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January 23, 2008

Odysseus: Potential Eudora Replacement

Saw this on tidbits talk today: http://infinitydatasystems.com/products/odysseus/index.html

They're working on a modern update/replacement for Eudora. I've been a long-time user of Eudora (since the early 1990s) and was unhappy to learn of its demise back in 2007. Haven't kept an eye on Penelope, the reskinning of the Thunderbird client. I'll have to keep an eye on this.

January 10, 2008

Mr Warmth

Caught much of HBO's special on Don Rickles, Mr Warmth, last night. It is really quite good--many clips, a diverse group of people telling stories and offering tribute, and clips from his recent live show performances. I had no idea he was such a good mimic.

January 7, 2008

New Radio

OK, I didn't buy a new radio or anything, but there's a new podcast available. Yes, I know it has been a long time--more than a year. E-mail me if you'd like the URL to the file. Contact info is by the search box if you don't know the address.

January 3, 2008

Fave music weblog

Jeffitoblog has been reinvented as popdose.com. It is a group weblog about pop music, in case you're interested. Great writing, mp3s, and a sense of humor. Glad to see it is back.

January 2, 2008

To do in 2008

Things to do, small and large.

More cycling. Set some goals: Another metric century, MS150, a regular century perhaps.

More running. Same as cycling: Half marathon again? Consider getting that new Garmin 305 for cycling and running.

Use the camera you have. Found myself windowshopping a lot of sub-$300 ultrazoom cameras last month.

Take a look at what you need to rip to the iPod and what you should remove. Organize the CD collection.

More podcasting. It has been too long. Maybe once a month?

Add categories to MT for the site. Working on that now.

Read more books. Same as usual.

Drink some of that single malt that's been sitting around.

Subvert the dominant paradigm.

2007 in Review

Ah, let's see...what did I post here in 2007? Probably not a lot, sadly. Must try to do more in 2008.

January: iPhone rumor stuff, MT upgrading (still waiting for MT 4.1), and something about my new cell phone.

February: Man, nothing but a little bit on Levi Leipheimer (who will go on to the podium at the 2007 Tour de France).

March: Launched redblogchetta.com, my little Rush-related weblog (sporadically updated, of course), moved it to its own domain, and was happy to hear that Futurama movies were coming by the end of the year. Got Bender's Big Score for xmas, but haven't had a chance to watch it.

April: Just something about the Rush presale for tix for the Snakes & Arrows tour.

May: Nothing for May. I am lame.

June: One post: cheap circumnavigation. Ended up buying a copy of Rough Guide's First Time Around the World book, which was a fun read, although not super-useful.

July: Two posts, one about moving to the burbs.

August: Nothing. Lame, again.

September: Noticed the anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit. Oh, and some blather about the iPod Touch, which I still haven't bought for pretty much the same reasons.

October: Two bits about cycling: one about the 2008 Tour De France route and one about Levi Leipheimer joining the new Astana.

November: Nada, again.

December: Wow, actually a little productive in December. Posted some photos on Flickr and a little Hobbit movie news.

Plans for 2008? Post more, obviously. we'll see how that goes.