Archive for August, 2008

August 26th, 2008

Black Bee

Yesterday evening I went on a mini photo excursion in the cul de sac with my two youngest kids. This is the winning photo from the event:

August 17th, 2008


We went to Lagoon (an amusement park) on Thursday. Here’s my favorite picture from the day: Other photos from the day (and from at least one other trip) are in my Lagoon photoset on Flickr.

August 11th, 2008

Visiting my parents

On Saturday I got to spend three hours at my parents’ house, visiting them with my son. Their 44th wedding anniversary was Friday. At one point during our visit, we were outside and it started raining, so we stood on the covered porch. I took pictures. Here’s one of my son: Here’s another. A water […]

August 7th, 2008

You can’t verb Live Search.

A while ago I used the quote, “you can’t grep dead trees” (meaning you can’t use a computer to search a paper book). Since I enjoy trying to use plain English rather than jargon, it occurred to me that there’s a pleasingly similar but more modern and mainstream way to express the idea: You can’t […]