Monthly Archives: June 2008

inferno in paradise

All Hell is breaking loose here in Mendocino County… where to begin? Well for starters, the weather. We had a very wet January, but from the middle of February on, it’s been frightfully dry. Pretty much all Spring, it’s been … Continue reading

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the most universally interesting blog post ever

Well, uh… you see it’s like this: my girlfriend was talking to one of her 653 sisters about her/our new camper. Sister wanted to see pictures of the inside. Girlfriend said to look at my website. So, I’m posting these … Continue reading

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the stampede of technological progress, part 3

In 1979, I moved to Berkeley and began attending school there. I was originally planning to major in astronomy, since I thought Carl Sagan was cool and it was fun to tell people I was going to be an astrophysicist. … Continue reading

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the stampede of technological progress, part 2

This chapter of the Great Historic Epic of our Generation will be brief. While technology was stampeding away during the late seventies, I had relatively little contact with it. Due to forces beyond my control, I found myself attending high … Continue reading

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when did i move to florida?

Dang, I don’t remember moving to Florida, but it looks like I have. It seems like with each election, Mendocino County becomes more and more Florida-esque. A coupla years back, Mendo County closed most of its precincts and went to … Continue reading

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the stampede of technological progress, part 1

I thought it might be interesting to somebody-somewhere-somewhen if I were to assemble a series of anecdotes on the theme of my encounters with the rising tide of computer technology. I wrote my first computer program about 34 years ago. … Continue reading

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adventures in yolla bolly land

I just got back to civilization after a brief camping trip to the Yolla Bolly Middle Eel Widerness and its neighborhood. We were camping with a pop-up tent trailer, a whole new style of camping to me. Hardly anyone drags … Continue reading

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