Archive for September, 2004

A Guide to Digital Photography

Posted: 30th September 2004 by LegoDoug in Cool Sites/BLOGs, Technology

PC Magazine Online has posted an excellent guide to using digital camera features to take great photographs that go beyond point-and-click.

Why Is Doug Posting Something About My Little Pony?

Posted: 22nd September 2004 by LegoDoug in Geekdom, Humor, Movies

Follow this link, courtesy of Christine Bennett, and you will see what can be done with a My Little Pony.

From this article at Reuters: The new platforms are expected to offset what Florin [Gerhard Florin, Electronic Arts’ head of European publishing] sees as a disappointing early start for online gaming. The prospect of amassing a core of gamers who pay a monthly subscription to battle other global combatants on the Internet has yet to […]

Family Photos Have Arrived!

Posted: 16th September 2004 by LegoDoug in David, Doug, Family Members, Home Life, Isaac, John, Naomi, Nichelle, Photos, The Kids

     They’re unretouched, they’re great examples of how difficult it is to get six people to look good at the same instant of time, and they’re here, at the Wilcox Family Photo page.

Farewell to Connie Nordahl

Posted: 14th September 2004 by LegoDoug in Uncategorized, Work Life

I am sorry to learn that Connie Nordahl passed on (as she would have said), on Sunday, September 5, 2004. Connie was the original owner of WordSmith, a transcription and typesetting service in South Weymouth, Massachusetts; as such, she was my first boss in Desktop Publishing. (Eventually, I bought out most of the business, which […]

See this article at Slate for an unusually detailed (for a Web article) look at the highly controversial leftist propaganda piece. Here is an excerpt: To describe this film as dishonest and demagogic would almost be to promote those terms to the level of respectability. To describe this film as a piece of crap would […]

Yesterday the slowpokes widening Route 3 announced the first section to have all three lanes (and two shoulders) opened, which was Route 3 northbound, between Drum Hill (Route 4) and the New Hampshire border. I was very pleased, as I usually go home by driving up to Drum Hill through Chelmsford side roads to get […]