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The home server took a dive. I could get it reconfigured but baja broadband seems to be running much better since my gallery has been offline. I am just going to use flickr to share. They are now offering 1TB of storage. It takes forever to upload even with my 2 internet connections. It seem that flickr restricts to 1Mb/s upload. Click here to go directly to my profile


Pimpin' View in Rock Town
Pine Valley Mountain Hike
My Living Room

New Blog

Books that I have most recently read

The Genie in your Genes - Dawson Church, Ph.D.
The Lost Symbol - Dan Brown
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Robert M. Pirsig
Sidhartha - Herman Hesse, translated by Susan Bernofsky
Still Life with Woodpecker - Tom Robbins
Dune Messiah - Frank Herbert
The Art of Japanese Joinery - Kiyosi Seike
The Road - Cormac McCarthy
I Am a Strange Loop - Douglas R. Hofstadter
Why God Won't Go Away - Andrew Newberg, Eugene D'Aquili, Vince Rause
The Tao of Physics - Fritjof Capra
A Million Little Pieces - James Frey
The Celestine Prophecy: An Adventure - James Redfield
The Road to Reality - Roger Penrose
Godel Escher Bach - Douglas R. Hofstadter
Angels and Demons - Dan Brown
Excuse Me, Your Life Is Waiting - Lynn Grabhorn
The Laws of Spirit - Dan Millman
Seven Spiritual Laws of Success - Deepak Chopra
Conversations With God - Neale Donald Walsch
The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown

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