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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

A Psychiatrist's Perspective on George Bush - Yes, He IS sick

A Psychiatrist's Perspective
by Paul L. Minot, MD

[This article is found online at a whole shitload of places]

Bush's irrational consideration of a "surge" in the wake of the ISG report--which apparently defies all credible counsel--has begun to generate speculation regarding his sanity. References to Bush's "delusions" have appeared in the MSM (notable on "Scarborough Country") and throughout the blogosphere. As a psychiatrist, I understandably get concerned when I see clinical terminology bandied about in political discourse, and thought it might be of interest to share my own perspective on this question.

First of all, let me state up front that I probably hate Bush as much (or nearly so) as anybody here. I think he has done more damage to our country than Osama Bin Laden ever did, and probably is the manifestation of OBL's most wicked fantasies following 9/11. Frogmarching him to the Hague (along with Cheney, natch) is too good for him. I think the guy is both stupid and evil, and I have no intention of cutting him any slack here. But in the political/clinical tradition of Dr. Bill Frist's school of diagnostics, I have a distinct clinical impression that I think explains most of his visible pathology.

First and foremost, George W. Bush has a Narcissistic Personality Disorder. What this means, mostly, is that he has rather desperate insecurities about himself, and compensates by constructing a grandiose self-image. Most of his relationships are either mirroring relationships--people who flatter him and reinforce his grandiosity -or idealized self-objects--people that he himself thinks a lot of, and hence feels flattered by his association. Some likely perform both functions. Hence his weakness for sycophants like Harriet Miers, and powerful personalities like Dick Cheney.

Even as a narcissist, Bush knows he isn't a great intellect, and compensates by dismissing the value of intellect altogether. Hence his disses of Gore's bookishness, and any other intellectual that isn't kissing his ass. Bush knows that his greatest personal strength is projecting personal affability, and tries to utilize it even in the most inappropriate settings. That's why he gives impromptu backrubs to the German Chancellor in a diplomatic meeting--he's insecure intellectually, and tries to make everyone into a "buddy" so he can feel more secure. (Pathetic, isn't it?)

The most disturbing aspect about narcissists, however, is their pathological inability to empathize with others, with the exception of those who either mirror them, or whom they idealize. Hence Bush's horrifying insensitivity to the Katrina victims, his callous jokes when visiting grievously injured soldiers, and numerous other instances. The guy simply has no capacity to feel for others in that way. When LBJ was losing Vietnam , he developed a haunted expression that anybody could recognize as indicative of underlying anguish. For all his faults, you just knew he was losing sleep over it. By the same token, we know just as well that Bush isn't losing any sleep over dead American soldiers, to say nothing of dead Iraqis. He didn't exhibit any sign of significant concern until his own political popularity was sliding--because THAT'S something he can definitely feel.

Which brings us to his recent "delusion". To be blunt, I don't see any indication that Bush has any sort of psychotic disorder whatsoever. The lapses in reality-testing that he exhibits are the sort that can be readily explained by his characterological insensitivity to the feelings and perceptions of others, due to his persistently self-centered frame of reference. By applying Occam's Razor to the question of what is psychologically driving Bush to endorse this "surge", I think it can be readily explained by his narcissism as follows. (Warning: Rampant speculation to follow!)

Bush knows that things aren't going his way in Iraq , and he knows that it is damaging him politically. He also sees that it is likely to get worse no matter what he does, and in fact it may be a lost cause. However, he recognizes that if he follows the recommendations of the ISG, that Iraq will almost certainly evolve into a puppet state of Iran , and given his treatment of Iran he will completely lose control of the situation--and he will be politically discredited for this outcome. The ONLY chance that he has to avoid this political disaster, and save his political skin, is to hope against hope for "victory" in Iraq . Advancing the "surge" idea offers Bush two political advantages over following the ISG recommendations. One is that if it is implemented, maybe, just maybe, he can pull out some sort of nominal "victory" out of the situation. The chances are exceedingly slim, granted, but slim is better to him than the alternative (none). Alternately, if the "surge" is politically rejected, he gains some political cover, so when things inevitably go to shit, he can say "I told you so" and blame the "surrender monkeys" for the outcome. Most people probably won't buy it, but some (his core base) will.

Now, I know what many of you are thinking--is George Bush willing to risk the lives of hundreds, maybe thousands more American soldiers, on an outside chance to save his political skin, in a half-baked plan that even he knows probably won't work at all? Damn straight he is. Because George Bush is that narcissistic, that desperate, and yes, that sociopathic as well.

Anyway, that's MY two bits.

Some more thoughts on this: Narcissistic Personality Disorder is frequently associated with alcoholism. The insufferable "holier than thou" attitude associated with "Dry Drunk Syndrome" is indicative of underlying narcissism.

Also, the way that Bush embraces Christianity is characteristically narcissistic. Rather than incorporating the lessons of humility and empathy modeled by Jesus, Bush uses his Christian faith to reinforce his grandiosity. Jesus is his powerful ally, his idealized "buddy" who gives a rubber stamp to any cockamamie invasion he thinks up.

Finally--and this will sound VERY familiar--NPDs are notoriously unable to say they're sorry. Admitting error is fundamentally incompatible with their precarious efforts to maintain their sense of "okayness". Any friend, partner, or family member that has this character flaw almost certainly has NPD.

* Paul L. Minot, MD Inpatient and outpatient general and adolescent psychiatry. Maine General Medical Center , Seton Campus

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