iRack

March 13, 2007 By: erik Category: Funny, Geeky, Politics, Stuff I Found 1,746 views

What a wonderful mix of Mac geekery and critcism of the current White House administration. How could I not love this?
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Dance Workshop in Suances

March 12, 2007 By: erik Category: Dancing, Photos, Spain, Videos 1,079 views

This past weekend we attended an intensive two-day dance workshop in Suances, a town about an hour west along the coast.
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MP3 Exercise Bike

March 09, 2007 By: erik Category: Geeky, Musings 2,285 views

I was pedaling away on an exercise bike at the local gym the other day when I realized that the RPM I was doing directly corresponded to the BPM (beats per minute) of the song I was listening to on my iPod. This is very natural. Any aerobics instructor knows this when choosing music for her class.
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Underground Dumpsters

March 08, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Musings, Photos, Spain 1,151 views

This is an idea that I’ve seen implemented in Spain and no where else.
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Wedding Hairdresser

March 06, 2007 By: erik Category: Family, News, Spain 1,630 views

Dear female wedding guests,

Marga said something to me the other day that hadn’t occurred to my simpleton male brain. She said, “We need to find out which of our guests want to go to the hairdresser the morning of the wedding.”
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Dress, Suit, Photographer, Videographer

March 05, 2007 By: erik Category: Food, News, Photos 1,131 views

Wedding update! We’ve checked four things off the wedding todo list.
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March Fourth

March 04, 2007 By: erik Category: Beach, Photos, Videos 953 views

Today’s date is the only date that makes a complete sentence when spoken (“March forth!”). It got up to 27°C today. So naturally, we went to the beach.
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Spinal Discord

March 03, 2007 By: erik Category: House, Photos, Spain, Spain-v-USA, USA 3,285 views

This is the first in a series of blog entries about little differences that I notice between the US and Spain. For each difference, I’ll decide which country does it better, and award points.

The first topic: Book Spines. Read the rest of this entry →

Town Gazebo

March 02, 2007 By: erik Category: Colindres, Photos 1,120 views

I had to take some books back to the library the other day. The library in Colindres is the worst I’ve ever seen. There’s no order in the books, and there are only about 200 books in a cramped little room. It’s pretty sad. I took my camera along and snapped some pictures of the town hall and a little gazebo thing.
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That Al Gore Movie

February 28, 2007 By: erik Category: Media, Politics, Reviews, USA, Voting 828 views

I just watched An Inconvenient Truth. I had been avoiding it because I knew how it would depress me. But after it won two Oscars, I figured the time had come.
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