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Crazy, simply crazy

Millie asked me at work what where my plans for the 4th of July week-end. Well… There is Xiaobei recovering from her sinus surgery last Tuesday. There is our refinancing of the Lacey rental about to close, and we need … Continue reading

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Microsoft tower in downtown Bellevue

A few days ago we went to the top of the new Microsoft tower in downtown Bellevue (that’s in Lincoln square). They actually have a cafeteria there, with some outdoor patio too. Very very nice view of everything around.   … Continue reading

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Mt Si and waterfall

Let’s be clear about one thing… Tomorrow my feet and legs are going to hurt :p Notice that this treacherous trail starts like a walk in the park. Nearby falls:  Yes, there is some serious picture taking competition here.

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Whidbey island

And now a photo report of our trip to Whidbey island a few days ago. The preparations, at home. In the ferry from Mukilteo to Clinton. Below, shots at Langley, a lovely small former fisher town: Samuel discovering Clam Chowder … Continue reading

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British airways and procedures

I got fun with the aircraft in London – the fuel gauge was at zero after taxing to take off position. The pilot was certain he had gaz and wanted to take off, but procedure required him to wait for … Continue reading

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I got a Zune (or actually several zunes) and explored it functionalities a bit. The first contact with the zune pc software was rough: the install just fails with some cryptic message. Good point for them although that the observant … Continue reading

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