Archive for August, 2003


It is 29 August 2003, and I wish to extend a blessed HIPY PAPY BTHUTHDTH THUTHDA BTHUTHDY to Valerie. Now, go get her something. (I will be back in September when I finish establishing a decent framework for converting a bunch of dynamically generated sites at work to standards- compliant, CSS-based layouts. Zeldman’s little orange […]

Monument Sunset

Clear summer twilight. Sun sets behind the Washington Monument. Photo taken with a Palm Zire 71.

Red Rose

A bright red rose blooms in front of the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building. Photo taken with a Palm Zire 71.

TV Shoot

In front of the Hall of States Building on North Capitol Street, CBS shoots a scene for local police drama “The District.” Photo taken with a Palm Zire 71.

Over Under

The sweeping curves of a Metro station balcony. Photo taken with a Palm Zire 71.

Dynamic Duo

It wasn’t Halloween, and I had seen no Bat Signal, but there they sat, the dynamic duo, with the theme from the original — and still the best — 1960s Batman blaring from the speakers. Probably a sorority initiation (they were female). Photo taken with a Palm Zire 71.


Unpacking and refurnishing are my least favorite parts of having a new apartment. With the boxes still piled and the room still bare, the place felt at first more like a prison than a domicile. Fortunately, with furnishings and other odds and ends purchased from DC.CL, LNT, TCS, and NWL, the room is feeling more […]


I’m leaving for Chicago and Wisconsin Dells tomorrow, and since I still lack a phone line at home, and seeing that I must prioritize work and the task of refurnishing for a long while, I will be in a state of reduced web presence for a few weeks. There is much to write about, but […]

It is Dark Here

You are likely to be eaten by a Grue. (This is actually our server room at work, with all the lights out.) Photo taken with a Palm Zire 71.