## ODonnellWeb

Keeping Score

Posted on 08/13/2019 in misc • Tagged with Baseball, Richmond

Baseball scorecard

The last time I kept score at a baseball game was...I have no idea. I was probably less than 10 years old.

I was a Richmond Flying Squirrels game this past weekend, and it was game two of a doubleheader which is only a 7 inning game so I …

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Amazon is tracking us offline

Posted on 08/11/2019 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Privacy, Amazon, Facebook

It's not paranoia if they really are watching you.

Yesterday I bought this plumbing part at Lowe's. I did not search for it online, watch a YouTube video or in any way disclose online that I had a need related to plumbing repair. It's a $7 part and I knew …

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Galax VA weekend

Posted on 08/04/2019 in misc • Tagged with Travel, Virginia

10 things I could have tweeted this weekend, if I had had Internet or 4G service in the Galax VA area.

1- The T-Mobile website lies about coverage in the Galax area. There is none - no voice, no data, nothing.

2- I just scrolled through 500 channels on DirectTV and …

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Viral on Twitter

Posted on 07/29/2019 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Twitter

In my 12 years on Twitter I've gone viral twice. The first time was 2015 and it was a stupid Dilbert cartoon. At least this time I added a line of my own commentary to a retweet. My tweets self-destruct after 14 days so this is mostly just to save …

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The American Civil War Museum

Posted on 07/05/2019 in misc • Tagged with History, Richmond, Virginia

What better day to visit the country’s newest civil war museum than July 4th?

The tldr; version is that this is a very well done museum. The focus is on telling the story of the civil war through the suffering of the people involved. And by people I mean …

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Less Internet Leads to Happier Honeymoons

Posted on 06/03/2019 in misc • Tagged with Internet, Marriage

Less Internet = Better Honeymoons?

It’s not often I write a blog post and the world validates my opinion so quickly the next post is on the same subject. But here we are. This NYT article is nuts. It’s about some couples who feel like they ruined their honeymoons …

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