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The 405 Book Club

“Car, please show us chapter 27 of Sense and Sensibility.” “Sir, as requested.” The entire right-side door, glass and aluminum, transformed into a solid wall of large text from Jane Austen’s book. “You did it again.” That was Angelina, the … Continue reading

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Drive

Everyone has their ups and downs. As a contractor, sometimes I’ll have a dry spell. I’m pretty confident in myself, and I work in a really profitable field where I’m usually in high demand, so I don’t usually get too … Continue reading

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Apple’s September News in a Giant Nutshell

A couple of friends have posted on my wall asking me to comment on yesterday’s Apple announcements. I guess I’ve set myself up as the guy for such tasks, so here goes… I’m going to go in the same order … Continue reading

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King Tut’s Burial Mask Damaged!

As you might have seen in your morning news feed, King Tut’s burial mask was damaged during cleaning. Someone tried to repair it, but they did a pretty shoddy job. The museum is trying to keep it under wraps, but … Continue reading

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Color Me Stupid – Literally

Over at one of my favorite sites, Literally Unbelievable, I found a post this morning titled “Color Me Stupid.” The smart-ass center of my brain leapt into action and I imagined a Crayola crayon with the color “stupid” written on … Continue reading

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Ode to Los Angeles Skies

Little metal tadpoles Hum by my window on the breeze Flitting randomly to and fro Sometimes they gather To watch Human affairs Car chases are their favorite

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Do You Want an iPhone 6? Maybe. How About a 5s?

So the brand-spankin’-new iPhone 6 and 6+ are out. Even though it’s in short supply, you can usually call around to a couple of Apple Stores to find one with a few in stock. Consumer Reports proved they don’t bend … Continue reading

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Getting 8

iOS 8 arrives on Wednesday, September 17. Remember, like all iOS updates, this is free to everyone who has an Apple device that can use it. In this case, that’s all iPhones from the 4S upwards, all iPads from the … Continue reading

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