Monthly Archives: September 2011

James Mattis — 2011 Master’s 35+ World Champion

By now, you’ve probably all read or heard about Mark Cavendish’ victory at the world road cycling championships in Denmark this past weekend.  The British team did a wonderful job of controlling the race, Bradley Wiggins nailed back the break … Continue reading

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2012 Giro d’Italia — Best Ever?

Details about the 2012 Giro d’Italia are starting to dribble out.  In April, we learned that the Giro will start in Denmark.  Given the Giro has always been a climbing festival, we’ve all been waiting for news about the mountain … Continue reading

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Young Love — Elizabeth & Jared’s Engagement

Isn’t young love delightful? Elizabeth and Jared hired me to photograph their wedding.  In advance of the wedding I like to do an engagement session.  Photographing the couple before their big day lets us build rapport and makes for better photographs on wedding day.  The … Continue reading

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Insalata Caprese

My wife and I love tomatoes and Insalata Caprese is one of our favorite joys of summertime.  It’s also pretty darn easy to make. First step is to get some good tomatoes.  Living in California, we can get decent tomatoes … Continue reading

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Upgrading to a Full-Frame DSLR

My good friend David Cheung, who is an outstanding photographer, just posted a story in his blog about my recent upgrade from a Nikon D90 to a Nikon D3. Indeed I had a rough time getting my hands on a … Continue reading

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Intel Ultrabooks — the New Normal

I’ve been at IDF (Intel Developers Forum) in San Francisco for the past two days.  Somehow, my picture showed up on the front page of the business section of the San Jose Mercury News.  Quite a surprise to me, as … Continue reading

Posted in computers, technology | 4 Comments

How to Make Pizzoccheri

Pizzoccheri della Valtellina is the famous local dish of Bormio.  Every time I go to Bormio I look forward to trying this simple delicacy.  Indeed, on the last trip, it was as delicious as ever. So, I’m home now and … Continue reading

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