End of the first full day here in South Carolina. It was not as hot as threatened—the thermometer only made it to about 85° F—but with humidity well in excess of 80%, I felt enervated and listless all day. Guess I’ve turned into a bit of a hothouse flower living in the Seattle suburbs, where [...]
Discovered through my referrers today: Seablogs, a Seattle Weblogs Portal. I appear to be included (though not with my RSS link).
I did get at least dialup access from the place we’re staying and was able to post the two items I wrote on the airplane yesterday (thanks, Brent, for draft posts in NetNewsWire). I also noted that Esta is jealous that she’s not here (for good reason: she has to work today). Cheer up, dear. [...]
I’m missing a charity pub crawl in Kirkland today (no direct URL because I’m disconnected, but Google will find it handily). A shame, because I would love to learn more about my neighbors and the businesses in my new home town, and the pub crawl would be a great way to do it. (It also [...]
Reading Howard Rheingold’s Smart Mobs in the airplane this morning between Seattle and Atlanta, it occurs to me that reading books—at least nonfiction books—has become a poorer experience since the advent of the Internet. Part of the power of Rheingold’s writing is its allusive nature: he collects dozens of points of reference and authorities across [...]