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Entries from November 23rd, 2004

The one and only

November 23rd, 2004 · Comments Off on The one and only · Dogs, Internet

Leo had a play date with our friends’ dog Queen over the weekend. They live in Inwood, way up at the northern tip of Manhattan, where I hear Santa has his workshop. We opted to meet in the middle, which meant the dog run at 105th Street on the river. After a ten minute taxi […]

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Grooming

November 22nd, 2004 · Comments Off on Grooming · Grooming

How to spend a bleak, drizzly Saturday morning? How about an unlimited mimosa brunch (for $10) with the best french toast in Hell’s Kitchen followed by a manicure and pedicure? While I am always up for the former, the latter isn’t really my bag, mostly because I’d rather spend the hour playing Xbox. But after […]

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Something turkey this way come

November 19th, 2004 · Comments Off on Something turkey this way come · Cooking

In a few days I will be once again attempting to cook a truly American Thanksgiving dinner for the wife. When it comes to cooking, she provides 99 and 44/100% of the meals in this house, so I get tapped to do the holiday ones. I’ve done a turkey for Thanksgiving and duck for Christmas. […]

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Got game

November 18th, 2004 · Comments Off on Got game · Gaming, Shopping

With very few exceptions (like the release of Halo 2) the “release date” listed for a game is the day it gets shipped out to stores. Stores don’t actually have the product that day. Stores with a good supplier will have it the day following the release date. Trust me on this. I have optimistically […]

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Changes

November 17th, 2004 · Comments Off on Changes · Blogging, Sitenews

After years of being with Blogger, I am now making preparations to move to a new weblog system. I won’t say precisely when this will happen, since I can’t miss a deadline I don’t set. I’ve always been reasonably happy with Blogger, so much so that I was one of those wacky “Blogger Pro” users. […]

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