When I was a young boy (and yes, I can remember that far back) I loved to build things out of legos. I wanted to go to the Legoland Park in Denmark (home of the Lego company) but I couldn't afford the airfare on my $5.00/week allowance. As an adult my employer paid for my plane ticket to San Diego, California, and I was finally able to visit the American version of Legoland. Sort of.
The week before Thanksgiving we were in Pembroke Pines, FL for work. Pembroke Pines is located near the Fort Lauderdale-Miami area, so on Tuesday we went downtown for some sight-seeing, sushi, and swimming.
Oh yeah, another showing by my favorite band: They Might Be Giants. This was an all-ages show at the TLA on South Street in Philadelphia. We got there about a half-hour late, but it was still a really good show.
Today Jen and I tagged with Flip and his four-wheel-capable friends.
My wonderful wife bought me a new 21.5" iMac for my birthday. It is speedy, slick, and has all sorts of nifty features (hardware virtualization!). But all is not rosy, because while people like to think that setting up an Apple computer is a breeze, it takes awhile to get your environment configured if you're as set in your ways as I am. Here's a quick list of applications I can't live without.