9 Years of Pain End Well

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

For more than 9 years now I’ve lived with less water pressure coming into my house than I can generate out of my own uretha. As a Christmas gift from Santa Clause, I recently found out about a pressure regulator valve near my water cut-off (city water) that was set too low. It […]

Improving a Working Process

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006

Why would anybody engineer a toilet that works like this? It has been done – I’ve seen pictures! But why?!? I believe this is a good candidate for Darren’s Hall of Technical Documentation Weirdness. I do like the apparent pleasure a segregated movement brings the man in the first picture. […]

Montezuma’s Revenge

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005

I’m home today with a touch of some digestion pranks my system decided to play on me. It’s a little strange this sort of thing doesn’t happen more often to me than it does. I eat some pretty diverse, and oft raunchy, things. My system is pretty forgiving for all that it’s […]

Office Movements

Thursday, June 16th, 2005

A great injustice at CheckFree. Where I am, on the 3rd floor of my building, the toilets have the flushing power of a Mexican prison (I doubt this is the case, but imagine a dirt-floored prison cell with a groove cut in the floor to shed excrement away in due time). You’ll have […]