Monthly Archives: July 2011

What did *You* do Today?

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Dammit Dammit Dammit!

Through a comedy of errors1, I have a casualty. Thankfully, the majority of damage seems to be to the UV filter that was attached to the lens. Unfortunately, the impact (directly onto the end of the lens, with a just … Continue reading

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New Notebook

I have a new notebook! Meet the Roaring Spring Laboratory Notebook 5×5 quad-ruled hardbound paper product. It is displayed to the right of my last two notebooks, the Whitelines A4 wirebound (middle) and the National Brand 5×5 Eye Ease spiral … Continue reading

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Paperless Office

I’ve been moving along the path of the paperless office. I use PDFs as much as possible and I try to scan and store anything that I’m not going to be needing immediately. Many people advocate moving to an entirely … Continue reading

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Photography as a Job

I enjoyed the Big Picture today, which had a series of photos from the recently completed final shuttle mission. Go and look; I’ll be here when you get back. Several of those images amused the heck out of me. I … Continue reading

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Books/Movies: Some Notes

Wheel of Time For those of you hiding under rocks, you might not be aware that the Epic Fantasy Monstrosity (EFM) Wheel of Time will be coming to a close soon with the publication of the 14th and final novel. … Continue reading

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Final Launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis

Jennifer and I decided to roll the dice and drive down to see the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis. We figured we had a good shot because there were three chances to go, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. So we … Continue reading

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Better Titled: “Nationalistic Propaganda Works!”

Jim Galloway of the AJC had a tidbit this morning: Beware: If you go to a Fourth of July celebration on Monday, your kids are statistically more likely to end up Republican. The study, out of Harvard, relates the likelihood … Continue reading

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