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What So Proudly We Hailed
A son's lesson learned

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

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

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.

It's Just a Number

1954 Ferrari 250 Europa PF Coupe

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

Two New Sites for DLMWeb
A couple of interesting projects

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

Vodafone McClaren Mercedes Widget

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

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

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

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

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!

Pistolera - Project Troubador/June 27, 2009

Desperados - WITH EVERYBODY!!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

Rolex 24 Live Webcast shut down by SPEEDTV

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

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...

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

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

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

Why the Road?
Thanks to Autoextremist.com

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!

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

Albert Hofmann
Remember April 19 - Bicycle Day

DLMWeb live cam
A test of the Ustream.tv

Kart Race at OVRP - 8hrs - June 21 2008

Random Motorsport and Car Related Videos
YouTube Ad Test

Juan Manuel Fangio Video
From the director of Chariots of Fire

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

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

Lime Rock Connecticut - Map of Business District at End of

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Falwell Falls - Ugly Little Toad Croaks
Goodbye and Good Riddance

"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

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

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

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

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

Test of Podcast Creator
HTML for page placement

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

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

A Special Treat for Visitors with HighSpeed Internet

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

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

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

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

What So Proudly We Hailed
A son's lesson learned

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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!

Horseback Rides in India
An amazingly good thing

Niagara Falls/Slowly I Turn
Bud and Lou?

Insanity Industry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

97.7 FM is WBCR, Berkshire Community Radio

Safe Update for Helsinki
Automatic Backup

WBCR 97.7 Schedule
Support Community Radio

Conservative Thinking at its Best
Inimical to basic constitutional principles

How RSS Gets Your Message Delivered
Three different examples

Frank Zuback Productions - Music Services
Another dlminton web services powered blog hits the web

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

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

Latest Helsinki Opener
A dynamic page that is easily managed

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

Turning Horse Feed into Mulch
A self explanatory mea culpa

A Feed from Pumpelly Racing
Updating Daytona via WiFi

And the journey goes on
The broken key is a pain.

It is beginning to get a bit interesting.
Bed time for DLM

Road Trip Tomorrow
Wiki this

About this RSS/Blog deal
Why this should matter to YOU

Two objectives today, chronical a personal experience and describe the functions of the programming I have been writing.

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
Distributing Your Music and Message on the Web
Getting the word...and the MUSIC out.

JS Code to put RSS on a web page
Nice stuff

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

A Gray Sleety Afternoon
as I explore this RSS deal

Next thing is to use this
Good night

Enough for Tonight
Very satisfying

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

That was too easy!!!
Got there

Almost Midnight
Getting there

Camille du Gast

You Learn Something New Every Day
I doubt it

Really Simple Syndication has a real name

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

An Editoral Rewrite
Which puts it back on the journal opener

Paris-Madrid '03
The end of the era

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

from Get Fuzzy

Overwite Me!

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

Helsinki Photos
Abby Lappen/Open Stage

1954 Ferrari 250 Europa PF Coupe

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

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

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.

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

Rogovoy's DLMWEB powered Blog featured on Front Page of Eagle


Self-expression online

By Jack Dew, Berkshire Eagle Staff

A day after Bob Dylan played at Wahconah Park in Pittsfield, Seth Rogovoy posted his review on his blog, rogovoy.com. The next day, the responses began to appear on the Web site -- some quibbled with his assessment of a Dylan album, one offered more information on an opening act that Rogovoy had mentioned in passing, and another questioned a piece of Dylan trivia.

To Rogovoy, the editor of Berkshire Living magazine and a cultural critic who contributes to WAMC's morning talk show, ''Roundtable,'' the responses are what his blog is all about.

"I've had a Web site for years where I posted all my articles and reviews and features. ... I realized that what I was doing was sort of like a blog, but what it lacked was the interactivity, which it now has. That's what is really exciting about it -- that people can read it and reply instantly," he said.

Though three-quarters of Internet users say they don't read blogs -- or Web logs, as they are formally known -- the forums have experienced a 47 percent increase in readership.

In surveys of adult Americans conducted between Jan. 13 and March 21, the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that 32 million -- or about 25 percent of adult Internet users -- were blog readers by the end of 2004, up from 17 percent a year earlier. Of the 120 million American adults who use the Internet, Pew found that 9 percent said they have created a blog or Web-based diary.

But while blogs are gaining in popularity, whether they are here to stay and whether they will revolutionize the way we get and share information remain open questions.

A blog can be anything from a simple diary of one person's daily experience posted on the Web to a sophisticated site that blends written postings with links to other sites and responses from readers. Usually, blogs are a series of written statements -- like a music review or an observation on current events -- listed in reverse chronological order, with the most recent material first.

From the simplicity of that formula, a million versions have been born. Blogs -- whose creators have often fashioned themselves as watchdogs policing the mainstream media -- have in many cases joined the mainstream. Dozens of bloggers were given credentials for last year's Republi-can and Dem-ocratic conventions. Newspapers, radio stations and television news outlets have begun experimenting with their own blogs, seeking to take their mainstream media content into this new medium.

