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On Turning 30

Happy Birth­day, John! from Pirata718 on Vimeo.

Decem­ber 22 came and went, and now I’m 30 years old. I can’t even com­pre­hend that sta­tis­tic. Grow­ing up, I fig­ured that I would have accom­plished so much by that age – it seemed so far away. Today, 40 seems ridicu­lously far away. There is prob­a­bly some kind of les­son in that.

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A cou­ple of Jan­u­ary birth­days help con­tinue my trend of post­ing to Flickr only pho­tos of my friends drinking…


Stef’s 31st Birth­day – More on Flickr »

birthday girl

Nobuko’s 33rd Birth­day – More on Flickr »

On Turning 28

On this day, in 1977, I was born. At 5 lbs. 6 oz., I was six weeks early, and spent my first Christ­mas in hospital.

I used to think that 28 sounded so old – time for mar­ry­ing, house-buying, and think­ing about kid­dos. Now that this day has come, those things seem as far away as they did when I was 20. I’m always amazed that peo­ple I know are doing these things now… my younger cous­ing Mag­gie has 3 kids, and she’s 2 years younger than me. My first real girl­friend from High School is mar­ried. And, it seems like every weblog­ger that I read is either get­ting engaged, mar­ried, or hav­ing a child.

So, I’m 28. I may have been in a hurry to come into this world, but hope­fully I’ve learned to slow down a bit. I’ve got a great girl, good friends, and a lot to be thank­ful for… those other “grown-up” things will fall into place, in time.


Here is my God­son, Tommy…


God­son, by ned­ward.

I was in Buf­falo this past week­end to cel­e­brate my Grandma’s 100th birth­day, and got to see my cousins Mag­gie, Lau­ren, Sarah, and Emma.

New Apple Display

apple.com”, posted by ned­ward

Christ­mas & my Birth­day, within 3 days of each other… Put them together, and you get a new Apple 20″ Cin­ema Dis­play.

Every­thing looks more beau­ti­ful tonight.

On turning 27

Thanks to every­one who came to my lit­tle birth­day party last night. Pres­ley did an amaz­ing job orga­niz­ing, and tak­ing care of every­thing. I hope every­one had fun.

Here is an iMix of the playlist last night — Ned’s 27th Birth­day Playlist.

There are 167 tracks on my playlist, but iTunes only has the rights to sell 104 of them… The full songlist is below the fold.

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Scorpion Bowl

Noth­ing like shar­ing a Scor­pion Bowl with another man’s wife…

Scorpion Bowl

K. and Ned at Lolo’s birth­day cel­e­bra­tion. Tiki Room, Lans­downe Street, Boston, Sept 17.


I'm 26!I’m now twenty-six years old. And my girl­friend is mak­ing me cup­cakes to take to work tomor­row (today).

Isn’t that wonderful?

Birthday 25 Soon