Today I turn 11110. Wow. I made myself feel old. Let me try that again. Today I turn 1e. Better, although since most people don’t count in either the binary or hexadecimal systems, I suppose I should tell you that today, according to the decimal numbering system and Gregorian calendar, I turn 30.
Long story short, the blog network 9Rules, of which this site is a part, has been sold to Splashpress Media. You may or may not know who they are. Frankly, I’d never heard of them before the announcement, but learned quickly that another member of their network is Performancing, the authors of the very awesome… Read more 9Rules Sold: All Hail our New Splashpress Overlords?
For a long time no one mowed the back yard. The grass grew and grew until it was almost as tall as me. Being four years old, that meant the grass was at most three feet tall, probably two, which is pretty high by most modern standards. At that time dad still hadn’t set the… Read more Tarzan Never Showed Up
I was in a park. I don’t remember much of the goings on around me other than being at the park, having fun and being agitated, a fun agitated, as if playing a game of hide and seek and always being “it”. Suddenly, I feel a hard punch at my arm. Did someone just run… Read more Midnight Love Taps
For the record, I bought a bike right after writing this. $100 at Target. $118, if you count the seat I got with it. (The default seat was rather painful.) Tried a number of the thrift stores, but none had adult-sized bikes.
We didn’t have beds when we first moved to the US. The four of us shared two small chair beds my parents got, probably from Goodwill. (I should really ask them about that.) Both were broken, so instead of folding out into a bed they sort of split into two pieces. The lucky one that… Read more The World According to the Bottom Bunk
NOTE: This post was actually written about 7 months ago, when I was in the middle of getting tested for a number of conditions. I was hurt and afraid. Its tone will therefore be considerably different than what you’re used to, if you’re a frequent reader. I decided to publish this because I felt it… Read more When Should I Start Caring?
“Now is the time to design the next ten years of your life–not once they’re over. — Anthony Robbins, Awaken the Giant WithinDriving to my parent’s house last night, I was listening to the Gnarles Barkley song “Crazy”. Over and over again. That’s because it was the first time I’d ever caught this passage: My… Read more Productivity in 2009
The Australian Aborigines have their Dreamtime myths. For as long as psychology has been around, dreams have been the door to our subconscious. And of course, there’s an old myth that says dreams are doorways to different universes. But what if this was more than just a myth?