Don't forget your towel!

Posted on Sun, 24 May 2009 in Books

42 Utility TowelTomorrow is May 25th, also known as Towel Day amongst friends. This is the day where we celebrate the life and works of my favorite author of all time Douglas Adams ((Douglas is the reason for my weird obsession with the number 42)). Douglas is the author of The Hitchhiker's …

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Powered by wind turbines

Posted on Tue, 19 May 2009 in Personal • Tagged with Environment, Green, Wind power

Green PowerAs of July 1st our entire household will be using green power from danish wind turbines ((Yes I know, we don't have magic cables that only transport power from the wind turbines to our power outlets, but for each kilowatt we use, we will donate a percentage of the cost …

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Posted on Sun, 10 May 2009 in Personal • Tagged with Geocaching, iPhone

GeocachingI've been wanting to try Geocaching for a long time, and today I finally did. Today was just another lazy Sunday, and then on a whim I suggested to my family "Hey lets go look for hidden treasures". I picked an easy nearby cache, and after dinner I took the …

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Going green!

Posted on Sun, 10 May 2009 in Personal • Tagged with Bike, Environment, Green, trioBike

TriobikeAfter much debate and careful consideration we, The Olrik Family, have decided to go green! We will try to minimize our CO~2~ footprint on the world in everything we do through the clever use of technology. This doesn't mean we will go the Amish ((Also the Amish is a …

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42 again ?

Posted on Fri, 10 Apr 2009 in Personal

42 as interleaved 2 of 5 barcodeEver since reading the holy trilogy soon to be hexology in my early teens, I have had a "secret" obsession with the number 42. My phone number begins with 4242, my license plate is 42, I have a lot of pictures on flickr in the 42 group. Just the other …

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Wordpress migration

Posted on Tue, 10 Mar 2009 in Personal • Tagged with Blog, Movable Type, Wordpress

Wordpress Just over a month ago I began contemplating a move from Movable Type to Wordpress, and for the last 14 days or so I have been running my blog on Wordpress. I must say that the experience have been very nice so far. Back in the day, when Movable Type …

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Meet Sarah!

Posted on Fri, 23 Jan 2009 in Personal • Tagged with Baby, Family

imageHere she is, finally out of light therapy. Sarah Wange Olrik With a little luck she'll be released tommorow. Only time will tell...

Life, now with even more magic!

Posted on Tue, 20 Jan 2009 in Personal • Tagged with Baby, Family

imageSo it finally happened! After a long and tough pregnancy, today at 17:10 on this beautiful sunny winter Tuesday, our little baby girl has arrived to this brave new world. A world where there is no more Bush, and the Israeli and the Palestinian have finally entered a ceasefire …

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Meet Cosmo

Posted on Wed, 10 Sep 2008 in Personal • Tagged with Family, K-9

wilma_and_cosmo.pngSay hello to Cosmo ((If you read this entry before the night of the 16. the name was Arnold, but after much debate we finally settled on Cosmo)), who was just born this morning, and his mom Wilma. Cosmo will be moving in with us in about 8 to 10 …

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Getting Things Done

Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2008 in Personal • Tagged with GTD

imageHere at our house we like to get things done, and when we're not getting things done, we like to read about getting things done. For the record he chose the book all by him self, but I suspect that he's skimming the text and only looking at the figures …

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