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Headshot of me wearing red lipstick Kara Babcock

Articles from October 2005

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  1. Portable Apps


    We learn something new every day. Today, I learned that John T. Haller has created a wonderful set of portable applications you can run on any Windows computer from your USB drive. :drool:

    The one in particular I find cool is Portable Firefox, but there's also Portable Thunderbird,, etc. It looks quite useful, works, and is just another way to bother my school's system techs. :D

  2. Goings on


    So I suppose I should give a general update after being offline for a while. :r

    My idea that my English teacher read my novel and give me feedback seems to be a good one. Even though I'm not less bored in English class, at least I'll get something out of it by the end of the semester. I've reached 40 000 words now, and I'm pretty proud. A friend of mine as well as…

  3. New Website


    Wow! I've got paid hosting! All thanks to A Small Orange!

    I'm now going to work on rejuvenating it. The database backup is from October 10, so if you posted any comments or such after that date, then they're gone . . . sorry. :-/ It appears this mean the entire guestbook is gone. I should get to bed, but I'll put it back up tomorrow, so sign it again then.

  4. Black Light


    So I joined this informal sort drama group known as "Black Light Theatre," which does their performances in, not surprisingly, under black light. Several of my friends were already in it, so I decided I might as well join and have some fun.

    I got drafted to play a "voice" (as opposed to a puppet) because the person who previously played the voice had moved away. So now I'm going to be an "angry…

  5. Serenity


    Spoiler warning.

    The movie was paced very well, there was plenty of action in the beginning and end, although the middle dragged just a little. Each character also got their bit of the action, and of course, River gets a lot of action. I'm rather disappointed with the smaller parts that Inara and the Shepard get, especially the latter fellow, but at least he had some great lines. The characterisation was good too, all the…