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Posts from ‘October, 2010’

New additions to Snippets

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“I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all…”
Ralph Waldo Emerson Nature
“Freedom begins between the ears.”
Edward Abbey
“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.  One should, for example, be able to [...]


Over seven miles of streets in LA were blocked off to cars for the first CicLAvia, modeled after ciclovías that started in Columbia as a response to congestion in traffic.  There is not agenda for the day, just get out an enjoy the city.  I walked a block from to Spring Street and started walking [...]

Friday Fun

Thanks to the economy and the budget crunch, I am now working four 10-hour days, Monday through Thursday.  While I love having Fridays off, the long hours and early mornings make it difficult to do anything but work and sleep all week.  I’m not complaining though; I’m grateful that I have a job that I [...]


“I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’ve added a page above called Snippets to collect quotes and other things I find inspiring.  At one point, I had a long document of quotes that I had collected, but it has disappeared a couple of computer changes ago.  I’ve been feeling the need for [...]