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Let freedom reign?

Sep. 1, 2004
Excuse me? Did I just see fields of signs thrust into the air while watching the Republican National Convention tonight on TV bearing the phrase "Let Freedom Reign?" Is...

SETI@Home project detects strong candidate signal

Sep. 2, 2004
In articles released yesterday a strong and consistent candidate signal for possible alien life has been detected. This will require much scrutiny and has yet to be undeniably confirmed...

A "gay" moment at the RNC

Sep. 2, 2004
Perhaps the Republican party is coming around. Maybe those Log Cabin Republicans are making a difference in their party after all. Tonight, as Mr. Bush read his speech he...

My South Park self

Sep. 3, 2004
Wandering around the web on a break today I discovered a gem of a website devoted to the customized creation of South Park characters. This flash program made it...

What is a 'Bumbershoot'?

Sep. 4, 2004
Sarah and I took the bus up to the Seattle Center today to enjoy the music and crowds of Bumbershoot. Sarah's idea to head up came from recommendations of...

Firefox extension favorites

Sep. 9, 2004
I've long been an advocate of Mozilla's Firefox over using IE for browsing the web. I thought today I'd list a couple great add-on extensions to Firefox that make...

Possible first photo of extrasolar planet

Sep. 10, 2004
A team of astronomers trolling for extrasolar planets around brown dwarf stars may have the first ever image of such a planet. Although a hubble image taken in 1998...

Flavorless water

Sep. 12, 2004
We were treated to a B.F. Acres original waffle and thick, crunchy bacon breakfast with my mom, dad, uncle Lanny and grandma. We talked about life, entertainment and politics...

Making my vote stretch further

Sep. 14, 2004
I voted in the new Washington state primary this morning before heading to work. Although the national elections are particularly important this year I didn't want to neglect the...

Checking multiple boxes with just one click

Sep. 15, 2004
For all your webdev folks out there, I just wrote another article about creating mass-clickable checkboxes with some simple markup and javascript. Although simple, I believe everyone needs to...

Cinema in subterranean Paris

Sep. 18, 2004
On the way to a training session for DMC student workers I heard the most fascinating report on NPR's Weekend Edition. It covered the story of a recent police...

Minor cosmetic changes

Sep. 20, 2004
In the interest of readership and ease of navigation I'm beginning a minor makeover of KevinFreitas.net. As of this morning my homepage has changed from showing only the most...

[Apple] Newton poetry

Sep. 21, 2004
Yesterday a small package awaited us as we arrived home from work. After my dealings on eBay a week before I new right away what it was. The item...

Why I'm not voting Nader this time around

Sep. 22, 2004
The following is a chunk of an email I sent to a couple folks that might vote Nader in this election. I figure, since I voted for Ralph in...

WWWWD? (What Would Wil Wheaton Do?)

Sep. 25, 2004
While reading one of my favorite insider Mozilla browser blogs I linked over to something that I found personally fascinating. Wil Wheaton, ex-Star Trek: The Next Generation cast member,...

Re-surfacing a tattered dominion

Sep. 26, 2004
The kitty perch has left the building. At least it did yesterday. But it's back today with a brand new look. As a part of our weekend chores Sarah...

Mt. St. Helens indigestion

Sep. 27, 2004
Seismic events underneath Mount Saint Helens have become more frequent in the last few days. Hundreds of microquakes are rumbling beneath the volcano's caldera and dome and could possibly...

A Birthday full of special features

Sep. 28, 2004
Today was my 26th Birthday and I enjoyed all of it. At work this morning and on through the day I got calls from my family, emails, and even...

First Presidential debate

Sep. 30, 2004
KerryBush1– eleventy billion And that's that. Through Bush's fumbling and nonsense with nearly every question or issue posed Kerry shined as a composed and impressive man who could easily lead...
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