Does this mean the wine business has “jumped the shark?”

Porn star hits it big as wine-maker By Daniel Trotta Wed Mar 22, 2:06 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) – It seemed like the perfect gimmick: a celebrity porn star would launch her own wine, with her alluring picture on the label. Savanna Samson did just that, but when it received a score of 90… Continue reading Does this mean the wine business has “jumped the shark?”

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Argentine president to country: “Eat less beef”

Via MSNBC Argentine president to country: Eat less beef As prices rise carnivores endanger Nestor Kirchner’s anti-inflation fight Updated: 7:28 a.m. ET March 16, 2006 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentines rank among the world’s biggest meat-eaters. But President Nestor Kirchner has told his carnivorous compatriots it’s time to consume less if beef prices continue to… Continue reading Argentine president to country: “Eat less beef”

My kinda mistake!

From MSNBC: Norway, where beer flows instead of water Woman pleasantly surprised when alcohol comes through kitchen faucet REUTERS Updated: 6:36 p.m. ET March 13, 2006 OSLO, Norway – A woman thought she was in heaven when beer instead of water flowed from the faucets in her apartment in west Norway. “I turned on the… Continue reading My kinda mistake!

I’ve got a new job.

I will be starting shortly at Guidewire, in San Mateo. It won’t be for another few days (*) , but except on the level of exactly which day next week I start, plans are settled and I am looking forward to getting back to a relatively “crunchy” programming position; it seems like a very cool… Continue reading I’ve got a new job.

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The shortage of posts lately… (and a recommendation)

The shortage of posts lately has basically come down to three things: 1) I’ve been busy with the job-search. 2) My home page has been getting a lot of hits from my craigslist resume, and while I’m too lazy to look through the referers, I have to assume some of them are coming here. I… Continue reading The shortage of posts lately… (and a recommendation)