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    True celebrity

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Think a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is symbol of celebrity? Meh, they hand those out like day-old graham crackers in day care. Geez, they even gave Ryan Seacrest a star. Now having a species named after you, ...

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    Sony rootkit drama continues

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I found this great article on Cnet.com that explains in full detail the debacle over the Sony rootkit. A snippet I found interesting: Actually, Sony's response to the mess it caused is almost as bad as the mess itself. The ...

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    Why you need to know about Sony rootkits

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    If you buy CDs and listen to them on your computer, this concerns you. First what is a rootkit and why is Sony using them? A rootkit is software that is installed without knowledge of the computer user. The purpose ...

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    Can someone tell me why?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    This will be another weekly feature on my blog. Me asking a question that baffles the mind, makes you ponder till you fall out of you chair, those questions that seem to have an obvious answer but for some reason ...

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    Weekend fun: Port Lavaca art show

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    This weekend is the 34th Annual Arts, Crafts and Antique Festival by the Bay in Port Lavaca. It will be on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m until 4 p.m at the Bauer Center. Admission is $2 and children under ...

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    Black Friday: Are you ready?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    For those of you who don't know what Black Friday is, a little background first: From Wikipedia Black Friday (also called Blitz Day), the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, is historically one of the busiest retail shopping days ...

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    Cowboy Up: Lecture in Cuero

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Saw this today on the Victoria Advocate online: Cowboys topic of lecture Former Smithsonian Institute curator and historian Lonn Taylor will deliver a lecture Thursday at the Cuero State Bank community room in Cuero. The lecture is "My Love is ...

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    Fall back

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I know I have talked about how much I like Maine. There is one thing that took some getting used to however: the sun going down at 4 p.m. So imagine my interest when I read this article: Mainers embrace ...

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    Food for thought: Tostadas

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I was thinking of some of the favorite foods my mom would cook for us when I was a kid. One meal I always looked forward to were tostadas. I've noticed sometimes in restaurants they call them chalupas. I really ...

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    No Macaroni Fest this year

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    From the Victoria Advocate: "The Macaroni Fest, held in Victoria for the past three Novembers, will not continue this year." Read the entire article here. It's too bad about the news. I was hoping to make it to the festival ...

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