Archive for the 'Stuff' Category

Changes Coming

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The blog here at jimthompson.org will go offline late February or early March for rethinking, retooling, and resurrection. When the blog returns it will (mostly) be an aggregation of my Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Flickr, and Photo Stream feeds. I’ll also be moving from paid hosting to self-hosting (our Internet uplink speed here has long been [...]

Test post–from Windows Live Writer running in the Windows 8 preview running on a VMware Fusion virtual machine running on my MacBook Pro

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Sad News

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

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God’s number is 20

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Every position of Rubik’s Cube™ can be solved in twenty moves or less

On their way to see Lady Antebellum at the rodeo

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Five rule changes to improve sport in America

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

1. Ban the DH in major and minor league baseball. Don’t give me excuses – real pitchers hit for themselves.
2. Ditch the possession arrow in NCAA basketball and bring back the jump ball.
3. Learn something from hockey and add the penalty box to college and NFL football. If you commit a penalty you sit out [...]

Baseball season

Monday, April 5th, 2010

“If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving infant’s life, she will choose to save the infant’s life without even considering if there is a man on base.” – Dave Barry

Trololo Cat

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

I-45 is lovely this time of year

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

Construction to shut down NASA 1, I-45

National Gorilla Suit Day

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Today is National Gorilla Suit Day, as originally imagined by Mad Magazine’s legendary Don Martin. You can read more about National Gorilla Suit Day here, here, here, here, and here.

We got to install microwave ovens, Custom Kitchen Deliveries…

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Watch it. You’ll like it.

Happy Birthday Leigh Ann!

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

Better late than never.