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Entries from December 2007

Winter Precipitation

December 31st, 2007 · No Comments

This falls under the category of “What a nerd he is…” My Christmas present this year was a heater for my weather station. Why does a weather station need a heater? Well, if you want to record that amount of snowfall, you need to heat up the snow so that it turns into water and […]

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Tags: Technology

Stephen’s Xmas 2007 Party

December 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Every year Stephen hosts a party for his friends at his parent’s house in Oakville and for the first time in a long time, we were in the country and able to attend. The party was a blast. We ate too much, drank too much and laughed all night long. Here’s the gallery: {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; […]

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Tags: family · Photos · stephen

New look and feel

December 27th, 2007 · No Comments

I have converted all aspect of giraud.com to use the blog as the jumping off point for everything. I have also removed some of the original content from the site to make space for new content. If there was something you enjoyed and want it back, please drop me a line and I’ll be happy […]

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Tags: Blog · Update

Manual Monitor Calibration

December 26th, 2007 · No Comments

One of the most common complaints that I hear is that my pictures are too dark or too light or printed output doesn’t match what you see on the screen. There are 2 sources for this problem. One is monitor calibration, the other is printer calibration which will not be addressed. Monitor calibration is an […]

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Tags: Photography · Technology

Perfume Pagoda Tour

December 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

I have posted a gallery on our tour to the Perfume Pagoda outside of Hanoi, Vietnam. {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=76403; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true;}  Getting there is half the fun, 2h of bus from hell, followed by an hour in a boat with a very small Vietnamese woman rowing a large iron rowboat (forward not backwards like […]

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Tags: Hanoi · Travel · Vietnam