Staff blogs

  • cjcastillo

    Craft time

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I'm back after taking a short break. Let's see, while I was on hiatus I took a vacation day (I was sick the whole time), then the following week I was forced to take a few sick days (still haven't ...

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    2007 Super Bowl Commercials

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    So how about that game? Wasn't it awesome? Ok, I didn't even watch the game. I don't have CBS. I was a little sad I was going to miss out on the latest Super Bowl commercials, because come on, don't ...

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    Pop or Soda?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    What do you call carbonated soft drinks? Soda? Pop? Coke? It irks me when people call every carbonated beverage Coke, a practice that is common here in Texas. Maybe it's just me, but I get confused when asked if I ...

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    Make your own Optimus Prime

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    If you can't wait to see Transformers on the big screen, try this do-it-yourself project: Create your own paper Optimus Prime> (It transforms into a truck!) Click here for link Source and image via: Life Hacker.com

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    Library book sale

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Earlier this week the Loon wrote about a book sale at the Victoria Public Library. I finally had a chance to go over and check it out today. I came across some cool books, mostly books published before 1960. I ...

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    Take better photos

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Ran across this great Web site that teaches you how to take great photographs. The site is called Morgue File.com. If you are wondering about the name, here is an explanation from the Web site: Why is the name so ...

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    Bento madness!

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I have an obsession with bento lunches lately. What is bento you ask? Here is a definition from Cooking Cute.com: Bento, or o-bento, refers to a packaged, single-portion, portable meal that is usually eaten at lunch, but also comes in ...

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    Coolness

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Seems like I might finally get to wear my winter coat this year. Well at least for one week... This week's forecast for Victoria, Tx:

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    Weather Bonk: Real-time weather with Google maps

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Weather Bonk is a great Web site that allows you to view current weather conditions, local webcams (if available) and weather forecasts for any city you choose. For those of us in the Victoria area, there is not a great ...

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    Grammar Quiz

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Test you're your grammar skilz skills and take this quiz: Special Quiz on It's/Its and There/Their/They're How did you do? Update: Hopefully you will do better than I did. That number 4 was tricky for me.

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