I’ve owned an LX1 for a while now and a number of my friends were wondering why I admonished them not to purchase it.
As part of my evil plan for world domination and assorted avoidance of doing real work, I purchased a GPS. (There is a reason, but that’ll be a future blog entry.)
During my failed commute, I accidentally had the tracklog turned on. Well I have the data, I better do something with it:
I ended up wasting a lot of time trying to get my Garmin 60CSx working on a PC when it turned out I didn’t even need it now. So for one of you out there trying to get maps to work on Mac OS X, this might save you a lot of websearching.
How to get maps onto your Garmin GPS “x” series (microSD-enabled) GPS:
“When the President wants to dismantle our Constitutional system of checks and balances, what’s the moderate position? To dismantle HALF the system?”
—pericles, a comment on ”The Radical Middle”
…it is not that the “middle” has been forsaken. It is that the vast majority of the American public has been forsaken, left, right and middle…We are all held hostage to system institutionalized bribery of the worst sort…”
—MSheppard, a comment on ”The Radical Middle”
“The problem solved by a white lens casing is exactly the one you mock. A black lens heats up at a different rate from the lens elements and other mechanical parts. There are little motors in there, and plastic and rubber parts that can melt. White adds longevity. Every long lens worth owning is a pale color for this reason.
Tamron made a ‘cammo’ color 300mm. It’s still pale green.”
—commenter on a previous blog entry
I understand where he is coming from but my mocking is the purpose of this blog: it is designed to make you think about the reason for things and to back it up with facts. Continue reading
“Evidently low approval ratings can be contracted by saliva.”
—Steven Colbert on Joe Lieberman’s primary challenge
“Lieberman’s ultimate problem isn’t fanatical bloggers, any more than Lyndon Johnson’s was crazy, antiwar Democrats. His problem is that Bush, and the war that both he and Bush have championed, is speeding the ongoing realignment of the Northeast. His problem, dear colleagues, is Connecticut.”
—Harold Meyerson, “Lieberman’s Real Problem”