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March 31st, 2011 by grant

We had date tonight at Zen here in downtown Alameda. The Kakuni Pork Belly was to die for.   Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

March 30th, 2011 by grant

Today I received a Sony NSZ-GT1 in the mail. This is a BD-DVD player with internet capability. It hooks up to the internet via cable or WiFi. For years I had a Mini ITX PC under my TV which I never got going… now it’s obsolete. I’ll subscribe to Netflix and download movies right to […]

March 30th, 2011 by grant

The new iPad has 2 cameras… I think something is wrong with mine. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

March 28th, 2011 by grant

Picked it up via Fed Exp today. We’ll see if the hype is true. Rhea bought my iPad 1 & it is on its way. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

March 28th, 2011 by grant

Yesterday we had brunch at the Dragon Rouge here in Alameda. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

March 25th, 2011 by grant

Had 24 hours in Honolulu to fix a problem. Needless to say I didn’t have time to do anything but eat a couple of meals and sleep. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

March 19th, 2011 by grant

Work calls again in Honolulu. I usually don’t make the effort to eat well as I hate eating alone and am usually too tired to call anyone.¬† This time I made an effort to break some of my habits and made dinner commitments. I flew in Tuesday about noon and worked until 5:30 (13 hr […]

March 13th, 2011 by grant

Tonight, Sandy treated me to seared scallops in an orange reduction for dinner, yum! Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

March 8th, 2011 by grant

Itz here, 3 days after my birthday. No more full prices for those meals like you youngsters. I’m gonna fill it out tonight. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

March 6th, 2011 by grant

Tami & Chris are moving to Alameda. Since today is moving day we got to dogsit with Koa. I’ve learned a few thing about Koa: The first thing we did was to let her outside in the backyard. That was a mistake. She immediately pursued the ducks right into the lagoon and refused to come […]

March 5th, 2011 by grant

Just found out how to do an image focus stack in CS4. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

March 5th, 2011 by grant

Today I turned 50 and if you would have asked me 20 years ago, I probably thought I’d be dead by now. We dropped Mommi off @ SFO and then quickly shuttled on over to Lake Chalet for lunch. We had a quiet dinner just the 2 of us. Sandy made me a smoked salmon¬† […]

March 4th, 2011 by grant

As Mommi & Bengie are leaving tomorrow we went out and celebrated my birthday with a dinner at Il Fornaio courtesy of Bengie. Prawns, gnocchi, pork chop wrapped with pork, lobster ravioli & tiramisu… While it wasn’t like the food in Italy it still gave me that overstuffed feeling on the drive back home. Start […]

March 3rd, 2011 by grant

Mommi & Bengie flew in tonight. Sandy had corned beef in slow cooker all day. We dined on it for dinner. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite