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Jeanette and our friend Walt Minnick are both Rooted in the West, 1987
The Neigbhorhood buzz is noise pollution.
Owyhee Canyonlands Rendezvous IV, June 2002
Owyhee Canyonlands Rendezvous III, June 2001
Weather report, from an amazing inversion, Christmas 1999
Owyhee Canyonlands Rendezvous, Sept. 1999
Road rage, Boise style, 1994
Flood control on the Boise River, 1998
Flood control on the Boise River, 1999
Jeanette's experience of volunteering at the 1998 Boise River Festival
The Ada County Highway District gerrymandering, 1998
Fearless Fomenters of Fiscal Fear got together for a symposium in Boise in late February, 2013
Pillar to post: a look at Tom Luna's plan to gut Idaho's education system
The gang that couldn't shoot straight includes Karl Rove, William Kristol, Liz Cheney, Keep America Safe, and Marc Thiessen.
Dark Thirty in the Garden of Good and Evil, by Jeanette Ross
Rule of Law, or Rule of Memorandum?
A critique of the 2006 fundaising effort, packaged as The Republican Party Census Document, et al.
Responding to George W. Bush's speech on Veteran's Day, 2005: Leadership, and the War on Terror
Another letter to Larry Craig, about the Senate's Advice and Consent
Deconstructing the 2005 State of the Union speech
My account of poll-watching for the 2004 General Election
Parsing the algebra of the new Medicare prescription drug benefit
Rush is out of rehab, and he's turned liberal!
Debating, on the eve of war.
Why I oppose war in Iraq
Thoughts on the apparent eve of our next war on Iraq
The Real Challenge Facing America, a guest editorial from my father, after the Sept. 11th attack on America.
Dang it, missed again on the way to our impenetrable missle shield.
"Ban the Bomb" became Ban the Bombast after the US Senate voted down ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, on Oct. 13, 1999
W.'s problem with his cocaine use, and his Drug W arning
Looking at us looking at The World as 100 People
My view of the impending impeachment of Bill Clinton
The non-end of the Cold War, 1998
How we give away land in these here parts, 30 Jan 1999
A survivor's view of downsizing: RIFfed
Wondering if I should be synergized by the merger of Compaq and Hewlett-Packard.
We're on our own after the passing of Bill Hewlett.
Duck and cover for the Hailstorm press release we'd like to see.
My occasional patent watch of interesting happenings in the field of intellectual property.
My compact manual for Server Side Includes on the Apache server. Condensed from Apache's documentation and the information Westhost sent me.
A very brief and non-technical Intro to XML, Extensible Markup Language.
Microsoft found guilty again, but the divestiture decree is set aside.
Patent Mania, reflecting on the six millionth US patent.
Engineering Software?, 30 Oct 1999 rant about whether engineering could possibly include this 20th century upstart.
So you want to be an inventor? Here's a recipe.
Land of the Free, browser, that is.
Economic meltdown, 2008, by Bill Reid
Testing the ends of the economic spectrum and what it means to buy local
California has energy crises real and imagined.
My reaction to (and brief review of) the Cluetrain Manifesto, Aug. 10, 2000
When the Social Security Administration sent me a statement, it prompted me to run a calculation of my interest in Social Security.
Less is less, More are better, 16 April 2000 look at Julian Simon's idea of human population as the "Ultimate Resource."
Are we having a stock market Crash?!
Two Russian Economies, 15 June 1999
Our cultural obsession with growth
Stock Market Momentum, Originally posted on 7.Feb 1999, and last updated 13.Nov 1999.
Table: Top 100 Market capitalization, updated Dec. 4, 1999
Amusical Review of The Milk Carton Kids and Josh Ritter, at the Egyptian, Aug. 15, 2013
Magic and Freedom: Dancing to a New Tune in The Magic Flute, by Jeanette Ross.
Book review of the "business novel," Critical Chain and its project management ideas (1998)
Book review of Dialogue and the art of thinking together , by William Isaacs (1999)
Dancing in the Spider's Web, Jeanette's review of West Bay Opera's production of Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.
Continuation of my reading list
Explanation of my association with Amazon.com, and why my reading list has links to their site.
Family & Journal
My weblog, updated erratically (but frequently). One month chunks.
Waiting to be Seduced by the Don, Jeanette's sesquicentennial memory of Opera Idaho
God's Bullies, Jeanette on her soapbox for Banned Books Week
Purely Noteworthy, Jeanette's collecting folklore about the afterlife
16 Days in China, Nov. 2003
A photoessay from the opening of the new Boise Airport terminal
A day of backcountry skiing on Banner Ridge
Photos from a ride on the Thunder Mountain Line of the Idaho Northern & Pacific Railroad.
It's tulip time in fortboise.
Home again from a year in Palo Alto
(Jeanette's) Photos and musings from Año Nuevo
Our first visit to Yosemite in pictures (mostly) and words.
Be it Resolved... for the New Year, 2000.
Musing on myopia and other forms of vision loss.
An essay on Work / Life balance
Home page and main index, with current essay
Phototravelogue from Nikko National Park (Japan), 1998
World Cup '98, the punch line
The Blazing Spuds
The Blazing Spuds through the years. (The 5 seasons' worth of game reports and stats have been sent to the morgue.)
A windsurfing fall classic at Lucky Peak reservoir
"Closing Day" photoessay, Sept. 15, 2002.
Defuse the IRA Tax Time Bomb with good advice from Ed Slott's books and website.
Expanded DHTML tooltips and some of what goes wrong with them.
Feel like you're under an Ad Attack? That's because you are. Here are some ideas for fighting back.
A brief and hype-free introduction to XML
Jakob Nielsen has lots of useful ideas, and a wonderfully inflated ego. Updated, Aug. 2000
A brief test drive of the new Honda Insight
A dozen tips to save time and space
A collection of assorted bookmarks I like
My Dear Bill letter about an Outlook97 data corruption problem. Poetically, it bounced. (Later, I found his correct address. Still no answer.)
Tom von Alten tva_∂t_fortboise_⋅_org