Pbur's Adventures

The life and times of Patrick Burleson

Monthly Archives: March 2005


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Man, some things should just not be claimed. I bought a “windproof, lifetime guarantee” London Fog umbrella a couple of months ago. It’s really taking some beatings here, mostly while walking along the Hudson on the way to work or on the way home. The wind along that stretch could probably give the wind in […]

Gibbon vs Tiger

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Ok, not Apple’s Tiger, but an actual Gibbon versus two Tigers. It’s quite an amusing video: Gibbon vs Tiger

Transparent Desktops

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This is an amazing set of pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/w00kie/sets/180637/ They aren’t Photoshoped images. It’s a picture of the background as the Desktop picture giving an illusion of transparency. The most impressive one to me is this one.

Liberty My Ass

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This past weekend I went down to Philadelphia to meet up with Robert, Brian, and Chris at Brian’s place near Philadelphia. As a part of the plan, we decided that we had to try an actual Philly Cheesesteak and set our sights on Geno’s, which is supposed to be the “best”. (Yeah, my dietitian was […]

So maybe not so Big

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I had posted this earlier, but due to some user error I accidently deleted it from my blog. Oops. So I’m going to try and recreate it as best I can.So I went to the doctor a while back for a routine checkup and he told me much of the same things my doctor in […]

I got Spamalot tickets

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Last night I was fiddling around on ebay and started looking for tickets to events I wanted to go to in the NYC area that are kinda hard to get tickets to right now. First I was looking at “700 Sundays” which is Billy Crystal’s one man show. The tickets there were a bit expensive. […]