October 01, 2006

Virgin Galactic Video

Virgin Galactic released a new short video that takes you through the experience from the first generation of their space flights. Total actual flight time is about 2 1/2 hours. Don't worry, the movie is not that long. :)

June 21, 2006

My Baby

Here are a few pictures taken this month of baby girl.

Smilie Girl

Sleepy Girl

Playing Poker Latley

I have played in a few local poker tournaments lately and I have done okay. The first one started out around 72 players and I finished 12, the second one had 64 and I finished 6, and the third one started with 64 and I finished 15.

The last week I went I did not do as well (I believe) because I was wanting to qualify that tournament (be in the last 4 people left) because I was so close the week before (I finished 6). Trying to be competitive in poker is frustrating and difficult because you can be the best poker player and not win. You need to have a lot of luck on your side. Being good only gives you an edge so you do well consistently. Being good alone will never win you a tournament. That is why even the most famous poker players have only won one or two World Poker Tour tournaments. It is usually random people who make the final table. Only every now and then will you will see a "poker star" make it to the final table.

I am setting myself out until poker becomes fun again and not a competition. I did not have as much fun that last time I played.

April 10, 2006

My new baby girl

I have not had much of a chance to blog lately. I did want to post a picture of my new baby girl borne on March 28. This was taken on day 9. Not much has changed except her cheeks have filled out a bit.

Hopefully she will get her looks and her brain from her mother and her great taste in movies from her father.

Day 9

March 11, 2006

Stargate and poker chips

I am seriously bummed out because I forgot to record the season finale of Stargate SG-1 last night and according to scifi.com the new episode is not going to rerun. At least not in the next few months. Thankfully I did remember to record Stargate Atlantis and Battlestar Galactica.

Instead of watching SG-1 I was playing poker with some friends from work. Here is a picture I took of my new chips.

New Poker Chips

I bought 300 11.5g plastic chips. I decided to go plastic over clay mostly because of the price. This way I don't have to worry about them getting banged up or broken and can be easily cleaned.