Month: December 2009

  • Exploring the Ghost Town of Centralia, PA

    Exploring the Ghost Town of Centralia, PA

    A few weekends ago, Nick, Chris, Polina and I drove out to explore Centralia, Pennsilvania Quick background on Centralia, from The story began sometime in 1962 along the outskirts of town when trash was burned in the pit of an abandoned strip mine, which connected to a coal vein running near the surface.  The…

  • Using the Canon SD780 IS Camera

    Using the Canon SD780 IS Camera

    Recently, I wrote about the decision making process for selecting a new pocket camera. I finally decided on the Canon SD780 IS digital camera, and after a couple months of average use of the camera, I’ve gotten to know a bit of its strengths and weaknesses. I’ve owned Canon compact digital cameras ever since the…

  • Fresh-N-Fast Burgers Opens

    Fresh-N-Fast Burgers Opens

    Last week, Dave, Tobye and I checked out Heath Wolfson’s new Fresh-N-Fast Burgers in Manhattan, which just opened up. It’s just down the street from Shake Shack, and has been recently pitted against the burgers there, as well as burgers at California’s In-N-Out Burger. I got the single cheeseburger, fries, and the manager threw in…