Sprint called over the weekend and confirmed that they were indeed experiencing network issues in my area, something about trunk-lines and T1 connections and such. The call came from a fellow who was based in Texas, at the apparent locus where Sprint receives and processes “trouble tickets.” He was genuinely kind and helpful and did […]
Monthly Archives: January 2007
This is just. Too. Awesome. Portland rules!
Last week my cell phone suddenly lost most of its ability to make and receive calls. The nature of the glitch suggested that it was a problem with Sprint’s all-digital wireless network built from the ground up. My phone kept getting booted off Sprint’s network and into roaming land, so my initial concerns were about […]
I’ve said it before, but I need to say it again. I love shitkicker. I had missed it for a spell, but my recent investments in massive amounts of technology have reunited me with my favorite internet radio station of years past. You see, I’m normally not much of a radio person. In all actuality […]
When I started Daneomatic I promised myself that I would never attempt to “design” it, as the focus here is supposed to be on “writing.” And “swearing,” if you will. But certainly not “designing.” I had also promised myself I would call it Dane-O-Matic, but I quickly realized that I was far too lazy to […]
The weather back here in Hood River has been chilly as of late, and we’ve even got a coat of snow that’s managed to hang around for a few days. Thus warmed internally by the cold fire of gin, I find within myself a desire to reflect on the events of the last couple weeks. […]
Like a scene from a surreal dream, Kate and I currently find ourselves in the abandoned tourist town of Medora, North Dakota. Medora is the gateway to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, a huge and gorgeous tangle of bluffs and cliffs out in western North Dakota. It’s a kitschy western tourist town, complete with saloons, general […]