Christmas in Mexico

Puebla Mexico: Cinco de Mayo, Popocatepetl, pyramid, food, and a magic show in the zocalo during navidad. magic show in the zocalo Popocatepetl, an active volcano in Puebla Cholula. A church built on top a giant pyramid, the largest pyramid by volume in the world.


Panama, the isthmus that connects North and South America, is an area rich in both natural biodiversity and cultural heritage. A land of two oceans, dormant volcanos, fertile valleys, tropical rain forest, and the engineering wonder that is the Panama Canal. Que linda es la tierra, Panama. Below is a four-minute long video made from […]

Linux Filesystem Viewer for Windows

Linux has long been able to mount both Windows NTFS and FAT file systems, but the reverse is not true in Windows. To view a ext2 or ext3 file system, I tried a tool called DiskInternals Linux Reader, downloaded from the company’s web site: I installed it on my dual boot Windows XP/Kubuntu server. […]

Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu

Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu: John Updike on Ted Williams is a commemorative edition of John Updike’s original essay on the last game played by Ted Williams 50 years ago. I am a rabid fan of both the Red Sox and John Updike. This new edition includes the original essay published in the New Yorker […]

Installing VMWare Server on Kubuntu

The VMWare Server is a free product you can download directly from VMWare. You do need to register to get a serial number to complete the installation. The installation on Kubuntu is pretty straight forward. You need sudo privilege to run the configuration program, otherwise, the program complains. Also, either xinetd or inetd is requires. […]