Month: September 2003

Subtle, but very sad

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Don pointed out something to me last night that made me very sad. A few weeks ago, Chip‘s cat died. It was one of the few personal experiences Chip wrote about and it was very touching. So like most other blogs, these days, I read Chip’s blog via an RSS reader. It’s a very efficient way to keep up. Unfortunately, in most cases, it alleviates the need to actually visit the site in a web […]

office space

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once the millions start rolling in for http://www.iogeo.com iogeo, then I will be building office space like Joel’s. Actually, I’m thinking through how to scale up my garage workshop into a fullsized production facility (while still keeping its R&D capability). Keeping my eye on the classifieds for warehouse/garage/office combos in the austin area… not too bad, but definitely outside the budget with zero revenue. I drove around the Metric/Braker area to fantasize over all the […]

Big Day

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Well folks, a while back I teased that there would be an announcement today. So, here we go. The rant begins.Ever since I was an even younger kid, I’ve been haunted by visions of beautiful machines… singing and dancing and mesmerizing. I couldn’t articulate it very well. I still can’t. What I can do is share smaller, more tangible pieces, in hopes that this world I’ve invented during my daydreams will somehow emerge with the […]

Guacamole. Learn it, love it, live it.

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If I do say so myself, my guacamole (pronounced hwahk-ah-mo-leh, thank you very much… yes, even in Austin) is fairly addictive. But it has NOTHING on this: http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-guac23.html This is the simple, basic Guacamole I make when I need something very quick and easy to dip chips in or stuff in my fajitas… There are quite a few variations on this theme, but this is a very safe and tasty version… Maybe, maybe if you […]

This little piggie went to the market…

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…and this little piggie created a rush hour traffic nightmare. Little, cute, pink piggies on the loose! [url=http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/custom/fringe/sfl-919pigs,0,7599093,print.story?coll=sfla-news-fringe]Original Story[/url] Pictures: [url=http://gallery.davidnunez.com/piggies]http://gallery.davidnunez.com/piggies[/url]800 baby pigs shut down Oklahoma highway Reuters September 19, 2003, 2:35 PM EDT OKLAHOMA CITY – Interstate 40, the main east-west highway in Oklahoma, was closed for several hours Thursday when about 800 baby pigs spilled on to the road after the truck transporting them overturned, police said Friday. Several pigs were killed when […]

Nice

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I really love days like this… This is the view from my home office window. Jack Johnson is a perfect aural compliment. There’s something about being in my dry turtleshell that helps me get relaxed and into the zone…

Optical Illusions

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Well, if THESE don’t induce migraines, I don’t know what will. [url=%%dir[1]%%rotsnake.gif]rotsnake.gif[/url] [url=%%dir[1]%%Sun1c.jpg]Sun1c.jpg[/url] [url=%%dir[1]%%donguri.gif]donguri.gif[/url] [url=http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/~akitaoka/saishin-e.html]Additional Images[/url] (via [url=http://www.boingboing.net/]BoingBoing[/url] ) (posted for Mike)