… experience guilt over dental checkup, no coverage for proposed $454 mouthguard for grinding – would valium be cheaper? … sort out remaining sections of chapter 5 to write … talk to b about friday plans, about ladies who happy hour, about seeing grey pawn trio at cato’s later tonight … blog kat’s monkey cat sexy post … go back to travel.state.gov to find photo shops in oakland near city clerks … telnet to xroad to start the backing up process … get distracted reading rss news feed for 15 minutes, consider and then decide not to respond to cross-post or decry several entries … (why so tired of weblog minutiae? is it the seybold seminar in september?) … realize for the fifth time that his was no the year to skip going to BEA, but deadlines are deadlines … fix x-ism page from latest hack – they replaced the index page on my out-of-date textpattern beta too … get birth certificate (forgot last time but just as well considering how badly those pictures came out …. open new thinkpad battery that will enable summer backdoor bloggin’, powering up now … catch up with flame.ind on the well … work some more on long reply to delshad’s last message (check mail) … tar up home/xian folder … gzip it … become root to remove nasty hacker index.php file, stop being root … re-reupload correct index.php to restart ol’ textpattern … post a new item to x-ism to jostle things loose … check off ‘fix x-ism’ on the to do list … find out why tar process keeps dying … go out to get new passport photos taken….