Category Archives: Blog

Boston Marathon Explosions: On Information via Social Media

Though I’ve felt sick, teared up and been terrified at the accounts of today’s tragedy in Boston, I don’t feel I could do the subject justice, nor do I think I’m close enough to the issue to pay the proper respects. Honestly, everyone has already said everything that boils inside me, the anger, the respect read more »

You Can’t Work Hard if You’re Dead

***ATTN: All workaholics, project-enthusiasts, caffeine zombies, easily excitable spazzes, or a mixture of the lot [INCLUDING ME]*** I just learned a simple yet incredibly difficult life lesson. I’m sharing this expectiong only 27% of the effects to be that some people realize they’re in the same leaky boat and go, “OH SHIT, I NEED TO read more »

Bay Bridge Celebration Run (Walk*)

On Laybor Day Weekend, starting August 30th, 2013, the Bay Bridge between SF and Oakland, California is going to be closed to cars. HOWEVER, on that Monday, it will be open to bikes and runners and baby-strollers and human-strollers for a celebration of the new finality of the bridge. 20 years comin’, eh? Crazy.   read more »

And Grammy for Best Mentor of the Year Goes to Dave Trohll

Who’s to say if I spent too much time making this? REALLY, WHO’S TO SAY?    

5+ Senses?

I may be a little late to this party,┬ábut the idea of surgically implanting a magnet into my body has thrown my mind for a tail spin. Reading of the silicone enamel falling apart and eroding the inside of the author’s finger was enough, but ┬áthis general this “sixth sense” business intrigues me still. Electrical read more »

P.S. Post-Holidays Script.

Ahh, it feels good to be back (both back in the Bayrea and back with frequent internet access), with a fresh outlook (wishful thinking) and all those deliciously time-sucking things to do. My family’s new apartment was sans connection for a long time, so the holidays were mostly unpacking and reading books. Which is, like, read more »

Clearance Holidays

Briana and I have decided to only use holiday decorations from clearance after they’ve passed. But to keep it relevant, we celebrate ON the next holiday, using the given materials to create something symbolizing the COMING holiday. This here is a clearance Halloween pumpkin that was carved on Thanksgiving into Christmas-related shapes like this Xmas read more »

Rainy Quiet

Snout

“For Customers [Freeloading Youth] Only”

I was working on some stuff (Facebook) in Sugarlump, the cafe at 24th and Florida, when I noticed in front of me, a man stopped at the door to the bathroom. A collected albeit mildly nervous young lady with neat hair stood blockading his way. She had a determined and somber look on her face read more »