inessential by Brent Simmons


Sheila put up a picture of us from our wedding reception, September 1997. What a great day!

Hot Stove League is on the radio tonight. Two hours of Mariners news and interviews. At long last.

I've bookmarked the LinuxNewbies Daily Tip Archives.

A jaguar's gonna eat the moon tomorrow night.

Senator John McCain has gaydar.

The text of Pierre Menard, author of Don Quixote is on the web. This is one of my favorite stories. Pierre Menard, a 20th century writer, has composed fragments of Don Quixote which match Cervantes' original word-for-word. But how different the two versions are! In the story, two identical passages are compared: "Equally vivid is the contrast in styles. The archaic style of Menard - in the last analysis, a foreigner - suffers from a certain affectation. Not so that of his precursor, who handles easily the ordinary Spanish of his time."