Monthly Archives: June 2006

Herb Brooks joins the NHL Hall of Fame

All I can respond with is, what took them so long? The guy died in a car accident in 2003 so death should always be a pass for someone to be let in. Now I’m not pushing for the pity … Continue reading

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“Perfect Day” 1996

Just a perfect day, drink Sangria in the park  And then later when it gets dark, we go home    Just a perfect day, feed animals in the zoo  Then later a movie, too, and then home    Oh, it’s … Continue reading

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RIP Mitsuyoshi “Sam” Nishimura

This gentleman was one of my co-workers at Apple who handled Japanese calls. We all received the sad news of his passing this Monday late Wednesday afternoon (he had terminal cancer). I will miss him because he was a unique … Continue reading

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Cars: Must See, but with reservations

Sadly, all the other reviews I had read about this movie were right. This is the weakest of all the Pixar movies but against the competition (namely PDI), it’s a well-made movie. It’s just impossible to not compare it against Toy … Continue reading

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Happy 80th Birthday to Mel Brooks!

To the man who gave the world Blazing Saddles which is still one of the funniest movies ever made and still stands up over the years. I feel he’s the writer-director who inspired many of the other great parody specialists such as … Continue reading

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Bryant retourne aux États-Unis!

For well over a year, my e-mail had been bouncing whenever I tried to contact my friend and co-worker Bryant Beck over in France. It wasn’t just our work addresses, but even the personal stuff through our .Mac accounts. Being … Continue reading

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Progress for Somara’s culinary career

It’s official for Somara, she will be in training next month for cake decorating with HEB. I can’t remember if it’s for six weeks or four. Doesn’t matter too much, this is something important to her and she will be … Continue reading

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That’s not in my American History Book by Thomas Ayres

This is a nice little trivia book for the history buff. It also makes decent bathroom reading. The bathroom reading part isn’t meant to be an insult, to me it’s a compliment and it accurately describes the book’s style: short … Continue reading

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The Draft is completed, now comes rebuilding

I caught some of the NHL draft on OLN (soon to be VS.) Saturday night. Rather embarrassing that GM Bobby Clarke totally spaced on the name of yet another forward when he got to the podium. My team needs faster … Continue reading

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Hydra and Nix join our Solar System

Thanks to the great Dr. Phil Plait of Bad Astronomy I caught the cool news about today being the day that Pluto’s two recently confirmed satellites receiving their official names by the International Astronomical Union.    The two additional satellites were discovered last Fall … Continue reading

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