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Category: tech

08/10/15 11:53 - 68.ºF - ID#60158

Bitcoin ATM

I went to Ashker's (yum!) today with (e:paul) and Patrick in his truck (blech!) I can't wait to see if the one at Ferry and Main actually opens.

While I was there, I noticed they had a Bitcoin vending machine. I've never seen one in real life, and this one looks kind of shady. I wonder if anyone has ever used it and if so, what the fee is.

Also, the value of a bitcoin is down to $290/BTC, from the crazy peak of $1230/BTC.

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Category: dancing

08/10/15 12:43 - 65.ºF - ID#60157 pmobl

Bass Mountain

I did the best I could documenting it given the conditions ;O

We rolled into West Valley to this backwoods hippy compound. We immediately put the car into a ditch on arrival, until a dude bei helped is push it out. Then we settled in with (e:uchina) and Liz in our camping spot.
Later or Rochester friend Tom and his friends Tony meet up with us.

The tilted car.
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(e:uchina) and (e:terry) doing some redneck engineering to get us out
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The place was super hilly and forested. Which was fun for hiking, but dancing was a little tilted. Here's the main stage which was built out of branches. The first day of music was not much to talk about so I'll mostly skip that.

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In between dancey time was a constant craft circle and days old car chicken. I think that's how the original pioneers of Western New York handled themselves.
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Day 2 had much better music. A lot of it was very bass heavy. Here's a shadowy video of Paul in the sweaty masses.

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Our new screaming-friend Lillie. Her spirit animal is a bee and she's a serious hooper.
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(e:terry) and his glowing face paint
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Twist was an awesome DJ - I'm not one for house but this was really good. He apparently played at the 24 at some point.
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Category: birthday

08/10/15 12:40 - 65.ºF - ID#60156

Birthday party

Thanks to all the lurvely peeps who made it to my birthday last Thursday and made it freaking amazing (!! (e:terry) who got it all ready). I had an awesome sticky beery smores evening rolling out in the back yard with you all. I can't wait to try and make your birthdays this good! It makes me think I'll try and be less of an old man while I still can ;).

I was especially pumped to see the Black Rock Roller crew wheel themselves in. Plus, look at the beautiful cards I received (including this fuzzy drawing from Mickey, (e:robert) and Nick!

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Category: birthday

08/06/15 01:04 - 62.ºF - ID#60153

Birthday times

24, I can't believe I'm getting so old. I had an amazing birthday today, especially thanks to (e:terry) and (e:paul).

When I got home from work they gave me two presents - a new bike light with laser projected lanes, and a swiss army bike tool kit. Watch out for me cause I make my own lane. Too bad the lasers can't shoot at encroaching cars.

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We then went with my family to Mezza for some Latvian goodness. I got a birthday falafel, my lieblingsessen, and Paul and I split a pomegranate salad. The waitress even brought me a rice pudding with a candle in it when she found out it was my birthday.

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To ratchet up the blood sugar levels further my mom made me a chocolate peanut butter cake we had at home.

At the end of the night the three of us finished up with a laser fenced bike ride around the Delaware park and up main.
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Can't wait to get turnt tomorrow night with all the peeps. 7:30pm, be there!

Here's to another year with the most amazing guys ever. I can't wait to get even crazier on every single level :D
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Category: german

08/06/15 01:03 - 62.ºF - ID#60152

Robert's phone

Last night I helped (e:robert) finish replacing his HTC Desire 816 G LCD screen.

He had partially disassembled it but couldn't finish it because the video he found was in Hindi(?).

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Weirdly enough there were almost no English videos or tutorials on what to do.

There was a German one - so I got to kill two birds with one stone and practice some technical language too.


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08/06/15 01:02 - 62.ºF - ID#60151 pmobl

Bikes vs cars



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Category: food

08/02/15 08:46 - 79.ºF - ID#60149

Dinner on the porch

With the new porch furniture (e:Paul) went and bought, dinners in the summer are now oh so fancy. (Not al fresco as I thought earlier, because in Italian that apparently means in prison ) Here is are white bean and artichoke linguine with chard, plus farmers market fruit, beans, and grilled tempeh. Yum.
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Category: camping

08/02/15 08:44 - 79.ºF - ID#60148

Dionysis at Brushwood

Warning - flowery butts ahead!

We headed to Brushwood on Saturday for Dionysis with (e:Terry)'s mom. The weather was sunny and perfect. A ton of Buffalo people including Mike, Seth and Dana were down there.

The night itself was crazy and I talked to a ton of people. Not that I remember any of them. Terry even had a conversation with a skunk.

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We blew ourself up a breakfast fire in the morning and had some delicious cheesy eggs courtesy of Terry. (Too bad it was full of plastic and garbage - Brushwood hippies are really the worst kind of hippies.)

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And (e:paul) weaved us some beautiful flower tails, which ended up in Terry's hair.
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08/02/15 08:43 - 79.ºF - ID#60147 pmobl

Farmers Market trip



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Category: family

08/02/15 08:42 - 79.ºF - ID#60146

Family reunion (almost)

I went to the first night of the family reunion last week with some of my cousins. I felt bad missing the bigger second day, but it was Dionysis and I really didn't want to miss out.

I saw two of the three cousins that used to live with my family for about 4 summers. It's insane how much of an impact we had on each other. I can barely imagine how we fit 4 additional people in our house for that long. But we were basically inseparable. I haven't seen them since 2010.
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We used to be really into making stupid home movies, especially my oldest cousin Andy. Sadly they are all still on mini8 cassettes. How have they not been digitized yet?

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