Monthly Archives: August 2009

I (don’t) love LA

I was in the City of Angels earlier this week and remain unimpressed.  I’m sure it didn’t help that the weather was overcast and smoggy the whole time I was there, that traffic sucked, and that I flew 5-6 hours … Continue reading

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Great squirrel photo

From: http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/enlarge/squirrel-portrait-banff.html Couple was taking a picture with self-portrait mode and mr.squirrel was interested in the noise from the camera.  Often the best pics are those that are completely accidental.

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Step away from the computer….

On an overcast Sunday I decided to follow up on the news that Outlook Express is going away and download Windows Live Mail.  What a mistake!  First off, why do so many software companies (Google, Sun, Apple, Microsoft, pretty much … Continue reading

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Why I Love New York City

Walking back from Marshall Stack  I passed a group of three people sitting around a tree on the sidewalk.  They were deep in a conversation in Russian and drinking tea from formal, brightly decorated china teacups and saucers.  All around them … Continue reading

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Memories of Akla

I was just uploading pics from my camera and I found these portraits that I took of Akla the weekend before he died.  I’m happy and sad at the same time, because he does look happy and contented sitting in … Continue reading

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This has bugged me for a while

Mostly because it offends me that airlines think we are so stupid.  It’s the practice of advertising air fares at less than half their true cost with the following disclaimer (from United’s email today, but could be any of the … Continue reading

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