More pictures on flickr. 12 of Robert Smith in total. They were taken with no flash–even after dark. Some have been processed a bit, and some were pushing the limits of the digital zoom, but there were at least a dozen salvageable with technology. And, damn, we were /that/ close. It still floors me that […]
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A while ago, I posted about the trip I took to New Orleans. It was about this time last year that we were there. I also wrote an article for Red Hat Magazine. One of the people that I wrote about was Goldie, a street performer that we met one night on Bourbon Street. We […]
Robust serves up the visited states map meme, and, lo, lemming-like, I proceed: Also, the list: California San Francisco a pair of times–sublime and marvelous. Best 2 memories: Mission after dark, a hole-in-the-wall Mexican place, then a bar at which you could still smoke with a thick wood bar top grooved by elbows. Served cold […]
Here’s the pictures from Disney. I’d stop and chat about ’em, but mostly I’ve used this long weekend to get errands run and stuff done around the house. Yay, cleaner and saner home environs!
I didn’t want to make a real Disney post until I had finished working on the photos, and working on the photos has taken a backseat to getting some work stuff accomplished, but rest assured I am making progress on both fronts at the moment. As you can see, there is at least one good […]
We’re off to see the Mouse!
No, not THAT New Orleans post. This one’s about the New Orleans that WAS. In June. When I was there for a week. I know, I know. I was beginning to think I’d never get around to it either. But after recent events I sort of wanted to take a pass or two through the […]
Well, we got on a plane late last week and jetted off to St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. It was lovely. The occasion? Ah — dear friends marrying each other, of course! We saw Sam and Steve get hitched beneath a rooftop gazebo–a brilliant white-on-white stage that looked across the islands and the […]
So my roommate and I abandoned the kitten and took to the skies for a trip to Vegas. Well, ok, so we didn’t so much abandon her as leave her in the care of M and C and E, all enlisted to feed her and change her litter and throw the mousie for her to […]