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Tuesday: December 5, 2006

Daily Grind: Headache

Name: Vin (aka )
How Vin feels today: Headache @ 7:19:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: Tylenol Cold and lots of it.

Music Stuck in Head: Shakin' The Blues / Screamin' Cheetah Wheelies
Doesn't neccesarily help with the whole headache thing.

Stuff to do today:

  • Avoid getting sick
  • Drink more tea
  • Take more cold preventing drugs
  • Try to keep stress at a managable level at work
  • Most of that stress is self imposed
  • Ignore self imposed stress
  • Go to work already

Posted to Daily Grind filed in @ 8:19 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 4, 2006

Daily Grind: Generative

Name: Vin (aka )
How Vin feels today: Generative @ 7:12:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: Find time this week to release slew of new updates to this site.

Music Stuck in Head: Get Back / The Beatles
In this case, back to work I guess.

Stuff to do today:

  • Post new verbose entry
  • Read it here
  • Post new desktop
  • See it here
  • Confirm that 'History of Violence' is one of the worst movies ever made
  • Encourage readers to skip viewing if asked
  • Update caricature on this page to reflect holiday spirit
  • Refresh this page if you can't see it
  • Pat self on back for a very productive start of the week

Posted to Daily Grind filed in @ 8:12 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: December 1, 2006

Daily Grind: Weird

Name: Vin (aka )
How Vin feels today: Weird @ 7:10:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: To figure out above sentiment, find time to rejoice that it's Friday.

Music Stuck in Head: Carolina Blues / Blues Traveler
Can't sleep anyway.

Stuff to do today:

  • Finish up all work related tasks before the weekend hits
  • Delay DotComic until this weekend or possibly next week
  • Admit that the reason was because I had nothing funny to write about this week
  • Go back to comedy school
  • You mean UMass? Zing!
  • No such comedy school exists, even if it did they would not accept an interview
  • Take crack at writing next verbose post at some point today
  • Chances are that won't be funny either

Posted to Daily Grind filed in @ 8:10 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 30, 2006

Daily Grind: Lethargic

Name: Vin (aka )
How Vin feels today: Lethargic @ 7:20:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: More black coffee.

Music Stuck in Head: Snake Eyes / God Street Wine
Helps to get a move on in the wee morning hours for some reason.
Try it and see for yourself. This applies to you non-GSW fans as well.
You know who you are.

Stuff to do today:

  • Catch up on all overdue work projects
  • Catch up on all non-work related projects as well
  • Get Topin in 3 out the door before year's end
  • Still several bugs to work out that could prevent that
  • Try harder (mainly for above item)
  • Buy new pair headphones so that I can enjoy music from my iPod on morning commute
  • Thank Sony for once again making shoddy headphones that repeatedly crap out

Posted to Daily Grind filed in @ 8:20 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 28, 2006

Daily Grind: Joyous

Name: Vin (aka )
How Vin feels today: Joyous @ 8:09:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: To meet my new nephew today - congratulations D!

Music Stuck in Head: Lucky Charms Theme Song
Because I had some for breakfast and they are indeed magically delicious.

Stuff to do today:

  • Post new desktop
  • Post new photo to photoblog
  • Think up idea for this week's DotComic strip
  • Continue writing latest Verbose post in spare time
  • Secretly purchase Nintendo Wii
  • Play when Mad isn't looking
  • Prepare self to return potentially purchased game console
  • Pat self on back for trying
  • Practice art of crossing things off of daily to-dos (as referenced by multiple items above)

Posted to Daily Grind filed in @ 9:09 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 27, 2006

Daily Grind: Diligent

Name: Vin (aka )
How Vin feels today: Diligent @ 7:17:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: To get right back into work mode after holiday break. Whoopdee.

Music Stuck in Head: All Right Now / Free
Mostly because I was playing around with the MagRack tutorial yesterday.

Stuff to do today:

  • Stroll the net in observance of Cyber Monday
  • Look for online web deals for products I don't neccesarily need and will probably never use
  • Hence, look for useless products
  • Good time to do a little online holiday shopping
  • Other people might find said useless products useful
  • No they won't
  • Define useful
  • Work on dictionary skills

Posted to Daily Grind filed in @ 8:17 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 22, 2006

Daily Grind: Glutton

Name: Vin (aka )
How Vin feels today: Glutton @ 6:49:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: To prepare self for two continuous days of stuffing self with food. That's right - two days.

Music Stuck in Head: My Friends / Red Hot Chili Peppers
My brain has a shuffle feature.

Stuff to do today:

  • Skip non important meals for further preparation
  • Postpone latest DotComic strip until next week
  • That is of course unless something funny comes up for inspiration
  • Yea but that never happens
  • Enjoy half day at work
  • Frantically finish daily work tasks before said half day is out
  • Sprint home to further prepare for mass consumption of food

Posted to Daily Grind filed in @ 7:49 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 21, 2006

Daily Grind: Strange

Name: Vin (aka )
How Vin feels today: Strange @ 10:11:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: For recently taken flu shot to not affect my brain.

Music Stuck in Head: Don't Ask Me Why / Billy Joel
Seriously, don't.

Stuff to do today:

  • Point people to latest verbose post
  • Work on international diplomacy skills
  • Figure out better method of translating Chinese text other than Babelfish
  • Figure out what it means to be a 'root onion'

Posted to Daily Grind filed in @ 11:11 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 20, 2006

Daily Grind: Relieved

Name: Vin (aka )
How Vin feels today: Relieved @ 7:13:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: Revel in fact that Friday's demo went much better than expected. Take a break this week and enjoy the holiday festivities.

Music Stuck in Head: 19-2000 / Gorillaz
Thanks iTunes.

Stuff to do today:

  • Write up a review of first real hands-on experience with the Nintendo Wii
  • Short answer - lots of fun
  • Long answer - Mad likes it too
  • Bring the family over to Alpha to Ant's house more often
  • Who?
  • Check the links to the left
  • Finish up remaining work before stuffing self full of turkey on multiple nights this week
  • Multiple nights?
  • Short answer - inlaws

Posted to Daily Grind filed in @ 8:13 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 17, 2006

Daily Grind: Beat

Name: Vin (aka )
How Vin feels today: Beat @ 7:15:00 AM
What Vin really wants today: To work on some other project that does not involve the dynamic category building of exhibits on the fly. Don't ask.

Music Stuck in Head: Don't Pass Me By / The Beatles
This song reminds me of an alarm clock.

Stuff to do today:

  • Finish off code for today's demo for work
  • Fix remaining bugs
  • Apply band-aids to bigger bugs temporarily
  • Temporarily does not equal permanently
  • Laziness equals temporary fixes that end up being permanent
  • To sum up, laziness does not equal fixing temporary bugs permanently
  • Stop confusing self

Posted to Daily Grind filed in @ 8:15 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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