Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Sunday, January 29, 2006

Terrorists. Hate. Freedom.

I got tagged by an evil doer.

Four Jobs You've Had In Your Life

I've only had three jobs in my life

1 - Clerk at the now defunct Crown Books.
2 - Draftsman/Project Manager/Head of Engineering at M W & V
3 - Draftsman at P & R

Four Movies You Could Watch Over And Over

1 - Napoleon Dynamite
2 - Army of Darkness
3 - LOTR
4 - Steel Magnolias

(Okay one of those I haven't seen, actually)

Four Places You've Lived

1 - Algonquin, IL
2 - Genoa, IL
3 - West Dundee
4 - I currently reside in the oldest house in East Dundee, IL.

Four TV Shows You Love To Watch

1 - 24
2 - The Office
3 - The Simpsons
4 - Curb Your Enthusiasm

Four Places You've Been on Vacation

1 - The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO
2 - The National Cathedral in Washington D.C.
3 - The Meramec Cavarns in Stanton, MO
4 - The Barringer Meteor Creator in The Middle of No Where, AZ

Four Blogs You Visit Daily
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Four of Your Favorite Foods

1 - Chips and Salsa
2 - Cereal

Actually that's pretty much all I need to sustain myself.

Four Places You'd Rather Be

1 - What does this question even mean?
2 - Like right this second as I type this?
3 - Or is this only if we're unhappy with the place we currently live in? I mean what if I like my town?
4 - Wait, I need more time to answe...

Four Albums You Can't Live Without

In no particular order...

1 - Teenager of the Year by Frank Black
2 - Sung Tongs by Animal Collective
3 - Doolittle by the Pixies
4 - Don't Fall in Love With Everyone You See by Okkervil River
5 - Bossanova by the Pixies
6 - Summerteeth by Wilco
7 - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
8 - Ben Folds Five by the Ben Folds Five
9 - Flood by They Might Be Giants
10 - Spilt Milk by Jellyfish
11 - Automatic for the People by R.E.M.
12 - Hunky Dory by David Bowie

I mean if I have to narrow it down.

Four Vehicles You've Owned (in chronological order)

1 – Puke colored 1976 Fiat Spyder
2 – Forest Green 1997 Geo Metro hatchback (This was our family car for 5-1/2 years)
3 – Silver 2001 Dodge Caravan
4 – White 1994 Chevy Celebrity

Those are actually the only 4 cars I’ve ever owned, but I’m going to get a used Elantra this week if everything goes according to plan.

And for those of you who were wondering just how boring this blog is, look what happened while I was typing this post….

Saturday, January 14, 2006

The New Saws At My Shop

We have new saws at our shop.

Behold, for this is the greatest invention in woodworking since the table saw.

BTW, the little thing on top of the board he is cutting is a hot dog.

Click here to see a video demonstration

WARNING: I work at a shop. There is shop language in this video. If such language easily offends you, turn off your speakers and then click the link.