Happy Birthday Sir David Attenborough!

Got to take a quick break from Sherlock month to wish naturalist David Attenborough a Happy Birthday! (March 8th–and he’s 88, wow.)

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One of these days I’ll get around to posting my review of his audiobooks, which are fabulous.  His whole body of work, really, is excellent, and Attenborough basically re-invented the “nature documentary”, influencing the attitude of generations of people towards the world around them for the better–myself included.

Music: Road Trip Time (again)

All this week I’m going to be traveling up and down the East coast, so I think I’ll post a “Some of My Favorite Road Trip Songs” list.  Good music is a traveling essential–more important than the food even.  I can handle a lousy breakfast sandwich, but lousy music?  The words “cruel” and “unusual” come to mind…

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Geek-Out

Just watched the new Star Trek trailer.  It looks pretty sweet I must say.  Given that I loved the first of the Star Trek re-boots and that I’m a fan of Benedict Cumberbatch, I’m getting a little giddy.  Geek-out time!

Enjoy.