If your life had a soundtrack, what would the theme song be, and what songs would be included? Recently someone asked that very question in the 9Rules Notes section (Your Life’s Theme Song) and I thought that to be one I would ask you. To be fair, here’s my response:
Behold, the power of the Internet! Two-hundred thousand years of human evolution and technological revolution, all so we can laugh at a kitten going buck-wild on a laptop.
The Wife and I broke down and finally bought seasons 2.5 and part of season 3 of Battlestar Galactica from the iTunes store this past week. This morning we were watching the first episode of season 3, “Occupation/Precipice” (they’re sold as one episode) when a few things said caught my ear. I’m in the process… Read more Too Hard or Not Hard Enough? An Internal Struggle
A pencil and paper. How many of us have actually picked up a pencil — on purpose, and not because there wasn’t a working pen around or because it was the first suitable writing utensil in the vicinity — in order to actually enjoy the art of writing?
“Man can withstand anything, except a succession of ordinary days” — Goethe
The following is a fragment of a memory imparted to me by The Wife recently which, try as I may, I can’t quite think of a proper introduction for, but which involves a kid coming to the frightening realization that adults — at least the people upstairs — are really just kids in really big… Read more Just a Kid in a Really Big Body
After too long a time, Sutra is again under my fingers. It feels good to have her back. Wait, did I just call my computer “her”? Wow. I guess the years of familiarity have finally given way to my granting anthropomorphic qualities to a laptop.
This. Looks. Cool. (I wonder how to convince The Wife that I need one of these?)
In the past month or so I’ve been with 9Rules a number of rather important events affecting myself, Gnorb.NET, and 9Rules have occurred which you may actually be interested in. (Seriously, these are pretty exciting news, at least for me.) These involve a book I’m collaborating on, cool changes in the 9Rules community site, and… Read more A Book, a Look, and a Hook: What’s Up with 9Rules?
The Wife is laying down in the living room, watching the movie Unbreakable. (If you haven’t seen it, this is one of the best comic book hero movies made, although it’s not even based on a comic.) The movie is on a part near the end, where the main character, David (Bruce Willis), is walking… Read more More Than the Movies, I Love the Soundtracks