October 24, 2005

The Melloman – DIY Mellotron

Filed under: rock — sparkrobot @ 4:55 pm

Wow. Here’s some straight up ingenuity at work. Mike Walters has built his The Melloman – DIY Mellotron from Walkmans and cassette samples of an original Mellotron and a case homemeade from oak and steel. That’s cool. Check it out.

October 13, 2005

You are a solar power plant

Filed under: design — sparkrobot @ 9:44 pm

After all, this is the 21st century. I don’t know what happened along the way… where are all the flying cars?

Big Apple Day

Filed under: apple — sparkrobot @ 12:40 am

Apple made some pretty big announcements today with a new video iPod and an updated iMac and iTunes 6.

October 6, 2005

Three Bears Lodge at Mount Rainier

Filed under: seattle,tacoma — sparkrobot @ 11:49 pm

Last weekend, my wife and I got the chance to get out of town and head up to Mount Rainier National Park and stay at Three Bears Lodge. The lodge is about 200 yards or so from the Nisqually gate to the park. Friday afternoon, I packed up a few things, charged up the iPod and hit the road.