Migrating to Flickr

June 05, 2007 By: erik Category: Flickr, News, Wordpress 895 views

I’ve been debating for a while how to, and whether or not to, switch to host all of my photos on Flickr.
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One Year Ago Widget

June 04, 2007 By: erik Category: Geeky, Wordpress 1,923 views

This blog, in its present form, turned one year old this past weekend. It was a solemn single-candle ceremony.
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Dentist, Hotel, Restaurant

June 03, 2007 By: erik Category: Family, Food, Mondragon, Photos, Spain, Videos 1,520 views

We had a very busy weekend, with most of the agenda being wedding-oriented.
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Blond and Brunette

June 01, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Flickr, Partying, Photos 1,285 views

A couple Sundays ago, Marga and I went out for a few drinks. She got so entranced in her sun worship that I was able to snap this picture without her knowledge.
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Applescript to Send Songs to a Shared iTunes Library

May 31, 2007 By: erik Category: Geeky 15,736 views

Note: To all of you that have found this post while searching for a way to copy songs FROM a Shared iTunes Library, read this. If you want to copy TO another iTunes library, then continue.

In my search for a solution to this problem, I have found that many other people find themselves in similar situations. Here’s a basic statement of the problem:

  • I have a laptop that I use at home but often take with me
  • I have a desktop at home with much more storage space than my laptop
  • I want to maintain all of my music on my desktop, but keep a subset on my laptop for playing when I’m not on my home wi-fi network.

Add to that my additional needs that…

  • I don’t even have a monitor, mouse or keyboard connected to my desktop machine
  • And therefore, I want to control adding music to my library completely from my laptop

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Untitled Ditty

May 30, 2007 By: erik Category: Music, Videos 935 views

The good news is that I finally have a way to put audio files on my blog now. The bad sad news is that my little Casio camera is the best microphone I have, so, to get an audio file, I have to make a video anyway, and then extract the audio.
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Aerial Manhattan

May 29, 2007 By: erik Category: Flickr, Photos, USA 3,345 views

I’ve flown into New York airports at least a dozen times, and I’ve never come close to being as lucky as my buddy, Hubbers, was for this photo.
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Lonely Plant

May 29, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Flickr, Photos 2,238 views

The other day, I saw this photo-worthy scene. One of the more nicely kept yards in town is bisected by a stone driveway. Sitting in the middle of the driveway, all by himself, far away from the other, bigger plants closer to the garage, was this little guy.
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Five Days In May

May 28, 2007 By: erik Category: Flickr, Geeky, Photos, Timelapse, Videos 1,374 views

We had some pretty spectacular action in the Cactus Cam project over the weekend. We had five flowers bloom simultaneously!
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Six Out Of Seven

May 26, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Flickr, Funny, Photos 1,393 views

I was walking around town the other day and saw these little guys staring helplessly out a shop window at me.
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