A quiet new year’s eve

Mutual enemies know that sometimes they should just leave each other alone. New Year, I’m not messing with you, so how about you leave me be this year? Why we don’t get along, I don’t know. But New Year and I have always clashed. Things always go badly on New Year’s Eve. I am the … Read more

To Eugene?

Okay, this should be it. I kept an eye on US Airways flights and the Roanoke airport all through yesterday, and things actually seemed to be getting back to normal — there were on-time departures, even! My plots for a mad rush to Charlotte have been abandoned. Mom’s taking me to the Roanoke airport around … Read more

Essential iPod accessories

Reviews the iPod and some essential gear and accessories, such as the iTrip, iTalk, cases and headphones: Link: iPod and essential mobile accessories at Musical Discoveries. Some other iPod accessories: Bose SoundDock Digital Music System for iPod Mac Gift Guide (scroll down for the iPod stuff) Listmania! The Essential iPod – amazon

When Your Flight Is Cancelled

Fodor’s Blog has some good things to do and remember when dealing with flight cancellations and delays. Unfortunately, none of these would’ve helped my situation today — though I am going to do some fare-searching this evening and see if I can scare up any Eugene flights tomorrow, just in case! Link: Right This Way…The … Read more

Color and Design for the Non-Designer

An article after this content monkey’s heart: Link: Color for Coders – Color and Design for the Non-Designer [Design Principles]. I do virtually nothing with color. A bit with design. Neither is particularly my strongsuit; I’m a word man. Insightful read though, and for once analogous, complementary and monochromatic color schemes actually make sense!

Going to Charlotte?

If you’re going to Charlotte and happen to be passing through/near Roanoke, VA, on either Wednesday or early Thursday, could you email me (antsaint at myway dot com) and perhaps give me a lift? I’m thinking my odds of getting home are going to improve if I just completely skip any Roanoke flights! Charlotte or … Read more

Oh how things change

So much for going home today. US Air has been having more delays and other problems; my 10:20am flight to Roanoke was delayed, first until 11:20, then until 11:50… it finally left at 12:35 or something like that. I wasn’t on it though When I saw the first delay, I skipped the line at the … Read more