Friday, January 15, 2010


So a friend of mine said, whats the point of e-readers (i.e. the nook, sony's eReader, etc.), he doesn't like the fact that people can download content without actually paying for a book.

I realized that some people just don't understand the capabilities, and this might be a one of those technology gadget gateway products.  Not only can you preview and buy the latest books in print, but most e-readers have access to google books.  Which allows you access to millions of books, including out-of-print editions.

Not only books, you can get access to magazines, current and archived.  Great example, would be the entire Life Magazine collection.  You want to read the Audrey Hepburn article in 1953? Sure...go ahead.

And unlike the music industry, the publishing industry is handling the technology invasion a lot better.  They aren't demanding large sums of money for already released content that they already made money on (Ala Mettalica).

There's going to be a large number of e-readers coming out this year, of all different types.  Some of the newer models are amazing.  Check out the Skiff. (and yes, it doesn't have any glass and you can bend it)

People gots ta learn.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

One more milestone finished

So, last week , Kira was climbing out of her crib and she fell from the top rail (about 3 feet up) and landed on her head.  Amazingly she cried for less than a minute and was again climbing into and out of her crib.
It took us a lot longer to recover.

We decided that maybe it was time to convert to toddler beds.  Heres a quick video of them first climbing into the new beds.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Santa is very scary

At my company christmas party, Aidan met Santa for the first time.  He absolutely freaked out. Wouldn't go near him.  He reached for the present but was wailing all the while.  Here's a quick snap of him right afterwards.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy new year to all

Just wanted to post a happy new year message.

To everyone in our lives, thank you for your love and support.

Here's a couple pics of the kids:

Aidan did NOT like the snow at first...

My mother always said, start em young!

Milo used to get some sleep...

Here they playing with a new "toy".  Water jars...

2010 will be an interesting year.


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