Mark Famous

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2019-08-03: From the garden and from Cook’s Illustrated Vegetables Cookbook. Eggplant Involtini. Yum.

2019-07-29: Saturday my wife Jen hosted my big 5-0 birthday party. She surprised me by having Chef Matt Storch …

2019-07-29: Saturday me wife hosted my big 5-0 birthday party. She surprised me by having Chef Matt Storch from …

2019-07-29: Matt Storch was our special guest for my 5-0 birthday party!

2019-07-16: www.youtube.com/watch

2019-02-07: www.iridetheharlemline.com/2019/01/2…

2019-01-26: Maybe violin is hard? E2 and her teacher spent 5 minutes this afternoon on the topic of how an …

2018-11-01: E2 writing persuasive writing for homework. She’s arguing that video games cause childhood violence …

2018-10-25: Listening to Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 and was it the close up shot of the oboist or maybe …

2018-10-13: For other people obviously. I wouldn’t need that.

2018-10-07: Can’t say how much delight it brings me to sing hymns slightly out of tune (on purpose) while …

2018-09-30: Ramen ala leftovers. Ramen, chicken stock, BBQ pulled pork, diced fried egg, cilantro, carrots. It’s …

2018-09-23: I bought a weighted blanket but I never get to use it.

2018-09-12: Woke up dreaming of vanilla custard topped with pile of sauted wild mushrooms. At least it was not …

2018-09-09: Verse of the morning (for me anyway): “faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead.”

2018-09-08: E2 lesson with Krzysztof: “violin is very hard” #wise

2018-09-08: E2 lesson: 2nd finger is the most important finger. It’s the “lobby”. 1st finger is -1.

2018-09-08: E2 lesson: now that we have the right hand lets work on the left hand. Finger exercises (not …

2018-09-08: E2 lesson: every time you take out your violin spend the first few minutes on right hand and getting …

2018-08-29: Leonard Bernstein's Mass Revisited I was going through boxes tonight looking for some old CDs. I found CD recording of Leonard …

2018-05-26: Milkshakes make no sense to me. Why would you take good ice cream and destroy it into a cup and …

2018-05-24: Good thing I didn’t watch football anyway.

2018-05-01: I buy stuff.

2018-04-29: “Let’s get this over with.” - so awesome. “Should have done some more research before you got me to …

2018-04-17: xbox website is so terrible. Just show me my kids accounts already - what a terrible experience …

2018-04-15: My morning.

2018-04-10: This is insane. Thousands of people giving out their password reset security question responses for …

2018-04-10: Daring Fireball: Brian Krebs on ‘Security Questions’ and Facebook Surveys

2018-04-07: First attempt. That was fun. #e1

2018-04-06: Son’s report card has one special that says, “continues to make progress on making good choices.” …

2018-04-05: Great ending.

2018-04-05: Need a few cocktails. That was so tense!That was for a 3 week!!! civil trial. Sent home. Not gonna …

2018-04-05: Oh joy. That’s it. Out of time. Everybody go home. I’m done. I can’t believe how happy I am! …

2018-04-05: Descending into other jurors talking about how they would run this process if they were in charge. …

2018-04-05: Listening to other jurors waiting around talk about waiting around is worse than waiting around. …

2018-04-05: Contemplating unplugging the TV. Make things happen. Solve the problem. #juryduty #waiting

2018-04-05: The hallway guards get mightly cranky when you walk the hallway eating peanut M&Ms out of your …

2018-04-05: Reading Zeynep Tufekci in Wired: “The most effective forms of censorship today involve meddling with …

2018-04-05: Maybe I should start up a side rant about daytime TV and the inane crap being broadcast and watched …

2018-04-05: Back from lunch in waiting room. TV going strong. I hate it so much. Hiding in side area. #juryduty

2018-04-05: Ramen!

2018-04-05: And it’s lunch time. But I can’t go home. Still need to come back after lunch with an anticipated …

2018-04-05: Number of people in the room getting smaller as people are dismissed. Bad for me I guess. #juryduty

2018-04-05: Going through jury interviews. Everyone in the room got one of two trials but it’s a lot of people. …

2018-04-05: Some guy dictating text messages into his phone. The best of us. “Everyone of you is qualified as …

2018-04-05: 9:30. Break until 10:00. Wish there was WiFi. Back to the quiet corner. Why must the tv be on all …

2018-04-05: Jury video. You can tell the creation date by the version of iOS messages on the phone showing …

2018-04-05: Folks on their mobile on conference calls. Are they really that critically important?! #juriduty

2018-04-05: They made us all go into the room with the TV. Some country “musician” performing on GMA. Oh the …

2018-04-05: They worst thing in this room is two jurors who are friends. Giggling and chatting. Sickening …

2018-04-05: 15 minutes ago she said we have about 15 minutes to wait. She just said now we have 15-20 minutes to …

2018-04-05: “Yea, that question is like nationality. Polish. Irish. Etc.” - filling out survey. I left it blank. …

2018-04-05: “We lose a lot of pens” - signing in. But no WiFi. #juryduty

2018-04-05: They do have free coffee. Nice. Sitting in separated seating away from TV. Good Morning America. I’d …

2018-04-05: “What? There’s no WiFi?!?!?” - someone important who planned to get some work done I guess.

2018-04-05: Going to start running jury commentary. Sorry in advance. Here goes…

2018-04-05: Light reading for jury duty. Wish me luck!

2018-04-03: This past Sunday. Easter.

2018-03-30: Hardly working.

2018-03-30: Have an itch to do some work in the yard today but it’s also slight damp and some rain. Maybe …

2018-03-26: Moved dns and nameservers over to Hover tonight. I guess I don’t know what I’m doing because I was …

2018-03-26: Power lines fixed today. Inspection to follow later in the week.

2018-03-25: Playing Mexican Train with the kids. Trying to avoid screen time.

2018-03-25: There’s been so much FB news lately so I thought I’ve give this a try. …