migration assistant

as a still novice mac-user, I was psyched about the prospect of mac migration assistant auto-magically copying all my files, apps, and settings from my imac to the new macbook.  I blithely set it up, and accepted the its estimated “22 hours” to complete the migration.  Well over 24 hours later, I woke up to…

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car thoughts

it seems I have such a mental block against stuff to do with my car: a year ago, I found out that I’d been driving around without an inspection sticker for almost a year.  a state trooper told me, at the same time he gave me a $170 ticket for the same thing. today I…

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an observation on mpg

all summer, I’ve been walking everywhere possible in Portland. I drive a small car, a mini cooper, but it gets worse miliage than I expected.  The sticker promised 25/35, and for the past two years I averaged 26.4  Most of my miles were outside of the city, but I did drive 1-2 miles per day…

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