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Archive for July 2008

Disabling a Mac Book Pro’s Optical Out

Posted by: meaplet on: July 31, 2008

A couple of days ago the headphone jack on my MacBook Pro started to glow an eerie red, and my internal speakers stopped working. Below, I’ve provided a brief explanation of what happened, and the steps I followed to resolve the problem. Apparently it’s a common issue on MBPs. Clever folks that they are, the […]

The problem with moving

Posted by: meaplet on: July 27, 2008

The problem with moving is that every time I do it, there are more things to pack than the time before. I cry foul. (To be fair, my mother claims that I don’t actually need to have every bank statement, starting in high school, neatly filed. I like having it. Possessions I can take or […]

It is the post I will be writing, all my life

Posted by: meaplet on: July 21, 2008

I got back yesterday from 10 days in Miami, FL, at the GALA (Gay and Lesbian Association of) Choruses Festival 2008. GALA involved eight days of, well, choral music. And gay people. And fun. The title of this post is based on “It is the Song,” a piece commissioned for the Festival Mixed Chorus, of […]

God knows the temperature’s hot enough to hatch a stone

Posted by: meaplet on: July 4, 2008

I spent the summer I was 17 in central Massachusetts, just outside Worcester. I’d taken US history the previous year, and had gotten to the state level with my History Day project on Hamilton and Jefferson. So to say I was a little bit fixated with the Founding Fathers would be… a bit of an […]