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Summer Movie: Stardust

Thursday, August 16th, 2007 by calixton

Continuing on our Summer 2007 Movie Quest, Miss T and I, along with Programmer Girl and the post-NYC Wonderduo, ventured out into the Central Valley mid-day heat to catch an expensive ($7.25!) matinee of Neil Gaiman’s Stardust. Having not read the illustrated novella (also by Neil Gaiman) in a number of years, I went into […]

Perseid meteor shower

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007 by calixton

There’s one advantage to living out in the agricultural-boonies of Central Valley (in our case, Davis), you can see the stars at night. Miss T and I pointed the xB away from Davis and Sacramento, drove about five miles, and stopped in the middle of some God-knows-what farmland. It wasn’t completely pitch black, but the […]

Summer Movies

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007 by calixton

Miss T and I watch movies, primarily on DVD. For that reason we’re always months or years behind in watching the regular crop of summer blockbusters. This year, however, we’ve been on a going-to-the-movies roll and have caught quite a few of the Summer 2007 releases: Live Free or Die Hard; Harry Potter and the […]

Apple Inc. turns its attention to… the Mac?

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007 by calixton

via the day job blog Windows-only readers can skip this post. For those of you wondering if Apple Inc. still makes computers, today’s special Apple Mac Event was a celebration of (almost*) all things Mac. The first announcement was the new iMac form-factor. Thinner, sleeker, faster, shinier—the new, aluminimum-clad, 20– and 24-inch iMacs run Intel […]