i am an unrequited astronomer, pretend patient, gentle adventurer, pedal enthusiast, recovering calligrapher, occasional thespian and unfinished poet living in portland, oregon. contacting me via email is usually a good idea.
* support freecycle portland, which was just started today! i've been looking for something like this for years. it's a place to post anything you're getting rid of so someone else can have it. the more who join, the more successful it is!
* i'm making an effort to get to seattle before i get a job. it'll be a chance to see the burning man folks (dan, rachel & monica), steve & cindy, and brian (ee!).
* sven sent me the coolest thing ever ("it's funny 'cuz it's science"):
Acocdrnig to an elgnsih unviesitry sutdy the oredr of letetrs in a word dosen't mttaer, the olny thnig thta's iopmrantt is that the frsit and lsat ltteer of eevry word is in the crrecot ptoision. The rset can be jmbueld and one is stlil able to raed the txet wiohtut dclftfuiiy.
[update: markalope says this was on slashdot yesterday, too. update 09.09.03: more analysis here.]
* tonight sven & i are going back to pix to see amelie, which sven has never seen and pix seems like the perfect place to see it. :)