Hi loyal readers! Yes, I’m still alive. There is much to write about but I haven’t taken the time. I’ve posted to Twitter from time to time, but not much substance. Let’s see if we can fill in some blanks: 1. I sold my XBox and all of its games. Yes it’s true. I’ve been […]
tl;dr – They are awesome! I’ve spent the last two hours working at my desk and listening to my music collection via iTunes Match. These new headphones have a quality that is hard to describe to someone–mainly because I don’t think I have the right words in vocabulary. The sound is certainly clear and well-defined […]
Quick review of the Sennheiser HD280 Pro headphones: Basics Sound quality is amazing. Reveals the quality of source material, whether it’s vintage vinyl (Rush-Moving Pictures) or 256Kbps AAC from iTunes Match (Love and Rockets-Ball of Confusion). Nearly complete sound isolation. Manual that comes in box lets you know you paid for a quality product. Coiled […]
Like many on WordPress.com, I’ve set my site to “blackout” to draw awareness to the internet censorship dangers of the SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US Congress. Please visit the main page and read some of the information and act if you feel it’s important. I do.
Video Link: From the notes: “Filmed from the checkerboard used for the approach into Kai Tak. Overshoots and then lines it up just to get caught in the wind…again.”
I picked up a Starbucks VIA brewer for $9.99 clearance price at my local Starbucks. I use the VIA packets on a regular basis and for ten bucks, I figured that the insulated tumbler would be worth the price alone. I was correct! Read on for details: *Fast* The brewer will heat the water to […]
Today was wrap up day after a long time off from work. Tammy and I both enjoyed time with each other, but we miss the routine of regular work schedules. I have only four work days this week, then I’m flying to Orlando, FL on Monday for work. I’ll be home on Thursday so maybe […]
My wife and I were at Target here in Springfield and wondered about the large construction tent outside. A quick check of the city building permits and a chat with a Target worker told us what we needed to know: remodel! Our Target is getting new produce and refrigerated cases plus an air conditioning upgrade. […]
So it’s a new year and a great reason to start writing here again. Let’s restart one of my passions this year: writing!
I read this and now realize why open software and systems are so important. We all stand on the shoulders of the generation before. This is true in EVERY medium. Writers, Artists, Programmers, Engineers. The trend in the last few decades to lock everything down… be it with rivets and welds, or with patents and […]