits (neither do I), he did collect comics, knows the Vulcan "salute", and he loves tech. It's a long video, but it's worth a watch.

Have a great weekend ~ Jim