Monthly Archive: August 2009

People who can draw (i.e. “not me”) and their stuff… 0

People who can draw (i.e. “not me”) and their stuff…

A good friend of mine from high school recently updated his website. His work is pretty amazing and I should know: I’ve been looking at it since before I could drive. Check it out if you have a moment. You won’t be disappointed. www.artprimadonna.net

Remember that Blogger that was outed last week… 2

Remember that Blogger that was outed last week…

Last week I wrote this post in relation to a recent court case in New York about anonymous blogging. It seems there is a follow up: http://www.news.com.au/technology/story/0,28348,25973718-5014239,00.html It’s a feeble attempt by the blogger to try and spin doctor the situation (her real name, by the way, is Rosemary Port)...

is at breakfast with Shannon (who is thrilled to be up this early). 0

is at breakfast with Shannon (who is thrilled to be up this early).

NOTE: This message was sent from my cell phone – so please excuse any grammar mistakes and typos.

If you have no identity then your opinion doesn’t matter… 0

If you have no identity then your opinion doesn’t matter…

“If you have no identity then your opinion doesn’t matter.” I’ve said that for years. Anonymous comments and actions are an unfortunate byproduct of the Internet generation… or are they? Pranksters have had fun anonymously for years and odds are you’ve been a part of it. Remember the days before...

Working weekend relapse… 3

Working weekend relapse…

So this past weekend was spent watching thirteen episodes of Torchwood in order to catch up with Shannon.  While doing so, I took the time to back up over 30 DVDs worth (over 100 gigs) of old video files.  There is still a long way to go… But the desktop...

PRO TIP: Never ditch me for dinner… 0

PRO TIP: Never ditch me for dinner…

A guy at work named Mike and I made plans to go to dinner for all you can eat shrimp one Friday night – and he ditched me at the last minute to go out with some chick breaking the sacred “bros before hos” rule. Recently in need of cash,...

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Shannon’s Birthday…

Just a short note to again say THANK YOU to all of you that made the hike to our place last weekend to help my wife celebrate old age. The highlights: – The 56 inch TV dying (power supply issue that can be fixed). * – Buying her a 42...

G.I. (listen to Marlon Wayans make a) JOKE… 0

G.I. (listen to Marlon Wayans make a) JOKE…

To this day, I have never been a fan of long movie reviews. I read so much information in one day on my laptop, phone, work, etc. that sometime I just want the gist of the info… with that in mind, I am still trying to devise a consistent review...

Kentucky Fried Captain Kirk 1

Kentucky Fried Captain Kirk

A friend of mine posted this one on Facebook a couple of days ago… now if only some marketing genius would get lookalikes for the new cast and do KFC’s new grilled chicken. (Insert Bill Shatner ordering extra chicken piece joke here.)

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On the next episode of “Tom Croom’s Blog”…

For those of you that were around this weekend (or read my sporadic Twitter/Facebook updates) my 56 inch Samsung DLP television decided to start having power up issues. After hours spent reading forums around the Internet and educating myself on TV repair – I determined that the piece pictured here...

Upcoming weekends… 3

Upcoming weekends…

So here we are folks… the second half of 2009, and it looks like my calendar is starting to fill up faster than I can keep sorted in my head – so I’m writing it out (again.) AUG 7-9… Shannon’s Birthday BBQ AUG 14-16… FetishCon in Tampa? AUG 21-23… AUG...