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“Spring Rolls” is available on CD Baby, iTunes and Spotify!

My new album Spring Rolls is available now on CD Baby at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alephnaughtandthenullset4 You can find it on iTunes at: h...

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My album Parallel Lines is now available on CD Baby and iTunes!

My latest album is out, “Parallel Lines.” My music is influenced by various genres. I recorded this album at home. You can find ...

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Download “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty” now!

Finally had time to finish my new album, “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty.” You can download a zip of the MP3 files and ...

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How @purplehayz tweets

Introduction This post was started because I get asked regularly if I ever sleep. I do, typically from 10P Pacific time til about 4:30A each...

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We bought a house

We finally bought a house in SoCal – its not as close to Los Angeles as we wanted (its in Woodland Hills), but its big and its ours; 5...

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ComicCon 2009, Thursday: Pictures

My son Nathan and I attended the Thursday opening of ComicCon 2009; we had a great time, we walked the whole exhibit hall floor. I got a cou...

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A bunch of pictures taken on my Blackberry phone

Just a bunch of pictures I took with my Blackberry over the last month or so; no one category deserved a separate post, so here’s a ga...

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Visit to Palm Springs, Wayne Thiebaud retrospective

We visited the Palm Springs Art Museum to see the retrospective of Wayne Thiebaud titled “70 Years of Painting.”  Thiebaud be...

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Make your very own IC earring

My geekiest fashion accessory is my IC earring; I’ve made several because friends have asked (sometimes demanded!) them.  I’v...

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Paper model of Chartres Cathedral – IT’S DONE!

I bought a model to assemble of the famous Chartres Cathedral in the Cathedral gift shop, and this entry will track how I put it together. T...

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Tokyo

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Tokyo

Tokyo is like New York City on steroids. If you’re going to go to Japan, get a personal wi-fi device; we used it in the hotel rooms, it worked much better than the hotel wi-fis. The company we used, globaladvancedcomm.com, was recommended by a friend and the unit worked well for us, supporting up to […]

Kyoto

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Kyoto

We left for Kyoto Monday October 10. Getting to Kyoto took some help from people in the train stations – hopefully we’ll do better on the way back. If you stop and even look like a tourist that’s lost people will come up to you and demand to help you, even if they don’t speak […]

Pics from Universal Studios

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Pics from Universal Studios

Nathan, Ashley and I spent the day at Universal Studios – we didn’t do any rides (well, Ashley did the Minions ride). We did spend time walking the whole park and taking part in the new Walking Dead ‘ride’.

Photos from Del Toro show at LACMA

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Photos from Del Toro show at LACMA

My son Nathan and his partner Ashley visited us. Luckily the show of Guillermo del Toro’s materials was up at LACMA so we all went. Here are some pics I took. Save

“Spring Rolls” is available on CD Baby, iTunes and Spotify!

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“Spring Rolls” is available on CD Baby, iTunes and Spotify!

My new album Spring Rolls is available now on CD Baby at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alephnaughtandthenullset4 You can find it on iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/spring-rolls/id1091870154 And on Spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/album/2agxWs3yeLpvb0MzJIhvTr When it shows up on Amazon and eMusic I’ll provide more links. This album is held up at both ends by long progressive rock songs; in the middle is […]

The Getty Villa (again)

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The Getty Villa (again)

I took Nathan and Ashley to the Getty Villa while they were in town – Ashley likes ancient things and I studied ancient history for over 3 years in college (6 credits of ancient Latin shy of a degree). The gardens are based on the gardens from Hadrian’s villa and they are beautiful – I […]

A few pictures for a Sunday

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A few pictures for a Sunday

Here are a few photos I’ve taken recently – hope you like them.

Anime Expo 2015

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Anime Expo 2015

My son and his fiance visited from Michigan and we spent two days at Anime Expo. I must admit it’s a pretty wild ride. There were a lot of people there: A very short video of the Taiko drumming at the start – they had drummers set up on both sides of the entry: You […]

The Bunny Museum and the Huntington Library

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The Bunny Museum and the Huntington Library

Yesterday was Obscura Day in LA – a day to celebrate obscure things to do in Los Angeles. We tried to visit the Bunny Museum once before only to find you needed to call well in advance to book an appointment. The Bunny Museum was on the Obscura Day list! This is one wild place […]

Picture of a tree

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Picture of a tree

I really like this one – I envisioned the green peeking through a black & white trunk, so that’s what I did. Hope you like it.