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Pasta Back; LOAF Risen

Thanks to Greg Knauss I've been able to get some services working again.

The website for LOAF, the peer-to-peer social network, should now be accessible. We are still looking for someone to help implement LOAF on a mail client real people use. Get in on the ground floor of this exciting Web 2.0pportunity.


For Hire

I've put up an updated resumé in hopes of attracting some freelance work in the New Year. I'm looking for writing jobs, Perl jobs, any kind of web development work, or translation projects from French and Russian into English. For geographical reasons (see below) I can only work off-site, but I will at least be living in a reasonable time zone. Man…


Moving to Argentina

In early January I'm going move to Buenos Aires for a bit. I want to paint, eat beef, swim in the River Plate and enjoy a substantially lower cost of living while I wait for the New York winter to go away. This will fulfill my long-time fantasy of switching hemispheres rather than enduring another four months of cold and dark, something I used to scheme about up in Vermont. I hope it will also …

Idle Words

brevity is for the weak

Greatest Hits

The Alameda-Weehawken Burrito Tunnel
The story of America's most awesome infrastructure project.

Argentina on Two Steaks A Day
Eating the happiest cows in the world

Scott and Scurvy
Why did 19th century explorers forget the simple cure for scurvy?

No Evidence of Disease
A cancer story with an unfortunate complication.

Controlled Tango Into Terrain
Trying to learn how to dance in Argentina

Dabblers and Blowhards
Calling out Paul Graham for a silly essay about painting

Attacked By Thugs
Warsaw police hijinks

Dating Without Kundera
Practical alternatives to the Slavic Dave Matthews

A Rocket To Nowhere
A Space Shuttle rant

Best Practices For Time Travelers
The story of John Titor, visitor from the future

100 Years Of Turbulence
The Wright Brothers and the harmful effects of patent law

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