It has happened again. Someone has published another unauthorized biography of myself. This one being titled, The Book of Awesome. You would think I would start seeing some money or something for all of these books.... Thanks for buying me a copy wifey, I will look into those royalty checks.
Occasionally I check some stats on this blog. I look at the number of visitors, referrals, etc. and I also check search results. I get a kick out of seeing what searches return this site and where on the results page they are ranked. I was delighted to find this one particular search sting giving a good high rank on the results page. Go ahead and search "punch a dolphin in the face"... BOOM! Dolphin Free is the third or fourth result returned, heh. For the record, I am not advocating that you should punch a dolphin in the face, however it's been proven that if you're being attacked by a shark a punch in the face will probably save your life, and since sharks and dolphins have a similar shape... I guess you could go either way on that.
First things first, notice there are no pictures in this post.
The internet and I have long had a healthy and mutually beneficial relationship. I provide the internet with all the world's knowledge and it provides me with a place to store pictures. Recently however, the internet has started acting like a little punk and is about to be put into and anaconda choke if it doesn't start acting right.
(imagine a picture of me choking the internet here... I'm wearing a red all leather NASCAR racing suit with Filbertos sponsorship while I'm doing it. )
This started with my purchased online storage from Google, set up to automatically renew last month, it did not.
I have a ton of pictures in my Picasa Web Albums (PWA) and have long been well over the limit of allowed storage, so the additional storage came as a necessity and I've been using it for nearly 2 years. The storage is tied to other services I use too. Pictures in Buzz upload to PWA and Blogger saves all uploaded im…