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We're In This Together Now - NIN

Mendel

Gregor Mendel was a champion for whirled peas. (bada boom)(crash!). No really. He liked peas. >:) He noted each day in a journal , what cross resulted in a desired trait, and what cross did not. He loved his plants dearly and did everything he could to keep them healthy. Its normal enough. I have a thing for the push pin pig I made out of an eraser, here on my desk. It represents me. (thank you, Matt Groening!) One of the neatest things about Mendel is that most of his work you can remember and sort of keep in your head. Sometimes I think this happens because we sublimate our desire to further the species into something abstract. He was entirely alone. He called his peas his "children". There were a form of human escape for him. A way he could be a real person. It wasn't an obsession, because those can be blind. It was a simple love. That he kept his entire life. When we share stories amongst ea. other about kids, or we see pictures of kids, an interesting…

Signal to Noise - Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel Live, is amazing. I took my two friends to one of his live concerts - US , as a wedding gift.

Paperback Writer - The Beatles

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This song was never released on an original LP, but instead was released as a 45 for a film in 1966 and only added later to other compendium releases. Paul McCartney/ John Lennon.

Dear Sir or Madam, will you read my book?
It took me years to write, will you take a look?
Based on a novel by a man named Lear
And I need a job, so I want to be a paperback writer,
Paperback writer. (Paperback writer)

It's the dirty story of a dirty man
And his clinging wife doesn't understand.
His son is working for the Daily Mail,
It's a steady job but he wants to be a paperback writer,
Paperback writer. (Paperback writer)

It's a thousand pages, give or take a few,
I'll be writing more in a week or two.
I can make it longer if you like the style,
I can change it round and I want to be a paperback writer (Paperback writer.)

If you really like it you can have the rights,
It could make a million for you overnight.
If you must return it, you can send it here
But I need a break and I wan…

Paint Piano- Michel Gondry / Bjork

Russ Hennings

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My cousin is Russ Hennings,formerly of Surfing Magazine and now the senior photographer for Oakley. He has the ultimate dream job. He goes all around the world shooting tasty waves and stoking on beautiful sunrise.

I was the first surfer in our family. I got into it from skateboarding, when I lived in Florida. I went to big wave surfing in PR. My quiver consisted of one custom made board that I designed (fluted rails), about 5'10 - I glassed it too (earned the nickname "Resin Man" since I ended up glassing +everybody's+ +everything+ after that and had it eternally on me somehow), a G+S 5'10 and a 6'1 Gun from Sunset Beach Surfboards. I have surfed Laguna, Salt Creek, Dana Point, Playa Azul, La Pared, The Jungle, Perdido Key, The Fortress, Hobos, Turtles, and a Big Wave Cloud Break out Past La Selva. I am totally landbound and I am climbing the mother fuckin' walls today. All day in a hospital lobby. I am a nice guy but damnit. I want to go rip.…

Running

Once when I was in Tampa I started running. At night. In my clothes. I didn't stop until 15 miles later. I don't know why. I have not worked out in nearly 2 and a half weeks. I have been off and on , on the bike. I am literally here at the doctors office with my friend (again). The doctor is one of 450 specialists in the US. 440 of them are just research. He is one of the 10 best doctors and only practicing doctors in the US for my friends problem. He is expensive as hell. One hour was 900 bucks. I had to pay cash. :( And all this time I am thinking. Finally. She is finally going to get this whole thing of hers fixed. Intensive labile hypertension. I tried to tell the Doc that she is kind of belligerent.. but she cut me off. So I went over to his laptop and posted this; I happen to be Doc's network engineer. And have been so for nearly three months and this is the first time I've been able to drag her here. She has a huge resistance to anyone helping her. She…

