Archive for November, 2012

Thanksgiving dinner pics

November 23rd, 2012 by alephnaught

Thanksgiving dinner pics

We had family over for Thanksgiving dinner; here are some pics of the dishes and settings. Translate

How Music Works (review)

November 19th, 2012 by alephnaught

How Music Works (review)

Title: How Music Works Author: David Byrne Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: McSweeney’s; First Edition edition (September 12, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 1936365537 ISBN-13: 978-1936365531 I purchased the iBooks version, which included a lot of extra material such as photos and lecture material (which was cool) and a bunch of music at the end (which I […]

My first iOS 6 / iPhone 5 panorama photo (Venice Beach, Malibu)

November 11th, 2012 by alephnaught

My first iOS 6 / iPhone 5 panorama photo (Venice Beach, Malibu)

We went to Venice Beach to check out a flea market, then went back to Malibu to have dinner at the Reel Inn, which is the best inexpensive seafood place we’ve found in the LA area. I decided to try the panorama feature of the new camera app – I think it worked well (it […]

Volunteering at Sunrise Elementary School

November 3rd, 2012 by alephnaught

Volunteering at Sunrise Elementary School

On Halloween, a bunch of us from work went to Sunrise Elementary School to spend time with the kids and, it turned out, give the teachers a break. It was fun – my group ended up with the kindergartners; we read to them and then directed them in a couple coloring exercises. You have to […]