Monthly Archives: August 2013

Birthday Present to Me: Canon 600 EX RT Flash

For my birthday this year I bought myself some more camera equipment. Specifically a Canon 600 EX-RT Speedlite, the Canon ST-E3-RT radio transmitter that goes with it, and some various accoutrements.1 This begins my descent into the special hell that … Continue reading

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We Took some Pictures

Griffin, Jenn and I played with my camera equipment today.

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Thoughts on Writing with Voice Recognition

A long time ago I bought one of the first versions of Dragon Naturally Speaking. Or whatever it was called at the time. This was 1997. I remember trying it out and being frustrated by the fact I had to … Continue reading

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New Job Soon

As I mentioned last week, I am transitioning from my old job to a new one. I start the Tuesday after Labor day, which is five short days from now. For the time being, I’m staying home, spending time with … Continue reading

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Griffin: 3 Weeks and a Day

Like several of our friends have done, we’ll be taking pictures of Griffin over time in order to display a sense of growth. In order to scale him, we have the wonderful cuddly monkey that Jess gifted to him. The … Continue reading

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Moving On to New Pastures

Today is my last day at Moreland Altobelli. I started back in April of 2009 and it’s been an adventure and then some. I was the project manager of the first-in-Georgia, award-winning Ashford Dunwoody Diverging Diamond Interchange; I conducted a number of … Continue reading

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Learning Things

Yesterday, on a whim, I checked out the Wikipedia article on Unicode. I have seen the terms “UTF-8″ and “UTF-16″ and “Unicode” for years but I didn’t have much idea what all that meant. This tweet emerged from my reading: … Continue reading

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Griffin Ruhsam: Day 4

Griffin came home from the hospital yesterday. We had the first day and night at home. The day was easy, the night was less so, simply because we’d spent three days getting used to taking care of him at the … Continue reading

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Griffin Ruhsam: The Birthing Team

If you’ve been following my Twitter stream, or looking at Flickr, or receiving texted images over the last few days, you will have met the birthing team. Of most importance, of course, is Jenn and Griffin, and I had some … Continue reading

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Griffin Ruhsam: Day 2

There are more images loaded up at the Griffin Ruhsam Flickr set. Here are a sample. As always, updates are most easily found at my Twitter stream.

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