Archive for January, 2006

the great purge

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

So we’ve been running around for the past week like chickens with our heads cut off. Posting 10 things on craigslist in the wee hours of the morning makes the next day very hectic. Try doing that twice in a week. We have finally gotten rid of most of our furniture (only a broken desk […]

the Winnebago of tents

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

We went on a trial run camping trip this past weekend to Pedernales Falls state park (about an hour outside of Austin). Our tent totally r0×0rs. April really did her research on this one. The tent is the Base Camp 4 from REI and it is the Winnebago of tents. It has a door on […]

mobile internet!!!

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

I am posting this from my powerbook through my new RAZR V3 cell phone (acting as a bluetooth-connected modem). While it’s definitely not as fast as broadband, it does work. I tried two different bandwidth tests and one of them timed out after 3 minutes and the other one tested as 3.6 KB/sec down/2.1 up. […]

getting down to the wire

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

We now know that my last day will be Monday, January 23. This will give me about 7 days to finish planning, get rid of all of my stuff and to get our apartment cleaned out and cleaned up. I’m making a final list in the wiki of the little things that will need to […]


Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006

I whipped up a logo for the site and the wiki. w00t!
We still have a lot of planning left to do, but we have a few dates:
Jan. 13th - Benjamin’s last day of work
Jan. 20th - (weekend) camping trip to try out the packing and the gear
Jan. 27th - April’s last day of work
Jan. 28th […]