Clock People - Mirror Mask

Belief System

One of my best friends lived and worked with Mother Teresa for five years. He told me , that when he asked her .. "Should I change my faith, to Catholic?" MT (that was her nickname) said.. "Whatever you do, be the best. And when HE calls you, you will know it." Its hard to weave things into a coherent system. Beliefs are theories that end up getting tested against real world stuff. I have been trained to remove myself from the equation whenever I can. I have also learned the power of faith. I am not sure how things knit together. They do. Just not sure how. Once a punk. Always a punk. I believe that dancing in the middle of an abandoned catholic chapel is not sacriledge. Even if the dance began with someone carrying a cross and wearing a face mask that had blood on it, slowly walking into the center of the mosh pit. I believe that kids understand things we don't. They are more alive than us. Sometimes. I want lots of little kids. I tell my…

McCain Sings Streisand

"I've been in politics for over 20 years, and for all 20 years I've had Barbara Streisand trying to do my job. So I decided I'd try my hand at her job." the wedding singer? no thanks. psy ops loudspeaker music for fallujah red zone. you bet.

Burning Life

Looks like there will be a Burn after all.. I am in a land auction today in SL to petition for a Burning Life exhibit. The focus of the exhibit will be on voice transformations and voice RP. Its sort of a test site, where people can alter their avies and voices so that anyone can take a form they seek, voice, furry, dragon - and then try out the voice on their friends. I am not exactly sure how to do it. I do know that I'm going to dust off my trusty music sphere and get it set up with my stream server so that I can get it working right. I hope to be able to announce a modified camp design here. I have the voice transform boxes on the way. I am trying to scrap up the money for it, its quite a bit of cash. I hope to have them by friday. Burning Life (the Burning Man Exhibit in SL) 2007 is a better forum for what I was trying to do, and being that it was my first camp I think its probably better than I take a parcel in Burning Life and get on with it there. It will take some…

Argument - Sid Caesar / Annette Fabray [5th]

Its Bravery

I am so scared I am completely rooted to the spot. Everything around me is coming out in vivid contrasts. I can hear the blades of grass rustling against each other over in the pasture. My mind drifts (I know you are +shocked+ to hear this.). I think of a girl I used to know. I smile. What? Why is everyone cheering. They think I'm brave or something. Wow. I had better go with this. Back then , what happened next was everyone went off to battle and killed all kinds of enemies. Grr. But 21st century so I guess what happens now is about 64 Indians are all going to suddenly rush into my office and do a dance here in perfect unison. I will smile for the camera and look surprised. :o I am so in love with you :)

Divisions of Self

I will try to answer this because I have been involved with Electric Communities and other forms of metaverse off and on for quite a while. I work to make them scaleable, open, traversable, ubiquitous, and community based . WE LAUGH AT DANGER I have seen people destroyed by their approach to this question, as well. One of my best friends fell into the online avatar pit and never really returned. He was a nice guy, affable. Former employee of Netscape Communications. He is now completely paranoid, alone and hiding out somewhere. And IMHO he drinks way too much. You can talk to him and he just riffs on about things like "star wars" at random times. "Hey, what do you think about Chewbacca?" from out of the blue. So I guessed right on the topic - early on. I would warrant that to be from my abundance of those skills endemic to all good programmers: arrogance, laziness, and honesty. He just wasn't lazy enough. I am totally lazy. I will spend seven hours working…

Between Sun and Moon - Neils Peart

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There is a fine line between love and illusion
A fine place to penetrate
The gap between actor and act
The lens between wishes and fact

Some need to pray to the sun at high noon
Need to howl at the midwinter moon
Reborn and baptized in a moment of grace
We just need a break
From the headlong race

This is a fine place
Shining face to face
Those bonfire lights in the mirrored sky
The space between wonder and why

Neils Peart, "Between Sun And Moon"

Don't Look Back - Boston [Live]

A rock band comprised mostly of ex-engineering students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I had friends there. I remember what they told me about the social life. She said "The motto of MIT is 'Mans et Manus', which latin for 'Mind and Hand'. Gives you a good idea of the social life there as well." MIT. The Georgia Tech of the North. >:) / Whave you flown, Krystal Bird?

Have a Nice Day

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For some reason I am riffing on today. It started out at like, 3 AM when someone woke me up. Then I saw the sun rise. Walked the pasture. Its not anything I'm doing, its just a super nice day.

