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2023-01-31: My QNAP NAS appears to have died during a firmware upgrade. Well, this sucks!

2023-01-29: Shazam’s Zachary Levi In Anti-Vax Controversy I’m so glad I’m not on Twitter. Maybe I need to …

2023-01-28: Ok, last video. NewJeans with “OMG”.

2023-01-28: Then Blackpink’s Shutdown

2023-01-28: I’m heading down a YouTube rabbit hole of K-pop dance practice videos. First up, BTS Run BTS. …

2023-01-25: For those who have migrated their blog from elsewhere, do you fix old posts with broken links and …

2022-11-16: Ticketmaster SNAFU Buying tickets has been problematic for a very long time. Back in my record store employee days, …

2020-10-02: What to Write on a Blog? Where do you begin on a new blog? I imagine this blog will be similar to my last attempt at …

2019-07-13: Panoramic iPhone Photos Trying a few panoramic photos with the iPhone XS Max while in Hawaii. Click each photo to get a …

2018-10-27: Getting New Tires Today My MINI stripped of its wheels. Don’t worry, she’ll be getting some new ones soon.

2018-10-27: I’m leaning towards Smugmug and Micro.blog since I don’t post long form entries much. …

2018-10-27: Trying to determine if I’m really going to blog more or is it wishful thinking? If I do blog, …

2018-10-07: Nighttime Photo with iPhone XS Max This nighttime photo was taken with iPhone XS Max. It turned out OK, didn’t it?

2018-05-11: When The Dubs Hit The Turbo Button When The Dubs Hit The Turbo Button "The Warriors will tell you that they don't always know when it …

2017-08-30: Disagreeing with Facts “I think one of the reasons that that example comes to mind is because this is a report of facts and …

2017-08-21: My Eclipse Time-lapse [wpvideo WCAPv9pw ] Not much of a timelapse. I’m impressed by the clouds more than the partial …

2017-08-20: Help Me Help You "I used to cycle through disbelief, shame, anger. Now I just show compassion and move on," she …

2017-08-17: Childhood Nightmares Trilogy of Terror was something I should have never watched as a kid. The little warrior doll scares …

2017-08-13: Breakfast the Other Day The girls and I went to breakfast at the local diner the other day. They find eating at a diner so …

2017-06-29: Enjoyed the beach today with the family.

2017-06-03: The beach last week.

2017-04-27: It begins… I hope to start posting more soon.

2017-01-20: Thank You, Mr President

2015-05-04: Clean I have been here blogging on and off since 2001. Lately, I’ve been in the off mode. Life has been …

2015-02-27: You're Doing it Wrong - Scrambled Eggs One common mistake people make when cooking scrambled eggs is adding milk or cream. You may have …

2015-02-27: Goodbye Mr. Spock I always felt great knowing I shared a birthday with Mr. Spock. As has been said on the interwebs …

2015-01-13: Conversing with Graecyn I took this 90-second video when I picked up Graecyn and Mia at Mama and Papa’s house. Graecyn …

2015-01-05: IKEA's The Other Letter Very touching IKEA holiday commercial.

2014-11-06: Star Wars: The Force Awakens? View this post on Instagram A post shared by Star Wars (@starwars) Not too sure how I …

2014-10-12: Mia Jumping Mia having fun during Susana’s birthday celebration. We were upstairs just finishing watching …

2014-07-21: In The City Once Again The girls are in the City once again. Farrah sent me the above photo from the Palace of Fine Arts. I …

2014-07-15: Comcast Does Not Listen I had a similar conversation with Comcast when I was simply trying to find out how many Filipino …

2014-07-10: @SearsAuto My Experience Sucked This is a simple story of a bad customer experience turning into a worse one by the day. My truck …

2014-07-09: Tracking The KizON wearable also features a ‘One Step Direct Call’ button, which lets parents contact their …

2014-07-07: Empty Chair A very effective commercial for a very good beer. Damn advertising!

2014-06-30: Parenthood - Apple Ad Damn these Apple commercials keep getting better all the time. They are very smart now, showing what …

2014-06-27: #LikeAGirl I always knew I would have girls, just a feeling growing up with two sisters. I know they’ll …

2014-05-23: RUN Jay-Z & Beyonce - Run [Cinematic Trailer] from Tony Zeven Curtis on Vimeo. Manage to get tickets …

2014-05-23: Lucky They Have Competition For several months, Amazon has been quietly discouraging the sales of Hachette’s physical books by …

2013-12-22: Seeing Santa The Santa Claus at Stanford Shopping Center has been our staple Santa over the years. The only other …

2013-11-11: Check Out Fan comic take on Batman and the Joker’s last dance. A bit bloody and violent, but it’s …

2013-11-11: Experimenting with a Nexus 5 Decent article on Ars Technica about what I’m doing now - an iPhone user using a Nexus 5. I …

2013-11-11: GPA and Tweets Of 381 college admissions officers who answered a Kaplan telephone questionnaire this year, 31 …

2013-11-05: Sharing in the Morning It’s always tough getting the girls ready in the morning. Sometimes they place nice, like this …

2013-11-05: Big King or Big Mac It must be aslow news day. But seriously, why would you eat at either of these places since you have …

2013-11-05: Everpix is No More Excellent service, but now it is (will) be gone. I did pay for the year, so I was supporting the …

2013-10-31: Panasonic Concedes on Plasma As the owner of a 65-inch plasma television, this is bad news. But newer technology will arise that …

2013-10-31: Days of Future Past The new X-Men trailer is something to see. It looks like a good movie, but trailers can be …

2013-10-25: MLB Team Valuations The San Francisco Giants placed 6th on this Bloomberg chart. Not bad. Of course, the Yankees are …

2013-10-23: Sherlock Series 3 Premiere Date Sherlock will return to PBS Masterpiece on Jan. 19 at 10 p.m. That means the show will air …

2013-10-21: Vaccine Deniers But there’s a big difference between not eating GMOs and not getting a vaccine. If I don’t eat a …

2013-10-18: Wolverine is Fired Funny clip about why Wolverine is no longer an X-Men.

2013-10-17: The Sistine Chapel Problem In the 530-plus years since he painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, the …

2013-10-17: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Photos have been posted on BBC’s website from the upcoming special. I can’t wait to see …

2013-10-17: Bath in Motion I love the time Farrah and I spent in Bath, London, and Paris. This video covers areas in Bath. It …

2013-10-11: Photos of Proposed Apple Campus Photo exclusive on MercuryNews.com. The last photo of the model gives the campus some scale against …

2013-10-11: Facebook no longer lets users hide from search Another setting disabled. Seriously considering deactivating my Facebook account again.

2013-10-11: Instagram Video Autoplay Enabled It seems the setting to disable autoplay of videos, which I enabled immediately when videos started …

2013-10-09: iPhone Pacifier Trying to calm Graecyn down, who is sitting in the back seat, with the iPhone camera. Of course …

2013-10-08: Nest Protect - A Thoughtful Smoke Detector Add this to the list of things to put in the house. It looks like a smart addition, especially if …

2013-10-07: I Do NOT Want This for Christmas The Samsung Galaxy Gear watch looks like a stinker. At least the first version of it. I’m sure …

2013-10-07: iPhone 5s Tips and Tricks from Apple Apple came up with a tips page on how to use the features in iOS 7 and iPhone 5s. Take a good quick …

2013-10-04: Wonder Woman Short Film Interesting short film concept of Wonder Woman. Nicely made, though no dialog, and more action sort …

2013-10-04: AppleCare or Not? I’m the one in the family who is asked, “Which Apple product should I get?” I am …

2013-10-03: 100 Great Children's Books Great list from the New York Public Library. I love The Story of Ferdinand, Goodnight Moon, Harold …

2013-10-03: Cue Shuts Down I used Cue for over a year while I was at my previous job. It was a nice app and service, though I …

2013-10-02: Lorde at The Fillmore General admission. Standing room only. A combination I do not look forward to in a concert. But if …

2013-09-27: The Average Woman Images of women from 41 different ethnicities were laid over one another before a computer programme …

2013-09-27: Han Shot First A short video with four simple rules to make the next Star Wars movies great. They seem to be all …

2013-09-25: Bond Goes Solo A new James Bond novel. But it’s set in 1969. It might still be worth a read.

2013-09-25: A Gold Samsung Galaxy S4 Seriously Samsung? I wonder what shade of gold it will be. The Samsung Galaxy S4 has an excellent …

2013-09-23: Not Enough Demand The Apple iPhone 5s and 5c sold a estimated 9M units this past weekend. Not bad for devices that …

2013-09-20: Success! I knew how I was going to purchase a new iPhone on launch day. I was going to do it online, not …

2013-09-19: Check Those Expiration Dates Eggs, for example, can be consumed three to five weeks after purchase, even though the "use by" date …

2013-09-18: Battling Wardrobing Wardrobing is the purchasing clothing, using it, and then returning it to the store for a refund. I …

2013-09-18: Apps Before and After Pics Do you wonder how the look and feel of apps change before upgrading to iOS 7? Well, tapframe’s …

2013-09-18: Upgrading to iOS 7 Thinking of upgrading your iOS device today? You should read this article on Macworld on how to prep …

2013-09-17: Google releases a new version of Google Wallet dumps NFC requirement When the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s were announced, people in the office I work in commented, …

2013-09-17: Racist Rants About Miss America Winner But within minutes of winning the title, Davuluri, whose talent routine was a Bollywood fusion …

2013-09-17: Dining Out with Kids Etiquette Tips for San Francisco Of course, families should eat out—especially in a city such as San Francisco where young palates …

2013-09-17: Color Me Rad Confident before the run. This past weekend, Farrah, Fina, Kristel, Kay, Chantel, and Marisa took …

2013-09-11: Underground Water Discovered in Kenya "We are facing something completely new and we have to be careful," Gachet continues. "I don't want …

2013-09-11: Innovation Expectation But nowadays, Wall Street sees Apple very differently — and this morning’s much-hyped iPhone …

2013-08-27: The Unhealthy Choice After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal …

2013-08-27: What Does It Taste Like? The London Underground map has inspired a range of spin-offs over the years, with everything from …

2013-08-26: Miley Cyrus VMA Performance That young lady, who is 20, is obviously deeply troubled, deeply disturbed. Probably has confidence …

2013-08-23: Ben Affleck is Batman I don’t agree with the choice. It’s going to set back the Batman franchise, even though …

2013-08-12: Rumored Apple iPhone Event September 10 This was confirmed by The Loop so it must be true. I’m really looking forward to a new iPhone, …

2013-08-10: Every Second on the Internet It’s amazing how the Internet has grown.

2013-07-30: The Cost of Being a Super Hero To live and breathe as Spider-Man, about 83K. Hulk? 415K Batman? 135M. Wolverine? 23.5M. And …

2013-07-15: Fired via Text Message According to the cook, at least 12 other employees received the same message. The surprise Fourth of …

2013-07-11: Ziva Leaving NCIS Cote de Pablo is invoking Gibbs’ Rule No. 11 — “When the job is done, walk away” — and has decided …

2013-07-07: Renting Lego Pleygo seems like an interesting idea, renting Lego pieces for the kids. As long as the process is …

2013-06-27: Yahoo! News Makeover I normally use Yahoo! News to get my online news. Went there today and thought the CSS for the page …

2013-06-26: Please Put Your Cellphone in the Refridgerator Why a refrigerator? The answer does not, as some might assume, have anything to do with temperature. …

2013-06-25: Planets Closer to Us Ron Miller, a former art director for NASA, used digital trickery to superimpose scale drawings of …

2013-06-22: The Fragmentation Argument Siri–the semi-intelligent virtual assistant feature–has been available on the iPhone since the …

2013-06-21: Matt Says Goodbye Never thought someone could take David Tennant’s place as the Doctor Who. But now I …

2013-06-21: Cover Songs By Monster Enjoy the Silence is one of my favorite Depeche Mode songs. This cover is great! Cover Version 4 …

2013-06-21: Sidewalk Biking Per San Francisco Transportation Code 7.2.12 it is illegal and unsafe to ride on the sidewalk if you …

2013-06-21: Eating Cake You can have diabetes and have a piece of cake. You cannot have diabetes and eat a whole cake. Paula …

2013-06-19: Testing the Tubes “The aim is to create a better understanding of how to respond in the event of them being …

2013-06-18: Time I feel I don’t have enough time during any given day. At least not enough to do what I want, …

2013-03-15: Graecyn Mumbling youtube.com/shorts/gm… Graecyn is watching sitting back and watching Justin …

2013-03-03: Mia Following Kaleb Mia follows Kaleb up a hill during Kaiden’s first birthday party. Mia and Kaleb were blowing …

2013-01-23: Encourage or Discourage But rather than tell people they can’t shoot their food — the food they are so proud to eat that …

2013-01-23: Why I Bought Boys' Underwear For My Daughter Yes, it’s sexist, but it’s also just weird and sad. Why can a boy walk around with Yoda on his …

2012-12-04: Hallelujah Leonard Cohen "I wanted to push the Hallelujah deep into the secular world, into the ordinary world," he once …

2012-11-19: Mia and a Sunday Afternoon Are you looking at me? We were hanging out in the living room on a Sunday afternoon before baby …

2012-11-17: My iPhone 4S Camera Issue I wanted to take a photo of Graecyn yesterday with my iPhone 4S. I launched the camera app from the …

2012-11-09: Graecyn Belle Graecyn Belle was born at 1:50am on November 8. 2012. She weighs 6 lbs 10 oz, and is 19 1/2 inches …

2012-11-06: Four More Years Yes!

2012-11-06: Induction Day The plan today is to induce labor since Farrah isn’t showing any signs of giving birth as of …

2012-10-31: Mia and the Harvest Festival Mia enjoying snacks from the Harvest Festival at daycare. Instead of celebrating Halloween at …

2012-10-30: Kelly Lynch and the Murray Brothers By the way, speaking of Bill Murray, every time Road House is on and he or one of his idiot brothers …

2012-10-30: Disney Set to Aquire Lucasfilm Star Wars Episode 7 is targeted for release in 2015, with more feature films expected to continue …

2012-10-29: Mia Enjoying a Sunny Day Mia Enjoying a Sunny Day This photo was taken back on April 21, 2012. Mia was watching us break down …

2012-10-21: Vertex On Friday morning Farrah and I went to the hospital for the version procedure. We went as prepared …

2012-10-18: Breech About two weeks ago Farrah had an ultrasound to check the baby’s size. The ultrasound showed …

2012-10-17: Debate Fodder Gotta love the political season. I didn’t get much out of the debate, but it was fun to watch …

2012-10-17: Verizon is Watching "We're able to view just everything that they do," Bill Diggins, U.S. chief for the Verizon Wireless …

2012-09-26: Andy Williams, 'Moon River' singer, dies at 84 Andy Williams, whose soothing baritone and relaxed performing style made him one of America's top …

2012-09-20: West Wing Reunion of Sorts Brought to you by Bridget Mary McCormack, who is running for the Michigan Supreme Court. It seems …

2012-09-18: Why the Fugees Broke Up I always wanted to know why they broke up. I figure it was relationships within the group that broke …

2012-09-07: Meet Apple's Favorite Blogger The bottom line: John Gruber makes an estimated $500,000 a year from his blog Daring Fireball. But …

2012-09-06: Downton Abbey Series 3 Trailer I know someone who is looking forward to this…and it’s not me.

2012-09-02: Apple - iPhone 4S - Tips and Tricks With these simple tips and tricks, you’ll learn all the things your intelligent assistant, your …

2012-08-27: No Reservations: The Final Tour I guess there are only so many places you can visit and talk about food.

