Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Here’s wishing everyone a Happy New Year!

We’re planning a quiet evening in tonight, as I’m flying tomorrow (and flying doesn’t seem like a good idea hung over, now does it?).

I *was* able to take advantage of that crazy 70-degree weather to grill some nice Angus filet mignon earlier, with the requisite red wine and Greek salad (no lettuce, the Greek way!). A piece of Pappas cheesecake will follow later,

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Have you backed up your blog today?

Hosting Matters had another hardware failure on the server that hosts blogHOUSTON a few days ago.

As a result of their dead hard drive and one faulty backup, they had to restore an older backup, and a few days’ worth of data was lost.

Since that’s the second time such data loss has happened, that meant it was time to investigate backup solutions (and maybe, eventually, a new host), so that I’ll have some confidence in having a backup no

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Perfect

Callie and I watched Pushing Daisies a couple of nights ago.

It’s a quirky odd show. But that wasn’t my first thought. My first thought was, “the narrator is the Walgreens dude.”

And sure enough, the narrator for that show IS the dude in the following ads (which are also odd, and kind of creepy).

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Great day for a bowl game!

It’s a beautiful day for a bowl game in Houston.

UH and TCU kick off the Texas Bowl at 7pm tonight.

Before heading down on the Danger Train, margaritas and grub at Cabo would seem to be in order.

I hope the people at Reliant have the roof open for the game this evening.

UPDATE: Despite it being a great day for a bowl game, a great bowl game did not transpire. Boy, that was some suck.

I am

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Radio excellence

Ken Hoffman was kind enough to let me hang out for a while today during his show on 1560-KGOW.

The live guest today was none other than Cowboy Bill Lamza.

Now THAT was entertainment (although I didn’t get to hear any bleeps, which was a little disappointing).

Sadly, I had to get back to work before the armwrestling between Raheel and Kyle, so I missed that bit of radio

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