modest mouse always instills a sense of wanderlust in me. hop in a car and just go. i wonder if i'll ever do that. i miss the wide open spaces. i need to spend a week or two driving through the midwest. end up in colorado. i miss the mountains and the air.
new media acquisitions: stereolab's "abc music" - a 2cd set of bbc radio 1 sessions. great stuff. also; real genius and the neverending story on dvd.
i slacked this weekend and have yet to finish pinker. i'm so looking forward to moving on in my studies. next book is drexler's engines of creation - and i need a good, solid technical theory book to ground me after pinker's exploration of the mind.
tina left for india yesterday and my thoughts are with her. i hope she stays safe and has the time of her life.