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the buck starts here... ________________________________________________________________


early in the start of a fresh new day nothing is better than to play and dance with the eye of human imagination as visualized at flickr which is where one many find green walled churches with purple roofing...

posted by wrangler steve at Monday, July 31, 2006 >0 comments


this goes with this ________________________________________________________________


make mine moby.com music to match one's mood..

posted by wrangler steve at Sunday, July 30, 2006 >0 comments


word herd ________________________________________________________________

the herd is here...

posted by wrangler steve at Saturday, July 29, 2006 >0 comments


the return of wordpress ________________________________________________________________
after a fitful night of worry guess who showed up at our web front door?

chasgun

posted by wrangler steve at Saturday, July 29, 2006 >0 comments


here's a hint ________________________________________________________________


what movie shall i take dale to on sunday...here is a big hint...

posted by wrangler steve at Friday, July 28, 2006 >0 comments


patrician postings ________________________________________________________________
I have a more elegant and literary site at the days run away (a title borrowed from the inimitable bukowski)...blogger will be a more common hasty visual experience but days run away will be a thinking place and oasis...wordpress is visually rich and made for those who love excellent presentation...now i must go and find that page i told stacy would be here for her art students...keep on thinking free...

posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 27, 2006 >0 comments


phylo kewlis ________________________________________________________________
phylo here you won't believe it till you see it...

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this i love ________________________________________________________________

posted by wrangler steve at Wednesday, July 26, 2006 >0 comments


tg ________________________________________________________________

posted by wrangler steve at Wednesday, July 26, 2006 >0 comments


a blog on the side ________________________________________________________________
Yes, I have a blog on the side...http://chasgun.wordpress.com/

posted by wrangler steve at Tuesday, July 25, 2006 >0 comments


if you see those camille girls... ________________________________________________________________


i got to find those camille girls and retake their picture...an image isnt so easy to capture and keep, isnt that right?


posted by wrangler steve at Tuesday, July 25, 2006 >0 comments


life is so very good ________________________________________________________________
at this present moment life is so very good...
isn't that buddhahood or something...

posted by wrangler steve at Tuesday, July 25, 2006 >0 comments


yo what i say ________________________________________________________________

A Cartoon (Harpers.org)

posted by wrangler steve at Monday, July 24, 2006 >0 comments


the arab buddy list ________________________________________________________________
the listat slate explains it all...

posted by wrangler steve at Monday, July 24, 2006 >0 comments


a monday matter ________________________________________________________________


did you ever type a bunch of stuff and then hit erase key and frantically attempt to catch all you had written as it evaporated into the blogosphere...

posted by wrangler steve at Monday, July 24, 2006 >0 comments


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Bumptop Prototype

gnu gui

posted by wrangler steve at Sunday, July 23, 2006 >1 comments


in a gaddadaricefielda ________________________________________________________________
Inakadate Rice Field Art 2005Inakadate Rice Field Art 2005 Hosted on Zooomr

posted by wrangler steve at Sunday, July 23, 2006 >0 comments


the origin of blodgin ________________________________________________________________


People say to me, "Steve what is blodgin?"

According to wikipedia (probably-I mean I don't have time to look but that's all right) BLODGIN has its etymological origins in the "outlaw" culture of American roots and blues country alternative muzak.

If you have read any book by Willie Nelson (and believe me you will only read one) you have heard him tell the story of Waylon and the Blodgin. No?

As the "jam" ended Willie said to Waylon, "much obliged for your being on stage with me tonight, old outlaw buddy" but Waylon heard him say, "much OBLODGED" and unwilling to be thought of as verbally incompetent Waylon incorporated the new word into his daily conversation with others in the outlaw muzak world.

Often Waylon would leave a Nashville recording session with the words, "Blodge you later down the road, dudes" and so the origin of blodgin.

TODAYS TAKE HOME QUIZ...how many times today have you heard someone use the word or its variants BLODGIN as if they knew its meaning...it might surprise you...

blodge on my friends...

posted by wrangler steve at Saturday, July 22, 2006 >0 comments


George Carlin - Stuff ________________________________________________________________
one of carlin's best bits...

posted by wrangler steve at Saturday, July 22, 2006 >0 comments


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Joni Mitchell - Favourite Colour (1965)

wow thats early joni

posted by wrangler steve at Friday, July 21, 2006 >0 comments


tourdelandis ________________________________________________________________
the greatest comeback in all history-well cycling anyway...Landis climbs mountains!

posted by wrangler steve at Friday, July 21, 2006 >0 comments


Is that really his name? ________________________________________________________________
Lt. Cmdr. Charlie Brown of the United States Naval Central Command in Bahrain...

posted by wrangler steve at Friday, July 21, 2006 >0 comments


all tied up ________________________________________________________________
"hello Friday!"

posted by wrangler steve at Friday, July 21, 2006 >0 comments


getting googled ________________________________________________________________
From reddit
so last week, my mother decided to google, and for fun, she googled me. Then she clicked on an e4say I'd written called "9 Tips for Surviving the Holidays at Your Republican Parents' Home." It was published in the LA Weekly in 2004.

