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something quirky

I’m thinking about taking my work on XML & XSLT and writing an XML-based commenting system. or quite possibly not…I’d actually need a new host, since I don’t think this one offers the PHP XSLT extension. oh, and I’d need to figure out how use said extension. (that was my task this morning, and I […]

right you are

K learns the zen. and yeah, I sometimes flub that button thing too…the one thing about blogger that strikes me as being well and truly poorly designed. it’s interesting seeing others go down the path of knowledge that one has already tread…especially when they end up at different conclusions. (joeclark is something else, ain’t he? […]

yay!

we got the approval letter from the credit union today. lots of papers to sign, homeowners’ insurance to find, but it’s all ours!

ack.

I left my keys in the house…and C. was out this afternoon/evening. obviously, I finally made it inside, and without too much clambering.

…but I play one on TV…

I’m not usually interested in biblical scholarship, but this was linked to in various spots, and included a line that seemed to connect to other recent thinking here: “After all, who would have understood the ramifications Europe’s discovery of movable type when the first Bibles were printed on Gutenberg’s press?” – This is Not a […]

today’s links

K reminds me of the visual thesaurus. font fun: the Alphabet Synthesis Machine and the Font Creation Program. this sounds like an interesting book…and also blogsisters. how fascinating. Delacour ties together the pseudonymity thread, RPGs and Japanese philophy/literature.

packing

I just washed black newspaper ink off of my hands, having packed up all my breakable artwork, heirlooms (mostly teacups), etc. someone said to me last week, “you must have this [packing/moving] down by now.” to which I laughed and said that I’m a nervous wreck when I move. which is entirely true…at some point […]