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Tuesday, August 31st, 2004

I really had to eat my words after my last entry — and there was plenty of water (in the form of rain) to wash them down with…. Uncharacteristically, we went from a “Mediterranean” summer (i.e., typical drought and quite a bit of dry heat) to this damp, dreary week that deserved Heinrich Heine‘s summing […]

Holy flickr’ing batguano…

Tuesday, August 31st, 2004

Vacation – August05-22 Originally uploaded by Bananarama. Hello, I’m testing the “blog this” feature on Flickr, and it’s way too fast for me.  This is a photo of an old “castle” (actually, a McMansion of its day) a few blocks from where I live — it was posted on Flickr by Bananrama, and I hit […]

Weather Report: Some rain, finally

Sunday, August 22nd, 2004

In Northern Hemispheres: Delusions August is a vicious month. It walks on legs unsteady, Made prickly by a previous Winter’s weight of bad choices. Well stuck together by the colder months, Held fast internally they were, yet seemed to move. But July’s heat unglued these parts, The conglomerates of histories, And stumbling, August can enact […]

Right of Way, Coming Through: What’s important these days, anyway?

Monday, August 9th, 2004

Well, hold on to your hats if Adam Sparks’s editorial, Why Kerry Will Lose The Election in the San Francisco Gate is on the money. What I really distrust in Sparks’s analysis is his manipulation of how we should perceive perception: Sparks regards the potentially popular perception that Kerry would be (marginally, infinitesimally) better than […]

Fellini was making documentaries

Monday, August 2nd, 2004

To blog or not to blog? Although not exactly taking a summer break, I’m an oppressed summery mass nonetheless, crushed by domestic chores that somehow seem to be going ’round and ’round, like an endless sushi loop at “Yo Sushi,” to quote Eddy from AbFab. Forget the links, no time. If you haven’t seen the […]

C’mon baby light my fire

Sunday, August 1st, 2004

Who would have known? I will be barbequed by an angry dragon How will you die? Take the Exotic Cause of Death Test Via the inimitable Doug writing here.

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