Nite Mirror (nitemirror) wrote,
Nite Mirror
nitemirror

Testing, testing, is this thing on? I tried to post here last night only to find the site down. As for today, well, it seems I can't type passwords correctly. It took a few tries to get into a couple different sites I need to use a password for.

I should be going to get my car looked at again, but I think I'll type this first.

Since my last entry I had my first (two!) bad DVD's from netflix. I requested the movie Zardoz, and well my DVD player kept freezing just as it got to the main menu. I reported it and sent it back they sent me another Zardoz disk and I had the same problem.

I finally wound up watching it via the internet (having to stop several times to re-buffer). Interesting movie.

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Speaking of interesting movies, I watched "An Alternative to Slitting Your Wrist" last night on the documentary channel. It was an interesting movie about a guy who, to keep himself from making another suicide attempt, made a list of 52 things to do (one thing per week for a year) and one of the things on the list was make a movie. The movie was him doing the list and fighting depression.

It made me think of making a list of things to do. I just might try that, but ... ah, we'll see.

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I've been wavering about starting a real podcast rather than the test runs I posted a link to so long ago. Some days I think "why should I bother?", and other days "it'll be fun even if no one listens." Ah, right now I'm thinking I should do a few and see what happens from there. I just don't know about this anymore.

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I've been listening to DaHjaj-Hol. A podcast for learning tlhIngan Hol. Judging by the podcast, I've been very badly mispronouncing my Klingon. ah, ... another I just don't know bit I guess.

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Finally, another kinda dumb thing I did was sign up for a week of free email chess lessons a grandmaster chess player offered to the first 200 people who registered at his new website. I'm one of the first 200 and the lessons started this past Monday. Ah, ...

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Wow, I just glanced at the clock. I really need to get moving if I'm taking my car to a mechanic today. Hadn't realized what little I typed above took nearly 20 minutes.

'til next time, y'all.
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