Posts Categorized: misc

Zinc and cramps

So yesterday was supposed to involve going biking around Williamsburg and going to a Greek festival. But then, the ole groin kicked in. I am generally of the idea that I’ll just drug myself when I get cramps and do whatever I was planning on doing, as I hate to just give 1/15 of my… Read more »

Interview Adventures

So Drew and I are back from Florida, it was a wild and wacky ride that I’ll write more about at a time that is not now. What I will briefly write about, however, is the fact that I just had a phone interview for a webmaster position on a US military base in Japan…. Read more »

V-day, Experiments, etc.

So Drew and I had a lovely Valentine’s Day. I made really weird cheesesteaks and we watched Patton. Oh, and we both got sick, that was the most romantic part of all! Just a minor head cold it seems, enough to be annoying but not enough to get in the way of too many things…. Read more »

Petit Fours are glorious things

We’re still swimming in chocolate here. Aside from one bad day where I couldn’t stop sucking down the sugar, it’s been alright. I need to get my bike fixed so I can actually ride it on warmer days. I need to do something to fix the fact that several of my bras no longer fit…. Read more »

I definitely need to spend more quality time with my bladders

In 2009, ptocheia resolves to… Buy new sporks.Eat more lobsters.Start a synthpop fund.Take ib_jennay03 painting.Pay for my abandoned buildings on time.Spend more time with my bladders. Get your own New Year’s Resolutions: I’ve decided to have two New Year’s resolutions. The first is to make dolmades. I’ve had this blasted jar of grape leaves sitting… Read more »

Video Camera Questions

A sudden fit of inspiration has me deeply considering getting a video camera. I currently own an Olympus Stylus 500, which is a regular camera that also happens to record video. It’s rather poor quality video (and only 320×240 resolution), and I want something better. Though, as a beginner at such things, I really don’t… Read more »


Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Kwazy Kwanzaa, Yappy Yule, and Frothy Festivus! I’m gonna go eat shrimp for breakfast now. Have a great day!

Frolicking Google Images

Here’s something really fun to do if you have a few spare minutes to kill. Go to, and do a search for anything. On the page that comes up that’s got all of the image thumbnails, replace what’s in the address bar with this: javascript:R= 0; x1=.1; y1=.05; x2=.25; y2=.24; x3=1.6; y3=.24; x4=300; y4=200;… Read more »