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At 4:25pm on September 28, 2009, Félix Rainhier said…
Thanks Jared, greats regards
At 9:05pm on July 19, 2009, thehuhman said…
I liked the 1st one, the moose on a white shirt, but then I changed to the khaki one at the bottom. What did you get?
At 7:59am on June 9, 2009, thehuhman said…
Once we get our shirts, we should wear them in our "profile" pics. What do you think?
At 8:51pm on June 8, 2009, thehuhman said…
Hey Jared. You are in the 1000+ club on the leaderboard. Congratulations! Remind Brett he owes us a couple t-shirts!

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Going to the Ojai Wine Festival

Posted on June 10, 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments

My wife and I invited some friends over for Memorial Day. We had just moved, and they were instrumental in that move, so we wanted to hang out with them in a non-moving capacity. My wife suggested I pick up a local wine since I wouldn't be the only oenophile there. More specifically, she wanted me to find an Ojai wine. Busy as we were with the move, work, and a new baby, I didn't get to do much exploring. I tried to settle for a Santa Barbara wine, since she was trying to hint at keeping it…

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Information Overload

Posted on June 30, 2009 at 1:52am 0 Comments

These last few months have been pretty exciting at work. The web site I am responsible for is undergoing a redesign, due to launch Wednesday, and I have been adding fun technological toys to a couple of the other sites I run. Google has launched a plethora of new web apps, and I have been playing with various Linux distros. The corporate IT department adopted Google Apps, so my departure from Microsoft is nearly complete. Lots of things happening in a short amount of time.



As I have… Continue

Father's Day recap

Posted on June 30, 2009 at 1:20am 0 Comments

Work has been pretty crazy lately, so I am behind on some stuff I wanted to blog about. In this case, Father's Day was over a week ago.



As I mentioned in my earlier post on Father's Day, this year marked my fourth as a father. My oldest is 3, and the baby is almost 8 months old. Both of my boys are happy and healthy, and my wife and I feel blessed to have them. They both have their moments, though.



Benjamin is recently potty-trained, which we are pretty stoked about. His… Continue

A Different View of History

Posted on June 17, 2009 at 12:42am 0 Comments

I picked up a copy of the Reagan Diaries at Costco the other day. Reagan is on my list of the greatest U.S. Presidents, so I always enjoy learning more about him. Being able to read about his presidency through his own words has been a great experience.



The last couple of years have been full of insider history. Working at a law school, I have been able to listen to a number of Supreme Court Justices that have visited our campus. So far I have been able to listen to Justices Alito,… Continue

Father's Day

Posted on June 17, 2009 at 12:00am 0 Comments

This year marks my fourth Father's Day as a father. It's hard to believe. I have been thinking about the concept of Father's Day lately. I think it is a good thing to honor our parents. They do a lot for us, and this is a way to give a tiny bit back to them. Being on the receiving end of this day is still pretty new though. Not that I mind getting presents from my boys, because I do. I just feel weird still.



Father's Day has always been about my dad, and my grandpas. When Father's… Continue

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Fatherhood, Pipes, Cigars, Scotch, Guinness, Hats, Computers, Web Development, Gadgets, Movies, Music, Books, Selected sports, and more
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Rex; The Reagan Diaries; Dutch; Rich Dad, Poor Dad;

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