Day 154

Monday | July 30th, 2012

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Unlike the wander days of yesterday yore-bore, we did nothing today. Specifically, I did nothing. Wait, that’s not true. I cobbled together all the official ETS TOEIC scores from the camp and began parsing out data vectors. But that was an act born of desperate boredom. Really, who builds ridiculously formula laden Excel files in the middle of their vacation in a room with no AC on a hot slate of aluminum? Bored people. Bored people like me.

Somewhere in this spindle of self imposed woe, I looked for a tv show to fill the other computer’s time, drown out the fan on full, and give my brain pauses between the storms. I’ve striped the media drive bare already. This reminds me of the last time I striped the media drive bare … in 2005. Since then I keep three or four hundred gigabytes of madness around because … you know … all a fellow needs is too much time on his hands and no money and then everything goes and gets itself watched. This is how I chugged through Battlestar Galactica the 1978 show and Galactica 1980, the orignal show’s mutant cousin of Small Wonder-like stupidity.

Goddamned kids (left) zippin’ around on their scooter, pumpin’ trance, dancin’ in the street, bein’ loud, and making me wish I bought that slingshot 56 years ago so I could have somethin’ to scare’em off with. All this at 04.30. I won’t miss this corner.

No Daily Bullet today. Elise Gardella took this photograph. It’s a PR shot for her show in New York on April 5th, 2013.

Daily Report

I didn’t sleep last night. I struggled to write or create a script that would grab an .mp3 from a folder, open it, insert markers in pre-determined places, split the audio file into eleven segments based on those

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Gyeongju

Out beyond the fake lake (Bomun) for Christmas Day lunch at a place called the Healing Kitchen. It’s all farms and hilltops here. And roads to more farms and hilltops. Except for the noise from the cars, I

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The Fourth Wall

I’m here and alive. Ten days behind the reality of my written life, yet here and alive. TOEIC is the predominant motif of life from the end of the semester until … today. This is the end, after

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This Old Hanok

When we had the bathroom done, we wanted to design our own window for the part of the wall which straddles the storage space along the side of the house. This way we could have clean airflow through

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