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OK OK...this site really is a test bed for my business, but I have put few words in place over the last few years...

06.15.06
What So Proudly We Hailed
A son's lesson learned

05.17.06
This'll Teach Her to Ask...
AKA "On Loving a Younger Woman

2.05.09
Thursday Seems Like Monday When Your Days Are All The Same
There are days and then there are days.

5.27.07
The Stanguellini In Aunt Edith's Gift Shop
It is mid-July in Lime Rock. After almost 7 years in Arizona, I find the Connecticut humidity is odd, intense.

1.30.13
It's Just a Number
2,734,933,760


1954 Ferrari 250 Europa PF Coupe


1962 Porsche 356B S Roadster T-6 (Twin Grill)

10.22.09
Two New Sites for DLMWeb
A couple of interesting projects

10.22.09
Marshall Crenshaw - Live Webcast - Friday, October 23, 2009 12Noon EST
Keep listening to 98.1FM Red Hook, NY WKZE

10.13.09
Vodafone McClaren Mercedes Widget

10.5.09
Jack AND Squat
... if they can't take a joke (and the horse they rode in on)

10.1.09
WebcamMax - A Great Easy- to-use Tool
For once I have nothing but praise for a piece of software..

10.01.09
Livestream.com Fails to Make the Grade
How to screw up a good idea

9.3.09
1939 W 154 (W 163) Silver Arrow Mercedes-Benz Rudolf Caracciola - 1939 German Grand Prix

6.28.09
A Minor - UConn's Astounding A Capella Group Rip It UP at Project Troubador
Park your cynicism - It is never too late for an epiphany!

6.28.09
Pistolera - Project Troubador/June 27, 2009

5.4.09
Desperados - WITH EVERYBODY!!
wow

4.30.09
Walking Man Henry Herbert Knibbs/ recited by Waddie Mitchell
If you would like me to, I'll tell my story, now.

4.3.09
Oklahoma Hills - Jimmy LaFave Live at WKZE 98.1
This is as good as it gets! Best music I have ever webcast and archived.

3.26.09
Professor Louie & the Crowmatix - a new DLMWeb Client
The site features several layers of media and information for both promoters and fans.

3.09.09
The Legend of Crazy Horse by J.D. Blackfoot
Hard to find...Extraordinary piece of work.

3.09.09
This Abundant Life March 8 2009 - Lizzie & Baba
A streaming audio of the 3_08 show

3.09.09
Ryan Arnold Wins Helsinki's First Song Search Contest
An extraordinary song, by a special and talented young man.

3.09.09
Dusty Chaps - Tucson's Lost Treasure - Heat Stroke & Honk Tonk Music
These guys were the greatest Little Band on the Planet in 1970's Tucson.

3.06.09
Lizzie & Baba Craft a Song We All Can Sing
East meets West? Well, Left meets Right and finds some common ground!

2.24.09
Stop Using BADWARE, do not post your music in Real Player format.
I have a number of clients and friends in the music industry. While I certainly understand their need to control and limit the free downloading of their music, using RealPlayer is NOT a satisfactory way to achieve that end.

2.05.09
Thursday Seems Like Monday When Your Days Are All The Same
There are days and then there are days.

3.09.09
Legend of the U.S.S. Titanic - Jaime Brockett
497 and a half feet of ROPE...

1.22.09
Rolex 24 Live Webcast shut down by SPEEDTV

1.22.09
Zero Net Energy - Verdae LLC is a new client
Welcome to DLMWeb

1.11.09
Felice Brothers Deliver The Goods - Helsinki's Top Ten for 2008
Simone Felice stands on stage night after night, as do all the boys, and delivers...

12.07.08
Had fun, see you soon, I hope
I promise, beloved algorithm, that I shall never attempt to spoof you.


Harry Carter winning the 1960 Vanderbuilt Cup!!


What is new in DLMWeb?
Feeds from DLMWeb powered websites




10.2.08
How Many Vice-presidents Became President During Their Terms of Office ???
Is there even a contest...really?


Ce n'est pas comedie
Tina Fey didn't write this shit... it is really what is inside Snowjob Square Glasses' head.


