Author Archives: PhilMcNeely

Honey Wheat Bread recipe

I make this Honey Wheat bread as our normal bread loaf for everyday use.  I generally put it into the bread maker on the dough cycle, then pull it out, split it into 2 loaves and proof it again before baking.  I could bake it in the bread maker, but I don’t like the shape […]

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Chili recipe

I’ve made this chili a few times for friends and family, and even taken it to the wife’s work, as well as mine for a chili cook off.  Unfortunately, at my office it lost the chili contest (though not a reflection on the recipe).  Here are the basic ingredients(based on what I can get at […]

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Twitter Updates for 2009-12-03

[New Post] Awesome updated shots of celebs in their memorable roles – via @twitoaster #

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Awesome updated shots of celebs in their memorable roles

Empire’s 20th Anniversary/Birthday gallery has shots of stars recreating some of their most memorable roles.

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Lumberjack Commandos will beat your Ninja Assassin

who needs a Ninja Assasin when you have Lumberjack Commandos?

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4.5 TB NAS build Part 1

Finally, I got a chance to work on my NAS build, since I’ve been on vacation for all of last week.  The goal I was shooting for was to build at least 4TB of RAID 5 storage, with at least a gigabit network connection.  Since I already have a 2 TB IDE-based NAS built on […]

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Ebay Book Overload

Yikes.  I really really seem to have an Ebay buying addiction.  Sigh.  I could try to rationalize it, but I’m sure there isn’t really a rational reason.  I just like to find things and buy them.  Oh well, moving on to the actual post… So, I decide that I wanted some books for my birthday […]

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Tasty Bite Madras Lentils

I was searching for something to write and decided the only thing of interest I really did tonight was try the Madras Lentils (lentils, red beans and spices in a creamy tomato sauce) I got at Costco last week. The box had 4 smaller boxes, which they called an entree size, and I think it […]

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Big Box Retailer paper

I decided I would post this paper, from February 2007, since I can never seem to find it when I am looking for it.  Of course, at the time I wrote it, I thought I was pretty clever.  Now in re-reading parts of it, I realize I must have grown as a writer as I […]

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Kenny Shopsin says Eat Me

I’d never heard of Shopsin’s General Store before, nor had I heard of Kenny Shopsin, but someone, somewhere in cyberspace recommended “Eat Me: The Food and Philosophy of Kenny Shopsin” on last Tuesday (I know because that is the day I ordered it along with “A People’s History of the United States” by Howard Zinn, […]

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