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Unexpected Schwag

On March 2, 2012, Posted by , In Random, By , With No Comments

A package of Mini schwag unexpectedly arrived today. The coolest part is the shipping container which becomes a reusable bag when turned inside-out

Age of Aquarius…or something

On February 28, 2012, Posted by , In Random, By ,, , With No Comments

The moon, Jupiter, and Venus are in alignment tonight. The picture is wholly misrepresentative.

Japanese Tube Papercraft

On February 21, 2012, Posted by , In Random, By , , With No Comments

This robot samurai and dog, named Rokusuke and Hachi, were found for me at the MoMA gift shop. It’s a pack of paper tubes and bilingual instructions. All you need to assemble them are a pair of scissors. Check out .

Delicious Snowballs

On September 13, 2011, Posted by , In Random, By ,,,, , With No Comments

He slumped down into a plastic, vacant rail station seat across from me, pausing for a moment as if to contemplate the enormity of the task he was about to undertake. His right hand held a European citrus soda while a package of six snowballs dangled from his right. Go…


On June 17, 2010, Posted by , In Random, By , With No Comments

When I have something valuable my first instinct is to coddle it with great care. I lavish it with such attention it’s original purpose is lost. Then I realize the best way to truely appreciate something is to not value it at all.

Better to have?

On June 1, 2010, Posted by , In Random, With No Comments

Traveling in countries like this where the populace is generally poorer than what we see day-to-day in the US eventually makes me sad. Sad am I not for the people of these locales — I believe most of them are happy and live more simply. I lament the economic divide…

Social Lull

On June 20, 2008, Posted by , In Random, With No Comments

I think the feeling of anti-social behaviour that comes with aging is merely a consequence of comparing one’s current life to college and slightly after college life. I think most people form deep ties with friends during the college years and the people you meet there-after may or may not…

Game Development

On June 19, 2008, Posted by , In Op-Ed,Random, With No Comments

If articles like this are to be believed, my current profession is increasingly in demand. I suppose there will be more and more demand for game developers as our society embraces that form of entertainment more and more (thanks in no small part to the Wii). And I always thought…


On May 16, 2008, Posted by , In Random, With No Comments

Given that most of my friends have displaced themselves there was little turn out for a cinco de mayo gathering some weeks ago. But, never fear. The excess tequila I purchased has been forming many weeks of margaritas. It continues to amaze me how well written and produced Battlestar Galactica…

Today I…

On May 7, 2008, Posted by , In Random, With No Comments

… once again witnessed the propensity of humans to lash out with anger instead of acknowledge their errors. A driver who clearly disregarded my presence on my bike flipped me the bird when I made it known with an “excuse me” and a wave that we almost collided. … learned…