Fame

March 23, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Weird 928 views

This morning I went, as I do every day, to the local grocery store to buy bread and something to make for lunch.
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Virtual Photography

March 23, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Geeky, Photos, Spain, Weird 1,009 views

For some reason, I started playing around with Google Earth this morning. I was pleasantly surprised to see that they had upgraded the quality of images of Colindres and the surrounding area. But what really blew my mind was that they had accurate topographical data as well!
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Alive in Baghdad

March 22, 2007 By: erik Category: Media, Politics, Stuff I Found, Voting 971 views

I just wanted to turn you on to my new favorite video blog: Alive in Baghdad.
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One Hail of a Storm

March 21, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, House, Photos, Spain 1,541 views

Winter came back this week. Quite violently.
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A Pair of Cuties

March 20, 2007 By: erik Category: Extremadura, Family, Photos, Spain 993 views

At the in-laws last weekend, we went through some family photo albums to find some pictures for our wedding video. It’s fun to see pictures from 20-30 years ago of people that I know so well. Here are the cutest ones of Marga. I guess it’s only natural that her sister should be in all of them too.
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St. Patty's in Mondragon

March 19, 2007 By: erik Category: Funny, Mondragon, Partying, Photos, Spain 938 views

On Saturday night, we went out with some of Belén’s friends in Mondragon. Every March 17th to come, I will think about the weekend we spent in Dublin three years ago, quite possibly the most enjoyable weekend I’ve spent with good friends, tourism, and alcohol.
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Toy Boats

March 17, 2007 By: erik Category: Beach, Family, Flickr, Photos, Stuff I Found 2,096 views

A couple months ago, Marga’s Aunt Manoli and Uncle Antonio came to visit for the first time. While they were here, I showed them some of my photos on my computer, especially of when my parents visited last August. Antonio recently told me that he remembered one picture, in particular, from my collection…
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Elevators and Floor Numbering

March 16, 2007 By: erik Category: Geeky, Photos, Spain, Spain-v-USA, USA 1,966 views

It’s time for Round 2 in our comparison of how Spain and the US differ in small, trivial ways. Today’s topic: Elevators and floor numbering.
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Laptop Prank

March 15, 2007 By: erik Category: Funny, Media, Politics 9,489 views

A friend sent this to me in a chain mail. I’ve got nothing better to talk about today, so I’ll share it here. Not to brag, but I’m having to translate it from Spanish to English.
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Podcasting and Bittorrent Unite

March 14, 2007 By: erik Category: Geeky, Media, Stuff I Found 1,122 views

For a couple years now, I’ve been keeping up to date with American television via a technology called BitTorrent. I can usually have an episode of an hour-long program like 24, House, or Prison Break (my three favs at the moment) downloaded by lunch time the day after they air in the US.
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