In my pondering about what to do with this web space, I’ve decided to scale back on the scope of my blog. Rather than just being a general, personal, life blog, I’m going to start crafting it toward my hobbies, gaming, and techie stuff. So I’ve done considerable weeding of previous posts, and changed up […]
Not since my mid-twenties have I had a close-knit circle of friends that I regularly spend time with. At that time, it was friends I’d made during college. Royce, Travis, Kendra, Cindy (whom I was married to for a tick), Jackie, and Jody. Before that, it was friends from high school. Donald, Lester, Dan, Jim, […]
…because this particular bit has been bouncing around inside my head for a few days, and needed to get out. I am not a lawyer. So take these opinions for what they’re worth. Article II, section 2 of the US constitution states that the President ”…shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses […]
I know that sounds sad, it’s not. The truth is that when my mother died, three years ago, we were basically strangers. Over the previous twenty-two years, we’d had maybe four or five conversations face to face, most of which did not go well. We occasionally exchanged email and snail-mail, which were mostly just arguments. […]
I walk a lot. I have occasionally made the six mile trek to and from work on foot, just for the heck of it. Laptop. VIM pocket reference. Travel track ball, in a snazzy hard case. Batteries, with various charging cables. Various extra meds. Knife. Emergency blanket. Small first aid kit. Hand warmer, one of […]
Monday, Laure and I got back from our annual Memorial day weekend with my family, at a little lake a few hours north of where we live. We went up on Wednesday, while the camp was still fairly empty. The rest of the usual Memorial weekend crowd began showing up on Friday afternoon. It’s a […]
Laure has been perfecting this gluten free, cream cheese danish recipe. I’d like to tell you how good they are, but I have a serious lactose intolerance. Eating these would necessitate taking a fire extinguisher to the toilet with me an hour later.
I entertained the idea of writing one of those “My Year in Review” posts, and even started jotting down some notes. Then I decided… fuck that. New blog, new stuff. This is nothing to do with the new year, by the way. The whole idea of New Year’s resolutions is really pretty stupid, in my […]