Oct 15 2003
Sent to me via email:


by Dave

1. Never, under any
circumstances, take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same

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Oct 15 2003
How about transferring a full DVD movie in 7 (seven)
seconds?! Or a CDROM in 1
more than 20,000 times faster
than a typical home broadband connection

… Euh, can we have a
trickle of that speed too? ;)
(previous record 6.7GB/minute last March)

on CNN

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Oct 15 2003
So far we’ve enjoyed the very mild fall weather. Nothing
out of the ordinary. A few frosty mornings & rain showers early October but,
other than that, nice and sunny weather with 65-75F. Great for fall foliage
picture hunting :)
Today it’s a different story with a big weather-front
going through New England. Rain, rain, rain & wind, wind, wind. (where’s my
windsurf board!?) Unfortunately the wind is so strong (25-50 mph) that many
trees have lost a substantial amount of their beautiful coats … but, I cross
my fingers I’ll still be able to capture more of nature’s fall beauty.

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Oct 12 2003

Leaves are finally turning here in New England!
The dark forest
is now bright with color, the set designed for the Autumn Play. (click read

Oct 10 2003
Early this morning, while the fog was still lifting in
surrounding areas, I went on a short hike along a nearby small river trail. Of
the pictures I snapped along the way, I particularly like the reflection of
these trees in the slow moving shallow water that is rippling over some water
plants …

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Oct 10 2003

The weather up North should be excellent during this extended weekend and
we will be taking advantage of that to go leaf-peeping, as they call it. While
in our area foliage color change is around 30-50%, we are getting reports that
W-NW of here towards the mountains & New Hampshire it’s near or at peak, so
that’s where we’re heading. I for one can NOT wait to see what breathtaking
views we’ll encounter. I was eager to head NW last weekend already but the rain
& fact that it was reported at 75% kept us inside. Crossing my fingers for
some awesome photos.

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Oct 9 2003
We posted new images in the online gallery.

Apartment tour: some images of our apt in Maine
* Bridge: fog & sun
provide contrasting & mystic images at the bridge over the Kennebec river

* Maine walks – Hobbit Park: scenic walk in the woods along the

If you would like a higher resolution copy of any image for
your desktop wallpaper, please drop me a line and I’ll gladly email a copy.

PS: Please note that there is currently no direct link back from the
gallery to the blog as I still need to recode the menu.

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Oct 9 2003
Apple has announced
that MAC OS X version 10.3 a.k.a. Panther will be on the shelves on Oct 24 8pm
:) Woohoo!

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Oct 8 2003
It’s a pretty exciting evening:

Welcome to
our “blog” * :)

While I still have some integration work to do
& need to fix a few details, I decided to bring this new part of the
homepage online. Offline I was pleased with the test results, and now I can see
if there’ll be more blog challenges ahead or if it’ll be a smooth ride.

Anyway, this was the first online post


(* blog = short for web-log, a more recent
internet approach which allows more frequent & quick updates without having
to worry about the coding part).

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