QuoteThe art of war is of vital importance to the State.
— Sun Tzu
Monthly Archives: October 2006
Question: If you (had your choice of) could have only four guns, for life, what would they be? And why. I’m curious.
Eric the Blade temporarily morphed into Eric the Shovel. Me, Dax, Velociman, and T1G “camped out in the backâ€?. It was double-fucking cold. After 3 hours of sleep, (it was too cold to sleep in the 8 person tent that Dax built…too far away from the fire…not his fault…we had no idea it was [...]
I’m heading to yet another Blogmeet hosted by Eric the Blade. I’ve got my Brown Recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) around my neck and plenty of bullets….and a rocket. BREAK LEFT!!!
Location Is Everything I’ve been playing around with a new toy…A pocket Global Positioning System (GPS). It uses a network of satellites that continuously transmit information to it, so it is possible to precisely identify exactly where I am on Earth by measuring the distance from the satellites. This technology was originally developed for the military, [...]
I gotta get one of these. They only cost about 5 Billion each. But, I’ll take one of these with the photonics masts. They only cost about 3 Billion each. I’ll save about 2 Billion, and get more Bad Bad Juju for the slap.
St. Augustine, July 4th, 1976, Nighttime We were on the 3rd floor balcony of an apartment overlooking the Matanzas River between the Bridge of Lions and the Castillo de San Marcos, drinking heavily, watching the flotilla, and shooting three foot bottle rockets. I was the head aimer. It was my job to ensure the launch trajectory [...]
“Hurling yourself against that which you fear most is the only way to overcome it.” Be it a woman, financial problems, a dentist, heights, the dark, an addiction, or whatever…the only way to come to terms with your fears or problems is to face them head on. If you don’t, you are the problem. All problems [...]
I use to go to Sacramento on business quite often. I finally figured out how to do it right. Instead of flying to SAC, I’d fly to Chicago (Midway), and get on the California Zephyr. Well that’s not exactly true, it’s not the Zephyr yet, it is just the train. It [...]