Movie Reviews

August 05, 2007 By: erik Category: Reviews 848 views

I thought I’d throw together some opinions about some movies I’ve seen lately.
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August 05, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Photos 692 views

No, “roofless” is not how David Beckham describes the Paparazzi. Seriously, have you heard that man speak? I think he and George W. Bush might be tied for the prize of “person who most sounds like an idiot when they talk”. At least David has some demonstrable talent and good looks.
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Turbulent Morning

August 04, 2007 By: erik Category: Geeky, Timelapse, Videos 631 views

I have good news! For a mere Ulysses, I was able to revive my dead laptop. Its battery and dvd drive don’t work anymore, but I was able to install Tiger by booting to my first generation iPod. Having a spare laptop is worth well more than $50 to me. The final result is that I am now able to make timelapse movies again!
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Salad Dressing Delivery Systems

August 03, 2007 By: erik Category: Food, Geeky, Photos, Spain, Videos 1,317 views

You buy furniture. You tell yourself: this is the last sofa I’ll ever need. No matter what else happens, I’ve got the sofa issue handled.

– Jack, from Fight Club

This is how I felt about my Salad Dressing Delivery System (SDDS). I love my two little Salad Chefs. They are unique, original, ergonomic, and aesthetically pleasing. I was certain that there was no room for innovation. But I was wrong.

Pouring salad dressing onto salads, resulting in an uneven distribution of dressing, is soon to become an antiquated thing of the past. The future of SDDS technology? Not pouring, but SPRAYING!
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Walking With A Camera

August 02, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Photos, Videos 931 views

These are just some photos of stuff that caught my eye during an evening walk around Colindres last Sunday. Carrying a camera with you makes you see the world a little differently.
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10 Days of Bachelorhood

August 01, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Complaining, Extremadura, Photos 542 views

This morning I drove Marga halfway to Mondragon where her father met us to take her to Mondragon and later today, she will go with her parents down to Higuera de la Serena in Extremadura. I will go down to visit for a weekend in 10 days.
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July 31, 2007 By: erik Category: Funny, News, Weird 858 views

Where to even begin explaining this… I guess it started with the Flickr group called I wake up screaming (IWUS). You may recall it from my two blogentries about it. The idea behind the group is to capture disturbing human creations that make you both A) wonder what the hell the artist was thinking spending so much time on such a horrible creation, and B) laugh when you think of the object being in a group called “I wake up screaming”. Have a look around in the group. You’ll either “get it” and think it’s a clever and funny idea, or you won’t. If you don’t get it, stop reading now, because everything below will appear completely inane.
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Sunday Livestock Show

July 30, 2007 By: erik Category: Photos, Spain 1,692 views

On Sunday morning a local town was holding its annual livestock show, so we thought we’d check it out. Yee haw!
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Saturday in Santander

July 29, 2007 By: erik Category: Beach, Family, Photos, Spain 995 views

The in-laws came to visit this weekend, and we went to Santander. The mission? To buy a suit for the second most important man at my wedding, the father of the bride. He ended up buying it in the same place where I bought my suit.
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Life and Music

July 26, 2007 By: erik Category: Musings, Stuff I Found, Videos 715 views

I enjoyed this. It’s a little animation made over a recording of the philosopher Alan Watts. If you don’t recognize the style of animation immediately, then you won’t recognize the names of the creators.
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