squeetus: books. Amazingly, this is a book that everyone in the family loved. We listened to it for six non-stop hours. Shannon Hale’s first effort and it is delightful. Ani is a little slow, but who wouldn’t love the ending. It is a retelling of a Grimm’s fairy tale and is a classic really.
Talk about a strange problem. Today, everything got really slow. Called up Comcast and they pointed out a nifty tool called the Speakeasy – Speed Test. You plug a machine directly into their cable modem and it measure the real speed from a server. Here in Seattle, I got pretty close to the theoretical maximum […]
SECURITY – MCAFEE SECURITY MANAGER – Comcast.net. This has got to be the worst promoted thing in the world, but bascially you get the whole Mcafee suite of firewall, antivirus and other things are free if you have a comcast account and an email. Check it out. A nice value.
What a terrific place. A traditional locally owned bookstore. I highly recommend you frequent it before it really disappears. It like Powell’s in Portland are really unique institutions. The cafe downstairs is also wonderful and on a cold winter day, nothing quite beats buying a book and then heading for a coffee downstairs. Truth be told, I hit the Bailey Coy on Capital Hill much more often because it is closer and parking is easier, but if you downtown, Elliot Bay isthe place to be!
It is the antidote to Barnes & Noble in the same way that Greenlake Cycles is the antidote to Performance Cycle or the Bert’s Apple is to Safeway.