"Blogs are really a structure in which you can put virtually anything," said Amanda Lenhart, a research specialist and Webmaster with the Pew Internet and Amer-ican Life Project. "It can be photos, a podcast, audio files, a painting that you did. You can also put text, which could be anything from political opinions to something that is an experience, an observation you had while walking your dog. Most blogs for most people who keep them are about expressing themselves -- a personal journal about sharing ideas and forming community, and not about influencing others or the media."

But it is by influencing others and replacing or policing the mainstream media that blogs have received the most attention. The so-called "blogosphere" was widely credited with forcing Dan Ra-ther to step down by exposing problems last year with a story on President Bush's military service. Locally, Rogovoy, a former free-lance music critic for The Eagle, has been critiquing the newspaper, in addition to hosting his reviews and discussions of his own magazine, Berkshire Living.

Aims to change journalism

Some blog authors hope to change journalism. In Williamstown, Bill Densmore -- who once owned The Advocate, a weekly newspaper based in North County, and worked for the North Adams Transcript as its advertising manager -- has started GreylockNews .com, which he calls an "experiment in citizen journalism."

On his site are postings by him and others about local events -- Williamstown's town meeting, an interview with a former school superintendent, and an update on the progress of the new home of the town's co-op grocery store. He said he hopes people will become correspondents to his site, writing stories about the community and posting them.

"What I have found is enormous gratitude from the community, people just coming up to me and saying it's a great thing," Dens-more said. "What I haven't found yet is any concerted willingness by people to contribute."

Densmore said he doesn't doubt that people are interested in local events, but he suspects they don't have the time to practice journalism on the side.

"The citizens who may want to contribute to GreylockNews, they all have lives, and they can't drop the rest of their life and spend hours covering some story," he said.

But there is little doubt that established news organizations are feeling pressure from blogs. Newspapers, already concerned about declining circulation -- particularly among young readers who are more Internet savvy than their parents and thus more likely to read blogs -- are wrestling with whether and how to enter the blogosphere.

Eagle parent a host

The Denver Post, the flagship paper of The Eagle's parent company, MediaNews Group, has hosted blogs written by some of its staff writers and freelancers. The site, denverpostbloghouse.com, had 30,490 visitors in June, and the pages were viewed 108,666 times, said Gil Asakawa, executive producer of denverpost.com.

Those numbers compare with 1.5 million visitors to the Denver Post Web site and 7 million page views.

Visitors can read what bloggers have posted and can write their own responses. Asakawa makes sure the content is appropriate and then posts to the site for all to read. So far, he said, he hasn't had to block a post.

"It has added voices that The Denver Post print edition doesn't have," Asakawa said of bloghouse. "I went out of my way to find interesting personalities to write for us, and I went out of my way to groom them to write in a casual, conversational way ... and they have succeeded to various extents. Not all of them are as bloggy as I would like, but they have their readership."

The Los Angeles Times recently tried a "wikitorial" page that let readers write and rewrite an editorial, shaping it on the Web one person at a time. That experiment ended abruptly, however, when some visitors posted pornographic images on the site.

At WAMC Northeast Public Radio, several blogs have popped up on the Web site, wamc.org, including one by its president and CEO, Alan Chartock. He said he believes the definition of a "journalist" is expanding to include non-traditional jobs such as talk-show host, stand-up comedian and blogger. While millions of blogs will never be read by a broad audience, a few will get noticed.

"Some blogs will elevate themselves to high status," Chartock said. "For example, you get the Drudge Report (by Matt Drudge), and people will go to it if they are responsible, if they give out news that people can't get anywhere else, or if they are amusing."

At The Eagle, Executive Editor Tim Farkas said the paper is exploring the possibility of creating blogs, but has not decided which form they would take.

"I don't think (blogs) are competition," Farkas said. "I think they are another source people can look to for information. But most blogs I've seen are basically just gossip in written form, and in that vein, they are intriguing."

Credibility questions

There inevitably are questions about credibility. The Internet has made it easy for people to be anonymous, and in their cloak of secrecy, they can say almost anything with little fear of retribution.

Densmore said he believes the Internet needs a resource that helps determine which sites are credible.

"One of the biggest problems with the Internet is that anonymity is so easy and so pervasive," he said. "It allows people to behave in ways and say things that they wouldn't say if people knew who they were."

For people posting to his own site, GreylockNews.com, Densmore asks that they submit their name and phone number so readers can contact them. And he has posted his own information and his picture, which he said conveys that he stands behind what he writes and takes responsibility for its accuracy.

Densmore said he edits some material submitted by others before it appears on the site. He lets a few correspondents, those he feels comfortable with, post directly to the main page.

Chartock said there are "some really malevolent, mean-spirited people who are just spewing out lies and fabrications and anything they want to make up, and they aren't really held responsible for what they do."

Farkas said that if The Eagle creates a space for people to post messages, liability is a concern, both in terms of legality and credibility. He said he thinks people would consider a blog to be an extension of the paper.

"If there was something defamatory said, people are going to associate it with The Berkshire Eagle, whether it says it's the blog site or whether it says it is the newspaper," Farkas said.

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