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san francisco 1-day

San Francisco one day

what follows is an email i tried to send earlier this afternoon. i couldn’t get around gmail’s spam detector (mass ‘bcc’) so here it is, with pictures added. OK, some of you may know it, some may not (where HAVE you been?), but I will be in San Francisco this weekend for the famous PCTR […] Read more


the perfect word: a fruitless quest

fountain pen

my dear aunt karla once again enlightened me with her wisdom: “there is no perfect word. the greatest word is the one that defies the pull of perfection, spontaneously conveying that which the mind unconsciously yearns for.” Sem essa da palavra ou fala perfeita. Isso não existe, aliás nunca existiu. Em comunicação a grande palavra […] Read more


back from the dead

after an almost two-month break due to a health issue that deviated my focus from blogging, i am back… not that nothing worth blogging happened in the interim; life goes on, right? at least if i run out of blogging material in the present, i can resort to a few interesting events from these past […] Read more


accidental visitors

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bear with me…

as some sidebar content will be unavailable while i try to figure out what blogger beta did to my template. :-\ […] Read more

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beta-blogger woes

joy. i did the IRREVERSIBLE update to beta-blogger and now my feed is screwed up. it won’t show on the ultrablogs meta-blog, for instance, and generates other errors on feedburner and so on.[] Error reading source feedError reading source feed http://ultrachick.blogspot.com/atom.xml: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.FeedJumbler, 8/23/2006 […] Read more

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bear necessities, part two

mobile blogging from yosemite national park. more camping. more running. river rafting. gorgeous weather. life is still good […] Read more