November 2007 Archive

Green Green Cabs of Somerville

29 November 2007, 8:15 am
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Yesterday I saw a hybrid cab operated by the Green Cab Association of Somerville. This is apparently old news, but I’d somehow missed it. I think it’s a great idea — the combination of high use and mostly in-town driving seems like an excellent match for hybrid engines.
My wunnerful girlfriend and I are sort of […]

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bad dream light

27 November 2007, 6:14 am
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It wasn’t until I saw Richard Linklater’s Waking Life that I realized other people also had dreams in which they try to turn on light switches, and the scene fails to brighten. Being unable to shed literal light on the situation has been an attribute of my nightmares for as long as I can remember, […]

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morning seesaw

21 November 2007, 6:15 am
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OMG I have to remember this dream so i can talk/write about it later.
No, that whole thing about having to fill in a timesheet after a dinner party isn’t really that interesting.
OMG it’s five! I have to get up!!
Wait, it’s Saturday, isn’t it? i don’t have to get up.
No, it’s not Saturday. I have to […]

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15 November 2007, 8:21 am
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Last I night I had a dream in which I was being haunted by the ghosts of (among others) John Lydon and Iggy Pop.

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DRM done right; repetetive kudos

13 November 2007, 7:35 pm
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I read a very convincing review of Pragmatic Press’s Prototype and and decided to buy a copy. The shopping cart defaulted to the physical book and the PDF. This gave me some real pause. I find it very useful to have a physical book that doesn’t take up monitor space. On the other […]

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Red Sox Pumpkin

4 November 2007, 9:42 am
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Have I mentioned lately how much I love Somerville?
(Detail of photo at flickr)

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T-shirts unchronicled (1)

3 November 2007, 8:52 am
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I think I saw Echo & the Bunnymen only once*, touring Songs to Learn and Sing. I remember very little of the show — it was at GWU’s Smith Center, parking was hellacious, and if there was an opener, I think we missed it. An intense rendition of “Over the Wall” was a highlight. I […]

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anger management strategy #13789

2 November 2007, 7:09 pm
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Take a picture of a beautiful sunset.
(Larger version at flickr)

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