Hola, Amigos. I know it’s been a while since I’ve rapped at y’all, but it’s been a busy year for the old cp. Well, I guess not much busier than normal, but busy enough that finding time for the old blog hasn’t really bubbled up to the top of the stack of things to do. […]

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My Monday with Dick

To celebrate Presidents Day, Stephanie, Fletch and I took a trip down to scenic Yorba Linda and visited the Richard M. “Dick” Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. I’m a fan of Presidential Museums and my family is very, very understanding. Plus it meant getting out of the house. So everybody sort of wins, and especially […]

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Pizza Port

For the last few months Russ Roca over at the Epicurean Cyclist has been talking up Pizza Port something fierce. Stephanie and I decided to check it out a couple of weeks ago and weren’t at all disappointed. It’s a bit of a schlep down to San Clemente, but oh my was it worth it. […]

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My votes for the 2009 Bloggies

Voting for the 2009 Bloggies is open now. My voting rules are as follows: If I don’t read any blogs in the category, don’t vote. If I only read one, vote for that one. If I read several: I don’t think this actually happened. So, the categories that I voted in: Best Web Application for […]

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I’m in the tank for Voting

So get out there today and make democracy work. (Unless you’re voting for prop 8, in which case maybe you should stay home and not screw up California’s constitution. I’m just saying.)

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Mosaic Survey

Memestealing from Pat, Kitty, etc. The rules, such as they are: Type your answer to each of the questions below into Flickr Search Using only the first page of results, pick one image. Copy and paste each of the URLs for the images into Big Huge Lab’s Mosaic Maker to create a mosaic of the […]

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TJs’ run

One of my favorite things about our neighborhood is that it’s ideally set up for the Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge. There’s a grocery, a green grocer and a TJ’s all within two miles of the house. The green grocer (Dogwoods) we’ve ridden to a couple of times for the produce run. Pavilions we walk […]

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Bingo Scrabble

The rules of Bingo Scrabble, such as they are: Every play must be a bingo Normal dictionary rules do not apply. (That is: words may not be challenged) Definitions for each word must be provided Score is not kept Everybody wins

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Tej and I have the same accent. Not too surprising given we’re both (more or less) from the highlighted part of the map. What American accent do you have? (Best version so far)NeutralYou’re not Northern, Southern, or Western, you’re just plain -American-. Your national identity is more important than your local identity, because you don’t […]

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Platinum Level Bribery Plan

Panic‘s Steven Frank explains the company’s MacWorld bribe policy: Sandwiches / Pizza / Burritos: A sincere effort will be made to resolve the bug upon our return One of whatever new hardware Apple announces: Our special “white glove” service — while working on your bug, we’ll wear tasteful white cotton gloves Cash bribes in excess […]

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