Archive for July, 2009

The Baby’s Cryin’!

Posted in Lillie Files with tags , , , , , , on July 31, 2009 by Carlos Macias

Lillie 1Lillie Mae Macias. My beautiful daughter was born sixteen days ago in Redlands, California — not too far from her own father’s birth place, actually. Why, San Bernardino is but the next city over.

Yes, the city that in the last few years has risen up the ranks of the most crime-infested cities in the state. Past even Compton’s slime rate…Mr. Dre’s infamous stomping grounds.

Lillie, at least, wont carry the stigma of being “from the hood” and will be looked upon as being born next to Aladdin’s house. Oh, man, I should have taken a picture of that stoopid mansion next to the hospital for this post. Continue reading

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The Next Frontier is Video Game Surgeries

Posted in Meta with tags , , , , , , on July 20, 2009 by Carlos Macias

robotic surgery

Pilots are one thing — you know, since they shoot the “enemy” — but now doctors will benefit from video game playing, as well? I came across the above scan in a promotional flier at a local hospital in Redlands, CA earlier today. Personally, I don’t know if I’d trust a doctor looking into the first iteration of Nintendo’s Virtual Boy to cut me up…would you?