Dinner Party Retrospective — Blaukraut and Saffron Cream

My holiday dinner party went pretty well, by all accounts. Dinner was a little late in coming due to the amazing length of time required to bake a 5lb slab of sea bass at 350F. None of my guests seemed to mind, however. There were plenty of pupus and drinks. Conversation was pleasant. New connections…


Korby’s 2006 Holiday Dinner Party

For the first time in a couple of years, I’ve decided to host a holiday dinner party for a few of my best friends, at my home in Redmond. For the sake of posterity and to give you some ideas for holiday meals you might want to prepare for your friends and family or request of that special cook…


Not receiving incoming calls on Your Cingular SmartPhone?

All week long, I have received no incoming calls or voicemails on my Audiovox SMT5600 Smartphone, on the Cingular network. I was beginning to believe myself to be as unpopular as I sometimes feel. During this time, I made multiple outgoing calls… This morning, I looked down at my phone to discover that I had…


Friend-o-Gen, for just $.99/month

Although they have “temporarily shut down their service”, for legal reasons, you need look no further than http://www.fakeyourspace.com for proof that identity validation services like Opinity will survive, and possibly thrive in the online social networking era. Fakeyourspace intends to cater to socially-challenged users of Myspace, Facebook, Consumating, and Friendster. If that’s not enough to convince you, re ad this: Online Personals Watch.