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  • Now: March 2022
    Sometimes it seems like there’s so much craziness happening in the world, it’s hard to stay focused on our own lives. The invasion of Ukraine is bringing back memories of the Bosnian Airlift. In 1992-1994, I was stationed at Ramstein AB in Germany. Our unit worked directly on Operation Provide Promise, airlifting supplies into and… Continue reading Now: March 2022
  • Now: February 2022
    If I were critiquing months, I would have to say that January left a lot to be desired. The portions were small, it smelled a little off, and we never really resolved the scene where the whole family got COVID. It’s true. Despite our best attempts at staying safe, we still got the dreaded virus.… Continue reading Now: February 2022
  • Now: January 2022
    It’s a new year! Again! They keep doing this every twelve months and I hope the cycle continues. Grab a cup of something and let’s read: Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet, Katie Hafner Since you’re reading this post, you can thank the geeks who created the ARPANET, the first system… Continue reading Now: January 2022
  • Now: Descember
    Well, here we are. The end of the year. Well, now what?!? Oh, right. We start another year. Let’s number it 2022 just to keep consistent with the pattern. Get cozy and read with me: The Naked Civil Servant, Quentin Crisp I’ve barely moved past the somewhat pretentious introduction by the editor of the particular… Continue reading Now: Descember
  • Now: Yesvember
    I see the month as half full, so I say yes to this vember. Join me as I spend the next several weeks trying to clear my palette of that really, really bad (yet catchy) phrase. Moving on… Toilet-worthy Reading: The Stand, Stephen King I’ve been reading King since I was 13. Somehow I never… Continue reading Now: Yesvember
  • Now: Oktober
    Sporadically Reading: The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan The Stand, Stephen King Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself, Alan Alda The Design of Everyday Things, Donald A. Norman How I choose to link the books I share. A sort of linking manifesto. Work & Projects & Stuff Somehow I quickly went from writing a… Continue reading Now: Oktober
  • Now: Septiember
    Hop on board my Reading Railroad: The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan Mastering the Coding Mindset, Mads Brodt The Glass Bead Game, Herman Hesse The Design of Everyday Things, Donald A. Norman How I choose to link the books I share. A sort of linking manifesto. Work & Projects & Stuff Holy ink, Batman! After… Continue reading Now: Septiember
  • Now: Awww, gust.
    Reading Rainbow: The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan Mastering the Coding Mindset, Mads Brodt A Mind for Numbers, Barbara Oakley, PhD How I choose to link the books I share. A sort of linking manifesto. Work & Projects & Stuff Last month I talked about that coding bootcamp I was registered to do. As excited… Continue reading Now: Awww, gust.
  • Now: Jooleye
    Reading until my eyes are bleeding: Face: one square foot of skin, Justine Bateman What Do You Care What Other People Think?, Richard Feynman Permanent Record, Edward Snowden Rapture of the Nerds, Corey Doctorow and Charles Stross How I choose to link the books I share. A sort of linking manifesto. Work & Projects &… Continue reading Now: Jooleye
  • Now: Jooon
    Reading until my eyes are bleeding: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Jamie Ford True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements, Eric Hoffer Simply Scheme: Introducing Computer Science, Brian Harvey and Matthew Wright Black Holes and Baby Universes, Steven Hawking Work & Projects & Stuff Jenni and I are thinking about… Continue reading Now: Jooon
  • Now: May
    I Can Read! Blood and Gold, Anne Rice True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements, Eric Hoffer Simply Scheme: Introducing Computer Science, Brian Harvey and Matthew Wright Work & Projects & Stuff I’m working with two WordPress clients on revamping their sites. It’s super interesting work. On one I’ve used Elementor extensively and… Continue reading Now: May
  • Now: April
    Reading is Fundamental Walking on Custard & the Meaning of Life, Neil Hughes Professional WordPress Design & Development, Brad Williams, David Damstra, Hal Stern Big Sur, Jack Keroac Work & Projects & Stuff It’s Spring, and that means Spring cleaning. The screen print studio needs a thorough overhaul. Too many old boxes and useless junk… Continue reading Now: April
  • Now: March
    I Can Read! Walking on Custard & the Meaning of Life, Neil Hughes Professional WordPress Design & Development, Brad Williams, David Damstra, Hal Stern The Joy of PHP, Alan Forbes Work & Projects & Stuff I’m sanding another wooden table rescued from the alley. It’s amazing the perfectly good stuff people throw out. Creating a… Continue reading Now: March
  • Now: Febrewaryish
    I Can Read! Walking on Custard & the Meaning of Life, Neil Hughes Ask the Dust, John Fante Death With Interruptions, José Saramago Stuff From Last Month I Didn’t Do I abandoned my trumpet-playing reboot. Don’t look at me right now. German. You know it’s bad when Duolingo stops reminding you. Work & Projects &… Continue reading Now: Febrewaryish
  • Now: Januaryish
    What I’m Reading Rose Madder, Stephen King Ask the Dust, John Fante The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, Alain De Botton No One Understands You And What To Do About It, Heidi Grant Halvorson Music I’m looking for some good jazz. Improvisational jazz. Suggestions? Work & Projects & Stuff Zines! Zines! Zines! I’m making zines!… Continue reading Now: Januaryish
  • Now: Decemberish
    Bookshelf The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, Alain De Botton No One Understands You And What To Do About It, Heidi Grant Halvorson The Vampire Armand, Anne Rice The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart Music Van Halen, 1984 Tones and I, The Kids Are Coming Work & Projects & Stuff Working on a screen printed zine… Continue reading Now: Decemberish
  • Now: Novemberish
    Bookshelf The Mutiny on the Bounty, Charles Nordhoff The Vampire Armand, Anne Rice The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart Music Fleetwood Mac, and not just because of the skateboard guy. Tones and I, Dance Monkey Worriers Work & Projects Screen printing for The Gentle Pit Thinking about creating a screen printed zine Developing my first WordPress… Continue reading Now: Novemberish
  • Now: Octoberish
    Bookshelf Memnoch the Devil, Anne Rice The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart Music All over the place, as usual. I’m mostly into Worriers and Elvis Costello at the moment. Work & Projects Screen printing for Whimsy & Row, Café Tropical, The Gentle Pit Creating a new website for a secret vegan project Studying I’m currently doing… Continue reading Now: Octoberish