Monthly Archives: January 2009

Why. . .

This is why I went 4-wheeling (by accident!) in foot deep snow: And this is why I have a sunroof, so I don’t have to open the car door and scare him away: And this is why I spent almost…

Variation on a Pangram

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog in pursuit of a white rabbit. The lazy dog opens one eye in a baleful glare, but soon goes back to sleep knowing that his dinner will be provided by the…

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium – A mini movie review

“Cute and pretty” best sums up this movie. It is the story of Mr. Magorium and his magical toystore, and the days after he decides to depart and leave the store to Mahoney, the store manager. With Dustin Hoffman as…

Shiny New Toy (yes, another one)

I blame this on the boss. He went to Costco the other night, and came into the office the next day with an HP Mini 1000 “NetBook” which is basically a really tiny laptop. Now, I’ve been thinking about getting…

Change is here

Change is good. Change and a couple bucks will buy you a cup of “coffee” at Starbucks. But after the last few years, I think it’s time for change. Even more than change, I think hope is good. And right…

PSA: DVDs don’t last forever

Back when DVDs first starting becoming popular, everybody was all “They’re better than VHS tapes cause they’ll last forever!” Turns out, that’s not true. I’ve gotten far enough in my project to store all my DVDs on my media server…

It’s a blue, blue world

One of my favorite features on my Macs is the built-in bluetooth. In theory, this means that you can find a bluetooth mouse or keyboard, and connect it wirelessly to the computer without losing a USB port to the usual…

I see dead people. . .

Breathing. Dead people on TV, anyway. Sitting on the couch the other night, enjoying an episode of CSI:NY on the new TV, and I noticed something about the “dead” person in scene: I could see them breathing! This is probably…