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Category Archives: Jersey


Getting Sentimental

Totally unrelated to missing my family, who’s in Colorado visiting our family out there… I was pouring my coffee into my mug this morning and I thought about how much I miss my job from high school and college. I was 16, and I worked at a small company in Lake Hopatcong called Digitize, Inc […]

Today My Boy Is One

Today is the day my son turns one. He walks, he giggles, he plays, he fights, cries and throws tantrums. He loves the bath. He hates getting his hair washed. He loves bananas, sweet potatoes and especially avacado. Not so fond of applesauce yet. He loves music, dancing and singing. He’s got a weird thing […]

Political Commentary Time

So in case the few people who read my site don’t know, New Jersey’s in a massive budgetary crunch. Governor Jon Corzine, who is technically my boss, has decided he needs to close nine state parks to save a whopping $4.5 million dollars out of his $38 billion state budget. It’s a whopping 0.011% of […]

Helping Out a Friend

I have a friend named Rachel. She’s selling a signed and unedited proof of Neil Gaiman’s second short story collection “Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions”, published in 1998 – complete with a letter from the publisher found wedged between the pages. She needs money for her myriad medical problems and prescriptions. Help her […]

Told You So

I knew it’d frigging fit. Lying liarsons of Lying, Lyoming.

House Update for Sunday

So for everyone who asked, yes, today was much better than yesterday. First off, the Dish TV guy got everything hooked up perfect, and I now have MSG network and NFL network. I have 2 dishes on my house now, too. We got our new split-queen boxspring and we now have a REAL bed again. […]


Year-End Report

We here at LydenCorp would like to extend our hearty congratulations to all employees for a fantastic year. Highlights follow…

On Jobs and Jersey

So yeah. Some may remember this cryptic post from quite a while back. That was the first inkling of the possibility of the following announcement: I have interviewed, passed the gauntlet, been offered and have accepted the offer of a promotion within my division at Rowan from Desktop Support to Junior Network Admin, Cisco Stuff.