Saturday, December 29, 2007

51st & Shattuck! Mid-day!

Hey Mayor Dellums, now can we please get those police officers hired?
State Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata was carjacked at gunpoint from his state car in North Oakland Saturday.

Perata, 62, of Oakland was unharmed in the incident, which happened at about 1:45 p.m. as he was stopped in his state-leased red 2006 Dodge Charger at a red light at 51st Street and Shattuck Avenue.


Monday, December 24, 2007

Santa's Korean Helpers

It's 10:30pm Christmas Eve. 5 hours earlier, you made a tactical culinary error by using the last 4 cans of chicken broth for a risotto, when they were actually earmarked for the big osso buco dish tomorrow. What do you do?

You head on over to the best freakin' 24/365 supermarket in the Bay Area, that's what you do.

And then, you see the locked fine spirits cabinet and think: Last minute presents!

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Friday, December 14, 2007

Manga Society

A company that I'm working with recently launched a pretty neat mini-blogging/social bookmarking service and I'm struck at the number of illustrations & doodles being created:

Reminds me of the whole episode with the Forza craftspeople; seems quite appropriate for the country that invented manga.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Rogers Out of HTML

Cable companies acting like... a cable company.


Tuesday, December 11, 2007

... and into the fire

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Dining in Coach

So we're eating at our neighborhood Thai lunch spot today, and suddenly I suffer a violent flashback.

I've seen this tablecloth pattern before, hmm...



Saturday, December 08, 2007

Settling the Family Business

Lucy points out that according to "The Godfather," the safest place to be during a baptism, is the baptism.


Thursday, December 06, 2007

Consider the Subdomain Possibilities!

I wonder if they often get asked if their domain name is for sale.


Wednesday, December 05, 2007

We Didn't Start The Bubble

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