Goodbye DRM

So Apple now has high quality DRM-free music on iTunes (for just EMI labels at the moment, but that should change quickly). I went right away to see what songs I had purchased are eligible to be upgraded for $0.30 apiece. Only 4 songs (and 2 of those are songs Katie bought that I wouldn’t […]

Memorial Day

Even though I think of them every day, I would like to honor those we have lost while defending this country. They were very special people to say the least. Wikipedia has a good article on Memorial Day and its origins.

Crazy day yesterday

It isn’t often you can wake up at 4:00am in order to see your cousin graduate from college. Well, that is what I did yesterday. The main reason for the early wakeup call? Not one, but two Presidents of the United States were speaking (George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton) at UNH’s graduation. I […]

Off day

I took today off from work so I could get my car towed to the garage and repaired. It was kinda a tense week, as I drove to work every day in a car with a several ticking time bombs inside. However, the car survived the week and will be repaired by Tuesday. So I […]


Well my “new” car (a 2002 Subaru Forester I bought last year) just failed inspection and needs $1,730 worth of repairs (well, $1,400 if you only include the leaking head gasket that needs to be replaced to pass inspection, but there is several other things that need to be done and might as well get […]