Archive for February, 2011

February 27th, 2011 by alephnaught

iPod and Philosophy (Popular Culture and Philosophy) [review]

Title: iPod and Philosophy (Popular Culture and Philosophy) Author: D. E. Wittkower (Editor) Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Open Court (November 1, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 0812696514 ISBN-13: 978-0812696516 I like philosophy – I took 9 credit hours in college and have had many late night philosophical conversations. And I say don’t buy this book of […]

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The San Fernando Mission

February 21st, 2011 by alephnaught

The San Fernando Mission

We’re finally getting back to doing tourist stuff around southern California, so today we decided to visit the Mission San Fernando Rey de España.  It’s located pretty close to us; we took Iggy and Jett so they could also get out of the house and smell the, um, well, not roses. Also, Bob Hope’s family […]

Los Feliz and Mulholland Drive

February 21st, 2011 by alephnaught

Los Feliz and Mulholland Drive

On Presidents Day we decided to walk the dogs around Los Feliz, a neat little shopping area in LA, and then drive down Mulholland from the 101 to the 405. Of course, I took pictures… All with my iPhone. Translate

Volunteer day at Sunrise Elementary School

February 16th, 2011 by alephnaught

Volunteer day at Sunrise Elementary School

Our team at DIRECTV decided to do a volunteer day at Sunrise Elementary School. We packed up in cars and drove over; the school is on the edge of East LA. We had lunch, the principal told us about the history of the school, and then we broke up into teams of 4 to teach […]

3 schipperkes

February 13th, 2011 by alephnaught

3 schipperkes

Kat, a friend of Aviva’s and I, brought her schipperke, Dexter, over to play with Iggy and Jett.  I took some video on my Flip – here’s the result, slightly edited (just joining bits and pieces) in iMovie. Translate

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5 pics with the new Hipstamatic release and Fashion pack

February 13th, 2011 by alephnaught

5 pics with the new Hipstamatic release and Fashion pack

I grabbed the latest release of Hipstamatic Friday along with the free Fashion pack; yesterday I tried the combination out with four “art” shots and one fun pic; hope you enjoy them! As for the program, the latest Hipstamatic is a huge improvement – the old one would eventually stop working, requiring me to restart […]

The Toy District, Little Tokyo, and a red bud (pics)

February 7th, 2011 by alephnaught

The Toy District, Little Tokyo, and a red bud (pics)

Saturday, Aviva and I bundled up Iggy and Jett and drove to the Toy District in LA.  We had high hopes, and they were dashed – don’t waste your time going there, it’s just a bunch of small import shops selling cheap crap.  We did get to walk the dogs around, they liked that of […]