Archive for the ' General' Category

Photography walking workshop around Chinatown

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 | 18:12

I did a “photography walking workshop” around Chinatown, which was a little disappointing: the thing was aimed at a median student who doesn’t know how to work his camera (i.e., … Continue reading »

Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Sunday, April 15th, 2012 | 19:44

Cherry trees are at their peak, I think.  Unlike Washington a couple of weeks ago.

Washington DC 2012

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 | 08:35

Cherry Blossom and Kite Festivals

Key West

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 | 08:22

Back to Key West, a week away from the snow and cold: Florida 2011

Longwood Gardens

Monday, April 12th, 2010 | 10:12

We spent Sunday afternoon at Longwood Gardens, which is about 30 minutes from downtown Philadelphia. The weather was great, though a bit hotter than we expected, and it’s the … Continue reading »

HTPC Build

Thursday, September 10th, 2009 | 23:40

Notes on the Home Theater PC build. This machine is to replace the older Series 2 Tivo with the build-in DVD player, mainly because the building’s cable set up will have … Continue reading »


Wednesday, December 7th, 2005 | 10:12

MAKE blog had a link to this page on how to tie various knots: I Will Knot!, with video demonstrations of the tying process. Next time I stop by … Continue reading »

City Data

Thursday, November 17th, 2005 | 11:03

City Data looks like useful summary information for all sorts of US cities. Here’s the page for Ohio’s Bigger Cities (over 6000 residents) and Cleveland in particular. Lots … Continue reading »

London Bombed

Thursday, July 7th, 2005 | 07:13

It seems to be Madrid again, but I feel closer to London than to Madrid, knowing some people there (friends and co-worker) and having visited. I’m not sure if anything new … Continue reading »

U.S. Customs Registration

Thursday, May 26th, 2005 | 14:57

Holland America sent us a “Planning & Advice” booklet for our upcoming Alaska trip, one section of which said to register valuables with U.S. Customs to avoid any hassles when … Continue reading »