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mon 12 feb 01

"but then they danced down the street like dingledodies, and i shambled after as i've been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a common place thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everyone goes "awwwww!"
  - jack kerouac, on the road.

i must have picked up some kind of illness, after going shopping yesterday. 24 hour incubation, and i have a headache, my sinuses are clogging, and i feel like the bottom of an old boot. i think this is going to be it for the evening ...

in order to jump-start my creative muse, i'm opening a 'gallery' section, a place for all my photography to reside. this way, i don't have to torture my news-readers with long downloads. be kind while i search for new horizons ...

the razzie nominations are out. yeah.

warning, will robinson ... another outlook virus. this one starts with "here you have, ;o)" and supposedly includes a pic of tennis star anna kournikova ... but when opened, plays havoc. i've received two of these already, but have the security on outlook turned to the max. nobody in my address book should get any of this stuff addressed from me ... if you do, let me know. once again, i wonder if it is a responsible thing to run outlook ...

globe and mail: new giza tomb uncovered, from the reign of ankhenaton. maybe new information will surface about the ostensible 'first' monotheist ...

near is "on" eros ... the images look like macro photography of any garden-variety pebble. well, now, everyone's linked this. you'd think this was the first time anyone's ever landed on an asteroid ... (grin) ...

here's an idea for a creative photo essay. photograph the interiors of convenience store microwaves. and you just thought the bathrooms were bad ...

siliconfilm (e)film. getting closer to reality, though 1.3 megapix isn't too inspiring ...

hmmm. instant guilt, instant rationalization, instant forgiveness? just thinking ...

there are rocks and hidden pools in my stream of consciousness today. then again, that's every day ...

artnews: the roaches that came in from the cold.

nytimes: looking good, the male body image in america.

nytimes: bush's texas tax cuts.

santafenewmexican: spring thaws bring mud. clogs wheelwells, covers headlights. the suction grasps your feet, and won't let go ... sometimes pulling off tightly-laced boots. [linkrot; good for 12 hrs.]

threepennyreview: the tartar steppe.

washingtonpost: looking at 'the vagina monologues'. i'd like to see this. i'd like to see how they tread that fine line between empowerment/disempowerment.

archaeology: hellenic artifacts returned.

linuxfocus: gimp selection and color correction.

mac: new version of iview mediapro.

windows: website extractor.

macnn: new epson printers.

canada computes: digital field trip to the desert. visit with hal in the comfort of your air conditioned flat ... ?

internet news: webtrends to offer 'behavioral data.'

the standard: napster maxed out.

uuurmmphhh. huh? what? no. morning already? good grief.