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My Mac Mini’s Oddities

I purchased a Mac Mini a few months ago to act as my “media hub” (read “DVD player”) a while ago.  Unfortunately, I still have an old Sony Wega (with a tube) and I’d forgotten how low the resolution is on old style televisions.  It was so bad that I couldn’t even use my Mini […]

New Toy: The Kona Jake

Since I’ve been doing more biking on the road lately, I decided it was time for a road bike.  So I went to my pals at Green Mountain Bikes today and tested out a few, finally settling on a new Kona Jake. It has a nice balance of mountain bike features and road bike features. […]

Bikers and Moose and Bears, Oh $#|+!!

I went mountain biking down one of my favorite trails with my friend Peter  Merrill yesterday. Before we started out, I told him that we had seen a bear a couple of weeks ago near the bottom of Camp Brook Road.  The trail that we picked up starts at the top of Charlie Wilson Road, […]

Owning Property Sucks Even More

Okay, so I got my quotes on pre-buy oil prices for the coming year. The lowest we found in the area was $2.55 a gallon. I’d say it was $2.549 a gallon, like the delivery company did, but I really don’t like that game, so I’m doing what they do on the bill and rounding […]