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Sunday, 30th October 2016


he's been sick for some time, and completely blind for days. about 5 this afternoon he started seizing. I took him outside and held him in my arms, and the sun came out and shined on his head, and he turned his face to the warmth and strained his whole body towards it. and then he was gone.

goodbye, Mickey. we'll always love you.

mood: lost

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Sunday, 26th June 2016

00:49 - what do you do . . .

. . . when someone gives you a motorcycle that's been sitting under a tree for twenty-odd years?

well, if you're me (which of course I am), you rebuild the carb, air up the tubes, shake up some premix, & ride it. total investment so far: about 70 bucks. one tube was just shot, the clutch cable was completely seized up, & I got some marine vinyl to cover the seat foam.

not worth getting all the street equipment back on it, so now I'm looking for something else to get some highway experience before I take the practical.

I wonder if Ron still has that 650 . . ..

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Monday, 24th August 2015


several hundred feet of 18-gauge, stranded-copper, foiled, twisted-pair cable. a car with bad speakers. several cars with good speakers.


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Sunday, 9th August 2015

a wasp crawled around on my hand for several minutes, looking ever more frantic & confused until it finally flew away.
mood: boredbored
music: Daughtry - “Maybe We're Already Gone”

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Saturday, 22nd November 2014

01:41 - also: yay respiratory infections.
last month I was so busy that I ended up sleeping in parking lots several times, worked 6.5 hours into double time one day, wrecked my new car, and got another raise. this month? nada.

I like the industry but I have got to find a better company.
mood: annoyedannoyed
music: Boyce Avenue - “Broken Angel”

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Saturday, 21st June 2014

I suppose it indicates some sort of healing, but I'd really prefer to still have no strength rather than setting my arm on fire approximately every time I use my strong hand for anything.
music: Bad Religion - “Skyscraper”

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Wednesday, 19th February 2014

logical comparisons of OpenGL vectors. why am I doing this?
mood: crappykill me
music: Hollywood Undead - “Black dahlia (Live)”

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and let's see if this thing works....

mood: boredbored
music: Pink Floyd - “Childhood's End”

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Saturday, 1st February 2014

my parents both remember playing with mercury as children. this explains so much.
mood: thoughtfulthoughtful
music: Joss Stone - “Somehow”

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Sunday, 22nd December 2013

somehow my phone managed to convince itself that a full charge was ~58%. thankfully a reboot fixed that but, I mean, what?

also 4.3 is pretty nice. rather surprising that they bothered to release it for my phone at all, let alone so quickly, given that a) the GS3 is old news and b) T-Mobile phones have historically been near the end of the list, priority-wise. I hope this indicates a new trend, but I won't bet on it.

also I rearranged my desktop for the first time in quite a while. not entirely sure I like it yet, but it's a bit more logical. I think setting my side displays in portrait would work a lot better, but I'm not ready to go that far. I despised that little step that would catch the cursor every time I moved it across display boundaries....
music: Boyce Avenue - “Radioactive”

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