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Part 2 Date: Thursday, July 21 1994 Place: Burbank Hilton Event: LAMG’s monthly meeting, featuring Adobe FrameMaker After the events in Part 2, Tom and I exchanged a few emails. For reasons relating to the messy disintegration of my marriage, I had ended up with duplicates of almost everything a household could need: two beds, […]

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It was Twenty Years Ago Today… (Part 2)

Part 1 In 1994, July 17 was a Sunday. And on that Sunday, the Los Angeles Macintosh Group held its annual off-site Board meeting at the Burbank Hilton. As usual, not much was getting accomplished, but that wasn’t out of the ordinary given that several board members had run for their positions on a platform of, […]

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Happy Anniversary, Dori!

Then… And now… 13 years later, I’d do it all over again.

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In the Spring of 1993, I moved from the San Diego area to Southern LA County to take a new job. I didn’t know many people in LA, so I followed one of my life-long rules: Figure out what type of person you want as a friend Figure out where people like that are likely […]

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Remembering my mom

On this day, twenty-four years ago, my mother died. I miss her. She was killed by pancreatic cancer. Not the kind that ultimately killed Steve Jobs; that was the “good” kind, the one that, if you have the best of medical care and a bunch of luck, you can live with for another few years. […]

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How do they even survive?

In the “Jeez, people are stupid” category, I was reminded yet again today how many folks just make you shake your head in amazement. I had a minor surgical procedure done earlier today. No big deal, but I’ve had a bad reaction (agonizing pain) in the past when it was done in the doctor’s office, […]

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We Voted

…and so should you, if you haven’t already. One of the things I’ve always treasured with Dori is how she values voting (and to a lesser extent, politics) as much as I do. Other than the very occasional elections where it’s only local judges or school boards where I don’t know enough to vote intelligently, […]

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I’m happy to unveil the cover of our forthcoming book, Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide (available now for preorders!). It’s a bit of a new direction for Peachpit covers. Unlike the previous editions of the book, this one has all of the screenshots in full color. There will be a companion getting started video available […]

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