Archives for November 2010

15 Authors and a Sandwich

That’s right, I’m going META!  Bringing a bookface meme-thingie offsite to my own space!  Muahahah!  Umm.  Anyway: ————->8————- 2010 The Invitation Guidelines: Don’t take too long to think about it. Fifteen authors (poets included) who’ve influenced you and that will always stick with you, plus one sandwich. List the first fifteen you can recall in […]

Vignette

Another sepia still from my life, captured by a strobe, the ones that make it difficult to navigate when you’re just slightly too inebriated. Faces that you want to interpret as friendly, but you just can’t be sure.  The girl who told you, indeed, if you hadn’t been too timid, she might be with you […]

A cold clear night.

It feels like a wretchedly wasted day.  I had so many goals, minor ambitions for it.  I took the first three days off from work to have the whole week, plus the added weekends to work on decluttering multiple spaces in my home.  Although I’ve made some progress, I’m not nearly where I want to […]

Just an amusing winter coat thought….

As it cools off, I’ve been pulling out coats that haven’t been touched for a year. People who know me will not be surprised at all to realize that, so far, every single one of them has had a blank mini-notebook in one of the pockets. My flight jacket, in fact, has waterproof “Rite in […]

Why a Blog?

My roommate recently asked me “Why blog, over something like Facebook?” and I’ve been pondering that question a bit.  Here are some bullet points that I’ve come up with: I like controlling the look and feel, completely, and like having my own domain name out there on the web. I had the domain name already, […]

More projects/hobbies….

Another hobby I’ve taken up is turning random (well, not entirely, but I digress) objects into disco balls.  I’m a bit tired and ill tonight, but, here’s a little teaser about one I’ve made so far: Disco Skull! I’ll tell more about this in the future, including some of what caused it to happen, and […]

Re-reading a favorite.

I am currently in the middle of re-reading one of my favorite books, or, strictly speaking, series of books, The Great Book of Amber, by Roger Zelazny.  It represents, to me, some of the best in existence in the genres of science fiction, or fantasy, depending on how you look at it. I use that […]

An interesting project I just now found.

A lot of the people around me today seemed just a bit more unhappy, or moody, or easily irritated than usual today.  This got me wondering as to whether or not someone had started aggregating mood data from what currently seems to be the simplest stream of gestalt information that we currently have, twitter.  It […]

More thoughts on time

Those of you paying close attention will recall a minor comment I made yesterday about time, and how I largely consider it my enemy.  Upon more thought, I don’t quite believe that to be true.  Many things seem to improve with time, and, of course, many things require it for success.  Some things that spring […]

Some recent projects

So, it occurred to me that there are, certainly, things I’ve done lately.  I thought it might interest and entertain at least a few people to hear about some of them, and probably give some insight as to how I think, and do things. New Bedroom Desk For a long time, I had a desk […]