this week i

released our review of what privatized medicare plans will be available to seniors in 2011.

removed excel's gridlines from appearing by default in a brand new spreadsheet.  instructions:
(1) open a blank excel file;
(2) click 'view' on the ribbon along the top;
(3) uncheck the gridlines box;
(4) save that file as a template - "book.xlst" - file in the folder c:\program files (x86)\microsoft office\office12\xlstart;
(5) close and then re-open the program.

got my tourist on..

..with my good friends kirsten and huseyin.

listened to jazz..

..on the seine.

would vote the louvre pyramid builders out of office.

saw skyline soccer.

ate snails.

was held up by lovable drunks on the late-night parisian metro.

admired gardens..

..and arcs.

spent more on crepes than hotels.

found the magic of paris everywhere..

in easy paths to citizenship

awesome ancient gargoyles

lousy hunchback impersonators

silly rabbits

..what happens when the french try to do smokey the bear

clean streets

marilyn monroes..

..and other little touches of home

regal lawns

ping pong prehistory

had enough.  rode through the chunnel.

began working remotely in canary wharf.