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Pantone Selects Color of the Year for 2009: PANTONE 14-0848 Mimosa

Mimosa Embodies Hopefulness and Reassurance in a Climate of Change

CARLSTADT, N.J., Dec. 3, 2008 – Pantone, an X-Rite company (NASDAQ: XRIT), and the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, today announced PANTONE® 14-0848 Mimosa, a warm, engaging yellow, as the color of the year for 2009. In a time of economic uncertainty and political change, optimism is paramount and no other color expresses hope and reassurance more than yellow.

have i got two essays due for uni very soon that i have not started yet? Yes (Philosophy of Art i’m looking at you)

have i got friends who i am well overdue giving a call and having a chat? Yes (sorry Kami)

have i got a wife who i should be paying more attention to? Of course.

have i got a blog for my son which i haven’t updated in waaay too long? uh huh.

have i got a million other constructive things i could/should be doing? Always.

etc etc etc.

so of course i am doing the only logical thing and wasting time starting another blog (lord knows i update this one with such regularity and insightful content).

i was going to talk about how lately i’ve been thinking about the way computers are replacing human memory these days but i can’t be bothered. the new blog is a place where i plan to intermittently upload various images (mostly found, some by me) that are lurking around taking up space on various hard-drives.

www.vestigialbrain.wordpress.com

via some long lost late night web surfing expedition

yes, still alive.

just been busier than a mop boy at a peep show joint.

“There’s things down there where their entire bodies are made of snot, they’ve got detachable heads, their teeth fall out, they explode and they eat their snot jackets.

There is just weird things going on everywhere.”

via http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/07/17/2307028.htm

thanks to J for pointing this out – she knew I’d like it 🙂

in case you were wondering…

And I submit that this is what the real, no bullshit value of your liberal arts education is supposed to be about: How to keep from going through your comfortable, prosperous, respectable adult life dead, unconscious, a slave to your head and to your natural default setting of being uniquely, completely, imperially alone day in and day out.
— David Foster Wallace

age 14, 12 and 10. bloody hell.

with the fabulous Nina Hagen of course…