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Monthly archives for September, 2009

Dusting Off Old Hobbies

Dusting Off Old Hobbies
So for the last couple years I have kind of put photography on hold because of time and money issues. Mostly time. But since we closed Main10 almost a year ago, I have felt the photo bug inside me trying to get out. The kind of film I like to shoot with gets rather expensive and the only good digital camera I have had access to doesn’ [...]

Pandora – I Laughed, I Cried, I...

Pandora – I Laughed, I Cried, It Was Better than Regular MP3s
When I first saw Pandora, I thought it was lame. “So you don’t get to keep the songs? Why would I like that?” But I needed my own opinion so I tried it out. And it was a miserable failure. I started an alternative station based on Depeche Mode. Then it played Erasure. I hate Erasure. So I told it so. Understanding how [...]

Dessert

Dessert
My wife loves “My Best Friends Wedding”, I don’t know how many times we have watched it. When I first watched it, I had never tried Crème Brulee. But I had tried Jell-o. And honestly I don’t really like Jell-o. And sorry Kimmy, you could never be Jell-o. Crème Brulee could NEVER be Jell-o. It made me want to try crèm [...]

Boats

Boats
So ever since I was a kid, I always wanted to have a big sailboat. I designed some catamarans, and trimarans back when I was in my “design big machines and weapons phase” of jr. high school. And they always seemed like one of those types of dreams that’s just unreachable. So I never really thought about it as a possibility, [...]