From: bennett@SONOMA.EDU - 29 Apr 1997
Subject: John creates WEB page?

That would be great, I think...a WEB page for Andover 56? Would it be like what we're doing now? -- Doc
>>John, Make sure someone takes a picture of you, then put it on the WEB!!--Doc > > > "creative black tie" ah, that picture. for you, will see what we can do.... > > but you know, you (all) could start writing html too........ and i'll put >it on a server here.... no prob. will let you know when i get up the '56 >page. (both members and non-members)
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From: bennett@SONOMA.EDU - 28 Apr 1997
Subject: Is E-mail Real Mail?

John D (since we've got John W now too), I was wondering just now how in Dickens' time people would send and receive letters to and from each other all day long. I don't know who carried them, but I suppose Victorian England had post people running around all day long. We are in instant communication, but we don't actually "touch" or "see" each other. I've got you in Vt. but all I see is a bunch of green folliage and granit quarries but no people really. Maybe we'll build up a big group and then we'll all get together somehwere and eat and drink wine and get to know each other all over again but at least like cousins who, becaue of our long correspondence, know we're family and connected, or maybe we won't. -- Doc
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From: bennett@SONOMA.EDU - 28 Apr 1997
Subject: wrong boat, wrong covering

Ed, In the old days we just slapped on a hot mixture of turpintine and linseed oil on bare wood. Smelled so good, got to be a deep rich golden brown. Cheap and practical. -- Doc

>must have been johns boat . have been having a rough day in the clinic and >missed the byline. >sap rising re sailing just got off the phone with a good guy from new zealand >who is living in boston and will put on a little varnish for us. planning to >launch in early juune. >my next boatwill be painted rather than varnished >cheers >ed ----------------

From: WINSLOWJ@cua.edu - 29 Apr 1997
Subject: Re: John creates WEB page?
To: john douglas

John D, My strongest memory of you at Andover is of you painting great paintings in Patrick Morgans painting class (forgive me if I'm wrong). I've continued along that line myself. The cua.edu is the Catholic University of America in Washington, D>C..where I'm a professor and chair of the art department....Speaking of web pages, ours is in the last throes of preparation and should be up soon.It will have lots of pictures which I'll share with you when it happens. John W. --------------

To: bennett@SONOMA.EDU
From: jdouglas@together.net
Subject: Male? Isolation

am really glad you could get into robert's words..... perhaps one day a film. windwalk@imaginet.fr (robert kramer) i am going to a "creative black tie" this coming wed.evening, honoring vt filmmakers . i have been nominated for some sort of award by this community. the brochure has "ART4ALL" on the license plate on the back of a mercedes convertible.... the whole thing sickens me..... on one level. and........ yet, the boat will go in the water again (perhaps because "the reagan years" isn't painted on the side?)

>John, this letter from Robert Kramer is wonderful. I think it's the kind of >thing many of us struggle with. I have partially solved the isolation thing >by putting myself out in front of a local audience of people who >meet/gather the second Sunday of every month to read short prose and poetry >to each other. Act locally, brood globally. That's my motto. I think we >need to share with our community, and that that creates community. It >lessens the brooding. You got an address for him? Keep the great stuff >flowing. I'm forwarding this, too. -- Doc > ----------------

From: bennett@SONOMA.EDU - 28 Apr 1997
Subject: boating
>From: jdouglas@together.net
> >the "reagan years" aka "gas prince" (a fiberglass runabout from tenn. i >think .. with 150 yamaha engine) finally even sank after a number of other >mishaps. the whole bottom end of the engine was torn off on ledge, near a >reggae fest. the engine froze extremely ... pistons breaking through block. >and yet today went out and tied a clorox bottle to the still submerged >mooring. yet the boat will go into the water in a coupla weeks .... later >for the ocean. > >and a year in mexico sounds fine.... best J> > > > >

> >>Ed, The Solent has a ring to it. Isn't that where all those yachts got >>knocked down and people drowned in some big race. Maybe a case of high tech >>boats with too much sail and too complicated and expensive to cut down the >>sails fast? -- Doc >> >>>do you get ocean nacvigator magazine? they welcome articles on interesting >>>subjects like the relationship of retsina to uncharted gravel or even fog >>>banks. >>>the solent is the piece of sea between the isle of wight and the coast of >>>england. the americas cup was held there originally as its so tricky. picture >>>the tides in a u shaped body of ocean on the english channel. i raced there >>>once. we got whipped by those with local knowledge. >>>more on this later >>>cheers >>>ed > -------------

