Monthly Archives: June 2010

After all these years, I finally got my HDTV

After all these years, I finally got my HDTV. Oddly enough, it hasn’t truly hit me yet. You would think that I would be dancing around, giddy like a little schoolgirl. It would be within the realm of possibility that … Continue reading

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A-Team (2010)

This week, I’m working in Delaware, but I don’t have an available hotel room. Crazy, right? I considered driving back and forth every day, as it’s about a 1:45 drive each way. I am already accustomed to my regular 1:15 … Continue reading

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Singles (1992)

Today was the kids’ last day of school, and summer camp starts next week. It was a busy day for them, including a pizza and ice cream party at lunch at school. They went to bed relatively early, so my … Continue reading

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The dream lives: We finally bought the HDTV

In 1999, I bought my 32″ Sony Wega flat TV. It weights 200 lbs, but the picture was very nice (and relatively big) compared to what my family had owned in the past. That was 1999, of course, and times … Continue reading

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I’m trying to be a more professional cyclist so I’m wearing a necktie

Big news: I’m getting in some quality cycling time nowadays. On most weekends, I”m getting away for a few hours to ride the long roads of central NJ. Partly because I want to be on my bike, partly because it’s … Continue reading

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A flat tire helped me to discover that replacing tires on Toyota Highlanders is an expensive proposition

During the week that I was in Dallas, my wife was driving the kids home and got a flat tire somewhere¬†between Princeton and our house. She didn’t know what it was, but last week when I took it to my … Continue reading

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My sister Julie’s surprise 30th birthday party

Julie’s 30th birthday cake Saturday night, we drove to Philadelphia for my sister’s surprise 30th birthday party. First we dropped off the kids to my sister-in-laws’ for the evening, then we went to pick up the delicious (and lactose-free) cake, … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Video – Combat in the Star Wars: The Old Republic

I’m looking forward to this game. It won’t run on my current home PC, but it’s another reason that I would buy a new PC in 2011. Check out the combat mechanics in this game. Star Wars: The Old Republic … Continue reading

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Spring Sing and Joshua’s Graduation

On June 4th, the kids’ school hosted “Spring Sing”, a show with each class singing or doing some other action like dancing. Both sets of grandparents, and both our sisters and their respective husbands all came to our house then … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

On the flight home from Dallas, I watched the rest of Where the Wild Things Are on my iPod, a 2009 film directed by Spike Jonze, and based on the Shel Silverstein children’s book. I remember reading the book decades … Continue reading

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