Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2007«

uSurf – unpacking the box

January 31, 2007

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The uSurf machine from Brookstone arrived the other day and it sat in my office in the large brown box until today. It wasn’t because I was too busy to unload the little surfboard-like exercise gadget. Nope, it was because I’m deathly afraid of getting into shape. But tonight it began. First off, this sucker […]

Hysteria in Boston – Thy name is Ted Turner

January 31, 2007

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Feel free to read my original rant – below. BUT this issue was the fault of Turner Broadcasting (according to Boston.com). BREAKING NEWS: Turner Broadcasting is expected to issue an apology for causing today’s series of bomb scares throughout Boston. A statement emailed to the Globe from Turner Broadcasting said: “The ‘packages’ in question are […]

Joe Berkeley

January 28, 2007

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A writer and rider, Joe did the TDF thing last year and kept a blog about it. He didn’t go there to work, he went to France to ride. But his blog is more frequently updated than Bowl of Cheese and he is dedicated enough to the sport of cycling and the environment that his […]

Expect More

January 27, 2007

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There’s a company out in the market that has the motto Expect More. Off the top of my head (as I sit here at the local National Tire and Battery location waiting for my car to be serviced) I can’t think of which company that is. But I agree with the sentiment wholeheartedly. When I […]

Hobbits

January 25, 2007

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That’s right, human hobbits. See the story in the BBC news files. I guess nothing is really fantasy anymore. More to come…

Podcasting 101

January 24, 2007

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Bowl of Cheese – the podcast – can be snagged at RSS Feed or search for Bowl of Cheese at iTunes and subscribe. Just want to download the show as an MP3? Go get the latest HERE. It’s the same great Bowl of Cheese writing, just read to you in three minutes or so. New […]

Happy Powerball Day

January 24, 2007

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Today is Wednesday, January 24 and the PowerBall jackpot is up to around $300Million. That means today is the best day to get seating at restaurants, the easiest day to see a movie, and perhaps the perfect day to go bowling. These activities are done in venues that don’t sell PowerBall tickets and that makes […]