Meandering Out Loud

Don Thorp’s Musing, Muttering, and Mischief Along a Random Path

T-Mobile G1: Accidental Wallpaper

I really like my G1, but I’m not really happy with the camera. It’s slow to focus and takes forever to actually snap a picture. I did discover, during the writing of this post, that the camera button is actually a two stage button: Press part way and wait for the green focus light, then [...]

Thoughts for all Voters – My Only Political Post of ‘08

A friend sent me this collection of quotes before he headed to the polls. Thoughts about Obama and Democrats A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt he proposes to pay [...]

First Impression: T-Mobile G1

I had several people ask for my impressions of the G1 so I put a video together instead of spending a lot of time typing. In general, it’s pretty good for a first generation device. I don’t really like the bar with the roller obstructing access to the keyboard, but I’m starting to get use [...]

Meme: Six Random Facts About Me

So my Twitter bud Matt aka mmWine, using his best evil laugh, meme tagged me for “Six Random Facts About Me”. Looking around the Net I see that this meme has been running around for a while and has stayed basically true to form. The main deviation is changing the number of random facts. Since [...]

Your Bacon is in my Pumpkin

For months I’ve had a nagging suspicion and you’ve probably noticed it too: we’re in the midst of a bacon and pumpkin epidemic. It’s not hard to miss given bacon’s dalliances in bacon infused vodka, candied bacon ice cream, and the true heart stopper — chicken fried bacon. Pumpkin is no homebody either; out there [...]