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I finally signed up for Blue Apron meals a while back after hearing it advertised on some blogs I listen to, so here are some of my thoughts about it. I mostly really like it but have a couple of small issues with it. For the most part it is great. You…

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Sundown at Belmar, Bonaire.
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This is why I moved to Midtown! I don't get why all these people want to stop the things that make this the best neighborhood in Atlanta. I always expect the streets to be busy and crazy every weekend.

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Trying to update a Windows 8 PC to Windows 10.  Not going well so far.  The crazy AMD driver updater keeps saying I need to update, probably because Microsoft has decided to use their own driver no matter what.  And HP keeps telling me I can update to Windows 10.  

What a mess.  I haven't even tried Windows 10 yet, but I at least like that they have a start menu.  That is better then pretending that Windows 8 is something new, when it is just Windows 7 with a bunch of things disabled and hidden, with a glossy frosting on top.
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I am not too happy with Motorola concerning my Moto360 watch. I have actually been loving the watch itself, but noticed that the back was cracked where the band attaches. From what I understand this is pretty common, although I thought it happened with non-Motorola watch bands. It appears to happen with their bands as well.

But my experience with trying to return/repair it is what is annoying. They gave me the option of doing a credit card hold and sending me a watch and then having me send back my current one once I get the new watch, so I decided that sounded great. Palm OS used to do that when you needed a repair, and it is good when what is wrong is not so bad that you can't use a device.

But, Motorola charges an extra $25 for this! It isn't any different from what they will do when they get my watch. They will just send be a refurbished different one. So why do I have to pay for it? And to make it worse they didn't even mention the charge till I noticed it on the last page when authorizing the hold on my credit card. It actually doesn't even say that I won't get refunded that charge. I had to ask about it.

Very annoying!

#moto360   #motorola  
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I knew Beats headphones were expensive and not very good, but I can't believe people are putting up with them actually adding unnecessary weight to their headphones.

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This appears to be non-partisan:  Jeb's logo has terrible typography.

Although I didn't check the voter registration cards for all the designers that hate the logo...  I just agree that the logo is really bad.

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On the train to Jo'burg from Cape Town. Going to be a while...
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Just 3D printed this.  Happy Mother's day!
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I know this article about biking safety sounds like it is going overboard about this, but I have changed from trying to accommodate terrible and sometimes downright evil car drivers on the road, to getting very annoyed with them.  And it applies to pedestrians also as the Freakanomics podcast called "The Perfect Crime" explains.  Drivers are almost never held accountable for hitting a pedestrian, thus it is the perfect crime.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/04/15/dont-make-bicyclists-more-visible-make-cars-stop-running-them-over/

http://freakonomics.com/2014/05/01/the-perfect-crime-a-new-freakonomics-radio-podcast/
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