2012-08-24: Mother and Daughter Trying to recreate a photo from Farrah’s childhood. We’ll need to go back to Hawaii and …

2012-08-10: Numbers 228. 44. Two numbers. Just numbers. The first number is the highest it has been in my life. It has …

2012-08-02: Doctor Who Series 7 Trailer Oh, I can’t wait. But I sure don’t look forward to seeing Amy and Rory leave.

2012-06-29: My Gazelle.com Experience I just sold a somewhat old gadget to Gazelle.com. It is the first time I’ve tried selling back …

2012-06-20: Girls I have always been surrounded by women. I grew up with two older sisters who tormented me through …

2012-06-15: Vending Machine Pizza I’d give this a try.

2012-06-10: Too Many iOS Camera Apps? A lot of photo apps, right? Seems like I’ve bought a ton of iPhone camera apps. But there is …

2012-06-10: Searching for Answers - Quick Review of Prometheus Prometheus The tagline for the movie is: They went looking for our beginning. What they found could …

2012-06-10: Django Unchained Teaser Trailer Ah, Quentin Tarantino’s movie for Christmastime. Nice. I’m not a big Jamie Foxx fan …

2012-06-10: Garden of Your Mind I don’t think I ever imagined Mister Rogers being remixed, but it has been done. I was not a …

2012-05-31: Posting Photos New and Old I have been on a photo publishing streak lately. I have tried to be diligent to post new photos …

2012-05-21: The Top Five Films I’m Interested in Watching This Summer I think I’ll be able to actually watch a few films this summer. If all works out, I hope to watch …

2012-05-21: AMC Bought by Chinese Conglomerate The Wanda Group, a Chinese conglomerate with extensive interests in the entertainment business, has …

2012-05-21: Skyfall - Teaser Trailer A very calm and cool James Bond. I’m looking forward to this one.

2012-05-18: The Talk Show Moves Networks One of my favorite podcasts has unexpectedly moved podcast networks! It was previously on 5by5 but …

2012-05-16: Stick the Landing Three Point Landing Want to look cool? Stick a three-point landing just like your favorite action …

2012-05-14: Mia on a Merry-Go-Round After a Sunday Mother’s Day Brunch at Coconut Grove, we all headed down to the Boardwalk to …

2012-05-06: The Avengers Farrah and I were able to actually watch another movie! Last week we finally saw The Hunger Games - …

2012-03-30: Again Mia watching an iPad It has been a while. Again. Life has just been busy. But I have a few moments …

2012-02-12: Grilled Cheese Please! View this post on Instagram A post shared by AJ Giron (@verbal)

2012-02-02: Future Table Tennis Champ This is how you build a future champion, by starting them off young.

2012-02-01: I'll Be Using Redbox More Often I just lowered my Netflix account to streaming only. I’ll only rent DVDs - which I don’t …

2012-01-30: Mia Izobel - Hummingbird for Life Hummingbird for Life Today was Mia’s last day with the Hummingbirds at 2nd Gen, the daycare at …

2012-01-30: Game of Thrones - Season 2 Trailer I’m excited about the new season. But I seriously need to watch the last few episodes from …

2012-01-27: Warner Bros Messing with your Netflix Queue ...Warner Brothers are now imposing additional stipulations for its DVD movie new releases. Starting …

2012-01-26: Nothing but Nuggets A teenage girl who has eaten almost nothing else apart from chicken nuggets for 15 years has been …

2012-01-24: 10 Misconceptions A new video by C.G.P. Grey about 10 common misconceptions. Good to know, except for the last one. I …

2012-01-18: What's with the blacked out sites today? PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. It’s best explained …

2012-01-17: String Theory: Can You Design Tampon Packaging That Doesn't Suck? Anything can use a little redesign. It’s all about presentation. How Hokschirr came up with …

2012-01-17: Anthony Bourdain comments on Paula Deen's diabetes Paula Deen having diabetes was previously a rumor but now has turned into fact. She’s known …

2012-01-17: Hello, is it me you're looking for? Hello from Matthijs_Vlot on Vimeo via (Daring Fireball).

2012-01-11: A TARDIS Handbag If you’re a Dr. Who fan and have $250 laying around, you might consider getting a new purse - …

2012-01-10: Why I Hate Android All of this backstory knowledge fuels my rage. When I see Google talk about how “open” the platform …

2012-01-09: Rejected plans for “Walking Dead” Season Two I enjoyed season one a lot. Season two was a snooze-fest. But reading this little story in …

2012-01-09: This is Really Schticky The ShamWow guy is back with another product. This time it is a reusable lint roller. But, oh, of …

2012-01-06: Top 7 Common American Hand Gestures That Can Get You in Trouble Abroad Good information to know when traveling to other countries. Nearly everyone all over the globe know …

2012-01-06: Remaking Art through Photography Interesting blog post on some art pieces remade using real people. Pieces are by various artists …

2012-01-06: The Case of the Nude Actress In this week's BBC-aired episode titled "A Scandal in Belgravia," Holmes has a close encounter with …

2012-01-06: Spotify - No Longer Free and Unlimited Spotify made its big U.S. debut on July 14, 2011. In one week, we’ll be marking the streaming …

2012-01-06: Who's Your Favorite, Mom or Dad? I’m sure this is a question we will ask Mia every so often. I know her answer will always be …

2012-01-05: Driving in the Snow This storm came out of nowhere. Weather was clear 15 seconds before the video started. I let go of …

2012-01-04: No Pants Subway Ride 2011 There’s some good, and some bad to look at in this video. I don’t think I’d try …

2012-01-04: A Train in Oahu? The two-track line —a 30-foot-wide span, with 21 elevated stations — is designed to accommodate an …

2011-12-30: Verizon scraps $2 fee It only took them a day for them to back down.

2011-12-29: Verizon confirms $2 fee for online and over the phone payments All cellular phone companies are evil, aren’t they? Convenience cost extra.

2011-12-22: Mia Izobel and Malasadas Mia enjoying a malasada I am so behind in posting photos that I have taken this year. I hope to …

2011-12-22: Prometheus - Trailer Check out the trailer for the new Ridley Scott film. There’s a question of how or if this …

2011-12-21: The Hobbit - Trailer Something to look forward to for next Christmas season.

2011-12-21: How Your Amazon Order Reaches You A link to a nice relevant infographic for the holiday season. Yup, I did a lot of online holiday …

2011-12-19: The Dark Knight Rises - Trailer I can’t wait to see this movie.

2011-12-17: Snakes on a Plane? Don't Worry About It I don’t think I’ll ever visit the Philippine rainforest. Mostly, the Agta fend off the …

2011-12-16: Burger Beef I believe the rule in advertising is not to mention your competitors - unless you can make them look …

2011-12-16: Robbers Want Only iPhones It should say no Droids as well: “The first victim complied, but the second only had a Droid, …

2011-12-14: The Facebook Resisters NY Times article on the people who are not on Facebook or have quit Facebook. I am (again) …

2011-12-10: Vacation Photos with iPhone 4S We came back from our trip to Hawaii this past Thursday. I wanted to post a few photos I took during …

2011-11-30: Pearl Harbor and the Zoo Today we visited Pearl Harbor to specifically see the USS Arizona. Unfortunately, Mia fell asleep …

2011-11-29: Mia's First Day in Hawaii - A Few Photos A few photos from our first day in Hawaii. The first day was mainly getting Mia acclimated to the …

2011-11-28: Anxiety Sucks I hope to be on a plane to Hawaii when you read this. I’ll be doped up on Dramamine which will …

2011-11-26: Photos Taken Today [gallery type=“slideshow” link=“none” size=“full” …

2011-11-21: Ethan Hawke All of three of us have been having similar feelings that we're ready to revisit those characters. …

2011-11-21: How to Perfectly Cook an Egg I have been eating more eggs lately. It is most likely due to Mia liking eggs so much. This has led …

2011-11-21: Haywire - Trailer I’ll be posting a few trailers of movies I’d be interested in seeing in the theaters - …

2011-11-18: Mia does her part for the occupy movement. Occupy Sunnyvale! View this post on Instagram A post shared by AJ Giron (@verbal)

2011-11-10: Mia with Auntie Susana After a Long Day View this post on Instagram A post shared by AJ Giron (@verbal)

2011-11-06: He would have been 102 today. I still miss him. View this post on Instagram A post shared by AJ Giron (@verbal)

2011-11-05: Mia and Mama Nellie - Instagram View this post on Instagram A post shared by AJ Giron (@verbal)

2011-11-04: Haven't had a sip yet. WTF Starbucks?!? View this post on Instagram A post shared by AJ Giron (@verbal)

2011-11-01: The Mythical and Elusive Bread Eating Monster View this post on Instagram A post shared by AJ Giron (@verbal)

2011-10-31: Wide and Tall This makes me want to get a dog. But of course, they never stay this tiny, do they? Via …

2011-10-20: The Jacket Farrah thought this multi-colored jacket Mia is wearing was lost. But luckily, the great folks at …

2011-10-14: Eating Tickets We were supposed to watch the Smashing Pumpkins last Friday night at the Fox Theater in Oakland. …

2011-10-12: Avengers Trailer (2012) I’m actually looking forward to this. I hope it turns out to be a decent movie.

2011-10-06: Not Disappointed I’m fairly pleased with the iPhone 4S announcement the other day. It hit all the points I was …

2011-10-05: Steve Jobs I was in my office, packing up for the day when I received a text from my wife. It simply said: …

2011-10-04: Just Annouce It Already! Apple can announce anything today. Just as long as it’s a new iPhone. I so desperately need a …

2011-09-06: Boardwalk Empire - The Subway Edition I’m not a big fan of the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. I tried watching a few episodes when it …

2011-09-04: Mia and the Luau Mia’s daycare was having an end-of-summer luau. Even though sunglasses and hula skirts were …

2011-08-31: My Next iPhone Case I really need to update my iPhone. It’s on its last legs. The volume button is broken off. The …

2011-08-28: Irene This is a photo of Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Mid-day. Nearly empty. It’s one of …

2011-08-27: Bixby Photo of Papa, Bixby, and Lucky. Bixby is on the left. It’s tough when you lose a pet. A pet …

2011-07-01: Mia's First Birthday Mia Bathing At 10:16 am last year, Mia arrived in our lives. And what a year it has been. Ever since …

2011-06-04: An Opportunity I’ve been meaning to write for some time now. I’ve had the desire to do so. But having the desire, …

2011-04-29: Mia Crawls! At almost ten months of age, Mia is now starting to crawl! I know everyone is different when they …

2011-04-27: Mia's First Easter Rabbit ears. Eggs. Money. It’s Mia’s first Easter. It was a quiet Easter, spent at the …

2011-04-27: The King's Speech I upped my Netflix movie discs this month in the hopes of catching up on a few movies. I hope to …

2011-04-26: Unsure About PlayStation Now Seriously? “Although we are still investigating the details of this incident, we believe that an …

2011-04-26: The Waiting is the Hardest Part You are waiting to hear the news. It might be good news you are hoping to hear, something favorable …

2011-04-25: Domain Swapping If you found me - if you are reading these words on this blog - you could have only come here one of …

2011-04-20: Mia and Her Bunny Ears Mia and Her Bunny Ears Bunny ears. A gift in Mia’s Easter basket from Grandma and Grandpa. She wore …

2011-04-13: Mia and Mommy at Whole Foods We were able to get a lot done this weekend. We first started at the Mountain View Farmers' Market, …

2011-04-06: Mia and Dr. Seuss Mia loves listening to Dr. Seuss stories on the iPad. She started off with Dr. Seuss’s ABC. In …

2011-04-03: A Sunday Post I wanted to start writing a regular post on Sunday, time permitting of course. I’m not sure what …

2011-03-30: Mia and Her Chubby Cheeks Mia was sitting in her high chair, waiting for her next spoonful of lovely baby food, when I took …

2011-03-29: Comment No Longer I read a lot of things online. I would often read comments that accompany the articles and blog …

2011-03-23: Mia Reaching We are trying to encourage Mia to crawl. Part of how we’re doing this is by placing the …

2011-03-16: Mia and Her TiVo Remote Mia and Her TiVo Remote Mia discovered our DIRECTV remote while sitting on our bed. She would stare …

2011-03-09: Mia and Her Reflection It’s amazing how babies can be occupied by their own reflections. Farrah placed Mia in front …

2011-03-08: Which iPad 2 is for You? Thinking of getting an iPad 2? You should read Marco Arment’s write-up on which version you …

2011-03-08: New Photos - Hoping More to Follow Mia and Kaleb I have a ton of photos that want to get out of Aperture and published on the site. …

2011-03-07: iPad 2? Not for Me The iPad 2 was announced last week. It appears to be another cool Apple device, a nice upgrade from …

2011-03-03: Mia and Kaleb Two videos of the kids playing together, and later hugging. Awwww! and These videos were taken on …

2011-03-03: Are You Typical? An informative video from National Geographic. Interesting little facts about what it means to be …

2011-03-02: Mia at Eight Months Yesterday, Mia turned eight months old! Wow, it’s amazing how time moves so quickly. …

2011-02-24: Rough Night Lately, Mia has been able to sleep through the night. Unfortunately, she had a rough night sleeping …

2011-02-23: Mia and The Dark Knight Wow, Mia has already caught The Batman bug. Fighting crime at such a young age. For now, …

2011-02-16: Mia Reaching for Mommy This photo of Mia and mommy is from a previous set of pictures. Unfortunately, we’ve been …

2011-02-13: Learning to Fly Mia is still learning to crawl. She’s comfortable being on her belly on the floor. She can …

2011-02-09: Mia, Mommy, and The Monterey Bay Aquarium We have wanted to take Mia to the Monterey Bay Aquarium but hadn’t found a good weekend to do …

2011-02-05: Volkswagen Commercial: The Force - Video Currently, my favorite commercial, even though I’ve yet to see it on television. I just love …

2011-02-04: Everything is a Remix Part 2 - Video Part 2 in the series. This one covers remixes in films, specifically Star Wars and Kill Bill. Watch …

2011-02-03: The United Kingdom Explained - Video I’ve often wondered what the difference was between Great Britain and the UK. And if you have …

2011-02-02: Mia and Star Wars It’s a question I believe each dad asks themselves, “When do I introduce Star Wars into …

2011-01-26: Mia with Her Hair Up Mia is as playful as ever. Each day, Farrah tries to think of a way to tame all that hair. …

2011-01-23: MoBowl - A Review This week I had the opportunity to eat lunch at Mobowl. MoBowl is a food truck serving Chinese …

2011-01-21: Investing in a System I’m trying to invest in a cross-platform note-taking system. What I’d like for this …

2011-01-21: A Follow Up to Mia and Her Gloves (Video) This is a short video of Mia in her outfit. You can see how she rubs her gloves - or hands - …

2011-01-20: IfItWereMyHome.com - A Site to See The lottery of birth is responsible for much of who we are. If you were not born in the country you …

2011-01-20: Mia and Her Gloves Mia is all dressed up and ready to go out for a morning stroll. It was slightly cold and overcast …

2011-01-19: Winnie the Pooh - One Kid's Interpretation I never read Winne the Pooh. From this little girl’s synopsis of the book, it sounds like an …

2011-01-12: Mia in Pigtails Mia came home from daycare with pigtails! Well, in the photo you can see only one, but she does have …

2011-01-12: List of Links for Today If you didn’t hear, Verizon is going to get the iPhone. Can you hear me now? Well, that would …

2011-01-11: 3 Minutes A very short film by Ross Ching, starring a Harry Shum Jr. from Glee and Stephen …

2011-01-11: List of Links for Today (LOLT) A few links to read: Star Wars will be available on blu ray this year! I'm placing my pre-order on …

2011-01-07: Verizon iPhone? Not for Us - Yet There’s been speculation that Verizon will announce the availability of the iPhone on their …

2011-01-05: Mia at Six Months Time flies. Time flies very fast. January 1st not only marked the first day of the new year, but it …

2010-12-29: Mia and Mommy on Christmas Eve Christmas Eve was at the house as usual. But in the early afternoon, we stopped by Grandma and …

2010-12-26: Salt - A Review Angelina Jolie as Salt Netflix Synopsis: After she's accused of being a Russian sleeper spy, rogue …

2010-12-25: Mia and Christmas A Christmas card type photo, don’t you think? Ah, Christmastime. It’s a time of joy and …

2010-12-22: Mia and Binky Mia and Binky Binky. Waa Waa. Chup Chup. ‘cifer. Well, it’s that green thing in this …

2010-12-19: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-19 I just earned the Pro badge on #Yelp # Photo: View from the London Eye (Taken with instagram) …

2010-12-15: Thanksgiving 2010 Another video, instead of a photo, today. This video is from this past Thanksgiving. There are so …

2010-12-12: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-12 I’m happy I no longer host the blog on tumblr.com. Imagine, they’ve been down for 12+ …

2010-12-08: Mia and Nana Instead of a photo today, I’m publishing a small video. Mia loves going outside. It …

2010-12-05: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-05 Trying out Seesmic 2 Desktop. Not sure if it’s the right program for me. I’ll give it a …

2010-12-01: Mia Sleeping at Daycare This photo was taken by the good people at our daycare. Mia looks so comfortable, doesn’t she? …

2010-11-30: The Setup - A Site to See Visit usesthis.com An interesting site that is a collection of “nerdy …

2010-11-29: Immunizations Mia had her first immunization shots yesterday. Oh, the pain! But she’s a trooper, a tough …

2010-11-29: Goodbye Vox I’m extremely late in posting this, but it’s time to say goodbye to Vox. I hosted this …

2010-11-28: Darth Vader and Samsung I’m not sure what this is supposed to mean. Is Darth Vader everywhere?

