September in Beijing

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I followed Karl to his Tuesday night Go club.  This game confounds me.  But I think I didn’t get beaten too badly.  Says Wikipedia, “the number of possible games is vast (10761 compared, for example, to the 10120 possible in chess).”  I think that is pretty interesting.

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Spent some time in the Sculpture Park last Saturday.  I was reading “Blink” by Malcolm Gladwell.  If he’s trying to get me to change the way I make decisions, he needs to try harder.  I’m going to stick to crazy.  I dig how the trees in the background of the left photo seem to be aping the figures.

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When I walked by the Forbidden City, Pavement was playing in my headphones, “I’m the only one who laughs at your jokes when they are so bad, And your jokes are always bad.”  I wouldn’t be surprised if every Pavement song, in its own warped way, could explain some oddity about this world we live in.