Archives for: "July 2005"

Research & Development.

July 28th, 2005
The ability for constant change is an advantage in today's economy. One area that appears to see this most is in fast food. Sure the big players stick to what made them popular, but there is an increasing trend towards product development recently. For… more »

I need closure.

July 26th, 2005
Yesterday the Detroit Red Wings placed an 11-year veteran and fan FAVORITE Darren McCarty on waivers. No one worked harder on the ice. Mac was not necessarily the most gifted hockey player out there, but I want him on my team every time. Heading into… more »

The Casual Biker.

July 25th, 2005
There is an issue that will probably now become epidemic. With Lance Armstrong in the news again as he won his seventh consecutive Tour de France, bike riding will become the new running. As under-rated as bike riding is on its own, for exercise or even… more »

Vive le Tour! Forever

July 24th, 2005
"Vive le Tour! Forever," Armstrong said. Congratulations to Lance Armstrong who won his record setting seventh consecutive Tour de France. One of many articles on the 33 year-old and his accomplishment here. more »

Alternative cooling.

July 21st, 2005
I am seriously considering the addition of a ceiling fan to my bedroom. I had flirted with the idea when moving in; the determination then was that the ceiling was low. Ok, I apparently was looking at some other ceiling. Unless I am jumping up and down… more »

It's over.

July 17th, 2005
I have spent a long time trying to decide how to title this post. Many different possibilities went through my head. "Blew it." "Worst of all time." "Duuuuuude." "What a let down." "Ashamed." And the worst of all, "Regret." Let me set the scene. There… more »

July 15th, 2005
What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death.- Dave Barry more »

Maybe I will get a goldfish...

July 12th, 2005
Dog owners, This is a quick letter in an effort to understand your mentality. Some things I am ok with; dogs smell - you get a candle or a can of air freshener, dogs shed - you get a vacuum, dogs bark - you sleep with ear plugs. There are many different… more »


July 11th, 2005
File this one under the "I am intelligent" category, would you? Today temperatures reached their apex near the mid 90s around these parts. It was hot. Now, because it gets so cold running my air conditioning over night, I turn off the a/c before I jump… more »

Church signs.

July 6th, 2005
No, not those kind of signs. Churches are everywhere. You probably pass at least one on your morning commute; I pass two, no big deal. So each one has those little signs out front on which they place different "inspirational" messages. Where do they get… more »