Hoarders and Procrastination

I watched the TV show “Hoarders” at the recommendation of people who thought I, ahem, shared some characteristics with these people and their pathological accumulation of useless crap. Ahem. I… I watched the TV show “Hoarders” at the recommendation of people who thought I, ahem, shared some characteristics with these people and their pathological accumulation […]

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The Melancholy of Fall

I enjoy fall and after the sometime oppressive heat of a coastal South Carolina summer, it can be quite refreshing. However I always find it a melancholy point in the… I enjoy fall and after the sometime oppressive heat of a coastal South Carolina summer, it can be quite refreshing. However I always find it […]

Moving On In This Post-Peake Life

For the last ten days, this blog has been quiet and mostly been about the late great Thomas Peake. On Tuesday I went to the memorial service in Atlanta, where… For the last ten days, this blog has been quiet and mostly been about the late great Thomas Peake. On Tuesday I went to the […]

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How To Fix My Life

Uggh, when your internet connection dies in the middle of a publish, ecto erases your post and replaces it with a blank one. Time to rewrite this mother lover. Second… Uggh, when your internet connection dies in the middle of a publish, ecto erases your post and replaces it with a blank one. Time to […]

Packratism, Online and Off

I’m the first to admit that I’m a packrat. I’m not anal retentive because that would imply I’m organized about it. I’m more of the “throw it all in that… I’m the first to admit that I’m a packrat. I’m not anal retentive because that would imply I’m organized about it. I’m more of the […]

Let’s Do the Rock, the Chimney Rock!

On our vacation in the North Carolina woods, yesterday we went to Chimney Rock Park. There is an elevator to the top but because we brought our dog, the only… On our vacation in the North Carolina woods, yesterday we went to Chimney Rock Park. There is an elevator to the top but because we […]

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Offline Times

The combination of my illness, some computer problems and a fair amount of things around the house to do (many of which I still have to do) led to a… The combination of my illness, some computer problems and a fair amount of things around the house to do (many of which I still have […]

The Precise Cold

This is a weird one. Yesterday at lunchtime I felt fine. By mid afternoon I was sneezing a little. By the time I left work, I was starting to feel… This is a weird one. Yesterday at lunchtime I felt fine. By mid afternoon I was sneezing a little. By the time I left work, […]

Holiday Weekend

My age has really started showing. We did our late night system upgrade Tuesday night/Wednesday morning and come Friday, I’m still tired. Our plan today is to paint our bedroom…. My age has really started showing. We did our late night system upgrade Tuesday night/Wednesday morning and come Friday, I’m still tired. Our plan today […]

How To Tell You Are Exhausted

Yesterday was my third anniversary with my job. As a celebration, I and my coworkers worked all evening and well into the night upgrading systems. All day today I have… Yesterday was my third anniversary with my job. As a celebration, I and my coworkers worked all evening and well into the night upgrading systems. […]

My Lunch Hour – 6/18/2009

My Lunch Hour – 6/18/2009 Originally uploaded by evilgenius There is something truly truly wonderful about living and working in a place where going to the beach is such a… My Lunch Hour – 6/18/2009 Originally uploaded by evilgenius There is something truly truly wonderful about living and working in a place where going to […]

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Elected Officials in my Family

My brother and his family are vacationing in town for a few days. We went out to dinner at Cheeseburger in Paradise and had a big old time. While we… My brother and his family are vacationing in town for a few days. We went out to dinner at Cheeseburger in Paradise and had a […]

A Unique Work Experience for Me

I’m approaching the three year anniversary of my current job. At the end of June I’ll cross that milestone, which will result in me bumping up the ladder and getting… I’m approaching the three year anniversary of my current job. At the end of June I’ll cross that milestone, which will result in me bumping […]

It’s Like a Dream

I’m in that dreamlike state, following the success of CREATE South. I’m still kind of tired in that way you don’t get in a single day or two, but that… I’m in that dreamlike state, following the success of CREATE South. I’m still kind of tired in that way you don’t get in a single […]

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Marley and Me/Gracie and Me/Koga and Me

We’re off in Raleigh for a quick getaway trip. While we’re here we took in a second run showing of Marley and Me. It was an OK film, about exactly… We’re off in Raleigh for a quick getaway trip. While we’re here we took in a second run showing of Marley and Me. It was […]

Tenure for the Doctor

We try to keep it cool around the house in terms of the blog. My wife frequently opts out of being mentioned because not everyone likes to live their life… We try to keep it cool around the house in terms of the blog. My wife frequently opts out of being mentioned because not everyone […]

Return to Human

Starting Sunday mid-day I started getting the chills, which alternated with the sweats all day. It turns out that I spent basically three days lying on the couch under a… Starting Sunday mid-day I started getting the chills, which alternated with the sweats all day. It turns out that I spent basically three days lying […]

San Francisco Trip Recap

I suck at trip reports. The fact that I have yet to complete mine from Dragon*Con in August points to that fact. I’ll make one quick hit at the San… I suck at trip reports. The fact that I have yet to complete mine from Dragon*Con in August points to that fact. I’ll make one […]

Winding it Down in SF

Our San Francisco trip is almost over. We have just one ugly early flight out to make and it is all over. I’ll make a big linky summation later, I… Our San Francisco trip is almost over. We have just one ugly early flight out to make and it is all over. I’ll make a […]

Spare Me From Black Friday

I’m making a blog post of a recent FriendFeed message of mine: god help me if getting up at 4 AM to go to a store and do shopping ever… I’m making a blog post of a recent FriendFeed message of mine: god help me if getting up at 4 AM to go to a […]

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