My Likes and Dislikes

*I Like:

Trains and streetcars

Travelling by train

Classic type faces like Garamond and Caslon

Hand-set foundry type

Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, Joplin, John Williams

E. Power Biggs, Pamela Decker

Tracker Organs

Organs with Real Pipes

Dorothy Hamill, Scott Hamilton, Brian Boitano, Brian Orser

Puns, Ethnic jokes deprecating my own ancestry

San Francisco, Sacramento

Chicken, Prime Rib

Oatmeal Cookies

The kind of spam that comes in a can from Hormel

Religion, Science, clergy with "Darwin fish" emblems on their cars


*I Loathe:

Big trucks and motorhomes

Travelling by automobile

Too much Helvetica

The "Desktop-Published" look

Mahler, Wagner, Disco, Punk and Rap

Virgil Fox

Organs without subtlety


Tonya Harding, Kurt Browning, Surya Bonaly

Outright racial slurs disguised as jokes

Barstow, Bakersfield

Food I can't get past my nose

Chocolate, Rich desserts

The kind of spam that chokes your email account and your fax machine

"Creation Science" (which is really neither Creation nor Science!)

Dr. Laura Censorship and her vendetta against the American Library Association

In case you haven't already figured out my opinion of "political correctness," you can read all about it here.

One Geek's Opinion

A series of essays

The Strongest Motivation Known to Human Nature
A Semantic Crisis
Fox "news": fair and balanced?

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