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January 04, 2004



So, you get more done in one night on the brink of death than I get done in a week?

Feel better anyway.


Well, I guess I exaggerated a bit. I read about half of each book on the plane, coming into and/or going out from Taiwan. But if I get to count what I did on the plane, then I get to add the cognitive achievement of: seeing "Tomb Raider II: the Lara Croftening" - or whatever it was called. The movie really was amazing. Not just meaningless. Really a potent revenge drama against meaning. Sort of like the screenwriter is the Count of Monte Cristo, and Meaning is the guy who sent him to the Chateau d'If. And then, in the end, the Count directs "Tomb Raider II". So really I learned a lot on my trip home. And I'm feeling a bit better today, after watching "Return of the King". Which was very, very good. And the ibuprofen and popcorn helped.

Alan Kellogg

'Tis the season to be stricken,
Fa la la la la, la la la la.
Watch the bloggers as they sicken,
Fa la la la la, la la la la...

Chicken soup for the sinuses, 7-up for the throat, and no marathons.

Get better soon.

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