Month: August 2006

Monday in crazyland


It’s a lovely morning here in JonBenet land as everyone in Boulder but me gets ready for the trial here. Or whatever the hell else they’re doing trial-wise. I’m ignoring it while drinking my coffee. Let’s all drink our coffee in a general toast to “ignoring needlessly tasteless public spectacles.” I need to go find something else to kvetch about. Lemme go think about that…

What goes around


… Comes around. L’Affaire GoldFrisch III: We All Knew This Was Coming at Blog P.I. (beta) The saga of Deborah Frisch, longtime comment troll and all-around kook, took another troubling, but not exactly unforeseeable turn in the last 48 hours. As far as we know, she is now the first troll of the political blogosphere to face criminal charges relating to such activity. On August 21 she was arraigned in an Oregon courtroom on charges of stalking and […]

Continental Drift, and me

Ephemera / Natural world

It used to be that, when I’d first arrive in Boulder, it would not only not be difficult to get to sleep, but I’d have a difficult time waking up, and staying awake. Not so any longer: I lay awake for hours contemplating the geographical processes which formed the Madison Limestone formation outside my window, and which hence formed the entire Front Range. Then, I ponder whether the Rockies themselves are still being formed, as […]

Too long still

Ephemera / travel

I’ve travelled so much that being in one place too long, I need to get away. Fortunately for me, there’s Boulder, Colorado. We don’t leave till this afternoon, so I’ve no need to pack yet. Of course. Besides, in Boulder, I know pretty much where the good shops are already. I watch a documentary called “Women in Black,” about being raised Catholic and going to Catholic school with the big, scary nuns. I only went […]

Red Lodge, Montana

Natural world

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Last night's dinner


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