Augustus Owsley Stanley III, still known as “Bear” is now 72. Bear agreed to give The San Francisco Chronicle an interview because a friend asked him. He has rarely consented to speak to the press about his life, his work or his unconventional thinking on matters such as the coming ice age or his all-meat […]
I will be going to my 40 year high school reunion next month. The summer of 1967 is featured in the current issue of Rolling Stone magazine. Their list of the top 40 albums from 1967 illustrates the significance of that year. I did not catch up with that scene until ten years later. Click […]
I am importing this photo by pasting in code provided by Picas Web. Various thumbnail size options are available. Clicking on this thumbnail takes you to the larger photo in my Picasaweb album. I think I will use this from now on.
My friend, Bob Halvorson died June 1, 2007 from liver cancer at age 56. Some of his classmates asked if I would take their photo. I said they might try finding it on the internet by doing a image search for Art Oglesby and Appleton. The high res photos are in my ARTiFactor Picasaweb album […]
When I built my new computer, I no longer had autofill to sign in to this blog. I tried every combination of user ID and e-mail address I could think of. Nothing worked. Blue Host support recommended changing it it in my data matrix. The step by step instructions resulted in a successful reset. I […]
We had two snow storms back-to-back with about 12″ each as Feb. turned into March. I had a hard time finding where to put the snow in the back alley. My brother, Russ, and his family got out of Marshall just in time so they could watch their son, Sam, wrestle in the state tournies.
My friend, Bob, is liquidating his collection of books online. He is using LibraryThing to create a database including title, author, reviews, tags, etc. I really like what his author tagcloud looks like. The more books one has by an author, the bigger the font is for that tag. If you exclude authors from the […]
A friend I grew up with is dying from liver cancer. He has only a few months left to finalize his affairs. One task he has chosen, is to liquidate his collection of books, mostly science fiction. So far he has sold about 10 % of his 3000+ books (via e-bay venders, I think). What […]
This post serves as a landing spot for all the permalinks that no longer exist. If I can learn how I hope to rebuild some of those old posts which go back to 04/04/04.