Mostly Harmless

Mostly about my amusement


May 2008

Look’s like Sharon Stone is getting some karma

Sometimes talented people say stupid things and wish they hadn’t. I’m sure she’ll put this all in the context of The Great Struggle Against Evil.

It was not all cod liver oil today

After his homework was completed, the boy finally rode his bike without training wheels. Sunday his training wheels became bent so we took them off. You can see how it happened here. The culprit apologized but we had wanted to… Continue Reading →

Better than washing his mouth with soap

My son will turn 7 this year and like many first grade kids, he has learned some swear words. He also learned that he is NOT to say those words. Today I met him when he got of the bus…. Continue Reading →

Getting into photography

I’ve been playing around with the D60 and some digital editing.  Nothing much, just minor adjustments and cropping. Since I’m doing such minor editing I don’t bother purchasing any photo applications like Adobe Photoshop Elements.  The freely available Paint.NET is… Continue Reading →

Memorial Day Weekend

This was one busy weekend.  Friday and Saturday was spent going and coming back from Strasburg, PA.  Sunday we had a family BBQ with friends over. Today we went to the city and saw the USS Kearsarge.  It’s in port… Continue Reading →

I got the Nikon D60

Well that was not too difficult.  After doing some shoping we went to Costco and picked up the Nikon D60. We went the next day to Strasburg, PA and I took about 300 pictures of the kids and the trains. … Continue Reading →

To Digital SLR or not

I’m not a camera person.  I have a really good memory for events and like to talk to people. I can’t show people what I saw but the telling is very entertaining. This really means I take lousy pictures, mostly… Continue Reading →

More HG Gundams

When I can I like to work on my Gundam models.  It’s a hobby and it’s not computer related so that makes it a good thing.   Both my kids enjoy watching me assemble the models and as an added bonus… Continue Reading →

Windows XP SP3 installed

I have an odd mix of PC’s in my house.  Yesterday I updated the Windows XP box with XP SP3.  No issues, wonder if it’s faster than the Vista gaming rig super computer?

A great weekend

I can’t ever forget Mother’s Day since my birthday falls right next to it. Remembering does not sound like much but it’s an accomplishment for me. I have been forgetting one of my best friend’s birthdays for 35 years. In… Continue Reading →

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