Friday, July 27, 2007

Cool Summer Day

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It's Friday and I am ready to head off to work. It has been a little while since my last blog, so I figured that I could bang this one out in a hurry. My job has been lots of fun lately. I really like it when it gets busy with many visitors who come from all parts of the world. We are having a whole boatload of new students coming in this week too.

Friday, July 13, 2007

Trying and creating

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Creativity... what a concept. Some think of the computer as a tool for creativity. In many ways it has become something that asuages creativity. I am not saying that the creative process has to be hard, but when something/anything gets banged out in a short period of time, it makes me think that one has acquired a minimal return of satisfaction on the result produced.Something else is going on here. A quickening process that usurps the appreciation of the value created. It's a tough call. The picture I use as a thumbnail usually has little or nothing in common with the content of the videos. I am trying to pull all my creative pursuits together into one.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Romance to the core

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Lately, I have been looking at how much Apple has seduced me with their products. I am on a budget and have to be careful when it comes to making new purchases. As much as I have convinced myself that anything I acquire in the computer realm is an investment, I am sometimes deluding myself. After a third Ipod purchase, I realized that I don't need these things and am just lusting after something cool. The interesting thing though is that Apple products are superior, and it is a little scarey how much I desire them. Now with a week gone by after the IPhone's release, I am still haning on to my wallet and keeping my ear to the ground waiting for the other shoe to drop.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

July the third

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Ah yes... the day before independence day, 2007. It is hot and I am going shopping and then for a run with Don. Isn't that exciting? Anyway, I continue to do this blog because it is kind of like the diary I never kept as a kid. It would be nice to have a dialog with someone, however. Care to comment on this site? Don't be a chicken, I will probably respond !