Fey as Palin - Best SNL impression since Dana Carvey's Bush
Timeless and perfect

9.12.08
Daniel Nocera describes new process for storing solar energy
Electricity-by-wire from a central source could be a thing of the past.





Mama HillyBeans WebCast

8.14.08
Why the Road?
Thanks to Autoextremist.com

7.21.08
Lightning Book - A book about lightning is the scariest read of the year!
Not the kind of out of the body experience I want to have!

7.11.08
ALMS and Formula BMW at Lime Rock Park's New Uphill and West Bend

4.30.08
Albert Hofmann
Remember April 19 - Bicycle Day

04.47.08
DLMWeb live cam
A test of the Ustream.tv


Kart Race at OVRP - 8hrs - June 21 2008

01.14.08
Random Motorsport and Car Related Videos
YouTube Ad Test

01.07.08
Juan Manuel Fangio Video
From the director of Chariots of Fire

12.26.07
Austin Healey Videos - THE BIG HEALEY
A video collection of these wonderful cars in action

12.09.07
Austin Healey 3000 Mk III - A Superb Restoration
THE Big Healey - 1967 BJ8

11.01.07
Lime Rock Connecticut - Map of Business District at End of
limeRockBusinessDistrictMap

10.20.07
Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mt. Boys - Answer The Call - Live at Helsinki October 13, 2007
An absolute high point in my 7+ years as Helsinki's webmaster

10.20.07
Pastrami on rye... and so far up the river!!
the wi-fi connecting too

9.06.07
Lime Rock Park Video - 2007 Vintage Festival - Sam Posey, Jim Haynes, John Bishop
40 minutes of wonderful conversation from the 2007 Vintage Festival

7.21.07
Bush Colonoscopy Finds His Brain!
It was only a case of recto-cranial inversion...

7.16.07
Northwest Corner Connecticut Real Estate Brokerage Becomes Latest DLMWeb Client
Helping another business to get found on the web!!

5.27.07
The Stanguellini In Aunt Edith's Gift Shop
It is mid-July in Lime Rock. After almost 7 years in Arizona, I find the Connecticut humidity is odd, intense.

5.27.07
OSCA MT4 Spider Morelli
A Maserati by any other name...is an OSCA.

5.17.07
Falwell Falls - Ugly Little Toad Croaks
Goodbye and Good Riddance

5.10.07
"Success is not no violence" - George W. Bush, The GODDAMNED 43rd President of the United States of America!!!!!!!!!
In ceremonies of the horsemen, even the pawn must hold a grudge

5.5.07
The Wellspring of Reality- R. Buckminster Fuller
An essay that has informed my thinking since I stumbled upon it in the Lenox Library in 1970

5.9.10
Lizzie West's "19 Miles To Baghdad"
Something Good Has Begun

3.23.07
At Last, Something Worth Reading from the Berkshire Eagle!
Eagle Droppings Narrowly Miss Young Mother, Hitting Instead Their IntendedTarget

3.5.07
A Psychiatrist's Perspective on George Bush - Yes, He IS sick
Speculation regarding GW's sanity.

2.14.07
Test of Podcast Creator
HTML for page placement

1.25.07
The Webbie's Helsinki Favorites
My cup runneth over! A brief rundown of some special artists and moments in 2006

12.20.06
Hal Ketchum Coming to Helsinki!
and here is some STREAMING VIDEO

A Special Treat for Visitors with HighSpeed Internet

10.06.06
Perl to kill MS BitDrool Eliminate MS Word Generated Curly Quotes, em Dashes, en Dashes, Elipsises, and Curly Single Apostrophes
A couple of tweaks to the Smart Quote filter




A Special Report - Spring 2007
Do you understand what your Web pages say?
About SEO

9.12.06
A Beautiful Example of Guitarmaking
Hot of the workbench of Jeremy Gage

8-21-06
Dylan's New Album Review - Rogovoy Scoops the World.
Using DLMWeb Content Mangement Tools make this a do-it -yourself project

7.24.06
A Second version of Smart Quote Filter
A regular expression and adding the utf-8 metatag

06.15.06
What So Proudly We Hailed
A son's lesson learned

05.17.06
This'll Teach Her to Ask...
Little did this glib goyim with a pisk (go look it up, if your Yiddish is a bit rusty) realize...

