Monday, February 27th, 2012

The World of Tumblr

My Flickr account, while public, is not something that gets many views. According to the stats, my photos have been viewed 23,710 times. 10% of those views are for one photo someone decided to link to in a comment on Digg in 2009 (original post is here and someone re-posted a link to my photo […]

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Tarantula Hunting

For the last 5+ years I have been thinking about heading to Mt. Diablo to look for tarantulas during their October mating season (usually in November after realizing I missed it…again). Some years I had a good excuse for forgetting e.g. travelling to New York twice to watch Yankees win the ALCS and World Series […]

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Famous Board Games Photo

My wife works at Kids In Motion and a few years ago I threw together their website including some photos she had taken. One of them was a cropped version of this image: The site doesn’t get much traffic, but I recently started experimenting with Google AdWords and Analytics for my own site and wondered […]

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Thuhuhuhuhuh Yankees Win

Jump to MediaI have been a Yankee fan for almost 25 years; the Yankees failed to make the playoffs during the first 9. In 1995, I got my first taste of the postseason, which ended with a crushing extra-inning game 5 loss to the Seattle Mariners in the American League Division Series. Luckily, the next […]

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Palm Pre SUCCESS, Moonbow FAIL

On Saturday I woke up a bit early and arrived at the Sprint store in Emeryville at 8:06a with the hopes of purchasing a Palm Pre. I had received an e-mail the previous day informing me that certain stores would open at 8a instead of 10a (apparently I wasn’t special enough to receive the e-mail […]

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

January 09 Favorites

At work I am on the photogs mailing list where a number of people share their monthly best/favorite photographs they’ve taken during the month. I posted my 10 favorite, and 3 of them appear below. In addition, I checked my photo stats and apparently in mid-November someone submitted a store to Digg about mountain goats. […]