Posts from September 2009

  • September 25, 2009

    Just wanted to share this awesome project: Designing Obama, by Scott Thomas, the former Design Director of the Obama campaign. It's a 360-page, hardcover collection of art/designs from the campaign, from the campaign itself as well as from grassroots supporters. They need to raise $65,000 to pay for the first run of books, and as of this post they're about halfway there. If you enjoyed the art from the campaign, or just want a piece of history, chip in.

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  • September 22, 2009

    Normally I don't like to eat last night's dinner leftovers for lunch — something about eating the same thing so close together... But since dinner was so freakin' tasty, I couldn't help myself today.

    Elena and I made a pile of Mexican-inspired goodies: Mussels in Negra Modelo (with garlic, onion, jalapenos, cilantro) and Grilled Shrimp & Chicken Quesadillas. Tasty tasty tasty, thus explaining the extreme lack of photos. I also made some fresh salsa verde, thanks to Rick Bayless' awesome yet simple recipe in Authentic Mexican — if you don't already own this cook book, buy it ASAP.

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  • September 11, 2009

    My upgrade to Snow Leopard went pretty well this week — no major issues to speak of. There were a few annoyances, though, related to some things I use daily. These notes are mainly for my future reference, but if you experience any of these hopefully it'll be helpful to you, too.

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