Pbur's Adventures

The life and times of Patrick Burleson

Monthly Archives: February 2005

I want to be BIG!

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One of the movies I loved growing up was “Big” with Tom Hanks. The most memorable scene being Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia playing “Chopsticks” on a giant piano at FAO Schwartz in New York City. When my brother and his family were in town recently, we went to FAO Schwartz (since they reopened in November […]

Watch out for that iceburg!

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One of the really cool things I like about New York is how many theaters show movies that haven’t been in the theaters in years. I know I’ve blogged before about going to “Moulin Rouge!” which was really cool. Then I found something even cooler. The Lowe’s on 34 St. (along with some other theaters […]

New Phone!

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Well, it’s a little bit late, but I thought I would mention my new phone. It’s a Motorola v551 from Cingular. Maggie and I “upgraded” our AT&T accounts to actual Cingular ones so we could get the rollover and the new phones. The thing I really like about this phone is that it can play […]

NHL: What a bunch of whiners

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I’ve been a hockey fan since I saw my first game on ESPN back in like 1989. I thought to myself, “What an amazing sport, they have to do all their work on ice of all surfaces!”. I became a New Jersey Devils fan for no reason other than they happen to be the team […]

Total Information Awareness

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Well, I hope to never see something like this happen: http://www.aclu.org/pizza/images/screen.swf I find it amazing the amount of privacy people are willing to give up for the sense of security. I think Benjamin Franklin said it best: They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security.

I almost choked

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Robert just IMed me this link: http://rainbow.arch.scriptmania.com/rainbowtvepisode.html I just can’t believe that comes from a kids show. I’m almost choked while drinking some water while watching it. Enjoy! (You might want some headphones if you are near sensitive ears)

“The Bourne Identity” by Robert Ludlum

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When Andy was up in October, he was in the middle of reading the Bourne series by Robert Ludlum. I really, really, liked the movies and I asked him how the books where. And his response was “They kick the sh*t out of the movies”. Needless to say, I was intrigued. I was in the […]