Strawberry Shortcake Hates Pirates

16 06 2006

An open letter to the MPAA and the DVD industry.

My kids love Strawberry Shortcake. They have every single Strawberry Shortcake DVD released so far. The animation is decent enough, the kids find the stories entertaining, and for about ten bucks, I’ve always felt like I’ve gotten my money’s worth when I bought one.

As with many other DVDs, the Strawberry Shortcake series starts with the requisite previews and commercials before the root menu appears. It’s annoying, but I’ve gotten used to it since my kids usually want to watch the previews anyway.

But, when I brought home the most recent release, I was fucking furious a little surprised that the first thing on the screen was a flashy PSA denouncing video piracy and comparing it to stealing DVDs. WTF? Read the rest of this entry »


Holy Spirit Pre-K Graduation Photos

18 05 2006

The photos from Holy Spirit’s Pre-K graduation and party are now online. For your convenience, you can add your favorite photos to your cart and download them as a zip file.

You will need a password to access the photos (hint: password is Ms. Jessica’s classroom number).
Click for photos

More video stuff

27 01 2006

Eyore’s Birthday in Austin, TX.  I believe this was shot in 1999 on a Hi-8 camera, hence the “quality”.

I broke Falbum

21 01 2006

Please ignore the weird format thingy that happens when you click on the pictures.  I’m still tweaking the Falbum plugin and apparently it hates me.

Where are the pictures?

16 01 2006

SamanthaGood question. For the time being, I’m setting up a photo album on Flickr but I might move my pics to a new Coppermine installation.

Are you confused? Ok, forget it. Just click here: Photos

New Format. Same Crappy Content.

16 01 2006

So…  You’ve found my website.

Now what?