Ixodes scapularis

I found a dog tick on myself yesterday. I actually felt it walking on my scalp. Good thing I had cut my hair. Then like a half hour ago I was scratching something on my right shoulder and when I looked at my hand I saw these little legs sticking out — what appeared to be a flea — but when I looked more closely I realized it was a very small tick. I don’t know if it was a deer tick or just a small dog tick, but it pissed me off anyway. We went upstairs to inspect Anthony (who was asleep) and I went over his head with a flashlight for about 5 minutes. We didn’t find anything but we’ll probably keep checking him for days.

The Great Outdoors indeed.

Why is my title in smallcaps now?

WordPress is doing something weird now. Yesterday the head of the site was not in all caps, and today it is.

Hmm.

Ok, I figured it out. I guess I must have installed some new font on this computer – “Trajan Pro” – and the header was showing in that font. I deleted it from the stylesheet and now it defaults to Lucida Sans Unicode, which is what I wanted.

VMWare is pretty cool.

Over the past few months I’ve gotten to love VMWare. We had purchased a SAN around May 2008 for one project, and all the SAN vendors kept asking us if we did anything with virtualization. The first few times we kind of furrowed our brows and said no, but eventually I started wondering if this was something I should be looking into.

Continue reading “VMWare is pretty cool.”

Today was a nice day.

Today was the first really nice day of the year. We spent almost all of it out of the house. It was nice.

I need to get my oil changed.

“My daddy is a great big giant!”

I can’t help but feel people will be underwhelmed when they finally meet me after this kind of a build up. I’m flattered though.

The fan in the bedroom burst into flames tonight and Anthony was terrified, so he got to spend the rest of the night downstairs while we watched TV.

I should be sleeping. I finished StarCraft Zerg mission 6 tonight. Now that I got the hang of the ctrl-groups it was pretty easy, I had an armada of 24 mutalisks, 12 guardians, and 12 hydralisks. I picked up StarCraft a couple of days after my WoW sub ran out and I haven’t missed WoW at all. I know 3.1 is out now but until I see some massive nerfs for DKs it’s not worth even considering going back, though as sick as it sounds, I do feel bad for my rogue. If you’ve never played an MMO you wouldn’t understand.

On another note, I guess this WordPress thing has worked out pretty well so far.

"My daddy is a great big giant!"

I can’t help but feel people will be underwhelmed when they finally meet me after this kind of a build up. I’m flattered though.

The fan in the bedroom burst into flames tonight and Anthony was terrified, so he got to spend the rest of the night downstairs while we watched TV.

I should be sleeping. I finished StarCraft Zerg mission 6 tonight. Now that I got the hang of the ctrl-groups it was pretty easy, I had an armada of 24 mutalisks, 12 guardians, and 12 hydralisks. I picked up StarCraft a couple of days after my WoW sub ran out and I haven’t missed WoW at all. I know 3.1 is out now but until I see some massive nerfs for DKs it’s not worth even considering going back, though as sick as it sounds, I do feel bad for my rogue. If you’ve never played an MMO you wouldn’t understand.

On another note, I guess this WordPress thing has worked out pretty well so far.