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 Ghost in the Machine2 comments
picture24 May 2003 @ 14:53
"A bamboo forest stands next to the property. It is a wonderful world...

Yesterday's dinner was enjoyed at Lake Mitchell's gourmet cafe. The special dessert was Georgia peach crème brulée. Someone wanted me to translate "beurre blanc." I translated, but I did not consume.

The docks at the lake restaurant stretch out over green waters, rippled by geese and baby geese, pontoon boats and gentle southern breezes. A couple of children sit on the dock on the other side of the river, fishing. You stare at them for several minutes before you realize they are carved of wood."

---i2i [Floating Bridges]
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 Nebuchadnezzar's dream1 comment
picture20 Aug 2002 @ 11:02

"Order = disorder; self = not-self; affirmation = negation; ultimate emanations of absolute art... I love an old work for its novelty. It is only contrast that attaches us to the past."
---Tristan Tzara



THE SPACE ELEVATOR CONFERENCE 2002 was held one week ago (Aug.12 - Aug.13)

The elevator in question would consist essentially of a cable, attached at one end to an ocean-going platform, and connected at the other end to a satellite in orbit some 35,000 kilometers above Earth.

Going up, anyone? (Private Group Begins Work on Space Elevator)

- Art: The Tower of Babel; Oil on panel, 60 x 74.5 cm; is by Flemish painter, Pieter Bruegel (1525-69)

- Two interesting sites: The Unnatural Museum: The Tower of Babel, and The Virtual Babel Encyclopedia

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