05.15.06
How I Spent My Winter
The bottle was dusty, but the liquor was clean

12.10.05
San Pedro River from Cascabel
A bit more about why...

11.29.05
Arizona!!??? What Were You Thinking?
Ahh, wilderness!

05.18.06
Cowboy Up
My step-grandfather, Remington Schuyler was one hell of an illustrator




10.20.07
Today the police cars are going crazy!!
Here is a test




8.23.05
David Minton, Berkshire Web Designer in Great Barrington Uses His Own Site to Demonstrate RSS
I'll bet that you don't really get it, but you should!

8.14.05
Horseback Rides in India
An amazingly good thing

8.6.05
Niagara Falls/Slowly I Turn
Bud and Lou?

8.1.05
Insanity Industry
http://www.blogmaverick.com/

7.26.05
A Reiterative Failure to Classify
An Eagle article gets Ol' Grumpy up on his high horse

7.25.05
Getting Found on The Web
Good design and Relevant Copy - The NO BS solution to Search Engine Optimization

7.22.05
Lola EX 257 / Lime Rock July 4 Weekend/Chris Dyson
Digital Photo and Image Manipulation by dlminton

7.20.05
Some Good News For a Change
The Starfish Difference makes a REAL difference in a hard land I know and love.

7.11.05
Monsoon Hangs Up Heat Builds Up
On seeing Arizona live up to its name

7/4/05
Rogovoy's DLMWEB powered Blog featured on Front Page of Eagle
A dlminton web service site gets some ink

7.20.05
Six Acres and a Deere
Hmm, thought a thought provoking way of looking at the situation.

June !5, 2005
Jeremy Wallace Becomes the latest DLMWeb Makeover
A supremely talented musician, a wonderful and inovative songwriter

June 6, 2005
A new bloom - for Margot
Photoshop Image by dlm

June 3, 2005
Eagle on the Grill as Seth Rogovoy Hits a Nerve
Some great colloquy at a dlmweb powered Web Journal

May 26, 2005
As close as a star to the moon.
Read Gatsby, and read it again and again

May 31, 2005
Oh, Now I Get It...An epiphany from the NYTimes
Been there, done that.

April 13, 2005,
Images/Helsinki 2005
Grupo Fantasma Image

04/02/05
The Auto Shop in Salisbury, CT Joins dlmweb's Family of Websites
More about this project as it is developed

4/1/05
97.7 FM is WBCR, Berkshire Community Radio
HELP GET THE WORD OUT

4/1/05
Safe Update for Helsinki
Automatic Backup

3/30/05
WBCR 97.7 Schedule
Support Community Radio

03/30/05
Conservative Thinking at its Best
Inimical to basic constitutional principles

03/21/05
How RSS Gets Your Message Delivered
Three different examples

03/16/05
Frank Zuback Productions - Music Services
Another dlminton web services powered blog hits the web

03/14/05
The Lantern House Motel Goes Online in Record Time
4 hours from purchase to online - Outstanding service from Outnet,.com and GoDaddy.com

02/16/05
Strong Visual Image Opens Start Racing Site
Using broadband effectively to entice your visitors to read your message

02/16/05
Latest Helsinki Opener
A dynamic page that is easily managed

02/15/05
Another reason to use Firefox
Some scary stuff from the folks who brought you the Blue Screen of Death

02/14/05
Turning Horse Feed into Mulch
A self explanatory mea culpa

02/04/05
A Feed from Pumpelly Racing
Updating Daytona via WiFi

02/03/05
And the journey goes on
The broken key is a pain.

