Archive for September, 2006

Clinton, Fox, and Olbermann

September 28, 2006 By: erik Category: Media, Politics, Stuff I Found, USA, Videos

A few days ago, Fox’s interview with President Bill Clinton began circling the internet. If you have not seen it, it’s worth seeing: Part 1, Part 2.

Disembarkation of Carlos V

September 27, 2006 By: erik Category: Beach, Spain, Videos

Last week, we went to a medieval festival in Laredo centered on some historic event of King Carlos V landing in Laredo in 1556.

Blog Be Unbusted

September 27, 2006 By: erik Category: News

My database was corrupted. On a side note, I almost had the Triple-B phrase all to myself.

Oldies But Goodies

September 19, 2006 By: erik Category: Flickr, Funny, Photos

I’ve dug up some of my old favorites from years gone by. Due to their age, the quality is pretty poor.

Bush vs. Arabs

September 18, 2006 By: erik Category: Politics, Stuff I Found, USA, Videos

These two videos are worth watching. Can you pick out the intelligent speaker?

Joyce Goes To Minnesota

September 17, 2006 By: erik Category: Family, Photos, USA

My grandmother, Joyce, has spent this past week in Grand Marais, Minnesota, visiting her son, Neil, and daughter-in-law, Barb. They have asked me to post some pictures and writings about them on my blog. Most of the pictures are double-captioned, by both Barb and Joyce. All the words that follow are theirs.

Long and Short A’s

September 16, 2006 By: erik Category: Geeky, Musings

I recently posed the following question to some family and friends via email…

Bizarre Flickr People

September 15, 2006 By: erik Category: Flickr, Funny, Photos, Weird

Nothing like a free, anonymous, online photo-sharing site to bring all the creepy folks out of the woodwork.

Alexander's Band

September 15, 2006 By: erik Category: Geeky, Musings, Photos

The weather the past few days has been miserable. Cold (long pants cold!) and wet. Luckily, when the doldrums get too unbearable, nature will sometimes throw you a gem to look at. Last night, we had a spectacular double rainbow.

Flash Flickr Badge Widget for WordPress

September 14, 2006 By: erik Category: Flickr, Wordpress

ATTENTION: I now recommend that you use the Javascript Flickr Badge widget instead.

I love the Flickr Flash Badges, but the content of the iframe that you have to put on your page is not valid XHTML. That just won’t do. So I decided to take matters into my own hands…