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Geeky stuff.

Nov 07 2014

Move over, Nutella.

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It’s been a good run for Nutella in the U.S., but I think its reign as the premier “How-to-get-away-with-eating-chocolate- for-breakfast” spread is about to end. Now I will be the first to admit that I seem to be one of the few people in the world who is not all that crazy about Nutella … …

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Oct 09 2014

Stalking Sophie’s neighbor Saga

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One of the nicest things about Coach Bad-@$$ AKA my friend Sophie (and there are MANY to choose from) is that she is tuned-in to other stuff about me besides my fitness quest and her power to torture me with Burpees, military push-ups and interminable planks.(And whatever else she comes up with …stay tuned.) For …

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Mar 09 2014

THIS is why I love the internet

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I didn’t even watch the Oscars (they air too late here and besides that, I haven’t seen any of the films nominated for Best Picture yet). But I am loving the ”new media” reaction to John Travolta‘s inexcusable butchering of singer Idina Menzel‘s name when introducing her live performance of the Oscar-nominated song “Let It Go.” …

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Mar 03 2014

Samsung scored the product-placement coup of century

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I *thought* it was kind of fishy when host Ellen Degeneres whipped out something other than an iPhone for the now-famous Tweet-seen-round-the-world “selfie” during the 2014 Oscar‘s ceremony last night! That’s because I have watched her talk show often enough to know that both she and her wife, Portia de Rossi, are iPhone owners. She …

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Nov 30 2013

My 1st week with my 5S

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As promised by the Swedish online Apple Store on Halloween, my new SILVER iPhone 5S (there has been some debate about which finish I actually got) arrived during the week of November 18. Tuesday afternoon to be specific.  But in a cruel twist of fate, my schedule was so friggin’ busy that I didn’t even have time …

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Oct 31 2013

Looks like Christmas is coming early this year

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I know it’s just now Halloween, but here in Sweden … where there is no Thanksgiving holiday to mark the official start of the holiday shopping season … some stores are already beginning to decorate for Christmas. Granted, the Swedish Apple Store is not one of them. But it has started selling the new iPhone 5S unlocked, …

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Oct 09 2013

Now Jen knows what she’s wrought!

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Regular readers of this blog know that my admiration for British comedians Jennifer Saunders and Dawn French knows practically no bounds. I have been a fan ever since their first BBC series, aptly titled “French & Saunders“, turned up on PBS in the US in the late 1980′s.  I was especially fond of Absolutely Fabulous, the series Jennifer wrote and …

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