Archive for the ' General' Category

Plastics Recycling System

Wednesday, May 4th, 2005 | 18:03

Here’s a handy chart detailing the various plastics used in packaging and products, identified by their recycling number. It’s handy to figure out what you can do to a … Continue reading »

Gizmodo is Hiring an Editor

Tuesday, April 5th, 2005 | 12:58

Gizmodo is hiring an editor. After some encouragement from friends, I’ve sat down and wrote up the requisite three Gizmodo-like stories on tech products and thrown my hat into … Continue reading »

TaxCut 2004

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2005 | 09:30

Taxes are all done except the mailing. I was able to E-File the Federal return, but have to mail in paper copies of the Ohio and New York state … Continue reading »

Fund Raising Week at NPR

Thursday, March 17th, 2005 | 09:29

It’s the last week of the semi-annual NPR pledge drive, and one thing I’ve noticed is that, over the years, the asked for pledge amounts have increased drastically. I … Continue reading »

Investment Vehicles

Saturday, March 5th, 2005 | 08:53

A few weeks ago, I spoke with an American Express Financial Advisor (AEFA), mainly because we had gone through a series of sea-changes in 2004: the start of residency, moving … Continue reading »

The Gates

Tuesday, March 1st, 2005 | 16:18

Now that everyone with a camera (including cell phones) along with their pet monkeys have taken photos of The Gates, it’s time to post my set: (Most of the shooting was … Continue reading »

New York City, Imagine That….

Tuesday, March 1st, 2005 | 15:40

Last week, I picked up an on-sale copy of Celluloid Skyline from a bookstore in the West Village. There’s a quote from Joan Didion in the preface, something about … Continue reading »

“It’s Required By Law To Talk About The Year That Was”

Wednesday, December 29th, 2004 | 16:17

One unexpected side-effect of living in a car-centric city that gets a lot of snow is that people don’t do a good job of clearing the sidewalks. Down W. … Continue reading »

Far Cry

Tuesday, December 14th, 2004 | 13:38

I really should be reading all those books in the unread pile, now that I have some free time. But I’ve instead been sucked into Far Cry, which I … Continue reading »

Humax Tivo DRT-800 DVD-Recorder

Tuesday, November 9th, 2004 | 12:27

The new television led to a cascade of upgrades as older A/V equipment turned out to be not up to snuff. As noted, the receiver was actually replaced during … Continue reading »