So I smell suntan lotion ! I am heading off to plummet into cold water and swim and play and do all kinds of fun stuff that doesn't have much to do with getting +important+ things done but since it's friend on the mend, and today is really special and my rain dance seemed to work. (go figure! my mom was impressed) I am going to go play. Have a Nice Day . >;)

Classic Girl - Jane's Addiction

Up, up. Pup is up! Hits are to 3,283, up from 2,640 during the last interval. This is a 24.1 percent increase from last; New Regions include the Amazon , Malaysia, Russia, and for some reason, both Capes of Good Hope, and Africa. Australia glowed large. ( And thats because of Lady Sheridanne Kelley - Thank you hon )

Ritual de lo Habitual

The girl can only get excited if she is humiliating someone. She carefully sets up her relationships so that her mate is hurt. She convinces herself that he is not and then seeks, over and over - to have herself punished for it. Echoes of death. Impermanence. The ashes of her dead son are kept in a silver vial on her left ear. She wants to be beaten, hard. She wants to say to the child that she was sorry. But she can't. She'll get a tattoo of the symbol infinity. It will be somewhere on her skin. It will not be a color tattoo. She says she wants it in her hand. The boy spends his time piecing together model airplanes in an attic of an old white victorian two story home. The attic is as big as a garage. There is one window, facing north. Thoughts of the opposite sex vanish in the mist. He thinks about females and how mysterious they are and then he suddenly remembers theres a new model airplane over at the commissary. He walks over to pick it up, making up dirty rhym…

Subterranean Homesick Blues (Feingold)

Off to the Doc

I have declared today, official fix-a-friend day. First. off to the doc for an ear check and a severe hypertension exam. Then I am going to get her to a person she can trust to talk out the reason why she refuses to acknowledge, medicate, or monitor a fatal health condition. Her rationale: "If I knew , it would make me depressed." Doesn't cut it with me anymore. I looked into IRB and found that I am not crossing any lines by recommending medical or other treatment as long as it is voluntary on her behalf and not directly related with my research. I can't remember. Something about 1979. Whatever. All that noise about "place god first" finally came home with me when I realized that as another living human being on this planet it doesn't matter whether or not I am breaking any mortal laws - I have a person here that I am not going to sit by and watch her fly apart. And so I will be out of pocket for awhile. Off to Johns Creek or whatever other new na…

Dig - Incubus

we all have a weakness some of ours are easy to identify...

Rough Day Yesterday..

Wow what a rough day yesterday. I work with stroke survivors and man. One of them, in fact one that I've had a particularly hard time with IRB - she was just ... lord. She kept talking about the craziest things. And whats worse, is I am overloaded at work but not the most impolite person - if you come to my desk saying there be demons. I will listen to you. The thing is, she's not crazy. I know this. But what do you do, when someone is so belligerent? I work on speech patterns alone and I am not innocent all the time, I promise but I swear to you that I am not beaming thoughts inside anyone's head. Where do people get thoughts like that? I guess I should say that I am, in real life, an incredibly lonely - but happy person. I have almost zero people around me that I can party with. My best friend is a catholic priest novitiate. My best shot at having fun is to see if I can't nudge him along the way to becoming a jesuit + taking me along for the ride to where h…

 

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.. or has it just begun ? firstborn unicorn. hardcore soft porn

William Wallace [ Braveheart]

I am +supposed+ to be related to William Wallace (Wallensis). All I know is that the movie was wrong: there were two uncles that raised William. One, was a priest (scribe) and the other a warrior. There was no "uncle argyle". He is a mashup of the two. And they say he died childless.. but there is a family legend that there is a ring from a certain princess.... they say.. its a ruby.

(Emily Orr) Fair Use >:)

Fair use.: Copyright protects the particular way an author has expressed himself; it does not extend to any ideas, systems, or factual information conveyed in the work. Let me illustrate some finer points about the incessant riff on kinky sex, with this wonderful excerpt from cosmo. Emily Orr, fellow shapeshifter, is the one in italics. (semi-work safe. Ok. Its safe at my desk, but then again. I have a picture of Kat Von D.) Emilly Orr - Byte 1
Emilly Orr - Byte 2
Emilly Orr - Byte 3
Emilly Orr - Byte 4
Emilly Orr - Byte 5
SL = a polar opposite, of the types of environment(s) such as world of warcraft. As I have excerpted from this issue of cosmo, it is an environment that neither dominates nor hinders any expression of sensuality and desire. Its not going away. Actually , its also kind of neat to see what the bugs do to your own sense of who you are. I'm fairly stable, speaking for myself. But ... SL... hmmmm... To thine own self be true..

