July 28, 2009

haiku of the moment

merce cunningham turns
a randomness ally lost
enthalpy scores one

July 27, 2009


reno, NV

headlight acetylene tank

reno, NV

July 26, 2009


reno, NV

July 24, 2009

of montreal

oakland, CA


oakland, CA

July 23, 2009

quote of the moment

"... burglars react poorly to being interviewed while on the job."

-- "subutai" on newspaper discussion forum

July 21, 2009

ring on an automobile grill

(no, i don't know what it does.)

san jose, CA

quote of the moment


- cooperate, do what the robber says.

- don't resist or use weapons.

- don't talk except to answer the robber's questions.

- don't stare directly at the robber.

- keep your hands in sight at all times.

- don't make sudden moves.

- tell the robber if someone is coming out of the back room or vault.

- don't chase or follow the robber out of the store.

- lock the front door after the robbery.

- call the police and the 7-11 hotline.

-- sign on a cash register, not normally visible to the public; santa
clara, CA

July 17, 2009

haiku of the moment

walter cronkite leaves
21st century mourns
that's the way it is

July 16, 2009

quote of the moment

"i love him because i still don't know him."

-- funda sirinkal on barack obama

spectacular optical illusion

July 15, 2009

trivium of the moment

the total GDP of the planet earth is roughly US$65 trillion.

July 14, 2009

quote of the moment

"happiness isn't something you experience, it's something you

-- brian b., probably parrotting a quote he heard somewhere else;
cupertino, CA

July 08, 2009

quote of the moment

"the audience for the dead-jackson memorial is virtually identical to
the number of people who watched the reading of the live-jackson trial
verdict in june of 2005."

-- the washington post

July 07, 2009

quote of the moment

broadcaster: "well, larry, you were very close to the [MJ] coffin as it
came in, what did it look like?"

larry king: "well, it looked very expensive..."

July 02, 2009

quote of the moment

"astrology is just like racism."

-- penn jillette