Toy Boats

March 17, 2007 By: erik Category: Beach, Family, Flickr, Photos, Stuff I Found 2,201 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 2,402 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 9,746 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 1,141 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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iRack

March 13, 2007 By: erik Category: Funny, Geeky, Politics, Stuff I Found 1,747 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 1,085 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 2,288 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 1,170 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 1,634 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 1,138 views

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