2010-11-28: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-28 What generation do you belong to? Here’s mine: …

2010-11-26: Thankful There are obvious reasons to be thankful, especially this year. As always, I’m thankful for my …

2010-11-24: Mia in Tights The plan in the morning was for Mia to wear this lovely outfit to daycare. (Aren’t those …

2010-11-24: Minimalism Heroes Great work done by graphic designer Fabian Glez (via laughingsquid)

2010-11-23: When It Drops.com - A Site to See Visit whenitdrops.com In a previous life, I was a record store manager. (Yes, I can hear Mia now, …

2010-11-21: The Wedding of Lotte and Angche Yesterday, we were very grateful to share a special moment in our friends' lives as we attended …

2010-11-21: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-21 Listening to Mia over the intercom. She’s trying to talk herself to sleep. At least I hope …

2010-11-18: A Bunch of Quick Movie Reviews Wow, a post other than photos and Twitter updates! Yeah, I’ve been a bit behind in reviewing …

2010-11-17: Mia and Roseola Mia and Roseola I believe it started on Sunday. A slight redness developed on her cheeks. By …

2010-11-14: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-14 Enjoying the rain & light wind in dwntwn SF. Spending alone time at Sears Fine Foods. Hope to …

2010-11-10: Mia and Wink One of Mia’s favorite toys is the Winkel, or Wink as we call it. She just seems to like …

2010-11-07: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-07 I get Lyle Lovett and KD Lang mixed up. #LetsGoGiants # On Mia’s 4-month birthday the Giants …

2010-11-03: Mia and The Pumpkins It’s Mia’s first Halloween. We carved three pumpkins that afternoon - one representative …

2010-11-01: Tatooine - by Jeremy Messersmith Catchy tune, and the paper animation is great. Found via Daring Fireball

2010-10-31: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-31 It’s going to be a long day. Hopefully I’ll have the energy to watch the Giants win …

2010-10-27: Mia and The Giants Mia is cheering on her favorite baseball team, the San Francisco Giants, as they head to the World …

2010-10-24: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-24 Reading “Where is Baby’s Belly Button?” to Mia this morning. Such a captivating, …

2010-10-20: Mia and the Pink Starbucks Doughnut Is this a lollipop? I blame Auntie Sarah for talking about Starbucks doughnuts last week. Of course …

2010-10-17: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-17 Ordered and waiting for ‘Medal of Honor Limited Edition’ http://amzn.to/bTe9vd But will …

2010-10-13: Mia Takes a Bath It’s bath time! Mia thankfully enjoys taking a bath. She’s always been calm when …

2010-10-10: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-10 My daughter has just discovered her feet. She's acting like she's never seen them before. # Was …

2010-10-06: Damn Commericals (Video no longer available) The Ford Edge 2011 commercial has placed Shayna Zaid & The …

2010-10-06: Mia Making Faces Mia channeling her inner Gene Simmons(not Jean Simmons). She was very active just before bedtime. …

2010-10-05: Brandon Flowers - Crossfire Charlize Theron doing music videos now? I guess the movie business is slow. I take it the song …

2010-10-03: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-03 Mia started, on her own, rolling onto her belly this morning. Ugh, another thing to worry about …

2010-09-29: Mia and Auntie Susana We spent part of this past Sunday morning in Santa Cruz. Farrah, Mia and I had breakfast at The …

2010-09-26: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-26 Took my last dose antibiotics. Hoping to no longer feel lightheaded and nauseous - side effects of …

2010-09-23: Side Effects It has been a week now since I’ve started to take the antibiotics meant to cure what ails me. …

2010-09-22: Mia in a Hat This is how Mia looked when we got her ready to meet friends at Stanford Shopping Center one Sunday. …

2010-09-21: Mia's First Day at Daycare Ok, this is a photo for “Make Up Monday” since didn’t post a photo last Wednesday. …

2010-09-19: Been Ill I’m sorry I haven’t been posting lately, especially missing the weekly Wednesday Mia …

2010-09-19: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-19 @tumbleroo iPad app hasn’t worked since updating. Time to delete it from my iPad! # Guilty …

2010-09-12: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-12 The girls are taking a brief afternoon nap. Time to surf the net for awhile.

2010-09-09: Waistline Or So You Think If this is what men go through, I can’t imagine what women experience.  **Waistlies of the …

2010-09-08: The New Television Season is Almost Here Hollywood.com has an easy-to-follow breakdown of the upcoming fall television season. I’m …

2010-09-08: Mia's Mohawk Mia had just gotten out of the bath and was all nice and dry when I took this photo. Her hair, of …

2010-09-03: When Did Yahoo! Start Doing This? I went to log into my Yahoo! Mail account, which I haven’t done in quite a while - since I …

2010-09-02: Apple's New iPods and Apple TV Thinking of getting one of the newly announced shiny Apple toys? You may want to pop over to Ars …

2010-09-01: Mia Yawning I propped Mia up on one of Farrah’s pillows while she was in the shower. I managed to get a …

2010-08-27: Smiling Mug Every time I launch my iPhone, I see this photo of Mia. I can’t help but smile.

2010-08-27: My Instapaper Links for the Week What’s this? It’s a list of links I’ve read this week, which I hope you’d …

2010-08-26: ...and now Zombies Video no longer available Vampires on television are successful (e.g. Vampire Diaries, True Blood). …

2010-08-26: Tumblr Fails as My Blog Replacement I tried. I really tried. But Tumblr just didn’t meet my blogging needs. Tumblr was supposed to …

2010-08-25: Samsung Galaxy Tab Teaser I always smile at these iPhone / iPad killers. I wish they’d come out first before people …

2010-08-25: Mia Boppy Surfing Farrah placed Mia on the Boppy and I took a series of photos. The little lens flare is light from …

2010-08-24: Frank Miller's Gucci Guilty Ad Gucci Guilty - Frank Miller from Honore Lacroix on Vimeo. Gucci Guilty - Frank Miller from Honore …

2010-08-19: The Candwich Gross. I do NOT want to try this. From Eater.com The Candwich comes in three flavors: peanut butter …

2010-08-18: Verizon to Put Live TV on the iPad Interesting idea. I’ve actually watched a whole movie and a few tv shows on the iPad. To me, it was …

2010-08-18: Mia and Mommy Mia is smiling in mommy’s arms. The photo was taken on August 10, 2010.

2010-08-17: You are in Manhattan. Seriously, there must be a better place to get a bagel than Starbucks!

2010-08-17: There's Something Wrong About This Martin Loofah King - There’s something wrong about this. (via deleteyourself)

2010-08-17: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - My Review Netflix Synopsis: Journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist) and rebellious computer hacker …

2010-08-17: Daryl Lang: Look at the photos. This neighborhood is not hallowed. The people who live and work here …

2010-08-16: The 2010 Zagat Fast-Food Survey Zagat’s says Five Guys has the best burger. Anyone try it out yet? The only one I know of is in San …

2010-08-16: Prison Break Distracted? Five inmates escaped a police precinct in Agora, Lapasan in Cagayan de Oro City…. A …

2010-08-14: Mia Thinking This photo was taken with the iPhone 3GS using the Camera+ iPhone app. It was also edited within the …

2010-08-13: Skinny Jeans For Toddlers? I think I’m going to be sick.

2010-08-13: DOA Too funny. In a move that must have been unsettling for thousands of Iowa’s seniors, the state …

2010-08-12: Web Photo Geotags Can Reveal More Than You Wish I’ve been interested in geotagging photos, only on occasions, such as vacations and parties that …

2010-08-11: Mia and Mama Nellie This photo was taken on August 7, 2010, in San Jose. Yes, Mia’s hair stands up like that naturally.

2010-08-11: Did Powdered Milk From China Cause Baby Girls to Grow Breasts? Scary and interesting story. It’s also interesting how Time Online manages to squeeze in a related …

2010-08-10: Back to the Future - Timeline “It’s an information graphic of the events during the course of the Back To The Future trilogy.” …

2010-08-07: Couples Dynamics I suppose. (via thedailywhat): Punnett Square of the Day: Sad but (mostly) true. [reddit.]

2010-08-06: Mia Sleeping “Let the baby sleep.” Wise advice.

2010-08-06: Guerrilla Dancing in NYC Amazing. Nice collection of dancers in New York. The dancer in the rain is my favorite, especially …

2010-08-06: Eminem and Rihanna This song has been stuck in my head for the last few days. Decent video with Megan Fox and Dominic …

2010-08-04: Mia and Manang Tiana Mia’s Manang Tiana is visiting from Hawaii this month, along with her Auntie Jane. This is one of …

2010-07-31: Nike Women Interesting ad copy from Nike. (via laureola)

2010-07-31: New iPhone 4 - the verdict is in - From Australia No apparent problem with the iPhone antenna outside the US. Is it time to start blaming AT&T …

2010-07-31: All My Friends are Dead I can’t say I’ve seen this book before. Looks like a good read. You can order it from Amazon. (via …

2010-07-30: Project Runway Season 8 Starts tonight and is now 90 minutes long. This is one of the few reality shows I enjoy watching …

2010-07-29: Four Weeks It has been four weeks. In the quiet times, when there is a chance for reflection, time seems to …

2010-07-29: Searching for Answers? Ask Facebook Questions I’ve used the other “ask question” services only sparingly, such as formspring.me and tumblr. …

2010-07-28: San Jose Japantown I haven’t been to San Jose’s Japantown in a long time. Perhaps it’s time for a visit.

2010-07-28: Green Lantern Movie Poster Oh man! This does not look good. I’m not liking the Green Lantern movie posters. I got a bad feeling …

2010-07-28: GPOMW - First Week Photo Edition Now I understand why so few photos are taken during the first few weeks of a baby’s birth. First …

2010-07-28: Worth Trying coconut chocolate chip bread pudding. This looks worth trying. (via edatrix)

2010-07-26: The Avengers Assembled I’m seriously hoping “The Avengers” movie doesn’t suck. But it has great potential to do so. (via …

2010-07-25: Red Cliff The Netflix synopsis: When a warmongering prime minister (Fengyi Zhang) advances his armies against …

2010-07-25: Whiteout Kate Beckinsale The Netflix synopsis: “The lone U.S. marshal at a research station in Antarctica, …

2010-07-25: I Miss the Rain I miss the rain a little bit. (via laureolaibri, ausgruenden)

2010-07-21: GPOYW is GPOMW to Me GPOYW - Gratuitous Picture Of Yourself Wednesday - is a tumblr tradition I’ve never participated in. …

2010-07-20: NASA I don’t understand what is said about this clip, but it looks incredible. Repeated activation of a …

2010-07-20: Mia Getting Ready Mia getting ready for her first pediatric appointment.

2010-07-20: The Beatles Hairography Would you call this a hairography of the Beatles? (via thedailywhat): Infographic of the Day: “A …

2010-07-19: Tron Legacy - Oliva Wilde Oh, Olivia! I plan on watching Tron Legacy. But enough of this 3D stuff already. (via …

2010-07-19: Star Wars Subway Car Another Star Wars post! For more information on how Improv Everywhere pulled off this stunt, see …

2010-07-18: Warranties I seem to be having problems with the appliances lately. Last week, the Sony LCD television we …

2010-07-18: Dyson Air These little fans cost a bit, so reproducing this trick would get very expensive. But they do look …

2010-07-18: Star Wars Cereal I don’t think I’d want to eat those “grape-hutts”. (via thedailywhat): Star Wars Swag of the Day: …

2010-07-17: Clean Start Given the recent changes in my life, I decided to make part of my online life easier on me. I’m …

2010-07-10: Mia's Birth Day Video Two video clips from Mia’s birth day. I didn’t take photo or video of the actual birth, but these …

2010-07-01: Mia Izobel Mia Izobel was born at 10:16 am on July 1, 2010. She weighs 7 lbs 12.2 oz, is 19 1/2 inches long, …

2010-06-22: The Green Hornet Trailer The first trailer for “The Green Hornet”. It looks promising even if Seth Rogen is the …

2010-06-21: Imogen Heap @ The Mountain Winery, Saratoga The last time we saw Imogen Heap perform was at the Warfield. She was ill during that show, battling …

2010-06-16: iPhone 4 Delayed I’m a bit glad that we are skipping this year’s iPhone upgrade. Though the retnia …

2010-06-14: The Thundercats Redux? Image no longer available Another remake, reboot, whatever you want to call it? (discovered via …

2010-06-10: Dungeons & Dragons Anew It looks as if Dungeons & Dragons is making a play to be relevant in the age of video online …

2010-06-09: Nike World Cup Video The World Cup is inspiring some pretty interesting advertising. This is a long version of a Nike …

2010-06-08: Cloak Camera Bag An interesting idea for a camera bag. Too bad it only comes in white. (discovered via photojojo): …

2010-06-07: adidas Originals - Star Wars™ Cantina 2010 The Star Wars cantina scene re-imagined with “David Beckham, Daft Punk, Snoop Dogg, Franz …

2010-06-04: My Short Review of Iron Man 2 We were finally able to watch Iron Man 2 the other night in Cupertino. I know its been out for some …

2010-06-02: Baby Shower Weekend We had our baby shower this weekend in Cuesta Park. Luckily the day was warm and sunny, a welcome …

2010-05-27: Iron Baby IRON BABY (via PatrickBoivin)

2010-04-25: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-24 Elevator is acting wonky. I wasn’t expecting to hike up 5 flights of stairs with my 15 lbs …

2010-04-18: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-18 I forgot my coffee mug. This fact, plus the rainy weather, make for a bad start to the day. # I hate …

2010-04-11: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-10 Working on draining the battery on the iPad. It was cool that it came fully charged! # in Whole …

2010-04-05: Initial Impressions of the iPad I wanted to write down my thoughts about the iPad, after using it for a few days. The Good It was …

2010-04-04: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-03 Having a surprise birthday weekend breakfast with Farrah here @ Sears Fine Foods Restaurant …

2010-03-28: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-27 I’ve been up since 4:30am. What the heck am I doing up so early on a Sunday? # Evil Girl …

2010-03-26: Whopper Face I’m sure someone in the US would sue Burger King if they tried this here.

