The Big DumpTruck

Throwing Little Thought Pebbles at Your Windshield Since 1996

Month: December, 2008

Who Are They Marketing To?

I heard a commercial on regular radio today for XM/Sirius (or Sirius/XM, or Sexius. Hmmm. They should have called it Sexius.) They were trying to convince me to buy their service because of all the stations they provide, including, apparently, an all-Elvis station. Okay, are there really that many people out there thinking that an […]

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The Weather is Lovely This Time of Year

I uploaded a handful of the photos I took yesterday while we were out and about looking for someplace with electricity who could sell us some coffee, preferably hot and in a cup with a lid. The pictures don’t do the view justice, but it’s the best I have to offer you, my adoring fans. […]

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Ice storm 2008

Ice storm 2008, originally uploaded by Big DumpTruck. The view this morning. Power went out around 11:30pm last night – it is still off. My iPhone connects me to the web while hypothermia sets in. It’s so freaking cold in the house.

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Everything geared towards ME!

This is odd. But I should expect no less. Background: I had two movies that scared me when I was a kid sort of stuck in the back of my mind for 800 years. I signed up for a free trial of Netflix (after my friends just raved) and I found one of them – […]

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It Is “Drag the Tree Up From the Basement” Day

Ho ho ho ouch.

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It Is "Drag the Tree Up From the Basement" Day

Ho ho ho ouch.

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Others Do It Better Than I Do

I was going to attempt to give you guys a link a day for the December Advent season, as my gift to you. But I forgot to do it Monday and Tuesday and now it seems late. So I will pass along one of the cooler links I’ve run into recently. It’s a Hubble Telescope […]

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What Amazon Thought I wanted to buy

On the left are two photos I took with my iPhone and uploaded via the new iPhone Amazon App. Apparently a human looks at the photos of things you see that you might want to buy and tries to match the photo so something amazon sells. The items on the right are the things they […]

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