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Whoa. Deep.

Whoa. Deep.

A commentator today on NPR had an epiphany as he walked out of one movie theater showing Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” into a crowd leaving another theater showing “The Matrix.” You see, the closing credits...

Sticker Citation

Sticker Citation

In Apple’s Stickiest Marketing Ploy, Wired News reports on the longstanding obsession Mac fans have with Apple logo stickers. As I started to read it, I started to feel bad for finally taking my...

Blair Watch Hawaii

Blair Watch Hawaii

Got an e-mail from Kim via Donica pointing out a recent “Talk About Ethics” column by Bob Steele at Poynteronline. Entitled The Faces in the Picture, it was yet another essay on the Jayson...

Three Minutes

Three Minutes

After getting some tech advice from a couple of friends, I was able to encode and post online a RealVideo clip of the Channel 2 News (KHON) story on geocaching. I’m the dorky guy...

Class Welfare

Class Welfare

A condemnation of the Bush tax cut plan from unexpected source: “Putting $1,000 in the pockets of 310,000 families with urgent needs is going to provide far more stimulus to the economy than putting...

Cap Haps

Cap Haps

Nifty. Grabbed a Coke with my SushiMan lunch, and won a free hat. Since Katie’s the NASCAR fan, I had Coke mail it to her.

More Photo Fun

More Photo Fun

Maybe my my modest contribution to the May Day Project was just an appetizer. Someone in the Olympus C2100UZ user group I just joined posted a link to the America 24/7 project. Spearheaded by...

Smiles from Afar

Smiles from Afar

Hot off the overworked Wal-Mart photo studio ink-jet printer, proofs of a set of portraits Jen and the kids took this morning in Daytona Beach. Note Katie’s toothless grin, and Zac’s ever-increasing cuteness (and...

Day in the Life

Day in the Life

Okay, I’ll bite. I’ll probably be as successful at this as I was at NaNoWriMo, but, who cares. Photo memes are fun. Since I’ll be spending most of the day out and about, almost...

Woo!

Woo!

Hey, check it out. Mah boy and I are the day’s featured “Hot Model” over at Dr. Scott’s! Scott rocks. The undeserved compliment he gave me is exactly how I’d describe him. The rare...

Class Act

Class Act

“White House officials originally said that Bush was making the dramatic jet trip because the ship was too far out to sea to be reached by helicopter… But the carrier was just 30 miles...

Tabula Rasa II

Tabula Rasa II

Just a quick note to welcome Keith back to the journaling fold. He took a break even longer than mine, having last posted a note in November. But he returns with a new domain...

Aww…

Aww…

Look at who the current featured cover models are over at the excellent Windward Skies Photography & Design site. (Permalink here.) Photo taken with a Lomo, which are pretty cool, by Lisa, who is...

Logo Woes

Logo Woes

There’s an article in today’s Star-Bulletin covering the chorus of criticism hurled against the new UH logo project, highlighting the online petition. And of all the messages posted to it, they had to go...

Double Whammy

Double Whammy

Turns out the decision by George W. Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign to relocate and reschedule the G.O.P. convention to coincide with the next Sept. 11 anniversary in New York is problematic for more than...

And They’re Off

And They’re Off

Monday, April 28, 2003: American Airlines Flight 162 Departs: HNL at 1:22 p.m. — Arrives: LAX at 9:45 p.m. American Airlines Flight 204 Departs: LAX at 11:00 p.m. — Arrives: MCO at 6:37 a.m....

Ryze and Shine

Ryze and Shine

Online networking comes in many shapes and sizes. Longtime tech dude Burt Lum — yes, he of the suspiciously familiar homepage designs — has pointed me at Ryze Business Networking. A simple, organic design, useful cross-links...