2010-03-22: Monday Monday started off well. We had an early morning appointment where we were able to hear the …

2010-03-21: Japan - The Strange Country Japan-The Strange Country (English translated ver.) from Kenichi Tanaka on Vimeo. This Is …

2010-03-21: What's on TV? I’ve always watched way too much television. I’m sure this will change soon, but things …

2010-03-21: IKEA and Paris via Pascal Terjan on flickr. More photos can be found here Looks as if IKEA did a minor upgrade to a …

2010-03-21: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-21 This fight is very boring at this point. # I came into work today and found someone else in my cube. …

2010-03-20: Mesmerizing Isn't? via juliasegal

2010-03-15: About a Girl We are having a girl! We reconfirmed this with an ultrasound earlier this week. Farrah had an …

2010-03-03: Dogs at 1000 FPS It’s dogs in slow-mo-catching treats. What could be better?

2010-03-01: Celebrate! Steak and corn for dinner tonight! To celebrate the nice day outside, I decided to throw a couple of …

2010-02-28: New Photos Posted Three new albums are posted on our Smugmug page today. They are: Celebrating Farrah’s …

2010-01-30: Lost! Just because I'm hurting Doesn't mean I'm hurt Doesn't mean I didn't get what I deserve No better …

2010-01-28: Room in the Middle If you haven’t heard, Apple announced the iPad yesterday. It seems everyone who hasn’t …

2010-01-20: Japanese Glee Is there no stopping Glee? Japanese promo for Fox’s Glee, featuring former Japanese sumo great …

2010-01-20: BumpTop for Mac I wish the “piles” feature in BumpTop Mac would work for my real world desk. I’m …

2010-01-11: She's Having My Baby Ultrasound of the Little Dude or Little Dudette Farrah is pregnant! [Note: Apologies to our shared …

2010-01-07: My Year in Review Plus More or Less List A belated Happy New Year to all! Welcome to Twenty-Ten! This is the proper way to say it, right? …

2010-01-03: New Year, New Photos I haven’t done well with my goal of completing past dailyshoot photo assignments, as I had …

2010-01-01: Christie's in Burlingame I didn’t have definite plans this morning, other than driving my wife to work. Unfortunately, …

2009-12-26: A Bunch of Photos Kaleb! I’ve posted a bunch of photos on our Smugmug account. The four new albums are: Visiting …

2009-12-23: Motivation and Inspiration I’ve been in an inspirational slump. Often, I would bring my camera to any family occasion to …

2009-10-30: Photography Websites and Forums One of my sisters recently was given a DSLR as a gift. She went to the Canon side, whereas I’m …

2009-10-27: Shooting in Low Light My photography background consists of taking a few classes at the local junior college, and what …

2009-10-17: I Wasn't Here I wasn’t here during the Loma Prieta earthquake 20 years ago. I was out of California, doing …

2009-10-14: I Don't Hate My iPhone My online reading habits lean toward technology. I read a lot of blogs and newsfeeds, keeping up …

2009-09-26: Go Free When Possible Rethinking I am rethinking this new blog thing. Yes, it only took me two months to start rethinking …

2009-09-18: Missing Link List #4 So much read this week: One of my favorite bloggers, Dooce, started publishing her hate mail/ …

2009-09-17: Paolo Nutini at the Fox Theater in Oakland Paolo Nutini - Candy from Nikke Osterback on Vimeo. This past weekend, we attended our first concert …

2009-09-11: Missing Link List #3 This week’s Missing Link List includes: 33 things you should stay away from. Did you know Apple …

2009-09-10: My Ratings Scale Revisited A few months back I decided to change the way I rate movie reviews. Previously I used the old …

2009-09-09: Missing Link List #2 This weeks list includes: Tips regarding secret menu items Rare photos of now extinct animals. How …

2009-09-03: Underneath It All I am not really a handyman, but for the past several months I’ve had the urge to fix. I’ve attempted …

2009-08-28: Missing Link List A Missing Link List (MLL) is a weekly list of links, stories, photos, etc., I happen across during …

2009-08-27: Starting a New Blog I’m starting a new blog. The domain name, alex-is.com, wasn’t my first choice. It wasn’t even my …

2009-07-23: Getting Ready for HE I’m watching videos and reading information on HE (High Efficiency) detergents. We just …

2009-07-02: My Short Review of iPhone 3GS I’ve had the iPhone 3GS for over a week. Here are a few thoughts on how I feel about the phone. …

2009-06-12: Reserve your iPhone 3GS Online I just reserved our iPhone 3G S for pickup at an Apple Store next Friday. Reserving and buying are …

2009-06-08: My Short Review of Dane Cook at HP Pavilion Dan Cook at San Jose Event Center I’m not a big Dane Cook fan. If someone was playing his CD or DVD …

2009-06-04: Palm Pre Reviews The reviews are starting to come in on the Palm Pre. Reviews from Engadget, Gizmodo, Walt Mossberg, …

2009-06-03: Twitter Your Way to Getting Robbed I was in a seminar about twitter a few weeks ago. One person about the safety of tweeting, such as …

2009-06-03: My Short Review of Taken You don’t know what I’m capable of. Liam Neeson does his best Jason Bourne in this …

2009-06-01: Data Corruption or Compromise? Damn! Somehow, someway my main blog was compromised. I’m not sure if it was on the server level or …

2009-05-21: Cal Academy of Sciences - My iMovie Clip www.youtube.com/watch We visited the California Academy of Sciences last week. I cobbled all the …

2009-05-14: My Short Review of X-Men Origins: Wolverine It’s Wolverine, bub! First off, I hated the title of this film. It’s more suited as a comic …

2009-05-12: My Short Review of Star Trek The crew of the Enterprise 2009 I tried to set my expectations low for this movie, hoping it would …

2009-05-09: Marely & Me - My Short Review Puppies. Evil puppies. This is another one of those feel-good movies. But if you know your dog …

2009-05-08: Redbox - A Review Hello Red. What are you doing here? You may have seen Redbox in your local grocery store, Wal-Mart, …

2009-05-07: Slumdog Millionaire I think there’s something on your face. I finally watched the …

2009-05-07: Latte Zoo - Or How To Make Cool Designs in a Latte I remember individual baristas at Yahoo!’s coffee bars being able to make simple designs, such …

2009-05-06: Casablanca Oh Rick! Casablanca is one of my favorite films. I’ve seen it on VHS, laser disc, and DVD. I …

2009-05-01: Filipino Food I follow people on Twitter for specific reasons. I try not to follow people just to gain followers …

2009-04-30: Visible Tweets Another way to enjoy Twitter Visible Tweets - Beautiful visualizer thingy, nicely done in Flash. …

2009-04-30: Flickr Hit Hard By Yahoo Layoffs It’s always difficult to hear about layoffs, especially in times like these. Flickr has always …

2009-04-26: The Third Man Orson Wells! I was able to watch a few movies over the last several weeks. A few were classics …

2009-04-14: Backblaze I tried the beat. Simple, straight-forward setup. Not much needed to do afterward. The problem is I …

2009-04-07: Blockbuster–R.I.P.? I went into a Blockbuster a couple of weeks ago in the hopes of a blu-ray disc. Wow, the prices for …

2009-04-06: BYOC - Bring Your Own Currency Printing their own money? This is getting scary.

2009-04-06: Gottschalks is Gone We’ve been to a Gottschalks - the one in Santa Cruz - but have never bought anything from them. …

2009-04-02: Windows Viruses I dealt with two different Windows viruses this week. The solutions were radically different. With …

2009-04-02: Warehouse Deals by Amazon? Anyone ever buy anything from Warehouse Deals by Amazon? I just purchased a sound bar for our TV, …

2009-03-31: A New Profile Photo? [Reposted because the ‘Let people answer this’ wasn’t enabled] I need to create a new profile photo. …

2009-03-27: Goodbye Genentech & Your DNA Acquisitions are always tough.

2009-03-24: Watchmen Hey, it’s the Watchmen! The graphic novel finally comes to the big screen. It translates fine …

2009-03-15: Eagle Eye It started out as a promising thriller but devolved into a forgettable action film. The leads are …

2009-03-13: Kung Fu Panda Finally saw Kung Fu Panda on blu-ray. A simple straightforward movie, with humor and action that is …

2009-03-11: Mr. Brooks A surprisingly solid and suspenseful film. Solid acting all around by William Hurt, Demi Moore, Dane …

2009-03-09: Australia Watched Baz Luhrmann’s Australia on blu-ray this weekend. The movie seemed to be two movies in …

2009-03-09: How I Rate Movies I’m changing the way I rate movie reviews on the site. I started with an old standby - the …

2009-03-07: Target Opening on Oahu It’s nice to see Target finally coming to the island.

2009-03-02: How to Eat at a Sushi Video no longer available How to eat at a Sushi Bar (via Konkaver)

2009-02-25: 15 online photo editors compared I’ve used Picnik and Photoshop.com. Both get the job done. I may need to try the others though.

2009-02-24: 30+ Websites to Visit When You're Laid Off I hope to not use these sites, at least not for the stated purpose in the article.

2009-02-20: Samsung LN46A630 - A Review [Note: My reason for documenting my HDTV purchase is to simply share my experience. I’m just …

2009-02-18: Starbucks VIA™ Ready Brew instant coffee Instant coffee from Starbucks?

2009-02-17: Umbrella Today? Great site. The answer lately has been YES here in the Bay Area.

2009-02-16: Nights in Rodanthe Fair acting, but a weak story. Not exactly a memorable movie. My Rating: Neutral

2009-02-15: My First Five Blu-ray Movies I remember the first five DVDs I bought when I purchased my first DVD player. They were: The 400 …

2009-02-09: 15 Companies That Might Not Survive 2009 Some interesting names: Blockbuster, Rite Aid, Chrysler, and Krispy Kreme. (via Steven)

2009-02-09: Trying to Figure Out the HDTV Thing [Note: My reason for documenting my HDTV purchase is to simply share my experience. I am, by no …

2009-02-08: 25 Random Tips for the Busy Facebook User This helps out in filling out the list.

2009-02-07: Half A World Away The last time I saw my uncle was thirty-three years ago when I went to the Philippines. It was the …

2009-01-26: Bloody Monday: Over 71,400 jobs lost It’s getting depressing. I really need to stop watching / reading the news.

2009-01-23: Quantum of Solace Solid action from beginning to end. But the story falls short of the superb Casino Royale. The Bond …

2009-01-22: MasterCard, Visa Security Breach Be sure to check your credit card statements.

2009-01-17: The Women of BSG Grace Park has only mentioned once in this article: Other strong women on the show include Grace …

2009-01-15: 25 Films for 2009 Of the 25 films listed, I’m looking forward to “Inglorious Basterds” the most.

2009-01-15: Fix your 5 biggest money mistakes Never too late to read about money issues.

2009-01-14: Palm Pre: everything you ever wanted to know I’m interested in seeing how the phone is when it is done. But I wouldn’t go to Sprint for this …

2009-01-13: Gran Torino - Quick Review Eastwood’s solid acting skills are on full display in this movie. The other actors, some apparent …

2009-01-13: 12 Common Photoshop Mistakes, Misuses and Abuses I’m still learning Photoshop. There seems to be some good advice in this posting.

2009-01-13: How to Save $419.50 in Less Than One Hour A few tips on how to trim a few dollars during these difficult economic times.

2009-01-12: Girl, 13, sends 14,528 texts in a month This girl averages 484 text messages a day!

2009-01-12: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - Quick Review On a previous version of janella.com… …when I would write a movie review it would be long. Time is …

2009-01-11: And So It Begins Anew I blame the economy. The web hosting account for janella.com has come up for renewal. Dotable, where …

2009-01-09: Thoughts About the Palm Pre The Palm pré looks very interesting. Too bad it’s going to be on Sprint. I was with Sprint once. I …

2009-01-08: S.F. Yelp user faces lawsuit over review Wow. Now we can’t complain on Yelp?

2009-01-07: iTunes Store and DRM-free music: What you need to know If I update my “current” iTunes tracks, it’ll cost me about $15. I’m waiting until they update their …

2009-01-06: My Year in Review Happy (belated) New Year to everyone! I suppose my year in review is a bit late, but hey, I was …

2008-12-12: Tips, TWIP, and Tack I enjoy taking photos, but I am nowhere near being a good amateur photographer. My biggest problem …

2008-12-03: Pownce No Longer I’m saddened by the demise of Pownce - in its current form. They were acquired by Six Apart earlier …

2008-11-05: Oh Happy Day However long you live, you will remember where you were when you heard that Barack Obama was elected …

2008-10-29: The Bridge Benefit 2008 Farrah and I went to the Bridge School Benefit concert this past Sunday. The lineup for the concert …

2008-10-25: Waaaasup! 2008 “Waaaasup! The Pro-Obama Version” Yeah, those are the same guys.

2008-10-22: Losing Your Vision The man speaks the truth - in 2000. He must have lost his vision (of the future) or his ability to …

2008-10-19: Cartman Eats His Shorts - A South Park Clip NSFW due to language. Listen at your own risk. I haven’t watched South Park for some time now. …

2008-10-19: Presenting Vimeo Plus I’ve been thinking of creating more and more video. I can post video onto my Smugmug account, …

2008-10-19: My Bandwidth Results I wrote in a previous post about having to track my bandwidth usage since Comcast was implementing …

2008-10-07: Rachael Yamagata @ Cafe Du Nord The other night Farrah and I went to Cafe Du Nord to see Rachael Yamagata perform. We enjoyed her …

2008-09-02: Figuring Things Out with Tomato Comcast made a lovely announcement last week that they were imposing bandwidth caps for their users. …

2008-09-01: Erase and Rewind The Matrix has been reloaded. Reason? No real reason, just sheer boredom. Anyone who’s been …

2008-08-24: Happy 60th Birthday and Happy Retirement Happy 60th Birthday and Happy Retirement

2008-08-24: My iPhone Contacts Disappeared! My iPhone Contacts Disappeared!: While I was out and about today, my iPhone contacts disappeared. I …

2008-07-30: Handsfree Beginning in July, California went ‘handsfree'. Now, I don’t talk on my cellphone often …

2008-07-30: Belated Congratulations to Lotte and Angche! I don’t know how I forgot, but I did. Angche proposed to Lotte at her birthday celebration …

2008-07-30: Review - The Dark Knight: IMAX Experience Anyone who knows me knows that Batman is my favorite comic book character. When The Dark Knight was …

2008-07-29: Last-minute Las Vegas Two Sundays ago I received an unexpected phone call from old friends who were traveling to Las Vegas …

2008-07-25: Welcome Timothy! Yen and James welcome Timothy into this world. Congratulations! Update: I just posted the photos we …

2008-07-17: The Sidebar I’ve incorporated, once again, RSS feeds into the sidebar of the page. This should give my …

2008-07-08: Always Behind the Curve It’s a fact that when it comes to hi-tech toys you will eventually be behind the curve. …

2008-07-07: Will You Upgrade? Are you going to get the iPhone 2.0? I have been asked that several times the past few days. As …

2008-07-05: What's Up with Wordpress? For some reason the blog has been acting up lately. Pages have been loading slowly and posting has …

2008-06-21: Ketchup with Pepper I don’t know when Farrah starting putting massive amounts of pepper on her ketchup when we …

