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Entries from March 2007

15 Megabits Per Second

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007 · No Comments

I love my Road Runner Turbo. It was upgraded last week to double the speed. I now get 15 MBPS down and 1 MBPS up. Now that’s blazingly fast. And I really notice the difference. Results from yesterday’s bandwidth speed test (New York City server): I’ve come a long way since my 2400 baud modem.

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Tags: technology

Happy St. Patty Niki’s Birthday!

Sunday, March 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Yesterday at the Parting Glass and Niki and Seth’s house: Happy birthday, Niki, and happy St. Patty’s Day weekend!

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Tags: photos 2007

Double Your Donation to UPH

Sunday, March 11th, 2007 · No Comments

As many of you know, I’ve been involved with the Saratoga Steeplechasers for more than a year now. We’re dedicated to raising money and awareness to save the beautiful and historic Universal Preservation Hall in downtown Saratoga. The building is being transformed from a dilapidated old church into a vibrant performing arts center for the […]

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Tags: saratoga springs

To Nana

Thursday, March 8th, 2007 · 1 Comment

It was five years ago today when Nana left this earth. For the fifth year in a row, I blog in her honor today. She touched so many lives, and the essence of her being lives on. We had some friends over tonight — one, who, like Nana was, is a Leo — and I […]

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Tags: anecdotes

-23 Degree Wind Chill

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007 · No Comments

Holy crap it’s cold here this morning! Air temperature: -5 degrees Fahrenheit. Wind temperature: -23 degrees Fahrenheit. Damn!

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Tags: saratoga springs

Marathon Brother

Monday, March 5th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Big congrats to my bro, Peter, who ran in and completed the L.A. Marathon yesterday! He finished in an incredible 3 hours, 37 minutes, and 33 seconds (3:37:33), which, from what I understand, is pretty damn good. Considering I haven’t run a full mile — let alone 26 — in ages, I can appreciate the […]

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Astonishing Numbers

Saturday, March 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

“Depicts 60,000 plastic bags, the number used in the US every five seconds.” And other mind-boggling stats and images. (Thanks, Matt, for the link.)

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Tags: the world