stuff I like

in no particular order, my favorite…


 

 

  • …band(s): King’s X, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Indigo Girls
  • …album(s): “Faith Hope Love” (King’s X), “Gretchen Goes to Nebraska” (King’s
    X), “Everyone Deserves Music” (Michael Franti & Spearhead), “Rites of Passage”
    (Indigo Girls), “Shake Off the Dust, Arise” (Matisyahu), “Dancing About
    Architecture” (Trip Wamsley)
  • …comic: “Strangers in Paradise”, by the inimitable Terry Moore 
  • …operating system: Mac OS X
  • …day: Shabbat
  • …candy bar: Vosges Barcelona Bar
  • …wine: Insatiable Cabernet Sauvignon
  • …beer: Current: Southern Pecan Nut Brown Ale. All-time favorite:Arrogant Bastard Ale, the beer of choice of sysadmins everywhere
  • …university sports team: University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles, baybee
  • …professional baseball team: St. Louis Cardinals
  • …professional football team: New Orleans Saints
  • …artist: Jack Vettriano, thus far
  • …name for God: Shechinah
  • …comic book: Hothead Paisan
  • …mitzvah: tzitzit
  • …holiday: Simchat Torah, thus far
  • …part of the Shabbat morning service: the Torah service
  • …weekly-updated site: Tomato Nation
  • …computer: MacBook Pro
  • …old computer: Tandy TRS-80 MC-10, a complete piece of shit, but MY VERY FIRST COMPUTER, so I still have the love
  • …Net hangout: Eagle’s Nest BBS
  • …blog: too many to pick, but probably Amalah (or Bobofett , back when it was being updated regularly)
  • …tattoo studio: Enchanted Ink, Boulder, CO (RIP)
  • …tattoo: “True Until Death” on my right forearm
  • …language: Hebrew
  • …shell: bash
  • …editor: vi (specifically, vim with syntax highlighting), but VSCode is slowly and grudgingly growing on me
  • …city: New fucking Orleans
  • …TV show, ever: “Xena: Warrior Princess”
  • …celebrity: Margaret Fucking Cho
  • …parshah: Vayishlach
  • …movie: “The Breakfast Club”
  • …book series: the “Women on Fire” series
  • …fan fiction series: the Talking Stick/Circle series by Peg Robinson and Macedon
  • …restaurant: India’s in Denver
  • …comic strip: Bloom County , may it rest in peace
  • …fictional character: Granny Weatherwax (GNU Terry Pratchett)
  • …musical instrument: the human voice
  • …free shell provider: Super Dimension Fortress…Jewish holiday food:  latkes
     
  • …people: Miryam (z”l) and my kids
  • …pet: Solaris, rest his soul
  • …bass player: dUg Pinnick