Echo - Incubus- [Pride and Prejudice] (Austen)

Do you think the adsense "some loves are doomed" , is relevant to this content post? Vote here..>:) (will pop open a new window)

Have you ever been experienced.

Have you ever gotten together with anyone to read? Has anyone ever sat down , in a circle, and had someone read something to you, that was their original work? Have you ever enjoyed anyone playing a song, that they wrote? Have you ever been outside to walk with someone who could tell you the genus and specific epithet of the plant you couldn't remember the name of? Have you ever had someone that you could rely upon, no matter what? Someone who could be there for you even if you weren't there for yourself? Have you ever been with someone that made you feel so safe, that for the first time in your life, you knew that everything would work out just the way you dreamt of it, when you were little? Have you ever been somewhere, where you felt the presence of god, strong and pure? A place where, the lines of power seem to radiate from the very earth? Have you ever been experienced? Will you ever go there. Or will you stay where you are. Safe. In the promise of a new dawn ov…

Koyaniqaatsi (Night Scene)

AdSense

Sometimes I love to just put on the iPod and hack. Sometimes its craigslist. Sometimes its RSS feeds. The rest of the time these days its google. I am white hat. Doesn't matter. Keeps the senses sharp. Google has just unbelievable computing power sitting out there on the public internet. But they are also a huge semantic processor. In fact, the search engine companies sniped most of the employees of a recently defunct speech recognition company I knew. The former head of Speech Technology at Microsoft, Kai Fu Lee, is now the head of Google China. Nice guy. So today, as always, under the aegis of research, it was all about adSense. The thing that is reading this post now, and trying to figure out which ad to put up above. Its totally fun to write about. Because all you have to say is "Wocka wocka wocka" and watch it go into a tailspin. Are fozzy bear and kermit really twins? They look like twins. Sorry I will have to deal with that question later. Right now, I am wri…

Come with Me - Puff Daddy [The Matrix]

I cry.. tears ... of sorrow... I die..

See Emily Play

Driving Backwards with You .. (The Slip) she posted here when I was sleeping.. furiously.. My in-world friend Emilly Orr was published by either interview or prose in the Australian Edition of Cosmopolitan Magazine. Likely done in excellent style. As, I am sure, you will find Emily Orr herself. Owner, The Original Train Wreck Love Life. ---> .. But I once a good source there, she was very reliable. .. I can ask, if anyone wants a copy? Wow. Nice Emily! Good work. >:) And Good work landing something at Bare Rose. Thats awesome. Ok .. so who wants a copy..?

A game.

Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life. - Every phenomenon on earth is symbolic, and each symbol is an open gate through which the soul, if it is ready, can enter into the inner part of the world, where you and I and day and night are all oneLove must neither beg nor demand. Love must be strong enough to find certainty within itself. It then ceases to be moved and becomes the mover. The way to innocence, to the uncreated, and to God leads on, not back, not back to the wolf or to the child, but ever further into sin, ever deeper into human life. ... You will have to multiply many time your two-fold being and complicate your complexities still further. Instead of narrowing your world and simplifying your soul, you will have to absorb more and more of the world and at last take all of it up in your painful…

The Pusher

We have met the enemy. And he is us.

Three is a Magic Number - Remix - MadTV

This hurt me worse than it is going to hurt you..

