I've collected a million images on my jaunts - now, I just have to carve out the time to download them and get them up on the blog faster. In the meantime, here is a tip harvested from Life Hacker (if you don't know Life Hacker you are really missing one of the best systems for learning tidbits of information that can "change your life" :)
Anyway this is a link to
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Have a great birthday...