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Okay so I thought and thought and thought about how I could fool my boss today.  Couldn’t think of anything and I wasn’t able to get good enough suggestions from the folks around me.  Then I thought about walking in there and telling him that I was resigning.  Thought that would scare him a bit and thought it would be really funny at the end.  Then a daunting thought came to me.  What if he says, “okay, well we’ll have to figure something out.  Nice working with you and the security will escort you out now….”  So I had to stop myself from going into his office that is literally only 3 feet away from my desk.

oh the shenanigans of april fools. this is the day google publishes some outlandish stuff and always manages to trick lots of people. does anybody remember when google posted that they would have an unsend email button? i write that as if it was really long ago, it was maybe a year ago. my memory isn’t so good (neither is my grammer). i remember a number of people getting really excited about it. but they did actually create an unsend button. not as great as the april fools one but an unsend button nonetheless. i would recommend checking your labs tab in gmail. this year, we’ve got CADIE and autopilot for gmail. hopefully, this will actually turn into reality. chrome in 3d! what!

news people also have a field day on this day. all sorts of shenanigans. you can read about it here. i wish i could tell you about an april fools joke that was pulled off by me or on me or on someone else, but i can’t. it’s been a booooring day. =( someone entertain me with a story!

so for all you non-laser printer owners (like me), you guys know the sound when your printer fails. i wouldn’t say it’s the most annoying sound in the world. but it’s definitely not pleasant. so i guess this guy took this awful sound, and made it somewhat interesting musically. it’s not something i could listen to all the time but it’s creative as hell. the video too.



Read a cool snip about this guy who built his house around a tree in NYTimes.  John and I have been house hunting for the past year, maybe longer.  This is why I love the houses in LA and hate the homes here.  No character and no depth to them at all….

April 2009