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Ha! Take That!

Skating federation to investigate controversial Olympic judging. I told you they were ROBBED! But I am only going on the small clips I saw last night because, silly me, I fell asleep on the couch before I started up the Tivo! I missed the finals! I am so bummed. Anyone know where I can find them online? [via Robyn]

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But That’s Not Me…

Last week I received an e-mail with FTP information for a domain hosted on at Earthlink. I received another version of it today, with a message informing me that the username & password to FTP for the site. Again, coming to one of my rarely used domains. I finally did a Whois and looked up the new owner. Gave him a call, and sure enough – he set everything up over the phone and they entered the e-mail address wrong. He just called them about half an hour before I called requesting they send the information again because he hadn’t received it. Oops! I sent it on to him, and he was so thankful that I called. I think he was about to call Earthlink and give them a piece of his mind! Such a nice gentleman. I’m glad I called so he didn’t keep wondering what was going on!

Off to save the world! Ok, ok, really I’m getting back to work. I’ve churned out a lot this morning and I don’t want to lose the momentum! I will return to blog world later today!

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Just in Time…

I was going to rant about NBC not replaying tonight’s Olympics. Last night the same thing that I had seen at 7pm aired again at 11pm or so. Tonight? Nope. I was getting “highlights” when I first turned on the TV. I was bummed too, since I had to work late and I had missed the Pairs Figure Skating finals. I already know who won (and Sale & Pelleteir were robbed) but I still want to watch it. Or rather Tivo it. I was really happy to see NBC replay the coverage at 12:45. Yeah! I get my skating! The Pairs are probably my favorite of the skating events, although I enjoy them all. I need to look and see what’s next … when are the Men’s Figure Skating events?

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A Beautiful New Baby…

I failed to mention this the other day, but hopefully they were too sleepy to notice. My HUGE congratulations to my cousin Ken & his wife Kristen on the birth of their ADORABLE son, William Russell Kralick. He was born at 4:28 am, February 7, 2002 and is a wee one at 6lb 1oz and 18 and 1/4 inches long. (Considering Jason was 8lbs and 10 1/2oz when he was born, anything under 8lbs is super tiny to me!) Best of wishes to the new parents, the proud grandparents, and the rest of the family!

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Sealed with a Kiss…

The medieval practice of illiterate peasants signing an “X” in place of their name required a witness to kiss this mark to prove sincerity. this eventually evolved into the “X” being a shorthand symbol of a kiss. Wow, bet you didn’t know that, did you? [via Marmalade Maermaid]