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Entries from October 2004

The Dr. Ruth of diaper-changing

October 24th, 2004 · 8 Comments

The recent episode of the Gillmor gang on IT Conversations featuring Dave Winer and Adam Curry included discussion on the potential of podcasting and the possible variety of programming. While listening I heard at least one or two people on the program (I didn’t catch which speakers they were) mention that in the future there [...]

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Music to someone’s ears

October 24th, 2004 · Comments Off

The Seattle Times Saturday published a curious story: after 23 years a woman returned to U2′s Bono a briefcase of his items that she had found when she moved into her rental house in Tacoma back in 1981. Apparently it had been stolen at a concert in Portland in 1981. The article says that this [...]

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Sew satisfying

October 24th, 2004 · 2 Comments

I’d been talking with Abigail about making a dress for a while and last weekend we did it. In July I had laid the pattern out on the butterfly fabric she selected, but I made errors with the folding and pinning and didn’t have the energy to try it again. It lay on an ironing [...]

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Smart cookies

October 24th, 2004 · 1 Comment

The other day Abigail and Michaela made Smart Cookies from

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Preparing for a thanksgiving I hope we never have

October 24th, 2004 · 2 Comments

This week I reorganized our emergency provisions. We have three separate stashes for crisises: one in each vehicle and one in the house. When we moved to California years ago I started packing the car and house with preparations, in case of an earthquake or other emergency. The Bay Area has a reputation that I [...]

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