Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas, if I may

At this most blessed and magical time of year, I think a bit about the secularization of our lives. The jolly “Merry Christmas” has been replaced by “Happy Holidays” After all we don’t want to offend.  Angels and nativity scenes … Continue reading

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Dinner and a Movie: The Hobbit

I had a new experience Saturday, R and I went out for dinner and a movie. Sound routine? Well the difference is that this time, they were in the same place at the same time.  AMC has opened a new … Continue reading

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LIfe Goes On…

I have been following with some interest a lawsuit against a parking company in Florida. Seems they were accused of falsifying insurance invoices and billed tens of thousands of dollars to their customers.  You can read about it here. An … Continue reading

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12-12-12

I can never remember which comes first when you write the date that way, the month or the day.  So I looked it up and as with most things, it depends… Seems if you live in the US, the month … Continue reading

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When the Water Rises…

I parked in Battery Garage in lower Manhattan last Wednesday. Its two blocks from Ground Zero, a block from the Hudson River and around the corner from Wall Street. The place is a complex of two buildings, ramps, bridges, and … Continue reading

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Yankee Stadium and Parking

To reprise a story we’ve been following here for a couple of years but I had never actually seen the garages. I took a tour and frankly they are beautiful — low profile, well lit, convenient to the Stadium.  What … Continue reading

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IUPUI — and a most interesting guy

Its referred to as ueee pueee — or Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis.  The two largest universities in Indiana have a shared campus in the capital city. It was described to me like a food court of education. You could … Continue reading

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911 Memorial — Ground Zero

I had a few free minutes in lower Manhattan last Thursday and decided to go to Ground Zero — the 911 Memorial. The place is surrounded with high fences and you pass through an airport style screening before you enter. … Continue reading

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I visit a Cloud

You think you know what a data center looks like — Its a large room with a raised floor and windows.  You can see the machines inside, lights flashing, data flowing.  That’s sort of right, as far as it goes. … Continue reading

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Seattle Parking Operators Rush GSA to Bid Parking RFQ

Well maybe not.  According to Mark, the feds have and RFQ out in Seattle for one parking space for one year. It has to be in a certain four block area, and must be access controlled. They produced a 24 … Continue reading

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