Archive for June, 2007

Man Has Made His Match… Now It’s His Problem

Monday, June 25th, 2007

Twenty-Five Years of Blade Runner…

Forget Bonds and Aaron — this race is tied

Sunday, June 24th, 2007

Bobby Cox tied a record:
For weeks, Bobby Cox has bit his tongue. Admittedly not looking forward to becoming baseball’s Ejection King, Cox remained silent after calls that, in other instances, might have roused him from the dugout.
No more.
With his ninth-inning ejection in a 2-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers Saturday, Cox tied John McGraw for [...]

Auburn video

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

AUTiger96 sent this nice video full of Auburn football highlights. He hopes to get the Auburn people to play it on the Jordan-Hare jumbotron before a game:

Also check out his nice video of last year’s win over Florida:

Atlantis lands

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

Space shuttle Atlantis ended its STS-117 mission today by landing safely at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

The first gear (rear wheels) touchdown was at 3:49:38 p.m. EDT
Nose gear was at 3:49:49 p.m.
Wheel stop was at 3:50:48 p.m. for a total mission time of 13 days, 20 hours, 12 minutes and 44 seconds

The post [...]

On my own

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

I’m on my own this weekend while Wendy, Summer, and Bryn are on the road. Bryn is riding Laredo in the Summer Schooling Horse Trial at Meadow Creek Park near Kosse, Texas. Because Kosse is 4-5 hours away, Genna, Wendy, and the other parents decided to drive up on Friday. Competition begins on Saturday and [...]


Friday, June 8th, 2007

Atlantis just launched from KSC. SRBs have separated and everything looks beautiful!
Update: They just made the “Press to ATO” call, meaning that Atlantis can still reach orbit if an engine fails. (ATO is Abort to Orbit, the only abort scenario a shuttle has ever used… or so I’m told.)
Update: Atlantis just reached MECO (Main Engine [...]

Back to the grind

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

I started back to work yesterday. Didn’t get in at my usual early hour because I had to check in through the company nurse before resuming my duties. I had to show her my doctor’s permission slip, then she printed another permission form, signed it, and sent me to my boss.
Of course, everybody wants to [...]

Forty Years

Friday, June 1st, 2007

Oh yeah, and today also happens to be the start of hurricane season.