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Extreme holiday lighting

It's that time of year again, and Mel and I will be spending the next two weekends putting up lights outside our house. If you haven't visited my GriswoldHome.com website in a while, it's worth checking out. Traffic to it is dead during 10 months of the year. Magically, during November and December, traffic flourishes! One thing that always gets me in the ...

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SEMA Video, part 1

Last week I was in Las Vegas all week for the SEMA Show (automotive convention) with 6 others as part of my Truckblog Crew.  Here's the first video posted of the event: You can also see all of the photos we took.

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The Vegas

I headed off to Las Vegas for the SEMA Show this past Monday morning (4am!) and it has been a busy week. I flew home the afternoon on Halloween to spend time with my family, and currently I am doing some blogging at Truckblog to get some of the news and photos out from the past few days. I'll be flying back to Vegas in the morning to finish up the show Thursday ...

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Soda, snacks, and iPods

I'm staying at the Las Vegas Hilton this week for the SEMA Show, and down by the elevators they have the most amazing vending machine for Apple fanboys... BOOM! It's an Apple vending machine. Chock full of iPods, cameras, headphones, cables, adapters... everything you might need in a pinch. They even have the latest toys, such as the iPod Nano, iPod Video, and iPod ...

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Mac OS X Leopard delayed for good reason?

I got this (finally) late this evening from Apple: To Our Valued Apple Customer: Dear Apple Customer, Thank you for your recent order with Apple. Due to local emergency conditions in your delivery area, our carriers are unable to deliver to the address listed on your order. As a result, your Apple shipment is currently being held at your local FedEx ...

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Wanna go for a swim?

I finally (yes, I have been extremely busy!) got the chance to go outside today to check on the pool. Here's what I found: I cleaned it off, and the edges where the ash had built up on the tile wall. Hopefully the cleaner will do its job so we don't have to drain the pool and get it acid-washed again like we did after the Cedar Fire 4 years ago! Now that ...

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Project Bank Shot for SEMA 2007

I just realized that I never showed my first major vehicle graphics project... probably because it took so long to do, and then I just got busy with a Ford trip to Michigan and the fires here in San Diego. Plus, I was scrambling last minute to get the plotter and the software to work so I could cut all of the vinyl for this monster truck. Well, here it is, in all ...

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And You Can Too!

My sister got me hooked on watching the The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central when I was up in Seattle and while I hate politics in general, I found the show amusing because it does nothing but poke fun at politics. What follows Stewart's show is the Colbert Report. I got hooked on that show too. Recently Colbert announced he is running for President ...

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San Diego Fires

OMG what a crazy few days. First, the fire started Sunday in East County and we kept a close watch on it, knowing that I had a Monday morning flight with Frozone to go to Michigan for a two-day Ford truck media event. We made the decision early Monday morning to go ahead with my trip, as it looked like the fire was going to avoid our neighborhood. Unfortunately ...

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zunePhone Advertisement

Kathy sent this one to me... pretty funny for you Microsoft bashers out there.

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Boost your WiFi signal using foil

Check this out. Create this simple "EZ parabolic reflector template" out of aluminum foil and some paper and give your router a ridiculous signal boost. I haven't tired it, since the freeantennas.com website appears to be down at the moment. Check out this Lifehacker site for more tips.

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New plotter arrives

With Brian's huge SEMA vehicle decal project I have this weekend I couldn't do the job with my 8 year old Roland Stika SX-12 10" plotter. While it's done a great job over the years, its time has come to be replaced by something bigger. Since Mike wasn't using our 24" plotter in Houston, he shipped it to me. It's a behemoth 24" GCC Bobcat plotter that's basically ...

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Google acquires Jaiku. eBay to buy Twitter?

Now that Google has acquired Jaiku, what does that mean for the even more popular mini-blogging SMS service, Twitter? Well, first I'm surprised that Google acquired Jaiku and not Twitter. I don't know anyone that uses Jaiku, even though I have mashed it into Runner+. Kind of an odd purchase, actually. So that leaves Twitter open to acquisition. What about ...

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Tis the season to irritate your dog

Krissy forwarded a forwarded X 100 email to me and this one is worth sharing. Time to get your pets ready for Halloween! More... Continue reading “Tis the season to irritate your dog” »

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Quick Disneyland trip

We made an unexpected trip up to Disneyland today, mainly because I found someone who wanted my old 300C exhaust and since I couldn't find anyone to buy it, I found someone who wanted to trade me for it. Plus, our annual Disneyland passes are still good so it doesn't cost us anything to get into the park. He lives in L.A. so we met him at Disneyland before we ...

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