Monthly Archives: September 2007

Halo 3 is cool

I managed to forget that months ago I pre-ordered [[[Halo 3]]] from Amazon. Yesterday, it arrived out of the blue, and last night after The Office I got to play a bit. I’m still only up to “find your place” … Continue reading

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Pug in a Cage

So, we bought a parrot cage on eBay last week for about $24 and a little over $100 to ship (and btw the Buy It Now listing didn’t note the exorbitant shipping cost, so it was a little bit of … Continue reading

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Time Warner SoCal leaving us hanging for 2 months

We’ve been trying to get cable for about 2 months now in Santa Monica. They came and “hooked us up” several weeks after we scheduled our first appointment. Every channel said “Please wait. This channel will be available shortly” for … Continue reading

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Google Calendar for iPhone

This looks cool, but it isn’t working for me: Official Gmail Blog: Updates from Google Docs and Google Calendar The Google Calendar team, along with the mobile team, released an upgrade to the Calendar interface on the iPhone. It is … Continue reading

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Abalone Cove and Portuguese Point in the Palos Verdes

Kristin and I just got back from a hike with Travis. Check out this Flickr set for all the pictures. For those of you who were wondering: Yes, I rocked the five-fingered sandals for the hike:

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One of my favorite fantasy authors died…

[[[Robert Jordan]]] died this past week of “complications from primary amyloidosis with [[[cardiomyopathy]]].” I’m sorry for his friends and family. Selfishly, I realize that I’ve read over 11,000 pages of his fiction and I will never know how the Wheel … Continue reading

Posted in Reading, Writing | 3 Comments

Propeller.com

Netscape officially became Propeller.com today, and Netscape.com became Netscape.aol.com, a sad, skinned version of AOL that will most likely result in short term ad revenue gains, but in a long term continued downward spiral of traffic for the site. All … Continue reading

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