Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Here's another picture from Beijing. We got to the Forbidden City after it had already closed, so we went to an adjacent park to see if we could climb a hill and see in. We couldn't, but the park was gorgeous.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

I met Tom today. I was being measured for a new shirt.

It was quite an amazing confluence of incongruities®:

Thanks Wendy for a cool birthday present!

Monday, June 12, 2006


  • In the United States, since 1980 the share of overall income going to the top 1% has doubled from 8% to 16%
  • 22% of Americans believe in evolution; 69% believe in angels; 46% believe they have a personal angel
  • 2 people each month jump from the Golden Gate Bridge, making it the most popular place in the world for suicide

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

I'm thinking Emperor Chongzhen needs a better publicist:

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