shaggy vs. santana: cajun style

delay in memphis gave us a chance to have ribs and pork bbq memphis style at corky’s in the airport. savory and delicious. rain crashed jazz fest friday (we were too late anyway). so we took off to bourbon street,…

pecan crusted puppy drum

jane reminds me that we also had blackened gator at ralph and kacoos. saturday night we got gussied up and went out late for dinner. the kitchen had already closed at our first choice so we wandered towards jackson square…

Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers

monday morning i woke up early to go to work. jane visited the art galleries and antique shops in the french quarter. for lunch we all went up to lake pontchartrain, then drove back down through the garden district dropping…

my time in new orleans winds down

one last dinner at k-paul’s louisiana kitchen, in search of a real etouffee, an etouffee like the one i remember first having… at k-paul’s. picture a large oval plate, a perfect dome of brown rice surrounded by the richest, spiciest…

masters coursework

this represents my 4 year long sils career in one big outline. links point to online assignments. Spring 2004 INLS 172 Information Retrieval – Bob M. Losee INLS 252 Metadata Architectures and Applications (Dublin Core) – Jane Greenberg INLS 392…

doing my part to break the web

i’ve just republished my entire blog with blogger’s new “page per post” feature turned on. click “permalink” in the lower-right to see what i mean. this is good because now you can link to a single post! but is bad…

hell yeah i graduated

that was last sunday. the “procession” on the way to the commencement ceremony. ah. all done. action shot (score one point for photographer-dad)

getting to ohio

we drove west to winston salem and then north past pilot mountain, 210 miles on interstate 77 through mountainous west virginia. these were palpable mountains. not alps, but tall and exceptionally close. they seemed to shoot straight out of the…

weaver street after hours

i just watched a girl pee her pants. people are carrying babies around like sacks of flour. veggie dogs and burgers are agrillin. it’s summer, it’s time to make sure i have a book with me. i’m looking forward to…

i didn’t go anywhere i didn’t need to go anywhere

my eyes get dry and the sound of the fridge gets louder and i find that there is no comfortable position to sit on my couch with my laptop for more that 10 minutes. i could have watched tv and…

what comes next?

yesterday melanie got married, she has her PJ who she missed terribly while she finished graduate school and he moved to tennessee and finished ranger school. they should be honeymooning now shortly, then starting a new life and career and…

is your voter registration up to date?

if you haven’t already seen it, there is this neat analysis of amazon.com’s “customers who bought this, also bought…” recommendations for political “non-fiction” books. the goal of collecting the data was to see what relationships existed between liberal and conservative…

was i fated to visit loom3?

jean mentioned it on her blog. sarah falls invited jane to go. so i got to tag along. we drove towards pittsboro, ending up at the old “woven label” factory on 15-501, a sight which i had tucked away in…