From: bennett@SONOMA.EDU - 28 Apr 1997 Subject: Male Isolation John, this letter from Robert Kramer is wonderful. I think it's the kind of thing many of us struggle with. I have partially solved the isolation thing by putting myself out in front of a local audience of people who meet/gather the second Sunday of every month to read short prose and poetry to each other. Act locally, brood globally. That's my motto. I think we need to share with our community, and that that creates community. It lessens the brooding. You got an address for him? Keep the great stuff flowing. I'm forwarding this, too. -- Doc >doc - > >missed it? ... referred to mike mosher screenings in sf. thought i had >mentioned him/it to you.... mike sent it to me the other day. and i >thought of you out there. gravel and all. > > > > >>John, I didn't understand this. What is it? -- Doc >>>i did....... would have been great to have met you in the mission the other >>>night....... best J> >>> >>>will get back on this recent flurry of sends....... >>> > > >and what follows is a letter of robert to a japanese filmmaker . i have >lived and worked with RK (robert kramer can be found in artvt. there's >another letter there) through a long time.... thought you might dig it. and >if as moderator of the group you see fit to forward such work.... fine > >i have been thinking about boat stories... will get to it soon. > >be well .... best J> > >love seems a bit abstarct right now. perhaps prayer would be powerful. > > > > ---------------

To: bennett@SONOMA.EDU (Sterling Bennett) From: jdouglas@together.net (john douglas) Subject: boating Cc: Bcc: X-Attachments: the "reagan years" aka "gas prince" (a fiberglass runabout from tenn. i think .. with 150 yamaha engine) finally even sank after a number of other mishaps. the whole bottom end of the engine was torn off on ledge, near a reggae fest. the engine froze extremely ... pistons breaking through block. and yet today went out and tied a clorox bottle to the still submerged mooring. yet the boat will go into the water in a coupla weeks .... later for the ocean. and a year in mexico sounds fine.... best J> >Ed, The Solent has a ring to it. Isn't that where all those yachts got >knocked down and people drowned in some big race. Maybe a case of high tech >boats with too much sail and too complicated and expensive to cut down the >sails fast? -- Doc > >>do you get ocean nacvigator magazine? they welcome articles on interesting >>subjects like the relationship of retsina to uncharted gravel or even fog >>banks. >>the solent is the piece of sea between the isle of wight and the coast of >>england. the americas cup was held there originally as its so tricky. picture >>the tides in a u shaped body of ocean on the english channel. i raced there >>once. we got whipped by those with local knowledge. >>more on this later >>cheers >>ed ------------------ To: Ross John Robert From: jdouglas@together.net (john douglas) Subject: 1,000 hell-scorched souls Cc: Bcc: X-Attachments: > haj - > > Something gigglable for you - too...... La Macaza - well, it's about an hour plus north of montreal... am going to get to the flurry of recent mail from us tigers..... soon J> > > Peace - >X-Sender: baxelrod@pop.igc.apc.org Mime-Version: 1.0 Date: Tue, 10 Dec 1996 19:34:54 -0700 To: jdouglas@together.net (john douglas) From: baxelrod@igc.apc.org (beverly axelrod) Subject: Free Money Sender: baxelrod@igc.org >> >>>> There is a computer virus that is being sent across the Internet. >>>> If you receive an e-mail message with the subject line "Free Money," >>>> DO NOT read the message. DELETE it immediately, UNPLUG your computer, >>>> then BURN IT to ASHES in a government-approved toxic waste disposal >>>> INCINERATOR. >>>> >>>> Once a computer is infected, it will be TOO LATE. Your computer will >>>> begin to emit a vile ODOR. Then it will secrete a foul, milky DISCHARGE. >>>> Verily, it shall SCREECH with the tortured, monitor-shattering >>>> SCREAM of 1,000 hell-scorched souls, drawing unwanted attention to >>>> your cubicle from co-workers and supervisors alike. After violently >>>> ripping itself from the wall, your computer will punch through >>>> your office window as it STREAKS into the night, HOWLING like a >>>> BANSHEE. Once free, it will spend the rest of its days SODOMIZING >>>> household PETS and MOCKING the POPE. >>>> >>>> Some filthy, disgusting miscreant... some no-good, low-down, good-for >>>> -nothing DIRTY SNAKE, in twisted pursuit of his own sadistic dreams, >>>> is sending this virus across the Net via an e-mail entitled "Free >>>> Money." What is so terrifying about this virus is that you do not >>>> even to have to open the e-mail for it to activate. In fact, you do >>>> not even need to RECEIVE the e-mail. You do not even need to OWN a >>>> COMPUTER. "Free Money" can infect even minor HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES. >>>> >>>> How it does this with straight ASCII code is, franky, a matter of >>>> some debate... but BELIEVE YOU US, if this weren't a SERIOUS >>>> situation, we wouldn't be discussing it in ALL CAPS. >>>> >>>> So for the LOVE OF GOD, forward this e-mail to all those you claim >>>> to care about, all those you purport to love. Don't do it later! >>>> Do it NOW! Now! Now! NOW! NOW! NOW! >>>> >>>> Attachment converted: deathlab:free_money_virus.sea (VIRUS/VRS) >>>> 0003D961 >>>> >>>> Content-Type: virus/sea; name="Free_Money_Virus" (SUCKER/SKR) (SRC:WTBR) >>>> Auto-Infect: enabled >>> >> > --------------- Date: Sun, 27 Apr 1997 19:12:17 -0700 (PDT) Date-warning: Date header was inserted by SONOMA.EDU From: bennett@SONOMA.EDU (Sterling Bennett) Subject: Re: retsina and The Solent's Moods To: JTH2000@aol.com, jdouglas@together.net, herrick@bayserve.net, mcmoore@airlift.com, Edward.C.Tarlov@Lahey.Hitchcock.ORG, fj44@jove.acs.unt.edu, bennett@SONOMA.EDU, 105027.3263@compuserve.com MIME-version: 1.0 >Date: Fri, 25 Apr 1997 12:53:08 -0400 (EDT) >From: Edward.C.Tarlov@Lahey.Hitchcock.ORG (Edward.C.Tarlov) >Subject: Re: retsina >To: bennett@SONOMA.EDU (Sterling Bennett) > >do you get ocean nacvigator magazine? they welcome articles on interesting >subjects like the relationship of retsina to uncharted gravel or even fog >banks. >the solent is the piece of sea between the isle of wight and the coast of >england. the americas cup was held there originally as its so tricky. picture >the tides in a u shaped body of ocean on the english channel. i raced there >once. we got whipped by those with local knowledge. >more on this later >cheers >ed > --------------

