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My 5th album, Something’s Missing, is available everywhere!

My 5th full release, Something’s Missing, is now available on most streaming and purchase services. This has taken a little over a yea...

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My 4th album, Virgin, is out!

My 4th full release album, Virgin, is out and available on all the major streaming and downloading services. You can get links to the most c...

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My new album Robot Sex is available everywhere!

It’s finally done – Robot Sex is out there and ready for you to listen to on your favorite services.   You can grab the album direc...

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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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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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Lake Charlevoix, Michigan

We drove up to Manitowoc, Wisconsin on Friday – we had dinner in a little restaurant downtown. They built 28 submarines in Manitowoc during World War II and they have one open as a museum at the waterfront. There was an amazing billboard on the way to dinner; guess they really like Bud here: We […]

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New York City, May 8 – 12, 2002

We decided to take a break in the Big Apple, so we spent three days tooling around the city. We arrived on a Wednesday afternoon; I was reading Once in Golconda, a history of Wall Street starting with the bombing of 23 Wall Street in 1919 and ending with the fall of Richard Whitney in […]

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Day 9 – Departure for home

We gave our change to the cleaning crew (who did quite well) and tips to the desk staff (they were always friendly and helpful). Then, off to the airport. The Charles D' Gaulle airport is interesting – first, we had to go to customs 3 times and a ticket agent twice to finally get the […]

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Gustave Moreau Museum and, of course, churches

This is our last day in Paris. We cabbed to the Gustave Moreau Museum. You can take the subway out there, but its pretty much on its own in a general shopping district. Gustave Moreau was a famous symbolist painter. The space is magnificent, covering three floors of his home. The first floor is his […]

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Day 7

We stopped at a bank and bought 2 Euro starter kits – I gave some of the coins to people I work with. The front of the coins are the same in all 12 member countries, but the back is unique for each country. The Euro goes into effect as currency January 1, 2002 (it […]

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Christmas in Paris: The Jewish quarter, of course!

“And so this is Christmas.” We got a late start on purpose – we figure the Jewish quarter may be open, so we're heading there. I finished South and started Brunelleshi's Dome by Ross King. We walked by the old synagogue – we didn't go in because the doors were closed and people were going […]

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Christmas eve

We decided to shop today as the museums close early – its hard to believe its Christmas eve today. We started at a glass shop recommended to us here – it opens at 2 today. The store that sells St. Maria Novella perfumes and soaps has closed or moved. We ate lunch at Boul’ Mich’ […]

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Montmartre

We took the subway to Montmartre, which is an old village that is now part of Paris. We did a walking tour – Iris was our guide; I would suggest this tour – you can go here to learn about it. he showed us where Van Gogh lived with his brother Theo for two years, […]

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Musée National du Moyen Age

I finished Tulipomania : The Story of the World’s Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused this morning – it was a fun read, especially the parts about the history of the tulip and the anecdotes surounding the start of the tulip craze in the United Provinces. I think I’ll work on South: […]

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The Louvre

We got a late start friday – Aviva went to a Sennelier store (they make and sell excellent pastels – I bought a box of them when I went to Cannes) while I went to a local cybercafe to email Gary Silverman, one of my colleagues at work. We took the subway, with a transfer, […]