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There is nothing more embarrassing than finding out that someone you work with has looked at your personal web pages that you haven't touched for 6 or 7 years. I first posted my personal page in 1994 and hadn't really done much with it since about 1996. They have now been updated and made to look all modern-internet and everything. Even the internet has design trends.

If you're curious what's been keeping me busy, you can see the Amazon-only-experience resume that I have posted. (Why not the whole resume? There are unscrupulous recruiters out there...)

Mark Henderson has suggested that my patron saint is Coyote:

As will be suggested by the tales below, Trickster alternately scandalizes, disgusts, amuses, disrupts, chastises, and humiliates (or is humiliated by) the animal-like proto-people of pre-history, yet he is also a creative force transforming their world, sometimes in bizarre and outrageous ways, with his instinctive energies and cunning. [...] he represents the most basic instincts, but in other narratives, he is also the father of the Indian people and a potent conductor of spiritual forces in the form of sacred dreams.

[...] Both a creator of order out of chaos and a destroyer of order which represses creative energies, an animal being and a spiritual force, Coyote is contradictory and ambiguous [...]

When asked to describe me, Jim Moskowitz said:
When people ask me to describe Melissa I just tell them to think of a hot ice cube, deafening mime, an ephemeral mountain. Slow lightning, liquid sound, tropical tundra and spherical needles also get mentioned. What really gets the idea across is when I suggest a tiny skyscraper, dessicated seas, annual sunsets, a domesticated earthquake, or silky stucco. They learn that some sorts of questions just can't be properly answered, that some people can't be done justice in analogies. Meeting is believing.



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