Entries from August 2006

Sunday, August 27th, 2006

A Day Late for Downtown Orlando

Angel and I are getting married next March.  We have been diligently saving money with the best intention of purchasing a home of our own.  The overlying goal is to relocate in or around the Downtown Orlando area.  We’re in our mid twenties with no children, so we think it would be nice to set […]

Friday, August 18th, 2006

Your PIN Number Has Been Hacked

In an age when almost every single business requires their employees to use at least a 6 character password consisting of both alphabetical and numeric characters, how the hell does the US financial industry get away with requiring only a four digit numeric PIN?  Don’t get me wrong, certainly I understand the concept of two […]

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

As We Look Upward

Here’s a really deep thought for you guys.  It’s the type of abstract thinking that stimulates the mind’s neurological receptors… thus forcing one to reflect upon the significance of their daily role.  Or not…

Sunday, August 13th, 2006

Apprehension to Your Aspirations

Progression really is somewhat of a marvel.  Everyone strives for some means to an end, yet most of us play it just safe enough to the point where we never exactly have the opportunity to snag the whole pot of gold.  Certainly we acquire some of the gold along the way, but we never really […]

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

What I Learned on Google Trends

For some reason I haven’t heard of much hype surrounding Google Trends.  I actually stumbled across it by complete accident.  It’s basically a Google search engine that compares the popularity of any number of search terms (separated by commas… democrat, republican, etc.).  It then outputs statistics and graphs based on both the search term popularity […]

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

Walking Away from a Dream

When I was 14 years old I had only one prized possession, my skateboard.  My neighborhood buddies and I used to tear up the streets of South Miami on our skateboards every day after school and all weekend long.  We would practice special jumps and tricks for hours until we had conquered them.  On a […]