The only newspapers to grace my parents' door are the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Wall Street Journal, the Catholic Digest and maybe, in a pinch, USA Today. My father, a former football coach, used to hate the New York Times because it had no self-respecting sports page. Now he just hates it for the liberal rag that it is, and he feels the same way about the Los Angeles Times.

So I figured I was safe writing a little 900-word satire for the LA Weekly. I mean, who of my parents' generation and political bent reads the Weekly? The bulk of my mother's e-mails are forwards on moms or kids or dogs or jokes or Erma Bombeck's purple hat musings. I never dreamed she would venture to Google and happen upon the piece in which I liberally trash Bill O'Reilly, Rush Limbaugh, box wine and the holidays. Now my mother is no longer speaking to me.


posted by wrangler steve at Friday, July 21, 2006 >0 comments


worlds within worlds ________________________________________________________________
If only you would click phylotaxisand look closely at the dots which move for inside the circle are worlds within worlds...go and see...

posted by wrangler steve at Friday, July 21, 2006 >0 comments


Yee Haw You All ________________________________________________________________
Man that Top Twenty is fun-der-ful...ain't it?

posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 20, 2006 >0 comments


i go rocketboom, u2 ________________________________________________________________
I go rocketboom...you should too (u2)...

posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 20, 2006 >0 comments


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Today I Started Loving You Again

Mere at his youngest and purest...ignore porter waggoner

posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 20, 2006 >0 comments


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Motrocycle Cowboy

for heaven's sake man string your guitar hit a d chord and join merle and momma...

posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 20, 2006 >1 comments


go go ________________________________________________________________



dennis hwang creates the way kewl google logo art...


posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 20, 2006 >0 comments


the ladies of camille ________________________________________________________________
no better sandwich and no better looking sandwich makers, isn't that right?

posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 20, 2006 >0 comments


true or not? ________________________________________________________________

"Rogue scientist has his own scientific method. (hint-

posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 20, 2006 >0 comments


How do I web thee, let me count the ... ________________________________________________________________
How do you make a web book?

posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 20, 2006 >0 comments


Web Times a Million ________________________________________________________________

With the hyperwords "extension at Firefox all that clicking and pasting we all have done since the dawn of the Information Age is over...wow what an enormously powerful tool this is for those who read, write, and think. Isn't that right?

posted by wrangler steve at Wednesday, July 19, 2006 >1 comments


the rise of the hospitalist... ________________________________________________________________
Hospitalist is a word I learned about one year ago. THe story at NPR is about that old. I wish my doctor well in his new work and hope to check in with him from time to time...sometimes change is very, very good but we will miss him and his care...

posted by wrangler steve at Tuesday, July 18, 2006 >0 comments


the lost books ________________________________________________________________
rather like Dicken's unfinished book, remember that? (I do not know very many souls who have read the unlost books of DIckens...my favorite dickens? I like them all but I'm reading NICHOLAS NICKELBY at the moment...

posted by wrangler steve at Tuesday, July 18, 2006 >0 comments


veni, vidi, wicki ________________________________________________________________
There was never a sound beside the wood but one,
And that was my long scythe whispering to the ground.
What was it it whispered? I knew not well myself;
Perhaps it was something about the heat of the sun,
Something, perhaps, about the lack of sound--
And that was why it whispered and did not speak.
It was no dream of the gift of idle hours,
Or easy gold at the hand of fay or elf:
Anything more than the truth would have seemed too weak
To the earnest love that laid the swale in rows,
Not without feeble-pointed spikes of flowers
(Pale orchises), and scared a bright green snake.
The fact is the sweetest dream that labour knows.
My long scythe whispered and left the hay to make.