New Mexico

New Mexico is a special place to me. The flag is a yellow banner with a red symbol that looks somewhat like a compass. The land starts from the north, at the end of the Rocky Mountains, to the south, and the White Sands desert. A place where the sand is so brilliant you have to put sunscreen on your throat to protect from the reflection of the sun off the ground. We had gila monster parties there. If there is such a thing as neuroplastic memory recovery I would love have memories of them back. A gila monster is a cold blooded creature. So they are slow in the early morning. You get a sack or backpack or something and go out into the desert and find them and you can almost quite literally pick them up while they're cold. They are slow moving and bright and easy to spot. Their bit contains a neurotoxin so deadly that its one of the most toxic substances known to man. Death comes in immediate waves. The africa green mamba, the poisonous sea snake and the florida coral snake ar…

ZAAR

soundtrack from the film "the last temptatin of christ". - peter gabriel *shaking the tree

Everybody's Fool - Galadriel - Evanescence

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Pandora - Music Genome Project

Ok this is cool . There's some kind of music project going on where you can get your own internet radio station built. My two familiars up there (they look like adwords up there) just dragged this dead mouse in through my door and I've yet to crunch its tasty brains between my jaws and then fall asleep on the windowsill with blood on my whiskers. Update: Listened. Its not bad. Change the URL Get string up there to whatever you want. (e.g. replace Charlotte+Church) up there to what you want.

World Heavyweight Poet Bout

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I was something between a senior and a grad student in college, finishing up my practicuum in Applied Physics. I had very little money, just having moved to New Mexico with basically whatever I had from Graduation in my pocket. My Volvo had blown out its fuel pump just as I had arrived in the town where I was to live. I had spent my last getting an apartmentand had little enough left for food. So I was walking everywhere. One day I looked down and on the ground there was ae flyer for a World Heavyweight Poet Bout in Taos, NM. 120 miles. So I decided to walk, and see where I would quit. I thought, if I go 40 miles, hey I can turn around if I get tired. I knew I could walk out to the edge of the mesa (10 miles) then down the canyon. Fortunately I caught a ride down the canyon to the base of the mesa and just outside of Pojuaque I started walking through the high desert. The walk took about a day (go there at about 3 am or so). I fell asleep in a field. I remember seeing a books…

Birthday - The Sugar Cubes

My father visited Iceland when he was in the Navy and he always told me how cool a place it was. "Its a country of just a few million people and they have three full universities and two national airlines." Words to that effect. Bjork is the lead singer.

All of which is to say..

... That religion weakens our language. Cosmic Variance wrote a killer article on this idea. Cosmic is talking about how people are labelling a new particle we are finding soon, hopefully , as the "God Particle" and how most physicists, really, really hate this label. This is the same particle that I posted about a long time ago; its discovery has a finite chance of creating a singularity (a cute little baby black hole .. a hungry little baby). In about two weeks we'll find out. Hopefully that post about the Higgs boson I made so long ago sidebarred the main thread of this blog: e-language (at my most noble) and kinky sex (more, please). So I started digging into evolution because I saw the molecular beginnings of life as really kind of interesting in this regard. I used to live across the bay from a place called phosphorescent bay - and I heard of an article on how these really simple organisms signalled to ea. other. and felt like this had to be a part of the …

Others may go to war

Others may go to war
but you. My Dear Hapsburg.
You. Shall marry

Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut

".. I believed that by the time that by the time I was 30, Popular Mechanics was going to have a picture of God on its cover. " vonnegut is one of the people one could have run into, in second life. don't fault me for that environment. it really is that cool.

Moments of Love

There are moments in everyone's life where the ideas that generally get bound up in the defined views of everyone else's way you should live your life come crashing up against the way that you're actually going to live it. I once met a girl who readily defined herself as polyamorous and that was a wonderful moment for me, I really liked the idea of talking to someone who could actually love more than one person at once. Somewhere in the back of my mind I always wondered if I was in fact like her. And then I realized I am not. At least, not in the sense that she defined it. But i still loved her. And she was foremost in my mind. Does this make sense? To say there is any science to quickly assessing people is like trying to equate an online university diploma mill typefuck with meeting your second wife. This person quietly challenged me and I loved it. She was an atheist. I am a christian. I can usually reconcile these two world views in grace. I simply remember …

Remember the Name - Friday Night Lights

For those of you that want to know what we're all about. It's like this, y'all: GT tops. UGA bottoms. The world goes back to Heismann and Bobby Jones. Here come DA BEE like it or not.

