Serious Eats is a seriously fun food blog, and while they enjoy and usually write well about fine dining, they also know how to point readers and eaters to good inexpensive eats as well. My mother – a.k.a. Mom, a.k.a. Nana – is travelling to Montreal and Quebec City with a dear friend from Switzerland […]
Watching the Yellow Jackets beat up (sloppily) on the Duke Blue Devils. Ten minutes to go in the 4th quarter, Tech is up 17-0. Go Jackets! And happy 50th to me! Update: 27-0 final score and a photo. Later update: Finally got the photo up; the WordPress client on my iPhone wouldn’t behave. Meh.
Will is setting up his new MacBook Pro. After choosing several different laptops, and even eating the cost of a Lenovo restocking fee, he chose the Mac. A key determinant: the included 8GB iPod Touch. I’m pleased, almost excessively so. It’ll be fun to watch him adapt, but difficult to keep my fat Mac-familiar nose […]
Our anniversary is always on a hot and muggy day, and in the evenings people like to blow stuff up, often up in the air. It’s Independence Day but for us it’s also the day we got married, and I like to think we just keep getting better at it. Love you, sweetheart.
Will gets his high school diploma tomorrow!
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We were married July 4, 1999, in her parents’ back yard, and then went to Decatur for fireworks in a rented double-decker bus. It was hot and muggy and the best party I’ve ever been to in my life. Happy Anniversary, sweetheart, and thank you for everything.
The AARP Magazine has posted 50 Things You Need to Know by 50 I’ve got some time before I need to know this, but it’s never too soon to start studying for the exam.
In the post Long-term backup at [dive into mark], Mark asks, “How do you back up 100 GB of data per year for 50 years? Or even 10 years?” The comments provide a valuable snapshot of much current thinking about how and where to save data for the long term. If that data is prized […]
Will’s going to the state wrestling tournament tomorrow, Thursday. I have the day off to cheer til I’m hoarse. Ellen flies to Jacksonville til Saturday afternoon. We hope the new windows will be finished. Shelley has posted a new fledgling. Ellen and I are prepping for Paris. Stefan’s kids have been sick, but they’re okay. […]