Monthly Archives: August 2005

Lose Fat, Not Faith

Read about my good friend Jeremy Likness, and his epic journey from an overweight, out-of-shape, self-described “loser” to the sleek, fit, award winner he is today.

I Have a Lot of Junk

This is one of those pointless blog posts where you want to keep up the momentum, but you have nothing to write about.

And, really, it’s all about the momentum, isn’t it? Gaining inertia is hard, and I really do have a lot of junk. …

Tea, Wondrous Tea

Tea has an extremely long history, even in my own life. I remember vividly my maternal grandfather making the rich Ceylon teas he’d bring back from his travels. I never drank them then – they seemed an adult beverage to me. Yet I was fascinated by the process, the tradition, the smells.

No-calorie Sweetening

I’m lazy. I don’t exercise, but I should. I’m getting a tire ’round my middle, and I want it to go away.

Many have said that cutting your intake of high-fructose corn syrup will make you shed the pounds pretty quickly. I believe this to be true.

Many Moons Ago

Back when Mac OS X was young, and Apple hadn’t yet settled on their toolchain, wget was included as a CLI tool for getting files from URLs. When 10.1 came around, wget disappeared in favor of cURL . I have no idea if there were internal political reasons at Apple …