Natural Born Orcs

... whole world's comin' to an end, mal.

The Tree

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Something has been playing with me for nearly two weeks now. In the last threads of this blog I've sort of explored life a bit. Inasmuch as I have tried to uncover the radiant and the good on my journey towards a better understanding of JR Tolkien I've skipped a few steps. For one, Tolkien himself. cf. lady sheridanne I am fascinated by e-language ('everything else' other than grammar, and syntax). A craigslist post can lock me down like a dog staring down its prey. Every muscle tight. The random snippet or fragment of story line can hold me like a prey animal held still by the fear he has finally been caught. I have always been this way; when I was young my mom made me listen to my own accent as I grew up in the deep south - and cancel it out. I learned to listen to accent, cadence, tone. If it wasn't for surfing and honors english I never would've made it through grad school in later life. Its just far too easy to end up dealing dope down at Denny'…

Dream a Dream - Charlotte Church

Charlotte Church at the peak of her career. Age 14
she started on a riff about two or three years ago singing with her range but dropping the high notes. rumours abound that she is smoking cigarettes. her latest work is sort of earthy but here's the thing - when you attract a following that listens to your every note. don't start skipping them. the chance for her to be someone really wild, a force in music - is pretty good but she will have to sharpen her voice back to the peak and beyond. After all, a childrens voice is never the best voice for a diva. To say her career is over and she's used up jet trash because at sixteen she discovered sex is like saying tiger woods is never going to win the masters because when he was 15 he couldn't play a tournament when he fell down with mononucleosis.

Naqoyaqaatsi - Phil Glass - Escapes!

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I will get this one , one day. Pretty much guaranteed to be out of here in about 10 minutes... BTW I am absolutely fascinated by the google ad words engine, and have been keeping track. So far, the adwords started out.. "you can make money being a writer", "families expressing emotion" , "web developers needed". This is just fascinating, but what about.. hmm... "you can stop divorce". I wonder, if I write about manatees, will they put "save the manatees" up there. Great. Now in addition to writing to my mom, and the lover I never had, I get to write to a HAL 9000 series computer. Lady Sheridanne posted something today I've been meaning to check but I can't get sound. I had better go over there now since this last Phil Glass clip search just killed me. T minus 5 minutes and counting... BTW I can probably post the answer here. But I'd much rather not because my competition reads this stuff I'm writing sometimes + I&…

Powaqaatsi - Phil Glass

Bagged! Two in a row. This one is short. The whole film is much longer. Do the ads work? Google just approved my adsense app. so ads may appear. Should I change my profile from "independent" to "sold out to the man" ? I wish I could really hear thiese things. Bank will be done with me in 20 minutes. I feel like I am on an operating table and I am using the line up marker for the cat scan machine to sketch a picture of the setup on the dropcloth. Grrr. I hate waiting.. I am gonna try for one last shot at this trilogy. Its hard when you can't remember the name.

Koyaaniqatsi - Phil Glass

This one is a prize. The search string is in swahili, with a composer who has a common object name. It is subject to misspellings. I have looked for this one for +years+. If I can find the other three in the cycle I will they are all powerful. I am outside the door of the bank where the committee is meeting about my company and this was my previously favorite search challenge. The other two are: Powaqaatsi and the Damn-I-can't-even-rememberthe-name-Qatsi. But they are damn good films. Powaqaatsi is the next one to bag. Enjoy this. I can't watch it here/ sound is off. Everyone at my office is waiting for me to signal whether or not we made it. They have been phone off the hook in there for the last hour. Its alot of money. I am bored out of my mind. You wait for an hour. Speak for five minutes. Then wait another hour. I don't normally pray at times like this. I surf. Seriously enjoy this thing. Its totally cool. - Today of all places to crack this nut. And in a bank lo…

Crash Test Dummies

did you know that if you have enough pushpins, + pink erasers, you can make a push pin pig to represent yourself? Also, the average ballpoint pen makes great tattoos.. I think I am going to do some religious symbols. isn't lunch at your desk great?