2008-06-20: Camera Fun I have had about five digital cameras. I didn’t enjoy the Sony Cybershot DSC-T1 as much as I …

2008-06-19: Changes I forgot to acknowledge several accomplishments on the blog. Kayla graduated middle school this …

2008-06-18: Leaving I don’t blog about work much, but it’s difficult to read that many talented people are …

2008-06-17: Missing Green For the last couple of months, I’ve had the urge to start running. I was never much of a …

2008-06-17: Dreaming of Vacation Farrah and I are planning on going to Hawaii in September. Luckily we purchased our plane tickets …

2008-05-30: Review - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull I wasn’t sure what to expect when Farrah and I sat down to watch the latest Indiana Jones …

2008-05-12: At about 5:30 PM yesterday Farrah heard a large crashing sound in our backyard. It seems the old …

2008-04-21: I Know A Little Bit OK, I have an idea of what I can write in the future on Janella.com. I have always said of myself, …

2008-04-17: Morcheeba @ The Fillmore 4.11.2008 I’m a bit late with my review of the Morcheeba concert Farrah and I went to last week. The …

2008-04-09: My First Flickr Video

2008-04-07: New York City Recap Grand Central Terminal It has been a week since we came back from our trip to New York City. I …

2008-04-01: Twitter Updates for 2008-03-31 Landed @ SFO! A bit late, but here. # The waiting (for luggage) is the hardest part. Still @ SFO. # …

2008-03-31: Twitter Updates for 2008-03-30 Just got back from Gray's Papaya. Deciding if we should get a drink before packing. # Having a Long …

2008-03-30: Twitter Updates for 2008-03-29 It's cold and windy at the Top of the Rock. We can see the Empire State Building all lit up. # @ …

2008-03-29: Twitter Updates for 2008-03-28 Intermission @ Young Frankenstein. Too bad Megan Mullaly isn't playing her role. The show is good so …

2008-03-28: Twitter Updates for 2008-03-27 We are planning to see Lower Manhattan. Later in the day it's Central Park. We'll see how it goes. # …

2008-03-27: Twitter Updates for 2008-03-26 Driving to the airport. # OK, Virgin America is in the International terminal. # We've landed in New …

2008-03-26: Here's Looking At You Kid As this entry posts, I will be in New York City with Farrah. First off, I want to thank everyone who …

2008-03-26: Twitter Updates for 2008-03-25 Heading out to eat soon. Getting some Japanese food. #

2008-03-26: Taking Off To New York City We’re getting ready to go to New York City! We’re taking Virgin America as our airline. …

2008-03-23: Happy Easter! Happy Easter everyone! I can’t say much is going on this fine and sunny day. We’re still …

2008-03-23: My Fault - I Know What Happened OK, I figured out how I “screwed the pooch” on the web site. I fracked an upgrade to a …

2008-03-22: Late Start On The Day I got up late this morning, around 10:30. I was up too late trying to figure out what is up with the …

2008-03-22: Able To Recover March OK. I am still not sure what happened, but I was able to recover March entries. Worse case scenario …

2008-03-22: The Kids Photo no longer available My sister sent me this mobile photo of the kids, who I have not seen in a …

2008-03-22: What Happened? I’m not sure what just happened. If you visit this page with any frequency, you would know …

2008-03-17: Celebrating March Birthdays Yesterday, we celebrated Rex and my birthday with a small dinner at Nana’s house. The other …

2008-03-07: Care to Comment? I wasn’t sure what to title this post. What I’m thinking is that as of April 1, 2008, I …

2008-03-04: A Fantastic (Big Apple) Birthday Gift Farrah let me in on my birthday gift early. It is quite a gift: a trip to New York City! Hesitantly, …

2008-03-01: Free & Dirty Dirty. Nasty. The dirtiest hotels according to TripAdvisor (TripAdvisor.com) We Are The Ones. New …

2008-02-27: Yes, We Can. (Better quality version available directly at Dipdive.com Interesting Presidential race this year. …

2008-02-26: Photo (Links) Rule the Day A few things to look at for today. A sad story without words. You can figure it out, can’t …

2008-02-21: Around the Horn This is a new type of blog entry for me, at least on the main blog. It is simply a collection of …

2008-02-19: 40-40 Club The 40-40 club. In baseball, it is an exclusive club. You need to have stolen 40 bases and hit 40 …

2008-02-11: The Strike is Over. Now Get Back to Work! It’s great to hear the Writer’s Strike is over. But according to Kristin at E!online, …

2008-02-11: Dang Filipino Accent Since I had ordered my Dell over the phone, I tried to seek technical support the same way. The Dell …

2008-02-09: Busy.Sick.Busy I’ve been meaning to blog more this year than I have in the past. Unfortunately (or …

2008-01-25: And this is why I try not to use MySpace.... …or post private photos online. A 17-gigabyte file purporting to contain more than half a …

2008-01-14: American Male Salon - A Review I have been to a salon twice before Farrah and I were married. The salon was Atelier Aveda on …

2008-01-09: Skitch Invite Anyone one a invite to Skitch? I just got invited, and have been playing around with it. I think the …

2008-01-09: What the...? People are crazy interesting, aren’t they? For example, take a look at the below photo. Yes, …

2008-01-04: The Past One's past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should be judged. -- Oscar Wilde Since …

2008-01-03: If You've Had Too Much Drink.... Photos no longer available Interesting building I found on my visit to Digg.com. Imagine being drunk …

2008-01-01: A Review of Juno The first movie to be reviewed on the “reloaded” website is Juno. Farrah and I watched …

2008-01-01: Happy New Year!!! Happy New Year to All!!! May your year be a joyous and prosperous! Now, I need to do that resolution …

2007-12-31: ./Janella.com Reloaded I am starting with a clean slate. Janella.com is rebuilding from the ground up. I’m starting …

2007-12-25: Merry Christmas to All Merry Christmas everybody!

2007-12-23: Celebrating a Graduation This is the second post about last weekend. As I mentioned previously, a great deal happened. Last …

2007-12-21: What's in the Box? As you have most likely noticed, I have update the site once more. I have added a Twitter widget. …

2007-12-15: Tori Amos - The Paramount Theater in Oakland, CA This review is about a week late, but it has taken me a bit of time to digest the Tori Amos concert …

2007-12-15: Genentech Holiday Party 2007 Last Saturday I attended the holiday party for Genentech. It was held at AT&T ballpark. Yes, …

2007-12-15: Being Smug Again I’m working on bringing photos back up on Smugmug - which will be the primary source for most …

2007-11-24: Spider-Man 3 Spider-Man is not one of my favorite comic book characters. I’m more of a Batman guy, but I …

2007-10-20: Unwillingness I decided to finally learn Adobe’s Photohop, so I signed up for a class at my local Junior …

2007-10-01: Two Weeks with an iPhone If you haven’t heard, I have dumped my problematic LG-VX8500 (aka The Chocolate) and moved …

2007-09-07: No New Material from the Fugees Fugees fans won’t be hearing any new material from the ‘Killing Me Softly’ stars anytime soon. (via …

2007-09-07: New Navigation I wanted the website to have a splash page introduction. I was going to code some HTML but then I …

2007-09-06: iCovet I covet both the newly announced iPod Touch and the iPhone. The iPhone price went down $200. It is …

2007-08-24: Mandy Moore Covers I wasn’t sure if I heard Marlon right when he was talking about Mandy Moore doing Umbrella at …

2007-08-12: Transformers How do you make a kid’s movie about talking and transforming robots into a live-action summer …

2007-08-11: Knocked Up I am playing catch-up on my movie reviews. Knocked Up is the first film Farrah and I watched at the …

2007-08-10: Fumbl-log I’m sure you have noticed another change on ./Janella.com. Yes, I keep fiddling with the look, …

2007-08-09: Managing Email You got problems with managing email at work? I have problems myself. This little lecture by Merlin …

2007-07-27: Kayla Recovering Kayla went into the hospital this morning for surgery. The reason: to remove a cyst that had grown …

2007-07-20: Web Trend Map 2007 Version 2.0 from Information Architects A cool map - at least I think so - of “200 most successful websites on the web” done as …

2007-07-18: Big Fish in a Small Pond - Summer Concerts This is going to be a long post. Forgive me, I’ve been a bit behind on posting this and …

2007-07-15: flickr Album Update Photos from Kristel’s Surprise Birthday Lunch are now posted on the flickr account. I’m …

2007-07-12: QotD: My Email Address(es) How many email addresses do you have?  What are they for?  Submitted by clippedwings. …

2007-07-11: Why Pownce? I received an invitation to Pownce the other day. I must say I was really curious about Pownce when …

2007-06-25: Visiting from Hawaii Just wanted to make this quick post saying that Tiana, Jane, and Ann are visiting from Hawaii this …

2007-06-22: Lunch - First Kobe Beef Experience Lunch!

2007-05-21: Back in the USA Farrah and I are back from our trip! We’re pretty exhausted. Farrah is out like a light and I …

2007-05-19: Can We Stay A Little Longer? Early this morning we went through a list of sights we still haven’t seen in London. The list …

2007-05-19: The Friday Squeeze We arrived in sunny London from Paris by mid-day. Luckily we gain an hour since France is one hour …

2007-05-19: To Paris and Back We got up early yesterday morning to catch the Tube to Heathrow Terminal 4. We considered this our …

2007-05-17: Paris is a No Go I have two phobias I am keenly aware of - a fear of heights and of enclosed places. Fear sucks. When …

2007-05-15: London Lite We made today a light day since we are heading to Paris tomorrow. In Paris, we need to cram in as …

2007-05-14: The Big Four Today was my first experience with Tube congestion. It’s Monday so people are off to work. …

2007-05-13: To Market, to market, to buy.... This weekend we went to the two big markets that happen on the weekend: Notting Hill and Camden …

2007-05-11: In London - Catching Our Breath Stonehenge! We are in our rented London flat now. It is an excellent one-bedroom flat in St. …

2007-05-11: UK Photos Posted! You can view photos from our current trip through our Flickr account here! I will update this when …

2007-05-07: Tours: Our First Full Day in Bath After a good night’s sleep, we headed down to breakfast, which started later than usual since …

2007-05-07: We're Here! As I write this right now, it is around 21:18 (9:18 PM) on Sunday here in Bath, UK. Farrah and I are …

2007-05-01: Regina Spektor - The Warfield Photo Title: reginaaa3 which was initially uploaded by beisenhood You are my sweetest downfall I …

2007-04-28: Progress and Packing Our passports arrived today!!! The passports were sent by overnight mail and arrived in our hands …

2007-04-25: View from the dentist chair View from the dentist chair

2007-04-22: Google is Everywhere! Did you know about Google Voice Local Search? Google Voice Local Search is …

2007-04-21: Ultimate Star Wars Personality What Star Wars personality are you most like? Well, you can see my results below. To find out who …

2007-04-18: How We Planned Our Trip Trip Itinerary As with any trip you take, the first thing we decided on was when to go. When Farrah …

2007-04-14: Congratulations!!! This morning we had breakfast with Yen and James at Hobee’s. They shared with us great news- …

2007-04-10: Easter Photos Available Photos: SmugMug | Flickr | Zenfolio Photos from Easter day at Auntie Tina’s home in San Jose …

2007-04-09: We Be Trippin' For those of you who do not know already, Farrah and I are in the midst of planning a trip to the UK …

2007-04-02: Kermit - Hurt [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57ta7mkgrOU&w=640&h=480] Almost the right tone for …

2007-03-31: Do You Still Watch SNL? If not, you might have missed this funny clip: http://www.hulu.com/embed/QsW1kYHYxNC8zeCRAVRc0g This …

2007-03-26: These Are A Few of My Favorite Things picnik - Great online photo editing site. You can upload photos or access your Flickr photos to …

2007-03-25: IMAX 300 Farrah took me to watch 300 today at the Sony Metreon’s IMAX theater. But first she took me to …

2007-03-22: 4 Themes - 4 Looks - You Decide One of the best things about Wordpress is the ability to change the look of your site pretty …

2007-03-22: Standing in Line - Forever!!!

2007-03-21: Tori Amos New Album on the Way! Just received the spam announcement that Tori has a new album coming. Looks like she’s doing …

2007-03-20: Another One? Yes, Another One. OK, last I heard, Facebook was the new MySpace. At least that was what I heard. I then go surfing …

2007-03-17: Conan is Coming to Town If you haven’t heard, Late Night with Conan O’Brien is coming to town. His show will be …

2007-03-16: Another One? OK, last I heard, Facebook was the new MySpace.   At least that was what I heard. I then go …

2007-03-15: A New Layout? I’m working on the website a little, so if you happen to be on it and the page changes …

2007-03-13: Playstation Home [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZY2vwlh5-g&hl=en_US&fs=1&] Interestingly …

2007-03-11: Using Google Spreadsheet BossaNova asked me to look at some web hosting companies for him. The rates on his account were …

2007-03-10: Back Home I’m posting again directly to Janella.com using the famous Wordpress. Yes, I have left my …

2007-03-08: Going Home I've been on Vox for a while now and I have enjoyed it.  I've met new people and reconnected …

2007-03-04: I'll Tumblr For Ya! I was listening the TWIT podcast this past Tuesday. Leo mentioned a site called Tumblr which sounded …

2007-03-02: Moving Weekend This last weekend farrah and I flew down to San Diego to help Heidi and Yen move to their new …

2007-02-27: My Standard Avatar My standard avatar I use when blogging or commenting.

2007-02-21: The Weekend Lost This past three-day weekend could have been more than what it was. Unfortunately, I caught the cold …

2007-02-15: Back to Blogging I know I haven’t been blogging much lately. There are several reasons for this, but the task …

2007-02-02: February Mix 2007 Feeling Good by Michael Buble Smile by Lily Allen Tell Me 'Bout It byJoss Stone The Sweet Escape by …

2007-01-20: When You Created Your Very Own Universe.... Baron Papanoida aka George Lucas …you can do anything you want. I usually don’t go to …

2007-01-20: Commercials Work After having dinner at home, farrah and I were watching TV a commercial for Carl’s Jr. …

2007-01-15: Party

2007-01-14: Breakfast  

2007-01-13: Snowtime

2007-01-13: Snowtime 2

2007-01-13: Check-in

2007-01-13: Still Driving

2007-01-13: Breakfast

2007-01-07: Redwood City

2007-01-06: Tiana on her way to see snow This was a photo I took on our New Year’s Day trip to see snow in Lake Tahoe. I’ll post …

2006-12-24: Christmas is Near [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToIAsk6Q0Q4&w=480&h=390] It’s pretty late, but …

2006-12-22: QotD: One Lump or Two? How do you take your tea or coffee? Submitted by Vasquez. If the coffee is regular cup size, I …

2006-12-19: Shabu Shabu Lunch BossaNova treated Kelvin and I to lunch - as a thank you for covering his work duties while he was …

2006-12-18: Celebrating Our Wedding Anniversary So it’s been one year today that farrah and I have been married. As you can tell from the …

2006-12-14: Happy Birthday Farrah!!! Happy birthday to my beautiful wife, farrah Today is your big 3-Oh! But babe, you don’t look a …

2006-12-04: Imogen Heap @ The Warfield farrah and I went to see Imogen Heap at the Warfield this past Sunday, December 3rd. We hadn’t …

2006-12-01: December Mix Money Maker Ludacris Fergalicious Fergie Feat. Will.I.Am My Love (Feat. T.I. & Timbaland) …

2006-11-30: QotD: Stupid Human Trick What is your stupid human trick? Submitted by Scarlett. I can fold my tongue in half - from front …

2006-11-25: Rest In Peace This morning we had to put Tigger to sleep. He was 19 years old. He hadn’t eaten on his own …

2006-11-22: Little Big Fella Anybody know what kind of spider this may be? Just found him in our bedroom. Yikes!

