Wednesday, May 28, 2003

» My article, Springtime in Oregon is up on Imagestation magazine. The pictures came out well, most were taken with a macro lens which in turn, makes a pretty good portrait lens.

07:08 PM PST

Monday, May 26, 2003


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mailing postcards

05:03 PM PST

Saturday, May 24, 2003


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looking up at pizzicato

08:59 PM PST

Thursday, May 15, 2003

» I've been having a wonderful time traversing all over the state as part of this project. This guy isn't nearly as mean as he looks in this cover shot I took last week.

09:19 AM PST

Monday, May 12, 2003


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11:19 PM PST

» I received a Spam today:
To Whom it may concern:

I represent a client who claims that you are in violation of his trademark "skatedork". He is willing to sell you the rights to use the Skatedork name for $7,500.

If this is agreeable please get back to me at your earliest convenience. If not, I will file all necessary documentation to stop you from using the the registered name.

David Hanson , ESQ.
I was quite convinced of its authenticity at first, but then realized that no lawyer would send a cease and desist like this through e-mail. Further investigation revealed that the return e-mail address: didn't exist and that no one named David Hanson worked at the firm. What was interesting was that Baker Botts LLP is a real law firm that does deal with trademark issues. This was certainly one of the more convincing spams I've received (and one of the few I've read in a long time).

My only question is, why send this from an e-mail address that, if replied to, will bounce? (Just for the record, the headers revealed the actual return e-mail address: Return-Path:

11:14 PM PST

Thursday, May 8, 2003


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closeup of raindrops

After a few days of wrangling, and the help of some incredibly generous people on the Movable Type support forums, I've relaunched Portland Stories. So, if you're in the area, and want to share a story about our fair (with a touch of rain) city, come on by.

02:08 PM PST

Saturday, May 3, 2003


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new macro lens opens up a world of possibility

11:08 AM PST

Friday, May 2, 2003


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Cheerleading for worker's rights on May Day

11:21 AM PST

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