Work is Hell

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driving in I thought of an old friend that helped build ask.com, and her boyfriend who I think ended up working for Nasa. I was thinking, wow. Those are cool jobs. Then I realized she ended up somewhere in Emeryville with chronic fatigue syndrome and shes probably maybe even dead somewhere. And the other guy. Lord only knows. But he was convinced that all life on Earth is doomed and our only real hope for survival as a species was to escape the planet. So I wanted to write something nice for them, like , you know, something you could read while you listened to Natalie Merchant on your iPod or something ... and then I realized. One of them is probably dead, from overwork. And the other one goes to work every day with the sole idea that all life will be annhilated from the planet. So You sit down to write about old friends, but you don't have enough time. Then you realize. Work. Is. Hell. ... and for my job? I don't get to complain about the routine. I get the second level o…

Time to leave my loved ones..and..

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I wanted to dish my cousin Russ Hennings here for his latest shoot. He's a surf and skate photographer and a damn good one too. Russ caught some great shots of Shaun White (remember him, the snowboarder. sk8r /1 Olympic Gold / 6 X Games.. oooh yeahh.. that Shaun White) the X games this past weekend. Viddy well oh my brothers
While I'm at it, My uncle Sam Hennings scored a big one over the weekend too. He'll be costarring in Saving Grace, - this is kind of an advance news item. He Costars with Holly Hunter (thats the way my mom put it). I wish I could actually watch some of this stuff. I don't have cable. But you should see my DVD collection.. My plans for this week are to survive to fight another day. I have decided that robbing a liquor store to come up with payroll is a bad business model to follow. I know, I know it worked for you in the past. But I am going to try something different . Ah and I get to go to a karaoke bar with my slave tonight. Now that wil…

Da Funk - Big City Nights - Daft Punk

its.. beatrice.

F.A.S.T.

Stroke is the number two killer in the US, behind heart attack. The person who is having a stroke often complains of severe headache. The damage can be very severe. If you can get a stroke survivor within less than an hour of the event there are drugs that are effective that limit the damage area. These drugs apply for strokes that are mostly related to clotting. Others, still benefit from early diagnosis. It's kind of like ice on a fat lip. The sooner you put it there the less swollen it will be; the blood vessels have ruptured and the body is trying to remove waste blood - the ice helps the vessels to close.. So what this post is about today is that there is a test everyone should know that is used for a person that may be having a stroke. It is called FAST - try it if you suspect +any+ damage to the brain from trauma or a sudden event (like a really severe headache): F - acial Expression. Ask them to smile or something. A - rms. Ask them to raise both their arms. S -…

Don't Cha - The Pussycat Dolls

>.) don't cha?

Where I grew up

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The view across the quiet side of the point. Colorless has seen a term traffic increase of +20%. About 7 new countries: Israel, Argentina, Equador, Egypt and Romania (thanks Alexania!).
Decision is to ad words somewhere in this layout .. (where?)
While I am too busy misting up over my old stomping grounds (sob) go hit Lady Sheridanne. She deserves it.

Casino Royale - Climax (James Bond) - 1954

A man is going to play for the highest stakes of all.. his life. Based on story called "Casino Royale" by "Ian Fleming". >:) .. and may I say that you are a very important cipher ?

Dates with Dad

Good idea. It works. Not sure why "Dates with Mom" don't seem to work in my view. At least, I can't really visualize them. (I am a highly symbolic thinker, I tend to see pictures of things, just like people with Aspergers syndrome..if I can't see it it sometimes just disappears to me. But its still there. I forced myself to be a math person + now I am ok except when anyone says "BlackBriar" and then I get all kinds of flashbacks.) Grandparents get special days with grandchildren. I just can't visualize "Dates with Mom" as easily. I wonder if it is because I am a man. One thing. India, for some reason - is vivid in my memory. I remember at Fatephur - Sikri, the peacock. And the dull gray hen. Why is it reversed for human beings? Why is it that I hunt the female, while they hunt the male? What's the point of sex, even to begin with? Well besides offspring. I mean, why not like, split apart into two like a big amoeba? Its more ef…