2006-11-22: Nothing Less Then Kelly Clarkson Oh, my friends at Yahoo!, how I hope the rumor is not true. I went to only one YEP (Year End Party) …

2006-11-11: QotD: My Dream Career What's your dream career?  Submitted by Something. If I could do it all over again I would …

2006-11-11: Weekend in San Diego - Part 1 farrah and I took a trip down south to visit friends. We haven't visited Yen and Heidi since they …

2006-11-08: QotD: OS Preference Windows, Mac, Linux - What's your preference and why? Submitted by ramblingsbymark. In order of …

2006-10-25: QotD: All My Computers < div> How many computers do you have in your house?  Submitted by Foomper. Four. …

2006-10-23: Vox Hunt: In Motion Take a photo of something in motion. Inspired by Meg.

2006-10-23: QotD: On Podcasts Do you listen to podcasts? Are there any you'd recommend? Inspired by Alex. I listen to a lot of …

2006-10-22: Found Today Farrah Fawcett Trading Card It cleaning month here in the city. They call it extra dump days. The …

2006-10-10: QotD: Save It For A Rainy Day What's the best way to spend a rainy day? Submitted by Vee. With farrah, making Banana Pancakes (If …

2006-10-04: Vox Hunt: I Love This Mug Show us your mug. My Chipped Batman Mug My Batman mug is used for most liquid beverages. …

2006-09-29: QotD: Set Your DVR What TV show(s) will you be watching this season? Why?  Submitted by ducnly.vox.com. Since I …

2006-09-19: Today I took today off to attend a company anniversary party.  The party was for a biotech company my …

2006-09-13: Happy Birthday, Tessie and Tiana!!! A quick happy birthday to Tessie and Tiana!!! farrah and I wish we could be there to help you …

2006-09-01: A Few Photos from the Walk I need to start labeling my photos, either locally or on my Flickr account, but preferribly locally. …

2006-08-31: Can't Seem To Sleep I can’t seem to fall asleep yet. My wife farrah went on a mini-vacation to Hawaii this …

2006-08-30: Vox Hunt: Orange Crush Take a photo of something orange. Koi Fish Pondering

2006-08-29: Everyone Wants To Be Jack It seems that anything with a modicum of success is cloned. For this entry I’m focusing on the …

2006-08-29: QotD: Home Sweet Home What is your browser's default home page set to? Submitted by Kelev T. Cat. Currently, it is set to …

2006-08-23: Vox Hunt: That Rules Show us some rules. No Swimming @ North Shore, Hawaii

2006-08-21: Vox Hunt: Stuck On You Take a picture of something that someone put a sticker on. Tiana with Stickers Fun with stickers!!! …

2006-08-18: Movie Review - Brick Look, I did what she said with the brick.  I didn't know it was bad, but The Pin's on it now …

2006-08-16: QotD: The Best Part of Waking Up... What's your morning beverage of choice?  Coffee, tea, juice?  Homemade or store-bought? …

2006-08-14: Social Networking Explained If you haven’t seen this, it explains all there is to social networking. So many online …

2006-08-14: Coming Clean Alternate Title:  Simplifying My Social (Networking) Life   It looks as if the big web …

2006-08-13: QotD: My Intro to the Big Screen          What was the first movie you remember seeing in a movie …

2006-08-08: QotD: Baby Love How cute were you as a baby/child? Let's see those baby pics! <img …

2006-08-06: Any Web Hosting Suggestions? My website is down for the second time in about six months. The reason my hosting company gives is …

2006-08-04: Mugged @ McDonalds [youtube …

2006-08-04: QotD: Reality TV Star If you could be on any reality TV show, which one would you pick and why? farrah and I …

2006-08-03: Mac Heart Stopping Moment - A Reason to Backup [caption id="" align=“alignnone” width=“500.0”]I dropped by …

2006-08-01: QotD: Can you hear me now? What's your cell phone's ringtone? What made you pick it? U2’s Vertigo is my default ringtone …

2006-07-26: Our Cat Has Friends Tigger has, as of this writing, twenty-four friends. Twenty-four friends? Yes. He has about nineteen …

2006-07-25: QotD: Sugar, Sugar What was your favorite candy when you were a kid? How does that compare to now? I was partial to …

2006-07-24: Steely Dan's the Man (Actually they're a duo) Did you read the open letter to Luke Wilson by Steely Dan - or more specifically from Don and Walt …

2006-07-22: Can't Sleep with this Heat It’s about 12:40 am right now and it is still warm in the house. All I can think about is how …

2006-07-21: QotD: Shaken not stirred What's your favorite drink or cocktail? What's in it? Question submitted by charm.vox.com When I gt …

2006-07-20: Oh Paris. Paris? Paris Hilton "It will surprise a lot of people because there's real artistry coming from Paris." …

2006-07-20: Yahoo! Japan Those guys in Yahoo! Japan get all the fun, don’t they? I found this video while surfing …

2006-07-20: I've Been Vox'd!!! You heard about //Vox? Well, Vox is the new social networking site from //Six Apart, the creators of …

2006-07-20: I’ve Been Vox’d!!! You heard about //Vox?   Well, Vox is the new social networking site from //Six Apart, the …

2006-07-19: QotD: Celebrational Muppetational! Who is your favorite Muppet? Why? QotD submitted by knitwitology.vox.com. Fozzie the Bear of …

2006-07-19: The Walking Weekend The weekend started with a slight dilema. On Friday night I was surfing //bayarea.com looking for …

2006-07-19: The Walking Weekend The weekend started with a slight dilema.  On Friday night I was surfing //bayarea.com looking …

2006-07-18: QotD: Summer Music What's the one CD that will totally remind you of the Summer of 2006? Pearl Jam Has the Summer of …

2006-07-18: You Don't Need Talent So, you don’t need talent to draw comics any longer? I saw this article on CNet’s site. …

2006-07-18: Another Blog to Mess With Ok, so I’m invited to the world of Vox! I’ll need to see how this goes. I do have a one …

2006-07-15: July Mix 2006 Take It Easy (Radio Edit) - Fugees Buttons - The Pussycat DollsSingle ('06 Mix) - Natasha …

2006-07-12: Sony PSP white is coming Sony PSP white is coming originally uploaded by puckman So this was a controversial ad for the new …

2006-07-09: Care to Donate for AIDS Walk San Francisco? Farrah and I are doing the AIDS Walk in San Francisco next Sunday. Care to donate (sponsor us) on …

2006-07-02: Sitting and Thinking I’m sitting in a new Starbucks on Shoreline and Pear Ave in Mountain View. I just finished …

2006-06-27: Bjork DJ'd in the City? Oh to live in the City and have an opportunity to see special events such as Bjork playing DJ. Oh …

2006-06-21: Big Brother Watching - Time to Leave AT&amp;T It must be time to stop using AT&T services all together, not just DSL access: The new policy …

2006-06-16: New Photos Posted New photos are posted on the Photos@Smugmug account. The new albums are: Kay's GraduationSunnyvale …

2006-06-06: Installed - Finally The installer for Comcast, Jose, finally arrived at 6:10pm. The installed took over an hour, as Jose …

2006-06-06: Not a Good Sign My install time for cable Internet: between 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Current time: 5:13pm. A not so quick …

2006-06-05: Still No Show 5:40pm. Still no installer. I’m on the phone with Alan from Comcast. Hmmm, is this worth it?

2006-06-03: Documenting My Comcast Experience I thought I’d just write about how this switch to cable Internet will go. Hopefully there …

2006-06-02: The Promise of a Faster Tomorrow I’ve been a Pacbell / SBC / AT&T (or whatever the heck they are called now) DSL customer …

2006-05-23: Lyric Earwig Syndrome For some reason I can’t get the following lyrics out of my head after hearing them at the …

2006-05-20: Catch Up I meant to post this awhile ago, but lately I haven’t had much free time during the weekdays. …

2006-05-19: Should Our Heroes Grow Old? At Home With Evel Knievel Originally uploaded by cheesebikini I saw this linkon the CNN front page. …

2006-05-08: May Mix 2006 Promiscuous (Radio Edit) - Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland SOS (Edited) - RihannaWorld Wide …

2006-05-05: Aeon Flux I have an observation that seems to rarely fail me: action movies that are around ninety minutes in …

2006-05-01: WiFi Everywhere Today is a traveling day for me. I’m running errands enjoying one of the last few weekdays I …

2006-04-29: In Groups of 3's Events (things) tend to come in threes, don’t they? Take these three recent events: Exhibit A …

2006-04-09: Trying to Fight the Good Fight Too many tempting goodies at the grocery store lately. With the large amount of time on my hands, I …

2006-03-28: Recovering and Searching I’m not sure how to start off describing what’s going on in my noggin right now. So many …

2006-03-16: Wedding Photos Posted on Flickr Well, I’ve posted our wedding photos on Flickr for viewing. Here is a quick sample: In order …

2006-03-13: Serenity "She is startin' to damage my calm." -- Jayne Cobb from the movie Serenity We are constantly …

2006-03-08: Creature of Habit I’m sure I was told this when I was in the military, most likely when I was overseas. I was …

2006-03-08: "Saving Face" &amp; "Rent" The //Netflix summary for Saving Face: Dutiful daughter Wil (Michelle Krusiec) sidesteps her …

2006-03-04: End of Month Rant - Three Days Late I haven’t been busy, but busy enough I suppose. I’m still unemployed at the moment, with …

2006-02-27: When It Rains... The day started off slow. I took Farrah to work a little after 7:30 AM, later than I was planning. I …

2006-02-24: Laughing at the Enemy A little clip from Family Guy. Good for a Friday laugh.  

2006-02-21: "Just Like Heaven" &amp; "Elizabethtown" I don’t know if other people have the same problem I have, but I sometimes get Reese …

2006-02-21: Holiday Weekend The holiday weekend found Farrah and I not doing much out of the ordinary. On Saturday, we decided …

2006-02-17: Changes and Updates If you are reading this on //Janella.com then you know there have been some navigational and layout …

2006-02-13: Relapse 2.0 I’ve injured my left eye again. It seems the scratch I endured //last October did not fully …

2006-02-08: What's Public is Public When I post my photos online, my main goal is to share them with family and friends. Most of the …

2006-02-08: Not Asleep Yet I’m having a difficult time falling asleep tonight. I’ve had a headache for the past two …

2006-02-06: Website and Photo Updates As i mentioned previously, I’ve been updating the website. The ‘theme’ that is …

2006-02-05: The First Saturday in February I’m sitting outside Express in //Bay Street shops in Emeryville. Farrah is in one of the many …

2006-01-22: Cool Site - Pandora You might have heard of this site already or not. It’s called //Pandora, created by the Music …

2006-01-14: Working on the Site I’m working on the site layout right now. The page may change from time to time while you are …

2006-01-10: Are You Pissed? Apple today announced some new products. The Mac Intel versions were announced, as expected, with …

2006-01-04: Mac or Windows? Heard of the latest //Windows flaw? From what I understand of it, and I may not understand all of …

2006-01-01: Happy New Year!!! Happy New Year to you all!!! May 2006 be a wonderful year for you.

2005-12-30: Things To Remember from this December I wanted to jot down a few things to remember this month, besides the wedding. Most of these events …

2005-12-29: Our Wedding Mix Below is the list of songs we had on our wedding compact disc: Songbird Eva CassidyPualena …

2005-12-25: Merry Christmas To All!!! We just wanted to say Merry Chirstmas to everyone!!! Hope you have a great Christmas day!!!

2005-12-23: Friday Afternoon I’m sitting in //Starbucks again as Farrah finishes some Christmas shopping. Last night my mom …

2005-12-19: We're Married!!! It is official! Farrah and I our now husband and wife! We took our wedding vows on the lagoon lawn …

2005-12-15: Checked In We checked into the condo on our tour of Hawaii. More in a bit.

2005-12-10: Meetings The morning found us having Kim Chee Fried Rice with two eggs over easy for breakfast. We knew today …

2005-12-09: It Begins This Way... When I post this blog entry, I will be in a Starbucks in Aiea, Hawaii. Farrah and I arrived in Oahu …

2005-11-28: Thanksgiving Dinner and Surviving the Shopping Weekend Thanksgiving was the usual affair at my sister’s house. This year was a little different with …

2005-11-21: Black Friday is Coming Just wanted to post a quick to find some deals on Black Friday. What is Black Friday? The first day …

2005-11-21: Updating the Photos Page Well, I’ve been updating a few things on the website. The biggest update is the use of a …

2005-11-15: Too Many Photo Sites to Choose From I have been trying to find an online solution to display my photos that isn’t reliant on …

2005-11-10: Sideshows Come to Sunnyvale? I pull out of the house this morning around 7:00am. I get to the corner of Ahwahnee and Fair Oaks, …

2005-10-27: October Rant Ok, here’s my end of month rant for October. The only times I do rants is when I haven’t …

2005-10-24: It's Been A Long Two Weeks A lot has happened in the last two weeks. I’ll write more on the End of Month Rant which is …

2005-10-06: Cyclops I’ve been out of commission the last couple of days. It seems I have a [corneal abrasion] on …

2005-10-01: October Mix Get It Poppin' (Featuring Nelly) - Fat Joe Feel Good Inc. - GorillazGo (Feat. John Mayer) - …

2005-09-29: Finally a Day Off I’ve been working since last Monday and finally had a day off!!! But I’m back to work …

2005-09-18: Hawaii, Pictures, and the Photo Gallery Farrah and I took a quick trip to Hawaii last week, from the 9th to the 13th. We were meeting …

2005-09-03: The Sleep Machine This entry fall under the too much information category, but I want to vent about my sleeping …

2005-09-02: Disaster Relief If you haven’t already, please consider donating to the relief effort for those affected by …

2005-08-28: Big Camera Big Pressure Yesterday I attended a wedding banquet for one at my friends at [eGain], Ali Chan. I was able to …

2005-08-25: Photos from Yesterday I just posted photos of celebrating Farrah’s dad’s birthday last night. You can access …

2005-08-22: Jack Johnson @ The Greek Theater - UC Berkeley Concert date: 08.20.2005 Matt CostaAnimal Liberation OrchestraGirl I Wanna Lay You Down F-Stop …

2005-08-20: 43 Things Ah another me site. I heard about [43 Things] some time ago, but never really took a deep look at …

2005-08-20: "Hitch" &amp; "Must Love Dogs" Just finished watching [Hitch] on DVD. The movie stars the likeable Will Smith as a matchmaker for …

2005-08-18: A9 Maps: Intereting / Scary Anyone check out [http://maps.a9.com/], the Amazon map search engine? If you haven’t, pop on …

2005-08-18: Fiona's Back Just downloaded [Fiona Apple’s O' Sailor] from iTunes. It’s good to hear her voice …

2005-08-15: Things This Weekend Farrah and I went to San Francisco this morning, going to [Paper Source] to look at paper products …

2005-08-12: At It Again As you can see, I’m at it again. I’m changing site pages here and there, trying to keep …

2005-08-01: Add One More to the Driving List I received the following IM: Lil' Gordon (8/1/2005 11:34:00 AM): i got my lisence Lil' Gordon …

2005-08-01: July - End of Month Rant I haven’t written anything of too much substance this month. So let’s see what I can …

2005-07-31: #1 on Yahoo! I know it’s difficult to tell in the image above, but when searching for ‘janella’ …

2005-07-29: Pulp Fiction in 30 Seconds You have 30 seconds to spare and Flash installed? Then watch [this quick version of Pulp Fiction] …

