Iowa

I’m writing a quickie entry from a rest stop in Iowa with wireless internet access. The fact that there exist rest stops with wireless internet is a sign of the times. I changed plans and rented a car to drive to Dallas. I saved some money and I have lots of time. I’ll take the …

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Vegas Errata

– The strip is one massive optical illusion. All of Las Vegas is located on a very flat plateau. As such, you can see a long way into the distance. Everything on the strip is built oversized. The signs are enormous. South of the strip on Las Vegas Blvd. there is as strip mall with …

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Security Theater

The security measures at American airports are a total joke. A total absolute joke….and everyone knows it. I’m writing this at McCaren airport in Las Vegas, the only major airport in the US that offers free wireless internet to everyone in the airport. (This sort of shoots all the arguments about how airports have to …

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Vegas Part Deux

Just a quick update. Took tons of photo/video yesterday, but haven’t been able to move it to my laptop. Saw a great Blue Man Group show at the Venetian and had a probably one of the best seafood meals of my life too. Today I’ll be seeing Penn & Teller and having dinner at Picasso …

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Viva Las Vegas!!!!

I’m writing this from the lounge at the Luxor in Las Vegas. This is my 4th time to Vegas in the last seven years. If you haven’t been to Vegas, you owe it to yourself to go. Its like Disney World for adults. You don’t have to gamble to enjoy Las Vegas. I have yet …

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Last Piece of the Puzzle

I finally got my video camera. Based on the minimal playing with it I’ve done so far, its a pretty nice camera. I’ll be able to shoot in 1080i high definition. The camera is very compact (smaller than my DSLR by quite a bit) as are the tapes and batteries. There filters and other lenses …

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Gear, stuf, and junk

The above is a photo of most of my gear laid out. I’m missing a pair of shoes and the camera (duh). I have a buy a few more things, but I’m pretty much done. Make sure to click on the photo to get a more detailed list of gear. Yes, it does all fit …

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