Tag Archives: time

Mechanical Turk

So, have you heard of the Mechanical Turk? It’s rather fascinating service on Amazon that I’ve been exploring recently. Basically, it’s a venue where developers can post tasks that computers can’t do, but humans can. These are generally repetitive tasks … Continue reading

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Milestones

So, the USWNT beat Costa Rica yesterday … and the milestone, in this case, is that it’s news at all, IMHO.  I saw the first half hour of the game and have to say that given that this was do … Continue reading

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And Crap Again

I see they are calling for Pia’s head over on BigSoccer … as the USWNT teeters on the brink of NOT QUALIFYING for the WWC.  This is strange new territory for the USWNT … after they were upset by Mexico … Continue reading

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Dubya Smiling …

Yup, it’s true.  The Rangers made Dubya very happy yesterday, holding onto their lead this time and beating the Yanks in game 2. They head to the Bronx with their series tied at 1-1. Meanwhile, in The City of Brotherly … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

Here’s the far shore of the lake on Sunday morning. There’s the little abandoned Catholic Church looking downright numinous in the morning light! And then here’s CharlieHopbrew, watching the same sun sink in the west … all bundled up and … Continue reading

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Halloween Arrived Early This Year

Words can’t begin to describe how upset I was to read, last night, that they wheeled out a pulseless-but-breathing Dick Cheney to be interviewed by his loving keeper Lynne, and defend the myriad ways that the Bush administration eroded our … Continue reading

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Some Good News in an Otherwise Funky Time

First off, check out this photo – I call it “The Essence of Indian Summer” – Morning Glories backed by a glowing Maple.  What could better sum up this time of year?  Well … maybe baseball fever? Here’s to Roy … Continue reading

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Here We Go!

It’s that time of year again! The Phillies are in the playoffs and the action starts today, with game one versus Cincinnati. Roy Halladay takes the mound for Game #1 and, I’m guessing, also takes the win. My predictions are … Continue reading

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Soooo … Keeping Busy Here

It looks like a beautiful Sunday here in New Hampshire, with lots to do, and the usual sense of having not – quite – enough – time.  I love the luxury of sleeping in just a little bit, but looking … Continue reading

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Where's George?

Nope, this isn’t about Dubya … why dredge up THAT ugliness when there’s more than enough right-here in our tannin-crazed country.  (Too bad those tea partiers aren’t more into red wine as a source of tannin – I am sure … Continue reading

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