2005-07-24: Albums Offline Ugh! Bad update last night. The [photos]janella.us is offline. Any photos to see are only on the …

2005-07-14: Dave's Headshots Met up with Dave yesterday to do our weekly coffee talk. I had a chance to test out the replacement …

2005-07-14: The Music I Listen To - Another ME Thing Ah, another Internet and ME moment. Found this nifty plug-in/site called [Audioscrobbler]. From …

2005-07-12: Governor Arnold and Y! The Governor of California visited work today to make a little speech. We waited in line, hopeful to …

2005-07-09: Esthero @ The Filmore Thursday was one of the times I was glad I checked my spam email. I get the weekly email from …

2005-07-06: Welcome Emmalia Rose!!! “I was born Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at 8:24am. I weighed 7lbs 3oz and measured 18.5 inches. …

2005-07-05: July 4th Weekend - Pretty Quiet It’s been a pretty low-key weekend. I have just been trying to recover from this cold-thing. …

2005-07-04: Mitsuki and Sunny 16 Farrah and I ran into Doug and Mitsuki on their mid-morning walk. I had the camera with me and …

2005-07-02: Still A Little Under the Weather ... Still Amazed I’m recovering from this damn cold still. I got the stuffy head thing going right now. …

2005-07-02: New Albums Posted These new albums now available for viewing: Photos from Yen’s birthday dinner. Photos from …

2005-07-01: Steak and Tylenol Its official: I got some kind of bug. Aching back. Runny nose. Hacking cough. Ugh, I hate this …

2005-06-30: End of the Month Rant Most of the postings lately have been about birthdays. Let’s see, birthday’s this month …

2005-06-22: Black Eyed Peas - Monkey Business Still, there are plenty of early Peas-heads who remain disgruntled about the  group's leap to …

2005-06-20: Father's Day and Aloha Kitchen Today we had Father’s Day breakfast/brunch at Aloha Kitchen in San Jose on 1041 East Capitol …

2005-06-18: Dance Recital Rehearsal I went to Kayla’s dance recital practice to take some photos, because there is more freedom to …

2005-06-17: The Self Portrait Thing Well, I broke out the 50mm lens - which I’m going to use for Kayla’s dance recital …

2005-06-16: Batman Begins Rating: **** out of 5 Quick shot: The movie chronicles the Batman’s beginnings. What I liked …

2005-06-15: Cool Site: Challenge Darth Vader Can Darth Vader read your mind? Visit [this web site] and challenge a Lord of the Sith. He did guess …

2005-06-13: Two Weeks Well, I have had the D70s for two weeks. I’m loving the freedom of taken the shot and seeing …

2005-06-13: Mr. &amp; Mrs. Smith Rating: *** out of five Quick shot: Boy and girl meet. Boy and girl get married. Boy and girl are …

2005-06-12: Writing Here and There I think I mentioned a post or two ago that I was starting a new blog. Yeah, another blog. This makes …

2005-06-10: Keep Shooting Some photos I took on my day off this past Wednesday. The weather was a little overcast, which …

2005-06-07: Dinner and Photos I’ve been able to get some more reading and shots in the last day. Last night Farrah, Yen, and …

2005-06-05: Sun Time Not much happening today. My picture opportunities have been limited. I spent about an hour and a …

2005-06-05: Finally - Some Shooting Well, I’ve finally started some shots with the D70s. I haven’t read all of the …

2005-06-03: Friday = Lazy Day @ Work It’s been a pretty quiet day so far. Not heavy on the work stuff. I’m using the time to …

2005-06-03: Too Many Memory Cards The memory card pain continues today. I found out I can’t return the memory card I …

2005-06-03: Got the D70s Today But... I received my delivery from FedEx today at work. It difficult to not open the box and look at the …

2005-06-02: TrekEarth.com - Visit It Today Cool site: TrekEarth Found this cool photo site as I was doing research for my new blog. New blog? …

2005-06-02: Why I have what I have I hope this doesn’t sound too much like ‘look at me and what I have" but I wanted …

2005-06-02: June Mix Mr. Brightside The Killers Somewhere Only We Know KeaneSleeps With Butterflies Tori AmosBreakdown …

2005-06-01: My first post on this blog tri’al Pronunciation: ‘trI(-&)l Function: noun : a tryout or experiment to test …

2005-06-01: Our Dinner with Ernie Ernie @ Prolific Oven Originally uploaded by sith_kicker. Farrah and I had dinner with Ernie today. …

2005-05-30: A Stinky Plant and the Golden Gate Park Conservatory of Flowers 052905039 Originally uploaded by sith_kicker. Today was good day. Farrah and I decided yesterday to …

2005-05-27: #1 on Google!!! google-janella Originally uploaded by sith_kicker. I know this is cheesy, but janella.com is the #1 …

2005-05-27: William's Memorial Service We attended a memorial service for Bill today. It was a very nice ceremony at the Los Gatos United …

2005-05-19: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Rating: *out of five Quick Shot: Anakin Skywalker becomes Darth Vader, killing every Jedi in sight. …

2005-05-18: Should Gordon Cut His Hair? Gordon Originally uploaded by sith_kicker. My nephew Gordon might be coming out for the summer. …

2005-05-17: Coming Soon..... …but not soon enough. Have you seen the new Playstation 3 design? From what I read it has a …

2005-05-16: William (Bill) - You Will Be Missed Hand-to-hand Combat Training Originally uploaded by sith_kicker. Susana called me to tell me that …

2005-05-15: Looking @ My Old Blog Since I was contemplating a new blogging service, I was looking at my old blog at [blogger.com] You …

2005-05-15: National Treasure National Treasure Originally uploaded by sith_kicker. Rating:** 1/2 out of five Quick Shot:Nic …

2005-05-14: Visiting Yen and Heidi and Changes to Janella.com Drawing on Yen's cast Originally uploaded by sith_kicker. These are photos from our visit with Yen …

2005-05-05: Buying a Home? Thinking of being a first-time home buyer in the Bay Area? Well, you might have to put in a couple …

2005-04-28: Time to Play: Guess-the-Google Check out the flash game [Guess-the-google]. 20 images are shown to you and you need to guess the …

2005-04-27: Remembering Rockville I was feeling nostalgic yesterday afternoon. It most likely started because I was listening to …

2005-04-25: Tori Amos @ Davies Symphony Hall Last night we saw Tori Amos perform at the Davies Symphony Hall. It was our first concert at Davies, …

2005-04-12: U2 @ San Jose HP Pavillion Ok, a moment to reflect on last night’s concert. This was the sixth time seeing U2, but my …

2005-04-11: Still a Little Wired Just got back from the U2 concert at the HP Pavilion. I’m still a little jazzed from the …

2005-03-27: Thoughts from Yosemite Lodge Today’s blog entry was typed in the Yosemite Lodge, room 4109 Aspen building in Yosemite, …

2005-03-20: What's Been Happening Besides Site Updates? I haven’t posted anything personal lately. I’ve been a bit busy with little things here …

2005-03-20: Theme Switcher Ok, I couldn’t stand just having the Spring Fairy theme as an option. So I implemented the …

2005-03-19: Spring Theme!!!! - Very Girlie Well, spring is just around the corner. So I decided to use a spring theme on the site. Don’t …

2005-03-03: Friendster Joins the Blogging Craze It looks as if [Friendster] has joined the blogging craze! I just did a test blog at …

2005-03-02: Allerigies or a Cold? I haven’t been feeling too well, especially since last night. I had that itch behind my nose …

2005-03-02: How Popular Is Your Name? Visit the [Baby Name Wizard] for a visual historical look at your first name’s use. Just enter …

2005-03-01: Male or Female? Insight / joke forwarded by Tage (and worth sharing): A Spanish teacher was explaining to her class …

2005-02-24: Upgrade and Break When I found out the weblog wasn’t resolving, I looked on [wordpress.org] for answers. There I …

2005-02-23: Down Most of the Day The weblog has been down most of the day due to database issues. Hopefully they’re resolved …

2005-02-20: Random Thoughts for a Cloudy Day Well, I’m no longer an AT&T Wireless customer. I’ve made the switch to Verizon. It …

2005-02-20: The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi Rating: ***1/2 (out of 5) Quick Shot: A blind masseur is more than he seems. What I liked about the …

2005-02-19: Leave the British (Television) Alone Recently I saw a long preview commercial of NBC’s [The Office], which premieres in March. The …

2005-02-18: What [block] Time Is it? [Using animated stacking blocks] to tell time. It’s in military format. Watch it for a while …

2005-02-18: After Midnight.... For the past three days, including tonight, I haven’t been able to go to sleep until after …

2005-02-16: Blogging By Email? Wordpress has this cool feature where you can post an entry by email submission. I guess it’s …

2005-02-14: Cool Site/Puzzle [This lovely puzzle] comes to us courtesy of Steven. So blame him if you can’t solve it.

2005-02-14: Happy Valentine's Day Everyone have a lovely Valentine’s Day. I know it’s a Monday, but try to enjoy it …

2005-02-12: Wanting to Vent It’s been one of those weeks. one of those weeks where the days last longer than they should. …

2005-02-05: On The iPod Here are some of the new/old albums we’re listening to on the iPod - in no particular order: …

2005-02-05: Adding to the Blog Ugh, I’m on a blog improvement kick. No, I’m not thinking of messing with the layout. I …

2005-02-04: Blah blog Blah blog Blah Blah Why do I blog? I’ve been thinking about it the last couple of weeks. I guess because I do it …

2005-02-02: Un long dimanche de fiançailles Rating: **** of 5 Quick Shot: World War I love story. Audrey Tautou is the Mathilde to Gaspard …

2005-01-30: The Ticketmaster/U2 Experience This morning Farrah and I took a whack at trying to buy U2 tickets on [Ticketmaster.com]. I’m …

2005-01-29: They're Here!!! The Girl Scouts are back to spread their good cheer by selling you those evil cookies. Yeah, my …

2005-01-23: Another Lazy Weekend Not much happening this weekend. I think we’re still recovering from the holiday season. …

2005-01-19: November 2004 Mix Wait, isn’t it January 2005? Well I haven’t posted a song mix for a while. This mix I …

2005-01-15: Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Rating:**** out of 5 Quick Shot: Vince Vaughn plays the underdog/hero gym owner trying to save his …

2005-01-15: No Plans This Weekend Ugh, this cold is still hanging on. It’s coming up on the worst part: the running nose and …

2005-01-12: Sick Again? I got a little stuffy nose action happening these last couple of days. I think I’m sick again! …

2005-01-05: Additions Today’s addition in the albums: The Christensens Visiting California [2001] (under Family)

2005-01-05: Christmas Photos Plus Old Stuff Just got the Christmas photos back from the lab. They are now posted in the Holidays section. Tried …

2005-01-02: Trailer Watching Catching up on some movie trailers since we haven’t been to the theater in a while. If you …

2005-01-01: Happy New Year!!!! Happy New Year!!!!! Have a happy 2005!

2005-01-01: Photos Now Using Gallery The photos section is now set to use [Gallery]. So much for the weblog portion and photo pages …

2004-12-31: Moving Directories Yes, I moved the weblog from [http://weblog.janella.com] to the main site [janella.com] And the …

2004-12-25: Merry Christmas!!! Merry Christmas to all!!!

2004-12-23: Now in Beta [project.janella.com] has now been changed to [beta.janella.com] What exactly does that mean? Well, …

2004-12-18: Searching for... Bobby Fisher? Mr. Goodbar? Videos with Bjork in it? There’s a new beta search engine by Yahoo! …

2004-12-12: Christmas in Egypt A Christmastime. Farrah, my mom and I went to see Kayla’s play a Christmas in Egypt. Kayla …

2004-12-08: Asians and Voting Farrah told me about [this ad] with Asian actors stating the importance of voting. I never saw it on …

2004-12-06: You Too Can Have a Green Thumb Disposable cell phones that turn into sunflowers??? With the inventors being from Amsterdam I …

2004-12-06: Short Weekend...for Me! Oh its been a short weekend for me. I had to work yesterday because a co-worker needed to take one …

2004-11-23: Shopping List For Tomorrow (as dictated by tessie) *regular baking potatoes (5 lbs)*gravy (e.g. turkey - can or jar)*beef gravy …

2004-11-20: Another Hawaii Album Posted The last of the Hawaii trip photos are posted. The photos are located under Trips | Hawaii 2004 Part …

2004-11-20: Tiana's First Birthday Party New albums posted are: Tiana's Birthday 2004 - Tiana's first birthday party celebrated at Ko'olau. …

2004-11-19: Spiders, blah! Farrah and I found this huge spider on our wall after coming home from Toys R Us: We tried to corral …

2004-11-18: Back From Hawaii Yeah, we’re back from Hawaii!!! I’m working on getting the pictures posted. Right now …

2004-11-09: Firefox 1.0 Now Available The final release version of Firefox is now available at [mozilla.org]. The site is really busy …

2004-11-09: Can You Hear Me Now? We’re getting ready for our trip to Hawaii (yes again). One of the things we wanted to do …

2004-11-06: Missing You... Today would have been my father’s 95th birthday. I know if he lived this long it would have …

2004-11-05: Nice Headline

2004-11-04: The Fantastic Four? I saw these images below posted on some messageboard regarding the new [Fantastic Four] movie being …

2004-11-03: More Thoughts on Election Day I’m watching tv right now, seeing how the Presidential race is going. It’s interesting …

2004-11-02: Go Vote! Yeah, it took me an hour in line to cast my vote, but GO VOTE!

2004-11-01: Halloween Day &amp; Night Today we went up to the City to Lotte’s place to (1) celebrate Matthew’s birthday - …

2004-10-31: My DVD Burner Experience I get worried about my computer. Actually, the data stored on the computer, such as email and the …

2004-10-22: It's The Political Season Are you registered to vote? Hope so because it’s too late to register for this year’s …

2004-10-18: Saturday is Birthday Celebration Day Wow, today was a busy day. I helped celebrate my sister and friend’s birthdays. First off was …

2004-10-13: Look Who's Talking "So you wanna breakdance instead? -- Purported mumbled word by me. Ok, I know I talk in my sleep. …

2004-10-11: soaring gas prices are gas prices going up in your area? according to a [cnn] article regular unleaded is on average …

2004-10-09: rest of the hawaii photos posted ah, finally got through the rest of the hawaii vacation photos. albums posted are called: cruising …

2004-10-05: like reading blogs? do you like reading blogs? pop on over to [metblogs] where you can see specific regional/city blogs …

2004-10-04: are your bookmarks social? you’ve heard of [friendster] right? if you haven’t, friendster is considered a social …

2004-10-03: get lost our favorite new television show this season has to be [lost] wednesay @ 8pm on abc. quick shot: …

2004-10-03: russell &amp; marjorie's home man, it’s october and i’m still talking about our hawaii trip that took place back in …

2004-09-26: onto kauai the following day, after pali lookout, we went to kauai. our plane left early in the morning. funny …

2004-09-14: hellboy rating: ** 1/2 out of 5 quick shot: ron perlman brings hellboy to life, embodying hellboy both …

2004-09-13: gotta get back...in time! every wanted to see how a web site looked, oh say, two years ago? [plug the website address in here] …

2004-09-12: template changes made a template change to the weblog page as well as the photos@ page. lmk if there are any problems …

2004-09-11: pali lookout and around oahu the day after hanauma bay, we went did more driving around oahu, specifically toward pali lookout. …

2004-09-07: who's cadi??? who’s new cadillac is this? well, let’s ask the car who she belongs to: yes, …

2004-09-05: hanauma bay well, time to write more about the hawaii trip, since i have some time on my hands. it’s a hot …

2004-09-02: slowing getting vacation pics online ugh, getting back from vacation has been rough, especially with work being a drag right now. …

2004-08-25: welcome seth emilio salvotti congratulations to scott and stefanie on their new baby boy! seth emilio salvotti was born on august …

2004-08-22: video site thanks to fina for this link

2004-08-22: spartan rating: **1/2 of 5 quick shot: val kilmer does his bit for country and mamet. a good thriller even …

2004-07-28: the new batmobile? [this link] courtesy of sa. here’s hoping th new batman is better than the last two films. …

2004-07-14: guns and poses ernie and i went to the shooting range after dinner yesterday. it was ernie’s first time, …

2004-07-13: new homes for janella sites the web hosting of the janella sites has changed. fina’s galleries are now located at …

2004-07-05: dvdcompare.net did you know that dvd movies can be different from country to country? they are not only defined by …

2004-06-24: walking the line how far canyou make this dude walk drunk? use your mouse to control the left-to-right movement.

