Why I’m Not Blogging Lately

I’ve occasionally had blogging slowdowns here but never for as good a reason as the current one. Last month our daughter Lila was born. For the time being, what blogging… I’ve occasionally had blogging slowdowns here but never for as good a reason as the current one. Last month our daughter Lila was born. For […]

New Years Means Nothing

I’ve drifted away from the Merlin Mann hero worship, but today I saw a really good post from him about changing habits and making resolutions. This is one of the… I’ve drifted away from the Merlin Mann hero worship, but today I saw a really good post from him about changing habits and making resolutions. […]

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Peace on Earth Starts at Home

It’s true that my output on all internet fronts has slowed waaaay down. I’m blogging less, podcasting less, tweeting not at all. For a long stretch of time that bothered… It’s true that my output on all internet fronts has slowed waaaay down. I’m blogging less, podcasting less, tweeting not at all. For a long […]

This Blog is on Vacation

As the posting frequency gets slower and slower, it gets harder to tell when this blog is on vacation. But it is. For the next week we’ll be in a… As the posting frequency gets slower and slower, it gets harder to tell when this blog is on vacation. But it is. For the next […]

Summer Hiatus Coming to an End

I didn’t actually intend to take a summer hiatus from online stuff but de facto I did. Decision by decision for the last few months, I’ve opted away from creating… I didn’t actually intend to take a summer hiatus from online stuff but de facto I did. Decision by decision for the last few months, […]

Old Home Week

I am currently on a quick tour through Colorado and northwestern Kansas. This weekend I’l be attending my 25th high school reunion. This really seems like the one to go… I am currently on a quick tour through Colorado and northwestern Kansas. This weekend I’l be attending my 25th high school reunion. This really seems […]

Keeping the Plates Spinning

I don’t want this blog to fall into cobwebby disarray, but for a variety of reasons I haven’t been around here much. Part of that is normal summer stuff with… I don’t want this blog to fall into cobwebby disarray, but for a variety of reasons I haven’t been around here much. Part of that […]

Why I Haven’t Been Blogging Much Lately

Sometimes a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. That goes double for dogs. Also on: Sometimes a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. That goes double for dogs. Also on:

Keep Blogs Alive

My struggles with the online world continue. I am blogging ever less, podcasting ever less. However I remember the introduction to Ted Sturgeon’s short story collection Sturgeon Is Alive and… My struggles with the online world continue. I am blogging ever less, podcasting ever less. However I remember the introduction to Ted Sturgeon’s short story […]

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Twenty Years Ago Today

Twenty years ago today, my child bride and I were married. We made the decision two weeks before we did it and got married the Saturday of our spring break… Twenty years ago today, my child bride and I were married. We made the decision two weeks before we did it and got married the […]

New Media Vacation

This holiday season my last day at work was December 22, and I’m going back on Monday January 4th, which is tomorrow. This is my 12th day off in a… This holiday season my last day at work was December 22, and I’m going back on Monday January 4th, which is tomorrow. This is my […]

Low Media Month

I know some people like Lawrence Lessig explicitly take time out periods from being online. It seems like a growing thing to do as all of us struggle to find… I know some people like Lawrence Lessig explicitly take time out periods from being online. It seems like a growing thing to do as all […]

Possibly the Last Sushi Beach Lunch of the Year

Today might well be the last day that weather permits my standard “sit on the beach and eat mediocre grocery store sushi” type lunch. So I did it. I love… Today might well be the last day that weather permits my standard “sit on the beach and eat mediocre grocery store sushi” type lunch. So […]

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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 […]

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