I took the plunge yesterday and updated my Samsung Slate to Windows 8.1. Here’s what I found.
Currently browsing tag
The Kindle app is woeful, disappointing and ultimately infuriating. There’s a nice local bookstore I should be supporting anyway.
Go see this movie.
Eric Scholosser’s Command and Control tells of a system out-of-control, that doesn’t necessarily obey commands.
A very unlikely source alerted me to this BBC-America series. E. and I are sci-fi geeks from way back, and while this show doesn’t have any exploding spaceships or high technology (at least visibly) it’s already kind of irresistible.
Enough with throwing people through buildings.
My last Barcelona post. I think.
The Palau de la Musica in Barcelona’s old city (cuitat vella) is a UNESCO world heritage site, and is absolutely a wonderful sight. Beautifully detailed, and completely human-scaled, it’s set in a lovely plaza and offers up several restaurants inside and outside (this is Barcelona, after all, where people seem …
We picked up a big bag of these at Costco last week. When I first took them out of the wrapper I thought, “uck. ¿What are these flat greasy things?” Ah, but the operative word here is “uncooked.” And when I got my cast iron skillet nice and hot and …
Not quite like the episode of “Portlandia,” but close.
F. and I took advantage of Presidents’ Day to catch the tail end of the George Bellows exhibit at the Met. We walked away scratching our heads.
The “Line-O-Rama” in the DVD’s extra features section had me laughing so hard I had to leave the room and think of something sad.