November 21st, 2003

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From kumimonster:
Top 50 places to visit according to the BBC
I've highlighted the ones I've been too.

  1. The Grand Canyon
  2. Great Barrier Reef
  3. Florida
  4. South Island
  5. Cape Town
  6. Golden Temple
  7. Las Vegas
  8. Sydney
  9. New York
  10. Taj Mahal
  11. Canadian Rockies
  12. Uluru
  13. Chichen Itza
  14. Machu Picchu
  15. Niagara Falls
  16. Petra
  17. The Pyramids
  18. Venice
  19. Maldives
  20. Great Wall of China
  21. Victoria Falls
  22. Hong Kong
  23. Yosemite National Park
  24. Hawaii
  25. Auckland
  26. Iguassu Falls
  27. Paris
  28. Alaska
  29. Angkor Wat
  30. Himalayas
  31. Rio de Janeiro
  32. Masai Mara
  33. Galapagos Islands
  34. Luxor
  35. Rome
  36. San Francisco
  37. Barcelona
  38. Dubai
  39. Singapore
  40. La Digue
  41. Sri Lank
  42. Bangkok
  43. Barbados
  44. Iceland
  45. Terracotta Army
  46. Zermatt
  47. Angel Falls
  48. Abu Simbel
  49. Bali
  50. French Polynesia
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Attention DIY people, I have a question.

I would like to print out one of my pictures and glue it to the outside of my note book, a wonderful Moleskine notebook/journal.

The problem is the photo paper for inkjet printers is very easy to scratch. So, I was wonderin if anyone knew if spray painting the print with a clean enamel would protect it, or would it chemically react with the paper or inks to ruin the picture?

More on my awesome notebook:
It is the large plain notebook. It rocks! 240 plain pages, a ribon to mark your place, and elastic band to keep the book closed, And a pocket at the end. This was the notebook of choice by Van Gogh, Henry Matisse, Ernest Hemmingway, and the exponents of the historical avant-garde movement.
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tiobeblue (12:49:45 PM): You know what they say about men who joke too much?
adameros (12:50:10 PM): They are great in bed.
tiobeblue (12:50:32 PM): no, if they have a sense of humor, it's good. if they joke all the time they say that they have something to hide.
adameros (12:53:08 PM): Yes. I hide my shame. But I must confess. So here it is... When I was a kid... Oh, this is so embarrassing... I used too... I don't know if I can do this... When I was a kid, I used to watch Solid Gold, and dance to the disco numbers. Yes, I wanted to be a Solid Gold Dancer!
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I'm just curious... I see a number of digital cameras on the market with microphones. This allows to verbally note things about the image. How many people actually use this feature?
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This weekend is the Civil War. The Ducks vs. The Beavers.

I think I'm rooting for the Beavers this year. Mostly because ever sincethe big O got a new school of journalism, all we hear about in the Oregonian is Ducks this, Ducks that. Then there is the multi million dollar locker room the Ducks got while the rest of the school is hurting financially. I'm desperate to have the Beavers win and have the Ducks taken down a notch, just so all their fans at the Oregonian will shut the fuck up.
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Hmmm... I think the Beavers will win, and here is why...

Offense, both teams are pretty even. But on defense, the Beavers are best intheir division. I think the only thing in the Ducks favor is home field advantage.

I'll even go so far as to guess the Beavers will win with a 10pt margin.
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Woo Hoo!!!!

You are Tigger.
Headstrong almost to a fault, practically nothing
gets you down.
You enjoy making grand entrances and the odd
practical joke, (and are not afraid to 'bounce'
somebody if it gets a laugh from your friends.)
You love being the life of the party but your
energy and fun-loving nature can sometimes get
you into trouble.
As a Tigger you do crave attention, but you are
always fun to be around.


Which Pooh character are you?
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My Chinese Horroscope:

WATER RAT
Feb 18, 1912 to Feb 5, 1913
Feb 15, 1972 to Feb 2, 1973


General - Rat people are so charming and attractive they are always surrounded by friends and admirers. They can also be lone tumbleweeds, seldom making lasting friendships. Known as Perfectionists, they never want to lose face. It takes an understanding friend to get them to "put on the dancing plumes." Rat people have vivid imagination and are known for creating extraordinarily magic moments in time. Not surprisingly, the sensitive Rats have the gift of insight and clairvoyance, so you better watch out what you think around them! Rats enjoy being leaders and pacesetters and usually enjoy extraordinary success in life.

Specific - When water rats talk, people listen. Commanding and eloquent, always the center of attention, the Water Rats also have a soft side that endears them to the world. When the world needs, Water Rats are there. Humanitarian fighters against hunger, illness, sadness, they try to bring happiness to others through their compassionate endeavors and smiling warmth. When the world wants a friend, it's the loyal and sincere Water Rat which draws them in. The Water Rat has a successful career but money-wise, it's pretty much middle of the road. Changing free-spending ways could lead to financial security if they are willing to make the effort. Their natural charisma attracts members of the opposite sex like wildfire, but Water Rats often don't set their standards high enough and are quite indiscriminate in seeking love affairs, until they finally settle down later in life. Once this happens, they advance pretty far exhibiting oodles of charm with their loved ones.
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The DIY book cover progress...

The second coat of clear enamel is drying now. It looks good.

I've learned that to cut nice rounded corners, that perhaps fingernail clipers are not the easiest way to go.

Next step is the spray on latex "stick to anything and everything" adhesive. Then put it in a clamp while the glue dries. In theory, tomorrow my note book should look even better than before.

The image I used was this one:




I thought a snow or winter related Haiku might go well as an accent for it.

This is the same typ of book used in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade, but a larger version, so I tried to find a coop old map to put on it, but a)I wanted to use one of my own images and b) I didn't find any that seemed just right.

When it's all dry tomorrow, if everything turns out, I will post pictures of the finished product.