Someone find/get this for me!

These are so useless and non-practical but oh so cute and geeky! Anyone who knows me knows my love for Star Wars.

Only the Yoda/Vader/Trooper pack please, for either my birthday or Christmas, thanks. I hear all the Targets near my house are out.

Sumo Hammer

Sumo Hammer

Just playin’ around with light. I’m so new to this. Anyone have feedback?

This is a sumo wrestler hammer that my friend Kennis gave me back in college when she came back from Japan. It squeaks when you hammer or squeeze it.

Are you?

For all my geeky friends (and much of my family)… 

How to determine if you are an engineer:

  • The only jokes you receive are through email (OUCH)
  • At Christmas, it goes without saying that you will be the one to find the burnt-out bulb in the string of Christmas lights.
  • Buying flowers for your girlfriend/boyfriend or spending the money to upgrade your RAM is a moral dilemma
  • If you find that you have to often explain how to use the gifts you have given other people.
  • Everyone else on the Alaskan Cruise is on deck peering at the scenery, and you are still on a personal tour of the engine room
  • In college, you thought Spring Break was metal fatigue failure
  • The Salespeople at Circuit City can't answer any of your questions
  • You are always late to meetings
  • You are at an air show and know how fast the skydivers are falling
  • You are next in line on death row in a French Prison and you find that the guillotine is not working properly, so you offer to fix it.
  • You bought your wife/husband a new CD ROM drive for her birthday
  • You forget to get a haircut (for 6 months!)
  • You can quote scenes from any Monty Python movie
  • You can type 70 words per minute but can't read your own handwriting
  • You can't write unless the paper has both horizontal and vertical lines
  • You comment to your wife/husband that her straight hair is nice and parallel
  • You go on the rides at Disneyland and sit backwards in the chairs to see how they do the special effects
  • You have Dilbert comics/paphanelia displayed anywhere in your work area
  • You have ever saved the power cord from a broken appliance
  • You have more friends on the internet than in real life
  • You have backed up your hard drive
  • You have never bought any new underwear or socks for yourself since you got married.
  • You have used coat hangers and duct tape for something other than hanging coats and taping ducts
  • You know what http:// stands for
  • You look forward to Christmas only to put together the kids' toys
  • You own one or more white short-sleeve dress shirts
  • You see a good design and still have to change it
  • You spent more on your calculator than you did on your wedding ring
  • You still own a slide rule and you know how to use it
  • You think a pocket protector is a fashion accessory
  • You think that when people around you yawn, it's because they didn't get enough sleep
  • You wear black socks with white tennis shoes (or vice versa)
  • You window shop at Radio Shack
  • You're in the backseat of your car, she/he is looking wistfully at the moon, and you're trying to locate a geosynchronous satellite
  • Your checkbook always balances
  • Your laptop computer costs more than your car
  • Your wife/husband hasn't the foggiest idea of what you do at work
  • You've already calculated how much you make per second
  • You've ever tried to repair a $5 radio
  • Your four basic food groups are: 1. Caffeine 2. Fat 3. Sugar 4.Chocolate

bird attacks, BK toys, and stuff

When Wendy wrote about being attacked by a bird, I couldn’t help but imagine how funny it would have looked. But I never would have pictured a pigeon attack like this.

We got back from LA last night at 3 am. The drive didn’t seem to long since we had a full car and we made a couple stops at a few Burger Kings for those toys. I can proudly say we managed to hit all the Burger King restaurants along highway 5 between the Bay Area and LA. Oh, and I also finally ate at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles. Soo good yet sooo bad for you. Continue reading