Tuesday, June 27, 2006


...we are back to David Miller invoking rumor as fact.

--John Byrne, cartoonist

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Thursday, June 15, 2006

The internet message board produces one thing of value: taken out of context, one can find the strange thoughtless poetry of a young cultural generation in a romantic decline.

As seen on The V.

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

More numbers madness: as of 9:42 omn, Pacific Time, I have used 66.6 units of insulin. Whooaa,,, And spookier still, I watched both versions of The Omen last weekend!
As part of my job, I sent an email at 1:09 pm to a group of artists, requesting an online donation. At 1:42 we received our first online renewal, from Port Townsend. A total of 33 minutes had passed!!!

Soem reflections:

33 is the largest positive integer that cannot be expressed as a sum of different triangular numbers.

Classic LP records turn at 33 1/3 RPMs.

There are 33 degrees in Freemasony. The 33rd Degree is the highest rank in the Scottish Rite of Freemasony. My uncle, Arnold Flottman, is a 33rd Degree Freemason.

33 is the best-known car number of retired NASCAR driver Harry Gant.

33 is the code for international direct dial calls to France.

A normal human spine has 33 vertebrae when the bones that form the coccyx are counted individually.

The number 33 is printed on all Rolling Rock beer labels.

There are 33 Cantos in each of Dante's 3 parts of the Divine Comedy.

Elvis Presley appeared in 33 motion pictures, including "Tickle Me" (1965).

The composer John Cage wrote a piece of silent music, entitled, 4'33".
The landmark film King Kong debuted in 1933.

Sea water pressure doubles every 33 feet of depth.

There are 33 customer reviews on Amazon.com for The Witch Doctors, by John Micklethwait.

The Hindu Rg Veda describes "the 33 divinities."

The existence of a total of 33 black holes has been confirmed, in our own galaxy and elsewhere in the universe.

Roswell, New Mexico is at 33°37'N latitude. This geo-latitudinal line also passes through what is known as the "Bermuda Triangle" in the Atlantic Ocean, as well as Dealey Plaza in Dallas, TX, where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated by as many as 33 conspirators.

King David ruled Israel for 33 years.

Michelangelo was 33 when he began painting the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

Jesus Christ was 33 years old when He was crucified and ressurected. Some Gnostic sects who accept reincarnation believe Jesus has led 33 lives.

And I will turn 33 next month!!!

Coincidence? I THINK NOT!!!

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking from the University of Cambridge, front, is accompanied by his nurse during a visit at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong Tuesday, June 13, 2006. Hawking, author of the global best-seller a "Brief History of Time", arrived in Hong Kong on Monday and plans to give a lecture on Tuesday. Hawking is on a six-day visit in Hong Kong before going to Beijing.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu) Posted by Picasa

Okay, am I wrong, or is that nurse hanging out of her shirt to a ridiculous degree? I know Hawking is a reknowned astrophysicist, but that amount of cleavage on his help is just crazy.

Monday, June 12, 2006

I just finished making 40 burritos. I am all that is man!

Monday, June 05, 2006

Some guy is standing in my driveway talking about how his relationship went wrong: "We were always living in the past, and that preventd us from moving forward" I wonder if others share my knowledge, and if that contributed to the break up? Or does his trite analysis of What Went Wrong hint at greater shallows?