Say Goodbye to the Buffoon

Well, Happy New Year everyone. Let’s all hope the future will be much brighter than 2008, the year of despair, the year of Bush. Only a few more days ’til we are rid of him. May his legacy always rot in hell where it belongs.

These figures from the New York Times today:

  • Decline in the S&P 500 in 2008:
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Begin the Conversion

100-0067_IMG.jpgYes, I mentioned earlier that it’s time to abandon ship. I’m leaving Aperture for Adobe Lightroom 2. I just began the export process of all picture versions from Aperture. Next, I will export all of the masters. Then I will try to figure out how to best import them into Lightroom 2.

I was actually shocked to see that, since … Continue reading

Great Sweatshirt

At breakfast, the lady at the table next to me wore a sweatshirt with this message embroidered on it:

3 Wise Men?
Get Real!

We chatted briefly. She has such a wonderful sense of humor and just laughs with ease. You could tell that her husband, who was just shaking his head, absolutely delighted in her. … Continue reading

It's Raining, It's Pouring, the Old Man Is Snoring…

A winter storm was forecast for today, and as I awoke around 4:00am, the sound of water falling from the sky greets the morning. This isn’t just a typical short drizzle, the ordinary semi-annual California misting. It’s actually really raining! Lovely!

The weather here is so perfect all of the time, I actually miss bad weather! In fact, the forecast … Continue reading