Category Archives: Blogging

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Bat Hunting at 4:00am

I was reading Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince last night, and noticed my cat jumping around on the table. Then I noticed the bat… So I went and got my video camera…

Make sure you right click and do a save as to download these videos.
You will find your self waiting for the whole thing to load before being able to view it other wise.

Video: Bat Hunting Large(Right Click; Save As)
Format: H.264/AAC (Quicktime 7) 640×356 Time: 3:49 File Size: 27.68mb

Video: Bat Hunting Small(Right Click; Save As)
Format: H.264/AAC (Quicktime 7) 331×185 Time: 3:49 File Size: 7.06mb

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Videos From: My Trip to Cedar Point

The Digital camera I had with me (my brother’s Kodak CX6230) was able to take small videos, and since I had a large memory card stuffed in it, I took some.

I then re-compressed them smaller, and have posted them here:

Videos Require Quicktime 6+ or equivalent mp4 player to play

Video: Lucky_Mart.mp4 1.59mb
Going into the gas station ‘Lucky Mart’

Video: wicked_twister.mp4 1.57mb
Tim and Mike riding ‘Wicked Twister’

Video: top_thrill_dragster.mp4 1.28mb
Top Thrill Dragster running

Video: paying_a_toll.mp4 1.62mb
Paying a toll

Video: paying_another_toll.mp4 1.60mb
Paying another toll, and the 2 we went thoguh that were computerized (ipass) when we did not have an ipass.

Video: though_chicago.mp4 1.68mb
Going past Chicago during rush hour

Video: traffic_at_night.mp4 1.44mb
Traffic at night on the way home

Blogs new to me:

Here are some blogs that I have come across recently that I keep in my RSS reader now 🙂

Gulpzhttp://gulpz.blogspot.com/

A slick little blog linking to fun and interesting things on the net.

Baluki’s WoWbloghttp://baluki.blogspot.com/

A photo-blog of World of Warcraft.

Rantings of Joanhttp://rantingsofjoan.blogspot.com/

A blog and vlog (Video Blog). Check out the ‘Caterpillars’ post, I love it!

London

Er, I wanted to make a note here. The attacks that happened on London…

How I found out about them:

First I saw Bill’s Away message, and had no idea what it ment:

Then I went off to my RSS reader to look at new blog and news posts. I started with a blog/vlog I found last night and found this post:

Rantings of Joan: To the survivors of terrorist attacks

Then I went downstairs and turned on CNN.

Such sad news 🙁

Google Ads

Yeah, I added Google ads to my site, I don’t expect anything of it, but hey, if I get a buck… woot.

I also like how they can blend in well. I don’t even have them in a spot easy to see unless you scroll. (At least on this tiny monitor anyway…)

They are prolly gonna show a bunch of WoW money sellers anyway, so don’t click that :).

Holy cow!

Hey, I just was listening to one of my favorite podcasts. Podcheck And near the end heard a shoutout to me…

Thats awesome. And totally surprised me.

I totally recommend this podcast to anyone. Scott Fletcher is the host, and he goes over the weeks podcast news, and reviews other interesting podcasts. It is a hilarious show, and Scott Knows his stuff.

If any of you Googled ‘OwlBoy’ to find my page, hello!

Thanks Scott! You are the hottest thing in podcasting!

Episode in question: June 20, 2005

Whats a podcast?: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcast

Site Re-design

Today I went ahead and re-themed my blog. I always felt bad using just the default version with my own header. Kubrick is a nice theme, its just… common. So now I have a theme based on Kubrick’s CSS, and layout. I also re-did the CSS on my Galleries so it matches, kinda.

I also just re-watched FLCL, so thats why OwlBoy has huge eyebrows 🙂

What do you guys think?