2004-06-14: reading comic books again i’ve been reading comic books again. it has been several years since i picked up comic books …

2004-06-07: adding back photos i’ve been quietly adding back photos to the page. by quitely i mean i forgot to update this …

2004-06-01: oh that crazy jewel original story appears at [http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/exeter/05232004/news/17777.htm] Fan …

2004-05-30: graduation celebration pictures posted pictures from yen’s after graduation celebration are now posted on [photos]. please login to …

2004-05-29: graduation day today is a day of graduations: yen is graduating from sjsu and john for sfsu. and here i am stuck …

2004-05-25: dido was rocking farrah, madelyn and i went to see dido at the berkeley community theater. it’s been about four …

2004-05-24: concerts we've attended this is a ‘concert’- me list listing all the concerts we’ve been to (so far). …

2004-05-22: interesting image of bush found this image of bush on a weblog site [american leftist]. the person made it with pictures …

2004-05-22: check the facts before you vote trying to get informed before this year’s presidential election? you might want to see …

2004-05-20: finding a look well, changed the weblog face again as the style previously used (called zen) seemed too light to …

2004-05-20: worth a new cut? dvds are cool aren’t they? it’s almost difficult remember a time without dvds. the …

2004-05-18: who gives a hooters? dave and i had lunch today at the new [hooters] in dublin. dave had never been to hooters before, …

2004-05-17: wordpress is impressive i gotta tell you, i’m really impressed with this wordpress program. i was able to setup this …

2004-05-14: trials last night i went to a rosary for my cousin who passed way last thursday, may 6, 2004. i …

2004-05-12: access to archives slight change in the sidebar menu, where previous entries can be accessed by categories. so if a …

2004-05-08: kill bill volume 2 rating: **** out of 5 quick shot: continuing the revenge story of the bride from kill bill volume i. …

2004-05-03: mean girls rating: ***1/2 out of 5 quick shot: smartly written tina fey comedy. a cut above your average …

2004-04-28: master and commander: the far side of the world rating: *** out of 5 quick shot: men at sea battling a faceless (for most of the movie) enemy, and …

2004-04-26: ...to the beat of just one drum speakers on! - [cool flash animation find] courtesy of lotte.

2004-04-25: somethings gotta give rating: **1/2 out of 5 quick shot: jack and diane try to find love at there age! overall good story …

2004-04-24: beware of strange atms general warning brought to you by tage down south. [this tricky modified atm] is geared to grab your …

2004-04-16: kill bill volume 1 rating: **** out of 5 quick shot: a tale of bloody revenge tarantino style. loved the bloody …

2004-04-11: leaping to satellite i’ve been wavering on whether to take the plunge to go to satellite tv. cable has been good to …

2004-04-07: b-day pics - site update pics posted from my b-day weekend. some are missing (on purposes of course ;) other pics are …

2004-04-05: yosemite redux just got back from yosemite, where farrah and i spent about three days. i’ll have a few …

2004-04-01: moblogs? never heard of it before, but i guess moblogs are the next big thing [cnet article] a moblog is a …

2004-04-01: cool site - jerry and supes watch [uniform] a short film with jerry seinfeld and superman. the film requires macromedia’s …

2004-03-31: feeling like cartman? john or lotte, you gotta translate this!

2004-03-29: thank you for a great weekend i want to thank everyone for a great birthday weekend! it will be one i will never forget. the …

2004-03-25: cool site - can you pass the third grade? [can you pass the third grade] is a flash drag and drop game. on my first try i got 21/48 so …

2004-03-22: bond, james bond just picked up the playstation 2 game [james bond 007: everything or nothing] it’s a pretty …

2004-03-20: new photos added some new photos have been added to the photos pages [of all places]! click the above images for a …

2004-03-03: lost in translation rating: **** out of five quick shot: a man lost. a woman ignored. friendship [and more?] follows. …

2004-03-01: smack the pingu not the most animal friendly game, but try playing [smack the pingu]

2004-03-01: might have noticed just a quick note: you might have noticed that all the postings are now listed by …

2004-03-01: established some accounts i have established a few accounts for login from memory. if you try to register for the [photos] …

2004-02-28: the long walk back II the [photos page] is starting again, and i emphasis starting. i started a photo renaming project …

2004-02-27: ::nothingcouldbefina:: is restored the pages at [::nothingcouldbefina::] have been partially restored. only certain albums made it …

2004-02-26: the long walk back part I well, hosting company has managed to recover backups of most of the flat files, but the database is …

2004-02-25: it's wet out there it’s looking pretty ugly outside right now. the winds are supposed to gust up to 40mph down …

2004-02-25: page will look funky btw: this page will probably look kinda funky until i make more postings. i’m not going to try …

2004-02-25: web server crash janella.com has, not by choice, had to go another change. the webserver crashed some time this …

2004-02-18: tigger comes home my mom heard tigger meowing in a neighbor’s backyard. she rushed over to the next street, …

2004-02-15: to the spca again farrah and i went to the pound this afternoon. still no sign of tigger. it’s been almost a …

2004-02-12: looking for tigger went to the local SPCA to see if someone may have found tigger. it was my first time there. i never …

2004-02-11: the lion king the lion king was a great show to see (only dampered by tigger going missing yesterday). the …

2004-02-10: tigger has gone walkabout my mom was doing yard work and left the gate open. tigger must have wandered off. funny thing is he …

2004-02-03: only in kenya [another loopy flash cartoon]

2004-01-25: underworld rating: ** out of five quick shot: decent run at the vampire mythos. werewolves versus vampire war …

2004-01-21: better luck tomorrow rating: ***1/2 out of five quick shot: good small movie. somewhat predictable half way through, but …

2004-01-16: silly site of the day [let this one play] for about a minute to get the full effect. link courtesy of bigfil

2004-01-13: building a box part III well, the box has been built and ran through the burn-in test without error. so now i’m …

2004-01-11: another saturday another saturday at work. not too many things to do in the queue, but getting stuff done. there are …

2004-01-09: building a box part II well, i’ve just slapped all the pieces together. i was a little worried about putting in the …

2004-01-07: shake it like a polaroid picture [cool clip of the moment] - it requires flash so you may be prompted to install if you don’t …

2004-01-07: building a box part I i decided late last year that i was going to get a new computer system this year. my current system …

2004-01-01: quick resolutions here are my quick new year’s resolutions: watch more movies read more books donate blood - or …

2004-01-01: happy new year!!! happy new year to everyone!!! hope you have a great 2004!!!

2004-01-01: cool site - common sense media guide [common sense media guide] - another site i heard on a radio talk show. i think it was on the ron …

2003-12-31: cool site - sing365.com [sing365.com] - i always go to this site when i want to know the lyrics to song. lately they have …

2003-12-25: merry christmas!!! merry christmas to everyone! have a safe and happy holiday.

2003-12-25: chirstmas eve christmas eve is almost done. everyone has gone home after having a full lovely dinner and desert. …

2003-12-23: standing in line [watch this clip] and think about how long would you stand in line for something.  Update: The …

2003-12-23: cool site [earthware biodegradables] - another site i heard about on kcbs radio (740 on your am dial) during …

2003-12-23: cool site - or maybe not like everyone else i get sites sent to me from friends and family. i also get website addresses from …

2003-12-22: brunch at the hukilau today we had brunch at the [hukilau] in san jose, a nice little place serving hawaiian food. the …

2003-12-17: lotr: return of the king for the third year in a row, dave and i went to amc mercado to watch lotr. the show, as always, …

2003-12-11: keeping up with the flu [keep up with the flu] the cdc has put up the above resource to keep track of this year’s flu …

2003-12-08: i remember that night.... i remember this night, 11 years ago today. it was the night my father died. i remember pretty much …

2003-11-22: idiot in sunnyvale Man Targets Canadian Company He Wrongly Believed Was Source Of Spam SUNNYVALE, Calif. – A …

2003-11-21: a bright blue light.... saw a meteor streak toward the horizon tonight as i parked my car. pretty cool.

2003-11-18: mario, zelda, and the prince of persia after much research and debate, farrah decided to get a gameboy advance sp. a nice titanium gameboy …

2003-11-17: funny how the net works can you ever make a mistake in this world, especially when you’re famous? nowadays i suppose …

2003-11-15: kayla's church play just added photos from kayla’s church play back in september. it is available in the family …

2003-11-15: figured it out ok, after thinking i screwed up the page somehow, i find that the reason it looked so darn funny was …

2003-11-13: ex-mozilla customer care dinner tonight i had dinner with some ex-netscape customer care people at chevy’s in sunnyvale. it …

2003-11-11: the matrix revolutions farrah and i headed down to the [sony metreon] to watch the [matrix revolutions], the last a trilogy …

2003-10-16: the curse of the cubs continues? the chicago cubs are losing right now, 9-4. it seems it shouldn’t have gotten to this point …

2003-10-15: pac bell no more it had to happen sooner or later. pac bell park is no longer. it shall forever be called [sbc …

2003-10-14: site of the day wish they had this when i went to school [ratemyteachers.com] it’s a site in which you can …

2003-10-14: one busy morning ugh, it’s MY monday. it is kind of cool working off the normal monday through friday routine, …

2003-10-14: staying away from the evil empire for some reason lately i’ve been trying to use different tools than your basic microsoft …

2003-10-14: getting things set welcome to a new test page for janella.com. yes, i have gotten bored again and wanted to try …

2003-10-12: meeting mitsuki so i had the pleasure of meeting mitsuki for the first time today. i saw her as i was picking up …

2003-10-05: confidence while farrah was studying in the room tonight we watched the dvd confidence. it stars edward burns, …

2003-10-04: giants lose the giants lose to the marlins. no world series this year. ugh.

2003-09-29: kayla's play today we went to see kayla perform at a church play (photos of course to follow when developed). she …

2003-09-16: what i'm doing now i noticed, besides the previous post, it has been awhile since i have posted any thing. i’ve …

2003-09-11: welcome mitsuki-chan! doug called to tell me saori and him are the proud parents of a beautiful baby girl. her name is …

2003-08-16: and then there was coppermine changes taken place. new photo program used to catalog images. it’s called coppermine and it …

2003-07-08: changing things around ugh. changing some stuff around for now. i’m feeling/thinking photo pages are loading too …

2003-04-15: saying of the weekend saying of the weekend: you smell like milkduds

2003-04-15: tori @ sjcpa the weekend, or more exactly my weekend, was good and bad. saw tori amos with farrah, lotte, and yen …

2003-04-11: optimizing photos i am working on optimizing the photos for faster loading of both pages and photos. i’m working …

2003-04-11: pick-me-up it’s good to have friends, isn’t? i was pretty down the other day. not a mid-age crisis, …

2003-04-10: layout change site layout change of text pages as well as color scheme. no new photos added.

2003-04-10: a little down as you can see, design and color scheme seems to have changed. call it being bored. i hope the color …

2003-04-01: SARS alert SARS comes to SJO! at least that’s what the news is blurbing this lunch hour. i was hoping it …

2003-03-30: web journal redux? this is really the beginning of my web journal. i know i’ve made entries using blogger before, …

2003-03-26: album update here are the latest photo album additions. all are located under the ‘newest additions’ …

2003-02-25: taxi ride [flash video of taxi ride] by tori amos. done by a fan i believe.

2003-02-16: back in black messing with colors and frames again.

2003-02-06: quick funny site vulgarity involved, but fun for about 5 minutes [http://members.shaw.ca/wpgclan/whatyouare.htm]

2003-01-24: contemplating i’m sitting here on a thursday night, contemplating life with a cold bottle of sake. otokoyama …

2003-01-23: super bowl sunday went to lotte, andy and farrah’s place up in the City to watch to super bowl, and move a tv up …

2003-01-20: the cirque is in town it’s pretty late right now but wanted to jot down a few thoughts from today. we went to go see …

2003-01-15: stacks, gym...oh, i'm sore went to stacks yesterday with dave for a little monday brunch on my day off. stacks is a pretty good …

2003-01-09: rainy days and.... listening to diana krall’s Live in Paris on a nice drizzling day. too bad i’m at work …

2003-01-08: smack-down oh man…my mouth feels like its been punched a hundred times. went to the dentist today for …

2003-01-07: rock the vote vote for what the california state quarter should look like.

2003-01-05: foggy morning musings it was a nice foggy morning when i got up at 6 AM. i was planning to go up to the City and take some …

2003-01-04: harry potter chamber of secrets… just got back from watching Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. …

2003-01-03: how slow can you go? slowwwwww this has got to be the slowest longest day in recorded history, and it’s not even MY …

2003-01-03: new albums well, posted new photos in the new albums section. photos from Christmas, the Christmas Gift …

2003-01-03: look outside! quick, look outside: beautiful sunset happening!

2003-01-02: the numbers wow…today is 01/02/03!!!

2003-01-01: always learning still so much to learn it’s new years day and there isn’t much to do. i had lunch with …

2003-01-01: happy new year!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

2002-12-31: final one of 2002 last day of the year working it right now. what a way to spend the last day of the year. i guess i …

2002-09-01: september cd mix here is the song list for the september mix - presented in order: ordinary day - vanessa carlton …

2002-08-11: updating albums while looking for work First off, album update: added Santa Cruz II Beach Boardwalk album to the Christensens 2002 Visit …

2002-08-03: august mix for august, the mix includes (in order) most high - jerzee happy - ashanti dilemma - nelly …

2002-08-03: under the weather I’ve been feeling under the weather since Wednesday. I haven’t been to work, fighting …

2002-07-28: new layout Hello again! Welcome to the new layout for Janella.com. Yes, I know: changes again? Well, it has …

2002-07-24: the push I was just notified my services are no longer required at eGain Communications. My job ends on …

2002-07-10: story First cool story of the day.

2002-07-08: good cooking bbq Nice day today. Not as hot as they said it would be. Hopefully, the rest of the week will be fine. …

2002-07-07: up late Staying up pretty late tonight. I’m just enjoying the last two days of vacation. I’ll …

2002-06-28: June Mix The June 2002 CD mix is: Norah Jones - Don’t Know Why The Cranberries - Never Grow Old Alanis …

2002-06-18: busy weekend Wow, what a weekend. Kayla had her annual dance recital on Saturday. I got to try shooting pictures …

2002-06-15: ugh, photography class The class didn’t go too well last night. I’m having problems with printing pictures …

2002-06-13: enjoying time off well, I’ve been on vacation since thursday, which was an interesting day in itself. I helped …

2002-06-13: blogger Well, I gave in to the Blog. I wanted to be able to update this portion of the website from wherever …

2002-06-12: new home page look Introducing the new home page! This is where I will mainly write things that I think are …

2001-12-10: about janella.com what’s the story….. I purchased janella.com as a fourth anniversary present for farrah. …