My blogI write in spurts, mostly at random.
At exactly the right time, Steve Jobs has turned me away from the Dark Side. I have been agonizing over a laptop purchase for several months now. My first "real" personal computer (after the Interact I helped manufacture here in...read more
We spent the weekend visiting family up north. You can see an antonishing mess of stars in the sky up there. You can also find a hell of a lot of ticks crawling on you after a short walk. It is not the wilderness. America's franchise/sprawl culture is sprouting its...read more
It's hard for me to find any new music to get excited about these days. The last band that really impressed me was The White Stripes, and they're venerable veterans now. Before that, Lucinda Williams' Car Wheels on a Gravel Road blew me away. That was seven years ago....read more