Monthly Archives: May 2006

Mark everything with identification when you travel

Eleven years ago, so pre 9/11, I was late for a flight at JKF and while I grabbed my carry-on out of the X-ray machine I forgot some prints I had purchased at a museum on that trip. I have … Continue reading

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Hey FedEx! What the heck is a delivery exception??

I was expecting to recieve a package today via FedEx.  In fact I hung out around the house because of this.  Below you can see that my package was on a truck in Kent, WA before 7 am today.  I … Continue reading

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This blog post brought to you by Word 2007 beta 2

Many people have written about one of the new features in Word 2007. In the just released Beta 2 of Office 2007 you can find a feature to publish blog entries via Word 2007. This should mean less spelling errors … Continue reading

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SIFF: Wordplay

Today I saw the documentary “Wordplay” as part of the Seattle International Film Festival. The film is about Will Shortz who is the editor of the New York Times crossword puzzle and the people involved in the annual crossword puzzle … Continue reading

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SIFF: The Illusionist

Tonight I attended the opening night of the Seattle International Film Festival.  The opening gala film was "The Illusionist" which is based on the award winning short story Esienheim the Illusionist by Steven Millhauser.  Before the film at the Paramount … Continue reading

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Goodbye Friendster

I deleted my Friendster account today.  Why?  Because no one I know is active on that site.  There are many other sites that do a better job.  MSN Spaces, MySpace, and even places like Facebook (which is more than just … Continue reading

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2006 SIFF picks

I picked the films I plan to see in the Seattle international film festival.  This year there might be more than a few films that you will be able to see outside of the festival.  These picks include the Gala … Continue reading

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Airplane travel

Yesterday I flew from Seattle to Chicago.  When I got to the airport before you could even get into a line to check in on United they were there with a scale.  If your luggage was over 50 pounds per … Continue reading

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Microsoft mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and JV

It has been a while since I have updated a blog entry about what Microsoft is doing in the acquisitions area but so far in 2006 they have been busy.  As a gaming fan I am excited about the addition … Continue reading

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How is MSFT doing?

I cannot take credit for this idea but those that did I do not think want to be called out as they are shareholders in MSFT…   Today MSFT closed at $23.44.  If you think that one of the jobs … Continue reading

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