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Double Take

We were watching A-Team the other day, and the lot of them were at Universal Studios. Hannibal is dressed up as a swamp monster (of course) and they’re meeting some potential client. As Face waits, a Cylon walks by. Face’s smile vanishes and he looks perplexed for a moment, and then Mr. T says something […]

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The Used Past

There is a quote from George Lucas talking about how he wanted the world of Star Wars to feel like it had been around forever, and that not everything was perfect. He called this idea the “used future.” It is one of the things that makes the original trilogy engaging: this is a place that […]

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Video Game Nostalgia

Friday my brother Ben came over and we played old Video Games using an emulator and a USB controller. We had a blast. We spent quite a lot of time marveling at how different games are designed nowadays. In QuackShot and World of Illusion, two Disney games, there is level after level of rote memorization. […]

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Christmas Lists 2005

Since I know that all of you are just itching to get us gifts, here’s the list of what we want! Sonja’s List, in Order of Desirability: Friends Season 10 We love Katamari PS2 Game Friends The Official Trivia Guide Paperback book Vertigo Tour DVD (U2) Sound of Music Special Edition DVD (Widescreen) You’ve Got […]

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How to Survive New Testament Class (A Practical Guide)

In response to my younger brother Ben’s recent blog post. First off, I hope you feel a little better, Ben. Getting back into the flow of things can be tough. But that’s not what I wanted to write about. What I wanted to write about was New Testament class, and studying for it. Yes, you […]

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When translations go awry

My brother-in-law is in Mexico doing translations for the Mexican government. He goes to awesome places and takes awesome pictures and posts them on Flickr. His entire photostream is worth a look, but here’s a recent one I really loved: When translations go awry.

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DisneyWorld: The Good, The Bad, and The Mickey

So Sonja and I spent last week at DisneyWorld. We have some great pictures, some fantastic memories, and hurt feet. What We Did Exactly Right In getting the 5 day Park Hopper Pass we chose right. We spent a day at each of the four parks, and then spent our final park day going back […]

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Disneyworld

So tomorrow Sonja and I get on a plane and fly to Orlando, FL to take a vacation to Disneyworld. As such, updates will be sparse, unless I decide to push some photos up here for you all to envy.

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Latest Edition

It is a great nuisance. I can’t find anyone in this house to talk to. And I am full of interesting information. I feel like the latest edition of something or other.-Lord Goring, An Ideal Husband, by Oscar Wilde We started Move 2005 this weekend. Up early on Saturday, over to the new apartment to […]

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What Sonja Wants For Her Birthday

National TreasureFriends Season 9Namco MuseumFrogger TV Arcade

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