I really like this post by Kevin Kelly titled Why Technology Can’t Fulfill. Kevin muses on what role technology has in personal fulfillment when contemporary dominant culture is contrasted with that of the Old Order Amish. I particularly like the age old question regarding the necessity of modern industry to support the simpler ways, such [...]
IT Site Presence – New Game for 2009-10 We believe that getting the IT staff out into the businesses is really helpful – we have been measuring this ‘onsite presence’ for a few years now and regularly adjusting the rules to make it more effective. It’s time for another change! Compelling Reasons for Onsite presence [...]
Parmigiano-Reggiano…1/2 lb wedge…was $14, now $10 Manchego Dehesa los Llanos…1/2 lb wedge…was $17, now $10 Great Hill Blue Cheese…1/2 lb wedge…was $13.50, now $8 Mandelbread…$8 each or 2 for $12 Bluefin Tuna…$6 or 2 for $10 Spicy Horseradish Mustard…$2 Hot Cocoa Coffeecake…was $50, now $20 or 2 for $30 Olave Olive Oil…was $25, now $15 [...]
A 15 year old named Kate Moore took home the $50,000 1st place prize in the 2009 LG US Texting Championship. Evidently it’s normal for her to pump out almost 500 text messages a day! “In the final showdown, she outtexted 14-year-old Morgan Dynda, of Savannah, Ga. Both girls had to text three lengthy phrases [...]
Last week’s IT Cedar Point trip was a blast, the rides were really top notch outstanding. On the other hand, the rest of the park looked a little tired and run-down. Berenstain Bear Country never looked so dated I wonder if amusement parks are just becoming less and less popular. And why would this be? [...]
The metal studs posed a bit of a challenge but our resident carpenter/accountant Jeff Willard helped us create a solid foundation. Feel free to stop by and do some chin ups.. Thanks again Jeff!
Caprotto Goat Cheese…1/2 lb wedge…was $23, now $9 Appenzeller…1/2 lb wedge…$9 Mezzo Secco…1/2 lb wedge…$7 Mini Chocolate Chess Pies…$4 Mini Olive Oil Coffeecake…$4 Alfajores…6 pack…$5 Hot Cocoa Coffeecake…was $50, now $20 or 2 for $30 Chocolate Cigars…was $23, now $12 or 2 for $21 Biscotti…was $14, now $6 or 2 for $10 Oil Packed Anchovies…was [...]
I’ll speak for the whole department when I say that we like Legos. I’ll go so far as to say it’s the best toy ever made. We’ve had lots of Lego posts so what’s one more? The Lego Cello (via) is a full-size hollow-body cello, complete with bow & strings, made by Nathan Sawaya. The [...]
In the category of software that does what it needs to do simply and reliably… I ran across GDocsUploader earlier in the week and gave it a try today. This is a nice Mac application that ties in to your Google or Google Apps for Domains account and provides a drag and drop icon to [...]
Elph and I went out to Corman Farms today to talk to Mark and check out some possible spots for a webcam. Elph took photos form the potential posts; I took notes and petted the Shetlands. You can see all of today’s photos in our gallery.
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