Monthly Archives: July 2005

Looks like it is a go for the Windows Vista beta

If you happen, like I did today, to drive through the main Microsoft campus in Redmond you will see a big tent on their main soccer field along with a stage being built on their softball field with lots of … Continue reading

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Walk on Ladies, walk on!

On one corners of the property for the company I work for is kind of a main intersection just a block or so off of a freeway exit.  It is also unique that people will stop and take pictures there … Continue reading

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He’s dead Jim

Sorry about the title.  On the local news (KCPQ morning news, channel 13 in Seattle) they just announced that James Doohan best known as "Scotty" on Star Trek has passed away just across the lake from Seattle in Redmond, WA.  RIP … Continue reading

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The film “Happy Endings” and a Q & A with Tom Arnold

A couple of weeks ago thanks to my membership in SIFF I was able to attend a preview screening of Don Roos’s new film Happy Endings.  By now there are main press reviews so I will not really write up much … Continue reading

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Secret Machines and Kings of Leon

Last Saturday night I went to the Kings of Leon show with Secret Machines opening.Secret Machines is supposed to be one of those "next big thing" bands from Europe but I did not really get that vibe from them at … Continue reading

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The search for a house has started

So by every stretch of the imagination I should have done this years ago but this last weekend I finally started the journey of buying my first home.  I am not a shopper by nature and Lord knows I have … Continue reading

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Anger Management tour 3

Last night I was back in my box at White River Amphitheatre for the "Anger Management tour 3" show.  Dare Obasanjo has a great write-up in his blog that mostly echos my thoughts.  The things I would add were that … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the movie “The Island”

Tonight thanks to my membership in SIFF I got to attend a preview screening of the movie The Island which stars Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson.  I should say that it was a working print that was lacking the final music, a … Continue reading

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Vegas Rocks 100 (Adolescents, Weezer, and Red Hot Chili Peppers)

It goes without saying that Vegas knows how to throw a party.  As part of its 100th birthday they threw a big rock concert on Saturday.  50000 free tickets where given out to the concert and I was able to … Continue reading

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Coke has a new soda and it really is a Zero

A couple of weeks ago I notice a new Coke product in the cooler near the checkout stand.  I do not think I had my head fully buried in the sand but I had not heard anything about it.  I … Continue reading

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