Date: Fri, 25 Apr 1997 09:46:47 -0800 (PST) Date-warning: Date header was inserted by SONOMA.EDU From: bennett@SONOMA.EDU (Sterling Bennett) Subject: Re: aground To: JTH2000@aol.com, jdouglas@together.net, herrick@bayserve.net, mcmoore@airlift.com, Edward.C.Tarlov@Lahey.Hitchcock.ORG, fj44@jove.acs.unt.edu, bennett@SONOMA.EDU, 105027.3263@compuserve.com MIME-version: 1.0 Ed, Where the hell is the Solent? England? Has a ring to this seaman's ears. -- Doc >a fascinating story. perhaps the current piled up the gravel there. the charts >of the yangtze show no depths because they cange so rapidly. in the solent the >same thing happens, big gravel banks appear out of nowhere. a glass of retsina >can make it shallower too - remarkable. >worst grounding i ever had was at roque island maine where tide drops 30 feet. >i was below watching the radar in thick fog. my wife in the cockpit could hear >the cowbells and people but too late. going on a ledge at hih tiode resulted in >our lying way over on our side for the day, lots of time repent and hear the >views of our ladies on this. >your boat sounds ideal. perhaps i should go that way. probably goes upwind very >well. >cheers >ed ------------------

Date: Fri, 25 Apr 1997 09:31:27 -0800 (PST) Date-warning: Date header was inserted by SONOMA.EDU From: bennett@SONOMA.EDU (Sterling Bennett) Subject: Re: new ways to connect To: JTH2000@aol.com, jdouglas@together.net, herrick@bayserve.net, mcmoore@airlift.com, Edward.C.Tarlov@Lahey.Hitchcock.ORG, fj44@jove.acs.unt.edu, bennett@SONOMA.EDU, 105027.3263@compuserve.com MIME-version: 1.0 Biggie! Jim is Jim Clunan who has coordinated the State Department with the Pentagon for the last upteen years. A marvelous wit and delightful guy. He and Dorothy went down the river with me and had some retsina, too. At least I did. A delightful, savvy, warm couple. You make me yearn for spring thaws in upper New York State where I grew up. Heat and melting snow at the same time. -- Doc >I just set up my powerbook at the house, and can now connect at all hours >to peruse your communications. > >Tandy Corp tried a humongous electronic store in Denver called Incredible >Universe. It shut its doors after a year or less, and the auction of their >products resulted in upgrading all of our workstations at the office to >Power PCs with bells and whistle that don't end . . . and freed up the >computer that I had been using there for use now at home. > >I've loved Ed and Doc's sharing of their boating experiences; something >rarely known in Colorado. Your adventures and misadventures, nonetheless, >are deliciously poignant. > >Doc: who is Jim from whom you shared his recent Florida letter? > >We have two feet of incredibly wet spring snow after a couple of weeks in >the seventies. Typical springtime in the rockies. > >Best > >Biggie > >Mike Moore >Air Lift Unlimited, 1212 Kerr Gulch, Evergreen, CO 80439 >303-526-0132 fax 303-526-1760

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