Monthly Archives: December 2007

Macworld's 2 weeks away

While we probably aren’t up for standing for a couple days straight, we will be doing our usual, eclectic (some might say eccentric) Macworld coverage on So far we’ve touched base with Netgear, Pzizz, Parat, Targus, Harman/Kardon and JBL … Continue reading

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Wikipedia continues to amaze me… is there nothing that’s not written up on this massive, emergent encyclopedia of everything? Recently, I heard Rufus Wainwright’s version of the song ‘Hallelujah‘… curious, I searched Wikipedia, and sure enough found a long writeup, … Continue reading

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Cushing's Syndrome

So, we’ve had a cold for a couple of days, and have used the opportunity of being more or less flat on our back to do a little health research (love that WiFi). The pictures above show the evolution of … Continue reading

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Clario, digital zoom and big CCDs

Clario arrived just in time for Christmas. Clario (Linda and I are very silly and name many inanimate objects in our household – the name is derived from the Latin clarus for ‘clear’) is a replacement for Silvio, an older … Continue reading

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New optics

Our Christmas present to ourself this year was a lens for the Leica M8 that was ordered last Christmas (camera came late, but lens arrived in time for Christmas). It’s a new Leitz design, called the Tri-Elmar which provides 3 … Continue reading

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Christmas at Cathy's

Granddad Mike, granddaughter Madeline and dad Nick are silhouetted in front of friend Cathy’s famous Christmas tree. Her tree is so loaded with lights, that, one year, a particularly big version blew not just her house’s circuit breakers, but the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…!

Linda set a beautiful table and our friends, the Bostocks, were gracious enough to join us (it was Sara’s birthday, as well) and John, Julie and Grace rounded out our Christmas Eve. We exchanged gifts and later enjoyed Sara’s very … Continue reading

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