Author Archives: Daniel

Total Geek

I’m at the Apple store writing this post on an iPhone. It is very cool but the pricetag is a bit much. The technology, however, is most wicked!

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Taco Perrito

or: How Millionaires Make Money While Puppies Suffer Texas Heat. or: How Austin Isn’t as Blue as It Pretends to be. If you’ve been living under a rock, then you might not know that a local animal shelter has a … Continue reading

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Hi-ho, Hi-ho, a-geocaching we will go.

Because we were going to be renting a boat while we were at Lake Buchanan, I decided to take my GPS. It’s an older model that doesn’t have a whole lot of memory and doesn’t do place maps. Nor does … Continue reading

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Photos from our mini-vacation.

So, as you probably surmised from my last post, we spent a little time at the lake last week. Scenic drive on Memorial Day, boating on Tuesday, and river frollicking on Wednesday. Here are some new Flickr sets of our … Continue reading

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Gravity at work… We’re at Lake Buchanan for a few days. Today we rented a nice, giant pontoon boat. Here, I demonstrate the proper use of the swim ladder. Fortunately, only my pride was hurt.

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Nerf Mod

Some time ago (months, I think), Meredith sent me a link to a site full of Nerf mods. I can’t remember the link, but you can easily search for it. The simplest of the mods was surprisingly simple — no … Continue reading

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Good Bull!

From the outside looking in, you cannot understand; from the inside looking out, you can’t begin to explain. Last Saturday was April 21st. If you’re a Texan, you may recognize this as San Jacinto Day, also known as Texas Independence … Continue reading

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Are all plumbers idiots?

Well, we here in the Hedrick household have certainly had our share of pain with plumbers. Back in the summer of 2005, we had a plumber use a sawzall to cut through a structural beam in our ceiling, turning a … Continue reading

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What’s more important?

A law to protect me. A law that allows me to protect myself.

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Tax Day

What a beautiful Sunday. More at Flickr.

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