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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

Six Acres and a Deere

7.20.05
Peter Huber, 03.20.00/Forbes Magazine


GLOBAL WARMING IS SAID TO BE ABOUT CARBON--which the earth giveth and the earth taketh away. How much carbon? The numbers are too huge for ordinary intuition to grasp. So let's cut them down to size.

A century ago a pioneering American family lived off 40 acres and a mule. Today an American family of four can lay claim to 30 acres of the continent, if we imagine land to be evenly divided among us all. How is the allotment used? One acre goes for home, office, factory, road and highway. Six acres are farmland. Eight are range for livestock. Fifteen are grassland, forest, mountain and desert.

The family digs up 24 metric tons of carbon a year, as coal, oil and gas, and releases it into the air as carbon dioxide. Natural processes cycle about 20 times as much in and out of green plants and the oceans. Still, an extra 24 tons might affect climate, if it accumulates.

So how might our family balance its carbon books? It can dig up less, but to break even it must put some back. Twenty-four tons seems like a lot. But spread over 30 acres that's about 6 ounces of carbon per square yard, or a film averaging about two-thousandths of an inch thick. Grow new trees. The family's pioneer ancestors had to live entirely off the land, so they deforested a lot of land for crops, pasture and fuel. Since about 1920, however, that process has been reversed. The family has returned at least one, and perhaps two, acres of the homestead to forest. Plow less land. That's what has made room for new trees. Our family has tripled its agricultural productivity in this century. Better railways and highways, and the fossil fuels that power them, have allowed the family to trade 2 acres of inferior farmland in New England for 1 much better acre on the prairies. High-tech agriculture has done the rest. It could do even more. Buy a tractor. Grandpa got his horsepower from a horse, which required 2 acres of pasture to feed. And the horse emitted copious amounts of methane, a much more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. As internal combustion engines go, the second stomach of the ruminant quadruped was a whole lot worse for the atmosphere than the engine that replaced it. Thwart pests. Until 1905 the family used a lot of lumber for railroad ties, which quickly became food for termites. The introduction of creosote preservatives cut this source of demand by two-thirds. The family used to cede one-third of its cropland to insects, rodents and fungi. Chemicals and packaging now protect the crops, preserve the food, shrink the farm and thus expand the forest.

As best these things can be measured, the North American carbon books are now in balance. Carbon dioxide levels downwind of the estate, out in the Atlantic, are lower than upwind, in the Pacific. Carbon-sink skeptics say they don't see enough new trees to account for the drop. But then, global warming skeptics say they don't see enough human carbon emissions to account for rising temperatures. The weight of the evidence indicates both a warming planet and a huge North American carbon sink. The carbon-sink data are, if anything, the more reliable, because they require only direct measurement today, not estimates of conditions a century ago.

If we can't precisely explain where all the carbon is sinking, it's because it's hard to track deposits that average 0.002 inch over a vast continent. Many forest inventories count only "lumber quality" trunks, ignoring younger trees and grassland. New forests mean new, carbon-rich soil, which is almost impossible to inventory accurately. New soil means new sources of silt in rivers, which dump carbon into the ocean. Pampers sequester carbon, too, as long as the landfill they wind up in doesn't permit them to decompose.

Land-poor Europe leveled most of its forests centuries ago, and is preoccupied now with protecting the cow pastures of reactionary farmers. The developing world still depends on 19th-century technologies, which expand humanity's footprint over the surface rather than shrinking it. To save a forest, buy some Third World farmer a tractor. Help him make the same transition we have made, to technologies and fuels that return dustbowl to grassland, pasture to forest, and carbon to earth.




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