Monthly Archives: February 2007

The Billy Joel Concert

December 21st, 1999. My senior year of high school. My family went to a Billy Joel concert at the Raleigh Entertainment and Sports Arena/RBC Center/home of NCSU basketball/home of Carolina Hurricanes hockey. I think it was me, my brother and … Continue reading

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Wow, Beryl is Amazing

The Beryl window manager (geeky Unix computer stuff) is freaking incredible. It’s one of those new-fangled 3d window managers. You know how OS-X has the fancy expose stuff and all that jazz? It’s sort of like that, but for Linux. … Continue reading

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We saw a snowbear

Emily and I went cross-country skiing on Saturday, and snowboarding on Sunday (well, I snowboarded, Emily skiied) with Emily’s sister and Emily’s sister’s husband. It was pretty cool. We stayed at their apartment in a small town outside of Sacramento. … Continue reading

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Audio Encoding and Climbing Gyms

I ripped 12 CDs yesterday. I encoded them in the FLAC format instead of mp3. It’s a lossless audio compression format, so the files are a bit bigger than mp3s. The average comes out to about 330MB per album. With … Continue reading

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Cereal

Honey Bunches of Oats is the best cereal ever. If you’ve never tried it, you best pick up a box at your next trip to the grocer. I like the kind with the foam strawberries.

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Demi-update

I’ve been busy as an ant. Emily started work a few weeks ago. She doesn’t seem to mind it too much, which is good. I’ve been going into work earlier than I used to so that I get home earlier. … Continue reading

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