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August 30 asides

The Encyclopedia of Business Cliches JQuery Mobile Framework Gesturcons A visual language to represent emerging gesture-based user interactions. Think “tap” or “two-finger pinch” on an iPhone or iPad — how do you represent that in a non-animated form like a wireframe or mockup? These icons can help. A Costa Rica hotel room made out of […]

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Fallen Leaf Lake

Velma and I celebrated our birthdays last weekend near Tahoe at beautiful Fallen Leaf Lake. Our birthdays are ten days apart, so we usually celebrate them together with a weekend getaway. We had won/rented a weekend stay in a cabin on the lake, having participated in a charity auction last year for Committee for Green […]

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Meet Sluggo

I should take this opportunity to introduce Sluggo, our new traveling companion. We adopted Sluggo a couple weeks ago in anticipation of our impending parenthood (he was a gift from Velma’s coworkers, who threw her a baby shower a couple weeks ago). This was Sluggo’s first time in the Sierra, and he enjoyed it a […]

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Thursday Top 5+3

Velma and I are going on a site visit to beautiful Sequioa National Park for a few days and I thought I’d be generous and post some extra distractions for those of you stuck behind desks while we’re backpacking through the redwoods. So here are three bonus links along with your normal five. Don’t say […]

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Seattle

We went to Seattle last weekend to attend the wedding of our friends Patty and Rich, who met in Seattle but actually live in the Bay Area now. We stayed with our friends Chris and Jana, who used to live in the Bay Area but have since relocated to Seattle (Wedgwood, actually). Are you confused […]

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Restaurant review: The Groves

I posted this to Yelp but they don’t allow links, some I’m posting it here too. The Groves12990 Avenue of the GiantsMyers Flat, CA 95554707-943-99305pm to 9pm Surrounded on all sides by Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Myers Flat is a minuscule town that one wouldn’t ordinarily think rates a restaurant as good as The Groves. […]

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Thursday Top 5

Warning – NSFW: What’s Your Favorite Curse Word?Britain’s Channel 4 asks loads of celebrities to share their favorite swear words. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJsM1Tl7_jE] Garfield Minus GarfieldI used to love Garfield. But I hey, I was in 4th grade. I grew out of it shortly thereafter, though my mom insisted on buying me Garfield stuff for many years […]

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Heading to Missouri for a week

Velma and I leave Sunday morning for seven days in Missouri. We’ll spend a bunch of time with her family in and near the capitol Jefferson City, including the 4th of July, and we’ll also go to St. Louis to visit friends and the awesome City Museum. Then I’ll head to Kansas City for the […]

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Heading to Atlanta

I’m leaving early tomorrow morning for the HOW Design Conference in Atlanta, GA. I’ll be out of town until Thursday.

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