Mowing. (2006, July 2). Wikisource, The Free Library. Retrieved 12:16, July 18, 2006 fromwikisource
MLA style

posted by wrangler steve at Tuesday, July 18, 2006 >0 comments


the hay on the hill ________________________________________________________________


on the rare day we are not required to work Linda and I like to find adventures in northwest arkansas along roads and ways we have not known...war eagle is beautiful and fun when the crafters are NOT there...isn't that right? (the thrill of the mill, the meander of the river, the drifting day of summer)...

posted by wrangler steve at Monday, July 17, 2006 >0 comments


all my children ________________________________________________________________

These two lovely ladies are my chillen'

posted by wrangler steve at Sunday, July 16, 2006 >0 comments


MTV University ________________________________________________________________





Standing In I like the one where super geek Bill Gates visits nerd nation at a computer programming class...

posted by wrangler steve at Sunday, July 16, 2006 >0 comments


building blocks ________________________________________________________________


I shall be using many of these when baby visits paw paw...

posted by wrangler steve at Sunday, July 16, 2006 >0 comments


go to class ________________________________________________________________
nga

posted by wrangler steve at Saturday, July 15, 2006 >0 comments


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all war is this way...incomplete information...isn't it the case almost all major wars begin in such small nondescript ways? The metaphor "fog of war" encapsulates the common human cognitive condition-relative partial inadequate information...thus the human tendency to resort to profound simplifiers or else ignore the world except their own narrow realm of existence...isn't that right?

posted by wrangler steve at Saturday, July 15, 2006 >0 comments


less stress ________________________________________________________________


this morning I am working on a sifting of all the materials at the NIH
(for example see Medline/National Library of Health


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Pregnancy
Pregnancy (National Library of Medicine)

Screening Tests during Pregnancy (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)

MedlinePlus: Teenage Pregnancy (National Library of Medicine)

During Your Pregnancy: Do You Get Enough Calcium Every Day? (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)

Medical Terms to Know (American Pregnancy Association)

Swelling during Pregnancy (American Pregnancy Association)

American Pregnancy Association (American Pregnancy Association)

Tatoos and Pregnancy (American Pregnancy Association)

Shortness of Breath (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Bone Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

Dental Care during Pregnancy (Cleveland Clinic Foundation)

Natural Herbs & Vitamins to Avoid during Pregnancy (American Pregnancy Association)

Pregnancy and Depression (Nemours Foundation)

Bleeding during Pregnancy (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)

Pregnancy: What to Do When Your Pregnancy Is Unexpected (American Academy of Family Physicians)

Having a Healthy Pregnancy (National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities)

Other Topics in Pregnancy and Birth Research (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Migraines during Pregnancy (American Pregnancy Association)

Heartburn and Indigestion (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)

Natural Herbs & Vitamins during Pregnancy (American Pregnancy Association)

Pregnancy Discrimination (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)

Asthma and Pregnancy (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology)

Rh Factor: How It Can Affect Your Pregnancy (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)

Sex during Pregnancy (Nemours Foundation)

Pregnancy: When You Have a Chronic Health Condition (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

Fetal Life Support System: Placenta, Umbilical Cord, and Amniotic Sac (American Pregnancy Association)
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for the best material my daughter can study during her pregnancy...isn't the information highway a miracle?

posted by wrangler steve at Friday, July 14, 2006 >0 comments


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JOHNNY CASH: AMERICAN V - A HUNDRED HIGHWAYS


a Johnny Cash album has reached the top of the Billboard album chart for the first time in 37 years. “American V: A Hundred Highways” (American Recordings/Lost Highway) was drawn from Mr. Cash’s last recording sessions before he died at 71 in 2003; it sold only 88,000 copies in its first week in stores, making it the lowest-selling No. 1 debut since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking music sales in 1991. But in a particularly slow week at record stores, and with very few other new albums in competition, that was enough. The last time Mr. Cash had a No. 1 album was in 1969, when “At San Quentin” held that spot.

source:nytimes.com

posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 13, 2006 >0 comments


The Big Read ________________________________________________________________
Guess who won the Big Read in the United Kingdom?



posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 13, 2006 >0 comments


just stumbling along browswer highway ________________________________________________________________

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for baby's baby ________________________________________________________________



i sent a copy of this to my little 27 yr old...wow isnt modern communication a miracle...

posted by wrangler steve at Thursday, July 13, 2006 >0 comments


I know why nonverbal sudoku rules the earth ________________________________________________________________
What precisely is the allure? Shortz argues that Sudoku has a secret psychological hook. While solving them, you tend to get bogged down midway—then suddenly break through, fill in the last bunch of empty boxes in a row, bang bang bang. “It gives you a satisfying feeling to be rushing at those squares,” Shortz says. “And immediately you want to do another one. That’s the key to why they are so addictive.”


Yet it is also, in a way, a total negation of crossword culture. Sudoku requires no knowledge of trivia or history, no literary bent. Sudoku doesn’t care what you know, smarty-pants; it just wants you to act like a logic cruncher, a Pentium chip. “It’s not what you know—it’s how you think. That’s what Sudoku tests,” says Gould. Its nonlinguistic nature is precisely why it has spanned the globe so quickly: A puzzle created in the U.S. can be sold to China or Germany with no translation necessary, and American immigrants who don’t speak good English can happily solve Sudokus.


