i'd rather be in haena   

or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for May, 2007

It’s Been Six Months Since I Posted a YouTube Video…

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

…from Todd Rundgren. So I’m overdue. Much of the language in this one is not safe for work. Enjoy. Todd Rundgren performing “Jesse” live in Baltimore 1991.

Shearer-Gore

Monday, May 28th, 2007

When Harry met Al G.

Kaua’i Votes To Limit Big Box Stores to 75,000 Sq. Ft.

Friday, May 25th, 2007

My favorite place, the island of Kaua’i, has a population of nearly 60,000. It’s also visited by nearly 20,000 tourists each day. It currently hosts a Costco, Wal-Mart and Home Depot, as well. Yesterday its county council voted to restrict new ‘big box’ stores to 75,000 square feet in most non-rural areas. That loophole could [...]

Another Post About Why I Haven’t Been Posting

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

* I’m looking for a new place to live. My present rental has been sold and the new owners have grand plans for the space, as well as the lot next door. These plans include much noise, dust, and disruption. A move back to the woods is in order. * Work. I’m training an assistant. [...]

Mr. Slideshow Has Three Times As Many Cinema Displays As I Do

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

Now that’s just showing off.

Old White Guys Pontificating Behind Lecterns

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Lucky for us there’s a virtual highlight reel.

How Can We Miss Arthur When It Won’t Go Away?

Saturday, May 12th, 2007

I jumped the gun in early March….it looks as though Arthur is on its way back. Good news.

Targeting the Australian Tree Fern on Kaua’i, Part II: The Information War

Friday, May 11th, 2007

From The Garden Island.

Targeting the Australian Tree Fern on Kaua’i

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Local plant conservation officials plot their attack.

Where I Live (Hint: It’s Older, Safer and Whiter)

Monday, May 7th, 2007

From the latest Brisbane City News flyer– questionnaire results: How long have you lived in Brisbane? 4% Less than one year 10% 1-3 years 28% 4-9 years 13% 10-15 years 11% 16-20 years 8% 21-25 years 26% More than 25 years Do you feel safe from crime in your home? 98% Yes 2% No Do [...]