August 2007

I just checked in online for my brief trip to California tomorrow. I’m flying down to Oakland, where I’ll be meeting other family en route to Carmel, CA. Overnight in Carmel, back home to Seattle on Sunday evening. I may not bring a laptop; just a camera, and my Sony PSP (with Brave Story: New…

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It’s sobering to think that an earthquake 4,300 miles away could trigger a tsunami advisory here. From Yahoo! Weather: TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 4 NWS WEST COAST/ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 715 PM PDT WED AUG 15 2007 …THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA IS ENDED … NO – REPEAT…

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Alec blogs about the girl who overdosed on seven double espressos, and writes, “Nowadays I have a hard stop, and move to decaf after a max of four singles.” Hmm. My normal breakfast begins with a quad espresso macchiato, which is just over 300 mg. caffeine. I frequently have another quad EM later in the…

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Watched: La Belle Noiseuse (1991). One of the longest films I’ve ever seen (236 minutes), and I loved every moment of it. As one reviewer put it, “it actually feels liberating to watch a film that doesn’t limit itself to a predetermined time constraint.” The tempo here is that of real life, not the urgency…

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Blogthings – Are You a Feminist?: ***You Are 98% Feminist*** You are a total feminist. This doesn’t mean you’re a man hater (in fact, you may be a man). You just think that men and women should be treated equally. It’s a simple idea but somehow complicated for the world to put into action. Not…

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