01/28/05
It is beginning to get a bit interesting.
Bed time for DLM

01/26/05
Road Trip Tomorrow
Wiki this

01/19/05
About this RSS/Blog deal
Why this should matter to YOU

01/17/05
Blogging?
Two objectives today, chronical a personal experience and describe the functions of the programming I have been writing.

01/09/05
Pottery Barn Rule - You Break It You Own It
Pssssst...Wanna buy a couple of hot domain names?

August 7, 2005
A DLMWebCast
in fond remembrance: Avalon Ballroom, October 13, 1968
01/08/05
Distributing Your Music and Message on the Web
Getting the word...and the MUSIC out.

01/07/05
JS Code to put RSS on a web page
Nice stuff

01/08/05
Adding an RSS feed to MyYahoo
My feed shows up on MyYahoo...damn, that is cool.

01/08/05
A Gray Sleety Afternoon
as I explore this RSS deal

01/07/05
Next thing is to use this
Good night

01/08/05
Enough for Tonight
Very satisfying

01/08/05
Next Stop...The Aggregators
We shall see, but I believe we are getting there

01/07/05
That was too easy!!!
Got there

01/07/05
Almost Midnight
Getting there

01/07/05
Camille du Gast
1903!

01/07/05
You Learn Something New Every Day
I doubt it

01/07/05
RSS
Really Simple Syndication has a real name

01/07/05
Web definitions for Blog -- (weB LOG)
from: www.matisse.net/files/glossary.html

01/07/05
An Editoral Rewrite
Which puts it back on the journal opener

01/06/05
Paris-Madrid '03
The end of the era

01/06/05
A New Year
Uhh, '04? You sucked. Sorry, but that's the way it was.

Timeless
Belgium?
from Get Fuzzy











Overwite Me!

10.3.05
PodCast Feed via JavaScript
One of many ways to use an RSS feed.

7.15.05
Helsinki Photos
Abby Lappen/Open Stage


1954 Ferrari 250 Europa PF Coupe





1962 Porsche 356B S Roadster T-6 (Twin Grill)

7.25.05
Getting Found on The Web
Good design and Relevant Copy - This is what Search Engine Optimization

01/17/05
The Log of the Starshit Enterprise
Wayyyyyyyy more than you need to know, unless you are an uninsured male aged 50 + who is trying to figure out how to get the health care you need.

01/14/05
And now for something different....
Parental guidance might be in order...don't click if you're uptight.


Custom Blogs and Sites that Get Found by Search Engines - DLMWeb Easy-to-Use Content Management

Albert Hofmann

4.30.08
Albert Hofmann, the Father of LSD, Dies at 102


By CRAIG S. SMITH
NYTimes Published: April 30, 2008

PARIS - Albert Hofmann, the mystical Swiss chemist who gave the world LSD, the most powerful psychotropic substance known, died Tuesday at his hilltop home near Basel, Switzerland. He was 102.

The cause was a heart attack, said Rick Doblin, founder and president of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, a California-based group that in 2005 republished Dr. Hofmann's 1979 book "LSD: My Problem Child."

Dr. Hofmann first synthesized the compound lysergic acid diethylamide in 1938 but did not discover its psychopharmacological effects until five years later, when he accidentally ingested the substance that became known to the 1960s counterculture as acid.

He then took LSD hundreds of times, but regarded it as a powerful and potentially dangerous psychotropic drug that demanded respect. More important to him than the pleasures of the psychedelic experience was the drug's value as a revelatory aid for contemplating and understanding what he saw as humanity's oneness with nature. That perception, of union, which came to Dr. Hofmann as almost a religious epiphany while still a child, directed much of his personal and professional life.

Dr. Hofmann was born in Baden, a spa town in northern Switzerland, on Jan. 11, 1906, the eldest of four children. His father, who had no higher education, was a toolmaker in a local factory, and the family lived in a rented apartment. But Dr. Hofmann spent much of his childhood outdoors.

He would wander the hills above the town and play around the ruins of a Hapsburg castle, the Stein. "It was a real paradise up there," he said in an interview in 2006. "We had no money, but I had a wonderful childhood."

