Friday, October 30, 2009

I'll f@%# you up!

I am no fan of Arnold.  Only a few of his movies were any good (Predator, the first Terminator), but you have to love a Governor who sends an F-bomb back in the veto notes he attaches to bills he won't sign.

Too much fun.

Hidden F-bomb from Arnold

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Sweet Revenge

As a father, I can so totally relate to this.

A father's daughter is killed in an attempted rape.  The killer is tried and found guilty in absentia.  Twenty-seven years later, the man (a doctor) found guilty is found on the steps of the courthouse bound, gagged and beaten. 

It may have taken a long time, but in my world, justice never ages.

Father Kidnaps

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

New Cellies

So I get new cell phones for myself and the girls and I'm really happy with the deal. Sprint gave it up for a longtime customer and I appreciate them repaying the loyalty. But their "Wireless Update" feature that lets you keep your contacts stored online totally blows.

You have to pay a $2.00 a month fee and your contacts are supposed to be regularly stored and updated should your phone go bye-bye. Sounds okay, so I uploaded all the information from my old phones to the web. The information got there and was stored. When I sent to download it to my new phones, only three of the contacts transferred. For the rest, the names remained on the site, but all the information for each of the names disappeared.

After 25 minutes on the phone with customer service, they still couldn't get it to work. I needed to go do other things and figured I'd take another whack at it later. In the meantime, my wife just manually punched in all the old contacts.

No school like the old school I guess.

So instead of calling Sprint to fix the problem, I'm calling to cancel the service and get my money back. A shame really, they gave me a good deal, I just wish the technology would have worked.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Please Read This Post

I should never leave town because when I do, bad things seem to happen.

On my business trip before this last one, my father-in-law who had been suffering from Alzheimer's took a significant turn for the worse, developed secondary health issues leaving my wife to deal with kids, a scared sad mother and her own fears about her father.

This time, three days into a week long trip, the husband of a very good friend of my wife's went missing.

And I mean missing. The scary kind of missing.

He left his wallet, his cell phone, everything and just disappeared.

I live in the Chicagoland area. I ask anyone who lives here as well to please read this article and look at this picture.

His name is Robert (Bob) Nelson. His wife, children and friends are very worried for his well-being and are asking for help in locating him.

If you have seen Bob, please contact the Lake County Sheriff's Department at (847)549-5200.