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Coolest Halloween Costume Ever…!

:: Tags: Awesome, Video

Awesome Halloween Costume – Watch more Funny Videos

My brother just sent me the link for this video and I thought it just too cool not to share. I’ve been trying to figure out what to dress up as for the Halloween party this coming Saturday night, but up until now I’ve been kind of stumped. I know it’s way to late to try and pull something like this off, but theres always next year…!!!

Weekly Twitter Updates: 2009-10-18

:: Tags: Twitter Activity
  • At work on this lovely Monday morning… and NOT happy about it! #
  • Ahh yes! FTP is finally back online… but wait, now I'm assigned to a empty sub-directory! WTF!!! #
  • I'm still pumped up over our 10-1 victory last night!! Winning is always great… but winning 'big' is even better…!! #

Trick Hockey Shot…

:: Tags: Hockey, Video

This is an awesome penalty shot goal scored by a 9 year old Pee-Wee division  player from Portland, Maine. The video was shot during a Boston Bruins NHL game intermission at the TD Banknorth Garden Arena.

Weekly Twitter Updates: 2009-10-11

:: Tags: Twitter Activity
  • This is a great write-up on Facebook integration for blogs & personal Websites… http://bit.ly/BjuBK #
  • Fajitas & Margaritas tonight at Uncle Julio’s!! Can’t wait… I need a good mid-week fix if you know what I mean!! #
  • Just returned from having an MRI on my left foot. Looks like surgery is definitely in my near future… there goes part of my hockey season! #
  • A good social networking article in Gov Tech Magazine – http://www.govtech.com/gt/articles/699077 #
  • A good social networking article in Gov Tech Magazine – http://bit.ly/1R5B8o #
  • Heading to Micro Center to pick a couple of new 2TB drives for my NAS backup box… my favorite store for rainy Saturday afternoons! #
  • OK… Maybe Micro Center was a bad idea today. Standing in checkout line for 30 minutes now and still not to the registers yet!! #
  • Ruth Chris Steakhouse tonight…?! Ummmm… sounds like a great idea!! #

The 2009 Boating Season…

:: Tags: Boating, Friends, Thoughtful


I’ve taken the time to put together a small collection of photos that Julie and I took during this past summer. Most of these photos never made the normal journal posts because they were on our small camera (the one Julie uses) which doesn’t get downloaded very often. After cleaning out our little camera for the up coming holidays, I realized that I really hadn’t posted a whole lot of photos from the boating season. I normally try to post at least two boating photo stories a month during the summer, but this past summer was so busy I just didn’t have the time. So, as a tribute to this past summer, and the fun and sun that it gave us, here are some pictures to keep us warm over the winter…. Enjoy!!
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The Harvest Moon…

:: Tags: Boating, Photo


This past Sunday on the cruise back from dinner at the Fort Washington Marina, we noticed the moon rising behind us and had to stop the boat to try to capture it. It was the harvest moon and even though the full phase of the moon was the night before (I think?), it was still a spectacular site… especially from the water! For shooting free hand from the back of a rocking boat, I’d say the photos turned out pretty good, but I really wish I’d been on a stable platform with a tripod… then they would have been awesome!
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Weekly Twitter Updates: 2009-10-04

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  • We had an awesome time at the Annandale chili cook-off with @dkline2! Always great to see ya Bro… hope you had a safe trip home!! #
  • Crap… I hate the cold!! My nose starts running when ever the temperature drops below 70 degrees… time to move South!! #
  • News Flash… Chicago will NOT host the 2016 Olympics! http://bit.ly/fBdBb #
  • I'm getting excited about playing some hockey tonight… too bad the puck doesn't drop for another 5 hours or so…. (very late game!!) #
  • Four hours and counting till the puck drops for the Capitals home opener at Verizon Center… it's time to 'Rock The Red'!!!! #
  • Heading to the boat… gonna try out the Fort Washington Marina Restaurant today for lunch on the water!! #

Weekly Twitter Updates: 2009-09-27

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  • The weekends really need to be at least a day longer…!!! #
  • How many of you out there are still using IE6? There is a better way… http://bit.ly/1JwkWl #
  • My web server is really starting to piss me off!!!! It's way too late for this kind of crap….!!!! #
  • Web server working normally again. Really freaky… when you lose RSS support you lose a lot of key administrative functionality in WP! #
  • I'm looking forward to some hockey tonight! First game of the new season at KCI w/ reigning division champions… The Ballston Tropics!! #

The ‘Girls Day’ Boating Excursion…

:: Tags: Boating, Friends, Photo


Julie asked me some time ago, if I could make myself available to take her and some of her girlfriends out on our boat before the end of the summer. So after much planning, we decided to put together a boating day for the girls this past Saturday…. and it turned out to be a fabulous day with nothing but blue skies and sunshine! We started the day with a quick cruise out to the channel between Occoquan and Mattawoman Creek and then back to Occoquan Bay where we stopped long enough to take some pictures of the Rock Island Wreck (a very popular attraction lately!)

Then it was on to Belmont Bay where we found a nice shallow spot just off the beach to drop anchor and spend the rest of the afternoon. I admit I might have gone a little over-board with all the food (grilled shrimp, steak and veggie kabobs) but hey, it was Julies idea and from the looks on their faces I would say her friends totally enjoyed it! Anyway, it was a truly enjoyable day for all and as I said back at the dock, I wouldn’t hesitate to do it again in a second… just give me a heads up!

I’ve added some photos from the day to my journal gallery… just click the link below. For those of you who where there, I will send out an email soon with the URL where you can download the full sized image files for making prints.
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Weekly Twitter Updates: 2009-09-20

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  • Another star is lost to cancer… Patrick Swayze will be greatly missed in the entertainment community! #
  • And yet another reason to make the switch to Google Chrome… http://bit.ly/yC9mO #
  • Поздравляю с Днем Рождения, Александр Овечкин! #
  • Heading out to pickup food for the 'girls day' boating excursion tomorrow… Captain Doug will be serving steak, shrimp and veggie kabobs! #
  • Another perfect boating day in Belmont Bay….!! #
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