Monthly Archives: July 2008

Superheroes… and others

July 31, 2008 Comments Off on Superheroes… and others

Two things: The Dark Knight: Holy crap!  I saw this a week ago, and I’m still thinking about it.  This is easily the best DC-based superhero movie ever made, and possibly the best superhero movie ever, and this in a ... Read More »

Broken wing

July 31, 2008 1 Comment »

So Grace broke her arm.  She was swinging on the backyard swingset and took a tumble.  When it was still swelling after a couple of hours, and she wouldn’t let anyone move it, we decided to go to the emergency ... Read More »

What’s in a name?

July 31, 2008 1 Comment »

Following Dean’s advice, I picked up, and (gracemarie was already taken).  For now, I’ve simply redirected them to folders on this site, but as the kids get older, they may want to take on ownership of their ... Read More »


July 24, 2008 1 Comment »

> Yes, we bought a new car. And yes, it’s awesome! Read More »

Makes me mad, too

July 19, 2008 Comments Off on Makes me mad, too

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Electricity is sticky

July 15, 2008 Comments Off on Electricity is sticky

Fascinating article on “energy resilience” – the ability to adapt to changing energy market conditions – by a former CEO of Intel.  In the article, Andy Grove states that because electricity is “sticky”, in that it has to be consumed ... Read More »

I’m a twit

July 12, 2008 1 Comment »

That is to say, I use Twitter.  I’m not sure what the right terminology is – twitterer?  Tweetheart? – but I’m there.  If you want to follow my minute-to-minute movements (I really don’t post that often… I have to at ... Read More »

Reviews galore

July 9, 2008 Comments Off on Reviews galore

In the past couple of months, I’ve had a chance to see and read a bunch of stuff, and since opinions are apparently a blog’s lifeblood, I thought I’d share my thoughts… Movies: In The Name of the King: 3/5 ... Read More »

Quote of the day

July 8, 2008 Comments Off on Quote of the day

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude. — Alexis de Tocqueville Read More »

Like Arafat’s peace prize

July 5, 2008 Comments Off on Like Arafat’s peace prize

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Interesting video

July 5, 2008 Comments Off on Interesting video

So this guy was sponsored by Stride gum to take a trip around the world, and dance his little jig with people around the world. It’s a fascinating look at cross-cultural relations and socio-cultural… ah, who am I kidding – ... Read More »

Another Win

July 5, 2008 3 Comments »

The Riders won again today, beating BC 26-16 on the road.  It was a nice win, especially since it looked like they should have been way down at halftime.  In my strengths last week, somehow I neglected the secondary.  It ... Read More »