All posts tagged: blogs

What to get me for my next birthday

Ephemera / writing

Via Notebookism: Review: Field Notes Brand Pocket Notebook: Breck shared his opinions of the Field Notes: “You can see for yourself below how much pride of provenance DDC/CP take in their product. When manufacturers put this all out there, you know they believe in what they’re doing. Sometimes the product is still junk (I’m looking at you, Tom’s of Maine GingerMint toothpaste. Why wait all night to develop morning breath when you can just squeeze […]

Post-heroic?

Current Affairs

Patrick Porter, over at OxBlog, writes us a very thoughtful essay about what sort of society we live in — post-heroic, or…? Not to mention, the implications thereof, which spill over into Hollywood. OxBlog POST-HEROIC? I’ve always been a little uneasy with the notion that we in the West wage post-heroic war because we live in post-heroic societies.

I reveal my loves

electronic life

Much as I have grown to love and revere BBEdit as both a program and way of life, and have become an actual card-carrying member of its license holders, I still go to TextMate for my blogly-writing needs. As in all other life, that which you admire is different from that which you use. BBedit may be the grande dame of Macintosh text editors, but it doesn’t have native tools with which I can hack […]

Why I am a Mac user, part 354

electronic life

Microsoft Tries to Polish Vista – Bits – Technology – New York Times Blog After spending $500 million, Microsoft might be able to convince people that Windows Vista is not awful. But just because you can show the earth is not flat, doesn’t mean you will rule the new world.

NPR: The Disease Has Exploded

Cancer

Please stop by Leroy’s blog and send him some cheer…   NPR: The Disease Has Exploded We try to steel ourselves to be ready for bad news. We should be pretty good at it by now, because so much of the news in cancer world is bad. Still, when it comes, it can hit like a sledgehammer.