Less charitably, one could regard Sudoku as the lowest common denominator— a puzzle for a nation whose citizens no longer presume to have any culture in common. “I don’t want to call it a dumbing down of society,” Abby Taylor, Dell’s editor-in-chief, says delicately, but she has noticed that nonlanguage puzzles like Sudoku—or nondemanding ones like word searches—have been steadily increasing in sales, while sales of difficult crosswords remain flat.

source

posted by wrangler steve at Wednesday, July 12, 2006 >0 comments


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The California Stereotype Experiment

Man this video has a g.d. or two but is one of the funniest "effing" films I've ever seen...surf's up dude!

posted by wrangler steve at Tuesday, July 11, 2006 >0 comments


google me this ________________________________________________________________
google is good google is great...

posted by wrangler steve at Tuesday, July 11, 2006 >0 comments


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Lazy Sunday

we love the chronicles, the cupcake, chronicles of Narnia!

posted by wrangler steve at Monday, July 10, 2006 >0 comments


hip hip who hip? ________________________________________________________________
(I quote the nytimes)

TheTour de France's status as the world’s most physiologically demanding event is largely unquestioned. The riders cover 2,272 miles at an average speed of 25 miles per hour, roughly the equivalent of running a marathon almost every day for almost three weeks. In the Pyrenees and the Alps, they climb a vertical distance equal to three Mount Everests. They take in up to 10,000 calories per day, the equivalent of 17 Big Macs, elevating their metabolic rates to a level that, according to a Dutch study, is exceeded by only four species on earth. All of which transforms Landis into the embodiment of an intriguing question: Is it possible for someone with a ruined hip to win the Tour de France?

posted by wrangler steve at Monday, July 10, 2006 >0 comments


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mondial 2006 coup de boule de Zidane

astonishing loss of control

posted by wrangler steve at Monday, July 10, 2006 >0 comments


The stricture of structure ________________________________________________________________
I have the greatest of social improvement intentions. For example I have played the guitar since the Beatles invasion of the early Sixties and I made a powerful use of that instrument during the years I taught Civilization in the local high school and community college.

Just the other day my desire to be socially progressive came alive as I passed by Decision Point where human wreckage gathers daily in the hope that addiction and or just plain human weakness might yet be overcome. I could go right in there and make an offer to my friend Mr S. who directs the place to come and start a guitar jam with anyone interested but I know myself that I would tire of the requirement of time and place and so I drove on by and came home to play HONKY TONK WOMEN with that open high G string that makes a sound like a ringing bell.

So much for progressivism today.

posted by wrangler steve at Sunday, July 09, 2006 >0 comments


high def/24-7 ________________________________________________________________

No finer sound on the planet...

posted by wrangler steve at Sunday, July 09, 2006 >0 comments


lrob ________________________________________________________________
The LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS is the apex of human intellectual endeavor...

posted by wrangler steve at Saturday, July 08, 2006 >0 comments


ducks in a row ________________________________________________________________

I have so much fun sauntering here and there in the wild, wild surf of the web...It is delightful to pause and observe the sketch blogs...isn't that right?

posted by wrangler steve at Friday, July 07, 2006 >0 comments


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Motrocycle Cowboy

Man the day after the fourth we need the Hag

posted by wrangler steve at Wednesday, July 05, 2006 >0 comments


just jazz it up... ________________________________________________________________

yes...just jazz it up at classics three...bbc...where else?

posted by wrangler steve at Wednesday, July 05, 2006 >0 comments


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Leave My Girl Alone - Stevie Ray Vaughan

on american independence day i salute stevie ray vaughn the embodiment of freedom and creative energy...

posted by wrangler steve at Tuesday, July 04, 2006 >0 comments


flying the flag ________________________________________________________________

posted by wrangler steve at Tuesday, July 04, 2006 >0 comments


Adjusting Mirrors Intelligently ________________________________________________________________



Learn how to adjust your mirrors intelligently...

posted by wrangler steve at Monday, July 03, 2006 >0 comments


heart of oak ________________________________________________________________

posted by wrangler steve at Monday, July 03, 2006 >0 comments


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Hooked on a feeling

awesome

posted by wrangler steve at Sunday, July 02, 2006 >0 comments


Who said, "Screw it, lets do it!"? ________________________________________________________________
Richard Branson of course...raw recommends

posted by wrangler steve at Sunday, July 02, 2006 >0 comments

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