I don't have long to write. I want only to express how much things have changed. I was sad when I saw how few book stores remain, sadder when I realized there is now only one store left where I can purchase music, CRUSHED when my independent radio station was purchased by ClearChannel--and now I see the few non-chain cinemas around here are going out of business too. Well, damn. No more browsing, no more talking to knowledgeable staff, no more listening to music that hasn't been marketed up my butt, no more beautiful old movie theaters with real butter on the popcorn. Everything now will be mega-corporation slick, carefully targeted yet lacking flavor. Yeah it's been coming for a long time but now it's here. Welcome to THIS world, whatever it is. Bleh.