Photos of our first cat, Jake.
Photos of our second cat, Ebony.
Photos of our third cat, Malcolm.
- 1999 Kittens
Kittens we helped foster in the summer of 1999.
- 2000 Kittens A (Coming
Kittens we helped foster in the spring of 2000.
- 2000 Kittens B (Coming
Kittens we helped foster in the fall of 2000.
- New Years 2001
We visited Melissa's parents at the end of the millenium.
- Snow in Davis, 2002
A very rare occurence: snow in the Sacramento valley.
- Seattle Trip, 2002
Melissa, our friend Emily and I drive to Seattle.
- LinuxWorld Expo, San Francisco, 2002
Over a dozen of us from Davis went down.
- Picn*x Linux Picnic, 2002
A geeky Linux social event held in Sunnyvale.
- Wedding, October 2002
Melissa and I got married in Knights Landing, CA.
- Vintage Computer Festival 6.0,
I exhibited my Atari 8-bit at the show in Mountain View,
- Halloween, 2003
Melissa and I joined our friends Jen, Ed and their baby, as
characters from the 1960s TV series "The Prisoner."
- Halloween, 2004
Melissa and I headed to Sacramento and Davis for a movie party
and a Star Trek band concert. I went as the video game
'Galaga,' and she went as... uh... vintage porn. Hrm.
- Vintage Computer Festival 7.0,
I exhibited my Atari 8-bit computer, Atari 2600 game
system, and Atari Lynx handheld game systems at the show in
Mountain View, CA.
- California Extreme 2005,
Hundreds of arcade games and pinball machines set on free play.
(Plus, it was 15 minutes away in San Jose, CA.)
How could I not go!?
- Classic Gaming Expo 2005,
For fans of classic video game consoles (Atari 2600, Intellivision,
Coleco) and 8-bit computers (Atari, Commodore). Lots of cheap
cartridges to be had, plus rarities to be seen!
- Penny Arcade Expo 2005, August 2005
Melissa, our friends Marianne and Gabe, and I piled in our car
and drove ~14 hours north to Seattle, Washington, to spend a
day at PAX 2005, where nerds and geeks congregate to listen to
nerdcore music, play video games (and D&D and other stuff
I don't care about).
- Vintage Computer Festival 8.0,
I once again exhibited my Atari 8-bit computer
(this time, sporting an external hard drive!), Atari 2600
game system (this time, our original woodgrain one, not the
2600 Jr!) and Atari Lynx handheld game systems at the
show in Mountain View, CA.
- Melissa's Birthday
Lunch & Movie, December 2005
We headed to Davis, met a few friends, got lunch, and watched
the Chronicles of Narnia movie.
- Melissa's Baby Shower,
A couple of dozen friends and family came down to Mountain View
and my sister-in-law Debby put together a fabulous baby shower
- Winter Solstice,
A few friends came by to help decorate our tree and enjoy some
snacks and tea.
My dad also delivered a box full of old Transformers and other
toys when he moved. I chucked most of them, but took some photos
- Drum Stick
Add an Atari joystick cable, some audio cable, a piece of
cardboard, aluminum foil, scissors, some Scotch tape and 40
minutes of time and you get a drum pad for your Atari or
- Desk 2.0
Along with the game closet (below), I redid my desk, removing
an unused scanner, a monitor, and generally rearranging things
to be much easier to use.
- Video Game Closet
In December 2005 I decided to put all of my video games into
the closet in our apartment in Mountain View.
Here are the exciting photos!
- Apartment in Mountain View
I moved into an apartment in Mountain View in July 2004, and it
was a strange shape. Since Melissa hadn't moved in yet, I took
these photos and drew a map, to try and explain the layout.
- Tux Cookie
A test cookie I baked of Tux the penguin for LUGOD's
3-year anniversary in January 2002.
Playing in The Gimp! Look here to see bizarre stuff!
- Geeky T-shirts
I have seen many. Here are scans of most of them!