One more John Hurt song in the key of A. This is not the Candyman song where ‘the Candyman can’. Although, in this version, the Candyman certainly can, he’s not actually talking about candy.
In this recording my strings are completely shot. I’ll have to record it again sometime when I summon the energy to change my strings.
Miller surveys a sample of indigenous cuisines from around the planet, looking for “cold spots” or regions of low incidence of some modern ailment like diabetes or heart disease. Learning about the culinary history and culture of Iceland, Cameroon, and other locations is enjoyable and instructive, though Miller’s writing is a bit stilted and filled with too many clichés. The recipes included in the index might end up being the best part.
My main site was looking a bit skeezy, so I spruced it up with some new CSS. Thanks, ExplodingBoy, for the menus.
And I moved my picture gallery to Picasa. Same old pictures, but I’m getting a scanner soon so there are more on the way.
I was browsing my list of free programmers’ editors and discovered some broken links. It seems a couple of editors have gone the way of all bits. Farewell, ManyaPad! Goodbye, lpe! We shall mourn your loss and taste your power no more.
In the plus column, I found a living editor: Gobby, a free real-time collaborative editor with support for programming lanuage syntax highlighting.
A short look at the notion of success and how circumstance and luck play a larger role in it than we generally like to believe.
Great big piles of fun, unless you are a male praying mantis.
This is Blount’s memoir. He’s a funny guy. He’s also a lot more messed up than I would have expected having only encountered him on Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me.