Inspiration, move me brightly. Light the song with sense and color;

Hold away despair, more than this I will not ask.

Faced with mysteries dark and vast, statements just seem vain at last.

Some rise, some fall, some climb, to get to Terrapin.

Various Non-Work-Related Stuff

eclipse picture In the Shadow of the Moon - my trip to Turkey for the 1999 solar eclipse

Pictures from my March/April 2006 eclipse trip to Egypt

Pictures of Jean's cats

If you use a computer, you owe it to yourself to get educated on repetitive strain injury prevention! RSI is preventable - save yourself from the possibility of permanent injury or disability and check out all the good stuff at the RSI Page.

The Grateful Dead page -- RIP Jerry Garcia; we miss you.

There's also an official Grateful Dead page.

Grateful Dead not your style? Maybe you'd prefer Jamie Anderson. Or Lucinda Williams.

The Queer Resources Directory

P.E.R.S.O.N. pic The P.E.R.S.O.N. Project Web Site - Lots of good information on gay youth issues.

cat picture If you're feeding a stray, please neuter or spay! Alley Cat Allies has lots of helpful information.

Weather info

Solar and lunar eclipse info

Earthquake info, courtesy of the seismo lab at my alma mater, Caltech.

marriage rights now
I support the right of all Americans, gay or straight, to have marriage rights now!

Jean Richter, richter@eecs.Berkeley.EDU