Blodnick II

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Blodnick II and the Future!

Obviously I have grown weary of the blogosphere at this time. I mean, I kept up a great blog for longer than most, but I just lost interest.

This is only Blodnick II and I have no doubt that when my life gets more interesting there will one day be a Blodnick III, but today is not that day.

Please keep checking out the great people I have linked here. I still read them everyday and you should too.

Take care :)

Monday, June 20, 2005

A new site!

Wow, I was reading through my e-mail one fine day when I got a link to one of the most fabulous sites out there. Cooking for Engineers is an incredible site just full of knowledge. I mean, the thing has flow diagrams for every recipe! FREAKING BRILLIANT!

My beer is coming along well and we will be bottling it this Thursday. I can only hope that it came out well and I will be drinking delicious homebrew before I even know it. Well actually it is supposed to take a couple more weeks for the second fermentation, but I can wait it out.

Things have been pretty cool lately. Well I have been working my ass off, but aside from that thigns are good. Tonight Megan Maass will be here tonight and she tells me that we will be going to a French restaurant. How fun!

I am hoping to hook up with Spence and Jenny and do a little trip to Encampment too. Spence is a fly fisherman, but I would be ok with just doing a little lake fishing. Need to find out about the license though...also how in the world my grandad makes such good fried trout.

Hope things are good! Check out that site and check you out later!

Monday, June 06, 2005


Well I want to post something interesting...something that would hold your attention, but compared to my buddy Keith's blog I just can't do it right now.

Keith is over in Rome for 6 weeks studying law. He also has internet. Just this morning I was able to talk to him over AOL. Sorry, but that is still freaking amazing that we had a conversation this morning before I went to work.

Anyway, he is posting pictures and writing about his adventures while he is over there, so for a very good read and nice pictures, check him out at Attakid8.

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Busy Man!

Wow, have I ever been working hard lately! Lots to get done, not much time to do it.

This past weekend Ken and I went to see the enw Star Wars movie. Wow! I mean, you didn't need the first or second movie at all because everything you ever wanted to know happened in the 3rd movie! Some serious chill moments (and some serious horrible dialogue. Oh well. It is Star Wars!)

Then we went and got some amazing steaks from Tony's on Saturday. It was pretty awesome. On Sunday I decided to be the engineer that I am and make a list with check boxes of all the things that I want to do this summer. All too often I get these ideas in my head for what I want to do, then I end up watching movies all day or sitting around doing nothing in the evenings because it is, well, easier.

So I made a list of nearly 40 things I wanted to do this summer at some point. I have already nailed several of them. A couple friends from work always want to go to one of the local bars and play trivia. I went once and had a great time and decided I needed to do that at least 3 times this summer. We went and it was a blast. We had a chance at first, then blew it on the last question and walked out in 8th place.

Last night I went with some other friends to a Colorado Rapids game. It was on my list because they play in Mile High and I love that stadium more than anything...even enough to watch soccer. It was a really good time though and I will give some props to those soccer guys. Damn! They are freaking athletic! When I played soccer I had a tendency to run away from the ball not into with my head!

So this weekend I head to Casper to see some family and friends. Should be a good time I think. I have to take a good buddy of mine to Laramie, so I guess I will be taking the old Laramie->Casper road...ugh. Should be fun though!

See ya next week peeps and have a good Holiday!!!

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Here I sit

The day stasrts off well when you are told as soon as you walk in, "What the hell is that on your shirt?" Whoopsie, that would be breakfast. Good thing I wore a vest today, time to zip it up.

Last weekend ended up being pretty fun. We played some putt putt and got to go to Tony's, which I always like. My little sis became drinkin age so we went and got a few things to drink, then drank like one of them. However, the SNL this weekend with Will Ferrell as host was so freaking funny I think it will be in insta-classic.

I also had my last training seminar last night. So for all you ladies out there, Tuesday nights are free again!

I finally got as new computer at work as well. Went from a 1.4Ghz Windows 98 to a nice 3.6 Ghz XP professional. It is like a whole new job now! I can work on a drawing for more than 10 minutes at a time before it crashes! I now know the wonders of having not one, but 2 or more internet windows up at the same time!!! Happy days are here again.

Thursday, May 12, 2005

Oh yeah!

A few things been goin on. Last weekend ended up being a great time. Friday Keith was cool and bought me dinner and let me drink a bottle of wine. We then watched a movie with one of his friends (Napoleon Dynamite!!!) and headed for home.

Saturday was a mini family reunion. I got to see my dad and his family as well as both of his parents. I was thinking about that and I am pretty sure there are about 3 or 4 times in my entire life that has happened. But I also got to see Grandpa Jerry and he is just one cool guy.

This week I had my review. This was so painful. They sat down and prety much told me everything is real good, I just have a few things I should be focusing on. Last time I asked them what I needed to do to get to E-3 level (there are 7 levels and I came in at an E-2). They told me to keep up the good work and I would get it. Well this time it became apparent I was not getting it, so I asked the question again and pretty much got the same answer. I was told that they did have a salary adjustment for me though and to go to her office to get it. She (one of my many bosses) looked at the first sheet and said "Hmmm, well nothing on this one." Great, no E-3 and no "salary adjustment."

After flipping a few pages back she says "That's interesting." drops the folder and shakes my hand.

"Congratulations, I guess you did get the promotion!"
"Uh? Really?"
"Yeah, I really should have looked at this before your review. Not very professional of me."
"Uh, yeah, well I have some work to get done."

I ran away before they could change their mind.

My momma is coming down this weekend and we are going to hang out with my sis on her big 21!

Friday, May 06, 2005

A Trifle Bizarre

This weekend, as planned, I am going up to Laramie. It be my birthday on Saturday and I didn't much feel like spending it online with my cyber friends.

I get a call yesterday from my Dad. We talk probably 4-5 times a year, but this one was funny. "Uh hiya Nick. I am graduating on Saturday and wondered if you might want to come." HA! I had no clue in the world that my Dad was getting a master's degree on Saturday in Laramie, and a ton of my family would be there.

Guess it was a good thing I was already going to go. Still though...crazy.

Have a good weekend everyone, talk to you all soon!