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Archive for March, 2009

New MacBook Pro and Lightroom 2

Monday, March 30th, 2009 Posted in People, Workflow | 2 Comments »

Have my new Mac...finally. The two biggest surprises were 1) how fast this thing runs not only with respect to applications but also to start up and 2) how easy it was to get use to and be productive. There ...

Interesting flower thanks to some hue

Thursday, March 12th, 2009 Posted in Nature | 3 Comments »

I played around with the hue on this one and brought out the color around the edge. Not sure if I've overlooked this one from my trip to the UK back in the spring of '08 or not. Once ...

Get your free Blackberry Wallpaper for the 8830 and Storm

Thursday, March 12th, 2009 Posted in Equipment | 1 Comment »

Anyone wanting some free wallpaper sized for your Blackberry 8830 (or Curve) or your Storm, look no further. The horizontally cropped are for the 8830/Curve and the portrait are for the Storm - obviously. Please leave a comment and let ...

Cruz Allen Malbec

Sunday, March 8th, 2009 Posted in Things, strobist | 4 Comments »

What a very good bottle of wine. I got this as a gift for Valentine's day after I raved about a glass of Malbec my wife and I had at Ombu restaurant in Winston-Salem. Never having heard of Malbec before, ...

Winter in North Carolina

Saturday, March 7th, 2009 Posted in Nature | No Comments »

A week or so ago (it's 75 now) we had a quick blast of snow. The most we've seen down here in years. A whopping six inches. For a Pennsylvania-born boy, it wasn't much to me but it was fun ...