Archive | January, 2007

Mentos and Music

E wants to make a pop bottle rocket. While talking about it I remembered the post on Ruminations about Diet Coke and Mentos: bq.. By far, the best video I’ve seen on this is the EepyBird.com guys experimenting – check it out here… (On their site, it asks that you don’t post it on youtube […]

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After three centuries, Trinidad to shut down sugar industry

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Trinidad and Tobago will shut down its centuries-old sugar industry, which was pushed to the brink of collapse by big cuts in subsidies from the European Union, agriculture officials said Wednesday. Read the rest of the AP story at MiamiHerald.com.

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Nothing New

I came across this wonderful list of objections to “new” music… penned in 1723 by Thomas Symmes (writing in New England responding to those who objected to singing the psalms to new tunes). It is a new way, an unknown tongue. It is not so melodious as the usual way. There are so many new […]

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Inbox to empty!

!)http://www.bahula.ca/gallery/d/5165-1/inbox-empty.jpg (empty inbox)! Today I reached GTD heaven… an empty email inbox. After years and years of having piles of old messages cluttering my view, I decided, by the prompting of David Allen’s _GTD_, that it was time to clean house. It is amazing how productive today felt. Hopefully the empty inbox will remain and […]

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3 men get jail time for rigging bids at Trinidad airport

MIAMI — Three men were sentenced to prison Tuesday for defrauding the government of Trinidad and Tobago in a scheme to rig bids for work on an international airport on the island. Read the rest of the AP story at Naples Daily News

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Getting Things Done Primer

One of my vacation reading projects was David Allen’s –Getting Things Done–. While I didn’t get it done, what I’ve read has been helpful. Implementation is where the crunch comes. Coming home I found this nice GTD primer from 43 Folders… Getting Things Done: Recap for ‘07 | 43 Folders.

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