TARDIS MAME Console

Simon Jansen, of www.asciimation.co.nz, has built an incredible replica of a TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimensions in Space, Doctor Who‘s time machine), complete with a fold-out MAME console for playing retro arcade games. The TARDIS MAME console is obviously a work of love and art. The attention to detail is Read more…

LaTeX replacement

Slashdot had an interesting discussion on LaTeX, a document markup and typesetting system used mainly by scientific and mathematical publications. LaTeX is complex and hard to setup but offers powerful tools (most of which do not have a reasonable substitute). Admist the conversations (and jokes about latex verses polyurethane), was Read more…

Motives for shooter

An article on WBIR quoted results from the search warrant: “Adkisson stated that he had targeted the church because of its liberal teachings and his belief that all liberals should be killed because they were a ruining the country, and that he felt that the Democrats had tied his country’s Read more…

Update on Shooting

The shooting story was picked up by the Associated Press and even people at work this morning had heard about the shooting. Here are some additional stories: On UUWorld Web site: Two Unitarian Universalists killed in church shooting (Added Monday 8:00 PM On WATE TV6: Faith Under Fire section on Read more…

Shooting at TVUUC

If you haven’t heard, there was a tragic shooting at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Knoxville during the morning service. Summary: A man, wielding a shotgun, entered the TVUUC building during the morning service and fired several times, injuring eight or nine people. The gunman was brought down Read more…

City League for Show Jumping

Saturday the Knoxville News Sentinel posted an article about the City League sponsoring a competition in Knoxville featuring Grand Prix jumping taking place at the Civic Colliseum. The Knoxville Quickstars will be competing against teams from all over the place. It sounds great. Competitions rang from fences 2 feet to Read more…

Two showings today

I still have the one offer on the house. The house is still being shown, which is good. It’s been two weeks since the last showing… and today I get a notice for two showings this afternoon at 4:00 and at 5:30. Funny how that works.

Top 10 Keywords

A few months back, I installed Google Analytics on this site to see what it does. It was a work-related experiment to investigate exactly what information Google Analytics tracks. I’ve wondered how people find their way to this site. Keyword searches are good indicators of what search terms bring up Read more…

Happy Birthday

My sister hit a milestone birthday today. I’m not going to say which birthday or which sister (because I value my life). Here’s hoping that she has a great day and enjoys herself thoroughly. I wish I lived closer so I could spend more time with her. She is definitely Read more…