Ah. Today, tomorrow, the following day, the day after that, and the day after that; all to me. My formula for success: Or-C=hC. Office ratrace – Chewbode = happy Chewbode.

So, I have the next three business days off from my crazy IT job, and what’s the first fucking thing I do? Jump on my PC and write in my blog. I’m a crazy beotch. However, I’m not going mention my day job for the next five days. My plan is to focus on the things I need to focus on right now (probably in this order):

  • Relaxing
  • Reading some great comics (I’m going to go get the last two weeks of subscriptions from the comic book store right after I’m done with this blog.)
  • Playing some video games
  • Watching some movies / TV
  • Working out
  • Doing some work for my side-business.

I think Millard’s got some free time on his hands too. We should get together, eat a lot of nachos, play Vice City and chill. Yeah. That sounds good. I see he’s not on IM now, so I guess I’ll have to be logged into AIM all day on my iPaq until he pops in.

Sick Thought of the Day: Grab nuts, twist. Blood.


I wonder how many households had a Star Wars DVD playing last night? Mine was one.

I went to Best Buy and picked up my copy and as I stood in line, I scanned over all the other customers waiting, and I noticed that every single one of them had a copy of the Trilogy in their hands. There must’ve been about 30 people waiting in line. Crazy.

I also picked up my pre-ordered Battlefront game. I popped that in at home and played it for about 15 minutes last night. That game is amazing looking. Wow.

Of course, after that Millard, Shauna and I all sat and watched Episode IV, saw most of the things on the bonus disc, and listened to about half of the Episode IV commentary track. Wow. I tip my hat to the Lucasfilm team on a job well done. The movie looked fantastic.

Sick Thought of the Day: Mucus nut blisters

The Force Is With Us

I’ll be leaving the office today around 2:30pm to go down to my father-in-law’s house to help him run some errands. After that, I’m gonna go to Best Buy and pick up the Star Wars Trilogy on DVD. I’m also gonna stop off at EBGames and pick up my pre-ordered Star Wars Battlefront for the PC. Millard, Shauna, and I are gonna watch Episode IV at my place over some cold sodas and some hot popcorn. Excellent.

My side business will suffer the next few days, until I’ve filled my Star Wars quota.

I recently purchased City of Heroes and have been playing that a bit. Really cool game. Schunk came over last night and I showed it to him, and he got pretty excited about it, which is impressive, as it takes a lot for a video game to impress him. It’s definitely a game I’ll play for a while. I think I’ll be canceling my Star Wars Galaxies account soon, as I don’t think I’ll go back to playing that.

Sick Thought of the Day: Icehole

The Winds of Change

My old colleague, Vicky, stopped by the office today. I haven’t seen her since February sometime. Since she lives in the Big Apple now, we only chat via IM anymore, or the occasional phone call. It was nice to see her.

While she was here, we went in to see her old boss (who is my boss), and all three of us we talked for a little bit. Then, my boss stands up, closes his office door and starts in with “since I’ve got both of you here…”. He then goes on to tell us that he’s resigning from the company essentially. Well, actually, he’s moving on to another part of the company, but won’t have any association with our office anymore. I think Wednesday is his last day here, as he ships out to that other division to help get them up to speed (that division was recently acquired by my company). So, that was a shock. Most of the senior staff here knows, and it’ll become public knowledge tomorrow at our company-wide, monthly staff meeting. I have mixed feelings about him leaving. I’ve been with the company almost 5 years now, and over the past year things have happened between he and I that really strained our professional and personal relationships. I wish him the best, though.

Jeff and I have switched our roles in our side-job. I was working on finishing up our app, while he was working on the programming and structure of the website. Tonight, we’ll swap again and I’ll start on the graphics-side of the side (the programming is done), and he’s gonna work on tweaks in the app.

Sick Thought of the Day: Forks and Eyes

Long Ago…

As of now, Ivan looks to be veering off to the west a lot more. What a difference 24 hours can make. As much as I’m bothered that it’s hitting the Florida panhandle, I’m glad it’s missing us.

Star Wars fever is in the air:

I’m starting to get excited about the Star Wars Trilogy coming out on DVD next Tuesday. I think I’ll be watching a lot of it in the coming weeks. It just so happens (no… I’m sure it was planned) that Star Wars Battlefront is also coming out that day. I’m gonna go pick up a copy at EB Games for the PC. Also, Schunk came over and we FINALLY finished a the last level of Rogue Squadron III on the GameCube. Man, that level was really friggin hard.

After watching Star Wars: Empire of Dreams on A&E last night, Millard and I both got inspired. We talked about me doing some graphics work and writing up some copy for his new album. I’ll project plan that out tonight and get him the details.

Sick Thought of the Day: Tongue Buns