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Wrapping Up My 2019 New York Gallivant
NYC photos
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Here I sit about to check out of the hotel, thus ending my 2019 gallivant to New York.

Link to Google Photo Gallery

Nothing too exciting happened on this run. As seems to always be the case, my pleasure seems to come mostly from time spent in the very fabric of this cosmopolitan place. I'm pretty much unworthy of 'cosmopolitan' status myself but I still like floating among people who are. Maybe I live vicariously by placing myself in such a direct position.

The gallery link above is a slight pictorial (I needed to take more pictures, but didn't) with captions for each pic.

Busted Chair, Happy Cat
lol personal photos
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I have a busted office chair I'm using right now. Yeah -- I totally need to get it replaced and I'm working on that. In the meantime though, Misty is using it to join me in my computer time.

My First Computer
personal photos pcs
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Timex Sinclair

The Timex Sinclair 1000

That's my first personal computer which was a Christmas gift from mom in 1984 or so. I believe it was sold at the time for about 100 bucks at Boscovs in Wilkes-Barre, PA. At the time that was the probably among if not the cheapest computer on the market. But man, did I make the most of it. Those keys are worn flat by my trek through learning BASIC, or at least Timex Sinclair's version of it (not sure anyone anywhere ever learned whatever the "pure" form of BASIC might have been). It led to bread and butter for the rest of my life.

There were a lot of these on the market so it's not a valuable artifact of early computing; they can be found on Ebay for about 50 bucks. I am not sure of the whereabouts of the one above anymore.

The "Timex Sinclair 1000" was actually the British "Sinclair ZX81" and was fascinating more for its cheap price and able capabilities if you didn't want to do too much and were also able to put up with the flimsy engineering just 100 bucks got you. It was in every sense of the word just a way for someone who wanted a computer for computing's sake with respect to learning and experimentation.

Buffcam Launched
project photos
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Capture of rainbow from Buffcam perspective.

I've launched Buffcam. It's just a weathercam type thing of the Buffalo skyline. You can visit the page (presented in high definition Mumblecore HTML) to read more about and just enjoy it for whatever value.

What was kind of neat though was that not minutes after getting all the pieces working together a rainbow appeared, thus making a rainbow one of the first few images to come from the system.

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Area Walmart Jewelry Center
onionlike lol photos
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Area Walmart Jewelry Center Stocked for High Volume Traffic #theonionlike

A photo posted by David Pinero (@tdave365) on

Follow The Green Paved Road
photos aroundbuffalo
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Entrance to Buffalo Trail

The Buffalo Main Street entrance to the Tonawanda Trail, situated next to the NFTA Metro Rail Station.

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