It was during one of his ambles that he had his epiphany.

"It happened on a May morning - I have forgotten the year - but I can still point to the exact spot where it occurred, on a forest path on Martinsberg above Baden," he wrote in "LSD: My Problem Child." "As I strolled through the freshly greened woods filled with bird song and lit up by the morning sun, all at once everything appeared in an uncommonly clear light.

"It shone with the most beautiful radiance, speaking to the heart, as though it wanted to encompass me in its majesty. I was filled with an indescribable sensation of joy, oneness and blissful security."

Though Dr. Hofmann's father was a Roman Catholic and his mother a Protestant, Dr. Hofmann, from an early age, felt that organized religion missed the point. When he was 7 or 8, he recalled, he spoke to a friend about whether Jesus was divine. "I said that I didn't believe, but that there must be a God because there is the world and someone made the world," he said. "I had this very deep connection with nature."

Dr. Hofmann went on to study chemistry at Zurich University because, he said, he wanted to explore the natural world at the level where energy and elements combine to create life. He earned his Ph.D. there in 1929, when he was just 23. He then took a job with Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, attracted by a program there that sought to synthesize pharmacological compounds from medicinally important plants.

It was during his work on the ergot fungus, which grows in rye kernels, that he stumbled on LSD, accidentally ingesting a trace of the compound one Friday afternoon in April 1943. Soon he experienced an altered state of consciousness similar to the one he had experienced as a child.

On the following Monday, he deliberately swallowed a dose of LSD and rode his bicycle home as the effects of the drug overwhelmed him. That day, April 19, later became memorialized by LSD enthusiasts as "bicycle day."

Dr. Hofmann's work produced other important drugs, including methergine, used to treat postpartum hemorrhaging, the leading cause of death from childbirth. But it was LSD that shaped both his career and his spiritual quest.

"Through my LSD experience and my new picture of reality, I became aware of the wonder of creation, the magnificence of nature and of the animal and plant kingdom," Dr. Hofmann told the psychiatrist Stanislav Grof during an interview in 1984. "I became very sensitive to what will happen to all this and all of us."

Dr. Hofmann became an impassioned advocate for the environment and argued that LSD, besides being a valuable tool for psychiatry, could be used to awaken a deeper awareness of mankind's place in nature and help curb society's ultimately self-destructive degradation of the natural world.

But he was also disturbed by the cavalier use of LSD as a drug for entertainment, arguing that it should be treated in the way that primitive societies treat psychoactive sacred plants, which are ingested with care and spiritual intent.

After his discovery of LSD's properties, Dr. Hofmann spent years researching sacred plants. With his friend R. Gordon Wasson, he participated in psychedelic rituals with Mazatec shamans in southern Mexico. He succeeded in synthesizing the active compounds in the Psilocybe mexicana mushroom, which he named psilocybin and psilocin. He also isolated the active compound in morning glory seeds, which the Mazatec also used as an intoxicant, and found that its chemical structure was close to that of LSD.

During the psychedelic era, Dr. Hofmann struck up friendships with such outsize personalities as Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg and Aldous Huxley, who, nearing death in 1963, asked his wife for an injection of LSD to help him through the final painful throes of throat cancer.

Yet despite his involvement with psychoactive compounds, Dr. Hofmann remained moored in his Swiss chemist identity. He stayed with Sandoz as head of the research department for natural medicines until his retirement in 1971. He wrote more than 100 scientific articles and was the author or co-author of a number of books

He and his wife, Anita, who died recently, reared four children in Basel. A son died of alcoholism at 53. Survivors include several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Though Dr. Hofmann called LSD "medicine for the soul," by 2006 his hallucinogenic days were long behind him, he said in the interview that year.

"I know LSD; I don't need to take it anymore," he said, adding. "Maybe when I die, like Aldous Huxley."

But he said LSD had not affected his understanding of death. In death, he said, "I go back to where I came from, to where I was before I was born, that's all."




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