Friday, December 31, 2004

New low-end Mac and "iWork '05" suite in the works

Apple is rumored to be developing a $499 thin "headless" iMac. Also a new integrated productivity suite (iWork '05) including a new word processor.

Common ground

Read Peggy Noonan's thoughtful piece about the biggest story of 2004. In fact, always read Peggy Noonan's thoughtful columns. (We'll try to link to them regularly here).

Thursday, December 30, 2004

Sono arrivato!

Hello, Barney and Jed. This is my first excursion into the world of blogs. I adopted (Deleted for Security Reasons) as my username, which should come as no surprise to anyone. In time to come, I hope to make more noteworthy contributions; but for the time being, this will suffice to let you know I have officially signed on.

In the footsteps of FDR, Truman, JFK...

"The advance of freedom is the calling of our time," President Bush said last fall in an address to the National Endowment for Democracy. "As in Europe, as in Asia, as in every region of the world, the advance of freedom leads to peace." The President's in good company (surprise: prominent dead Democrats), according to Jeff Jacoby. Read his opinion piece in the Boston Globe here.

Goodbye Christmas?

Read Charles Krauthammer's post over at Townhall. It's OK for the majority to celebrate. Money quote: "Merry Christmas. To all."

Christmas Armaments

Read Tony Woodlief's hilarious post about searching for holstered cap guns for his sons at Sand in the Gears.

Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Earthquake and tsunami

Foreseen? D&C 88:87-90.

UPDATE: See an opinion piece in the Guardian.

And so it begins

First post. Anticipate discussing politics, current events, religion, things Mac/Palm, sports. Son Jed and friend Garry Wilmore should also contribute. Stay tuned.