The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

You news guys have all those flashy computer graphic logos flying around, how hard is it to throw up a map? Sheesh!'

All I have to say is that network news sucks. Bunny and I are following the Indianwood brush fires and they're not giving enough details for our liking. Sure, there are plenty of horrific pictures of burning trees and confidently coiffed reporters describing the devastation, but they aren't giving the locations of any of the remaining fires. I'm sitting, laptop in hand, looking at the satellite pictures from Google Maps trying to match the aerial images being beamed lived on TV so Bunny and I can see exactly where the fires are.

Sad.

Upate Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Bunny's mom is fine. Only one home in her development was damaged and the fires are, from my understanding, mostly contained.

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[It's the most wonderful time of the year!]

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