Monthly Archives: October 2010

*Yawn*

Long day, but a good one. Cats were polite and let us sleep until 7am. I had put what archery gear we were going to use out last night. Got there around 9:30. I ended up helping to coach a … Continue reading

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The right teacher made all the difference

As I had blogged about before, Aikidomayland took a one day intense class with a ‘photography teacher’ that was an unmitigated disaster. I bullied him (yes, bullied) into not giving up and signing up with the photo instructor I had … Continue reading

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I know it’s nothing but sugar

But one piece Rock Candy is a childhood sweet that I have maybe once a year.

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EUREKA! And not the TV series on SyFy

After many diagnostic tests, removing software, updating chip set drivers, rolling them back, contacting Acer Support, contacting AMD support, a solution has been found! Turns out that the “GSOD” (grey screen of death) is a well known, well documented problem. … Continue reading

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Fledgling Singing Honeyeater

Kind of took my life in my hands, as the parents, even though I was using telephoto to get in close, kept strafing me. Taken in my front yard. Canon EOS 550DFocal Length 250mmEF-S55-250mm f/4-5.6 ISISO 400EV +0.33Exp 1/160 sec … Continue reading

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Ok, NO one is that stupid

And making characters on TV shows that oblivious is not only stupid, but insulting. Regarding Merlin, Season 3: I mean, seriously, how can all those supposedly intelligent and alert people around Morgana keep missing the evil smiles and glaring from … Continue reading

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Red-capped Parrot

Spotted this lovely in my back yard, right above my clothesline. His mate was just out of sight, but I could hear her. Both of them were enjoying a late afternoon snack of sweet nectar from the Geraldton Wax blossoms. … Continue reading

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Going to ‘refit’ AcerRacer

Called DiscWorld to get a quote on resetting to factory defaults, thereby wiping the hard drive of programs I installed, copying that to a NEW hd, then upgrading to Win7 64. The reason for all the steps are the legalities. … Continue reading

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Finally back to the archery range

First time in months. Between Aikidomayland’s business trips, illness, injuries and WorldCon, we have been away for a few months. Still good to know that I can land the majority of my shots in the gold. But we do have … Continue reading

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Cleaning house

On the computer, that is. Got a new bundle of DVD Rs so I can archive data, installation files, and put them in the Stakka. One of the problems with larger hds, is that if or more likely when they … Continue reading

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