Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-28

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-21

Had an excellent ride yesterday. Soft and light and we finally figure out how to correct dropping the shoulder in corners. # Computer Engineer Barbie coming soon to a toy store near you.. http://digg.com/d31IroD # RT @bookviewcafe: Today's Special from Judith Tarr: – "Widdershins" – read it for free at Read more…

Mice of Pompeii

The plaster cast figures from Pompeii are pretty famous. The casts are made by pouring plaster into hollows left in the ash by an item that has decomposed (like bodies, wood, etc.). The resulting figures capture the expressions and last moments of the people who were killed by the eruption Read more…

New game. Time suck.

I enjoy playing games: pen-and-paper RPGs like Dungeons and Dragons (yes people still play it), computer RPGs, MMOs, and all that fun stuff. Bioware, a game company, has a good track record producing RPGs (role-playing games). Bioware produced the Baldur’s Gate series a few years back, a well loved RPG. Read more…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-14

The FBI Wants Our Web Browsing Activity: Fair or Foul?.. http://digg.com/d31HwOT # RT @archaeologynews: In the field: Royal Family Necropolis of the Third Intermediate Period at the temple of Hatshepsut http://bit.ly/ba05Js # RT @stc_carolina: Good news! Raleigh-Cary ranked No. 3 in five-year jobs growth http://bit.ly/9zntRD # RT @bookviewcafe: Today's Special Read more…

Lens on ebay

Before I knew of the machine problems today, I had decided to bit on a Voigtlander Nokton SLR II 58mm f1.4 Pentax KA mount lens. Found one on eBay with an excellent price. Just as well I didn’t win the auction. The funds that would have paid for that lens Read more…

Severely dead Mac

My poor little Mac died a painful death. What had apparently started weeks ago with random DVD drive openings, ended today with the machine going into an endless boot cycle. Today was not a good day for this to happen. I was already annoyed from idiots on the drive home Read more…

Twitter Updates for 2010-02-09

RT @archaeologynews: In the field: Royal Family Necropolis of the Third Intermediate Period at the temple of Hatshepsut http://bit.ly/ba05Js # RT @stc_carolina: Good news! Raleigh-Cary ranked No. 3 in five-year jobs growth http://bit.ly/9zntRD # RT @bookviewcafe: Today's Special from Judith Tarr: – "Darkwall's Lady" – read it for free at Read more…

Twitter Updates for 2010-02-08

@thedreya Playing in Pandora's box? in reply to thedreya # @dancinghorse I thought Arizona was supposed to be dry… You have had a lot of rain lately. in reply to dancinghorse # @spicycauldron What a horrible end to the bees (and for you and your partner to deal with). Hugs Read more…

Wet weekend

It was a very wet weekend at the barn. Isis played on Saturday and apparently enjoyed herself so much that her front right tendon was swollen. She wasn’t lame and the swelling wasn’t warm, so I put some liniment on her and put her back out. Kasane’s cut looks much Read more…

Twitter Updates for 2010-02-07

Record Your Own Records With Gakken's Gramophone Kit – gakke.. http://digg.com/d31HzmV # A week of melting snow and two days of rain. The barn will be more like a swamp. Been a week since I've seen the girls. # Dollhouse Started With Desire, But Ended With Paranoia – Dol.. http://digg.com/d31Hzq4 Read more…

Twitter Updates for 2010-02-06

(ArchEurope) Lost Roman Codex Fragments Found in Book Binding http://bit.ly/coIYJQ (via @archaeologynews) # ConsumerMan: 'Unfair' piggybacking tactics – ConsumerMan- ms.. http://digg.com/d31HsOT # A Sixaxis Controller to Play Emulated Games on Nokia N9000.. http://digg.com/d31HsdE # US Dept. Of Justice: Court Lacks Authority To Approve.. http://digg.com/d31Htzs # Star Trek LOLCats. Just Cuz. Read more…