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My Cycling Log

2004-09-29 16:06:32 401

Giant fly attacks Mount St. Helens!!

2004-09-28 08:07:23 400

The new php stuff is coming, I promise it has more functionality, like comments from the enlightenened few whom I will deem worthy, until then:

Here are some foolproof ways to tell if your wife is making dirty movies behind your back:

-- Every couple of weeks she has to fly to California to care for a "sick aunt."

-- When in bed, she just lies there until you yell "Action!"

-- Just as you're about to make love, she asks, "What's my motivation?"

-- She keeps getting mail addressed to "Patty O'Plenty."

-- Whenever you go out, drooling men ask her for her autograph.

-- She looks suspiciously like the Hustler pin-up in your neighbor's garage.

-- She knows sexual positions that would put a circus contortionist in the hospital.

-- She wears a micro miniskirt and six-inch spike heels to go grocery shopping.

-- On your joint tax return she lists her occupation as "passion princess."

2004-09-23 11:23:32 399

Apparently the MSU Drumline has a discussion forum. They must have linked something to me but I cannot find it.

These guys are talking about these girls.

2004-09-23 11:09:10 398

This is awful, but it is the neatest election I have ever seen.

I am playing around with a comment feature as I have time to write the code, so that is why those funky things about comments and logging in can be seen. So pay no attention to the comments behind the curtain.

2004-09-22 15:26:47 397

When upgrading to apache-2.0.51 from 2.0.40 in Gentoo, the ServerRoot gets clobbered and you get this in starting apache:

/etc/init.d/apache2 start
* Starting apache2...
Syntax error on line 22 of /etc/apache2/conf/apache2.conf: Cannot load /etc/apache2/modules/ into server: /etc/apache2/modules/ cannot open shared object file: No such file or director [ !! ]

The fix is simple, just change ServerRoot (line 7 of /etc/apache2/conf/apache2.conf) to be /usr/lib/apache2 instead of /etc/apache2

Yay it works!

2004-09-21 02:05:50 396

Got new gmail account on August 29 and promptly posted the address. Today I got my first spam. Yay.

2004-09-20 20:45:42 395

mysqldump sessernet > sessernet-9.20.04.bak

-- the most important command of not screwing stuff up without backups...

2004-09-20 20:30:05 394

Firefox Installed the new Firefox. It was not happy at first and had this gaping bar at the bottom of the screen with an error in it so I nuked my .mozilla and everything is happy now.

Geourl has been broke for a while so it is going to have to come down.

Here is something new and flashy: because I hate spelling, I put a link to it there over on the left. In all actuality, it is a link to but it just makes life a little more simple and that is what I am here for. That and random rambling. About stuff.

2004-09-16 23:40:56 393

Remember, Tuesday is Soylent Green day.

2004-09-16 01:17:42 392

According to Muncie, the best article ever.

Ivan is coming. Every school within two counties is shut down. EMCC is closed. MSU Meridian campus is closed. Is MSU going to close? I don't think so. We have got to keep the doors open to keep that research cash coming in. Pour that money on, keep those generators blazing, gotta do just a little more work and our grad students can save the freaking world. Please don't drive on campus students, but to those of you who do not live in a crappy dorm, you must prevail against torrential rain and gravel riverbeds to park in just to make it to a couple more hours of class.

Here is the greater part of the plan, now residing at

Forecasts as of late Wednesday morning indicate that Hurricane Ivan will make landfall somewhere near the Mississippi/Alabama border at approximately 7 a.m. Thursday. Tropical storm force winds are being forecast for the Starkville/MSU area, with heavy rainfall likely from Wednesday night to Friday morning. Local flooding is possible.

While presently there are no plans to cancel classes at the Starkville campus, university officials urge commuting students and staff to use caution and common sense when driving to the campus if flooding occurs. On-campus students are requested to remain on campus and limit travel as much as possible. Although university officials advise against any travel, students who find it absolutely necessary to travel should contact the Mississippi Highway Patrol travel advisory office by dialing 601-987-1211 and requesting information regarding the intended route.

The MSU Meridian Campus will be closed from noon Wednesday until Monday morning.

For students living on campus, residence halls offer the best protection against the elements. The residence directors and residence assistants are trained and are knowledgeable about appropriate steps to take during an emergency.

For students living off campus, both the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and local American Red Cross are available for help, along with the university. A shelter at First United Methodist Church (200 W. Lampkin Street, Starkville, 662-323-5722 ) will open at noon Wednesday with a second shelter at Starkville Church of God ( 701 S. Montgomery, 662-323-0352 ) remaining on standby to open if needed.

Local radio stations, particularly MSU station WMSV 91.1, will broadcast pertinent information from university officials (live broadcast), and this page will be updated as needed.

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