Back to the playoffs

Congratulations Rays! With their win over Baltimore tonight, the Tampa Bay Rays clinched their second playoff berth in three years, eliminating the Red Sox from the wildcard race. Now they just need to hold on for the remaining few games, hopefully extend their half-game lead over the Yankees, and win the Eastern division.

Syncing podcasts without iTunes

Last month I purchased Podcaster for my iPhone (thanks to this thread over on the TiVo Community Forum) and have now been using it for a few weeks. Podcaster was originally rejected by Apple back in 2008 so the developer put the app on Cydia instead for jailbroken phones. Then in 2009, a slightly stripped …

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Disney Labor Day weekend 2010, Day 2

The plan was to meet an old buddy from high school and his daughter at 8am over at the Ticket and Transportation Center so we got up early and grabbed a quick breakfast at the hotel before driving over to the Magic Kingdom. What we didn’t realize was that the 2010 Trek Women’s Triathlon was going …

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Disney Labor Day weekend 2010, Day 1

We got up early on Saturday and drove Hollywood Studios for the Extra Magic hour. Following our usual pattern, we made a bee-line for Toy Story Mania to get FastPasses. By the time we got them, around 8:20am, our return time was three hours later at 11:20am (and the standby line was already 50 minutes)! …

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