Letting go of my pride has been really beneficial toward improving my personality and relationships. It’s harder for me to feel offended or insulted, it’s made me less competitive, and made me happier about who I am and what I do. Let’s not get that last part twisted. I said “happier”. Not prouder. What is… Continue reading On "Proud Gamers" and "Proud Atheists"
How’s that for a clickbait headline. I’m a big fan of singles, but sometimes some songs pop up that make me go and listen to the whole album, start to finish. Here are those albums: The Avalanches – Since I Left You Bonobo – Black Sands Cornelius – Fantasma Fantastic Plastic Machine – Luxury Justice… Continue reading 8 Albums Worth Listening To All The Way Through
Here they are! Cucumber Quest Gunnerkrigg Court Dumbing of Age Dead Winter Bad Machinery Well, bye!
What a terrible, terrible night. Backup puked up even more hair ties yesterday morning. It was possible that that was the end of it, but we took him to the vet because we wanted to be sure. After a very expensive day of barium ingestion and X-rays, we were told the cat had to come… Continue reading Oh, what a night
Our cat Backup (namesake) has been puking a bit for the past few days, which worried us, because all we changed about his diet was trying some new pet food we got from a friend. We stopped giving it to him, but he kept puking, and he started to take his time eating his morning… Continue reading The most surreal thing in recent memory just happened to me.
Thought I’d give the longer story here since so many people are curious. Didn’t get hit by a car this time, but it happened on my bike. I hung a reusable bag on my handlebars and put my U-lock in it, and while riding down a hill the bag swung into my front tire and… Continue reading Broke some more bones!
At work and at play, I’m always makin’ websites! Shortly after getting engaged at the beginning of the year, I started brainstorming on how best to tell family, friends, and the world at large about us. Naturally, it would be a website, but I realized I’d have to pick up a pen and pencil for the… Continue reading New website: Jeffrey and Anna
(Originally written in 1996.) “It’s coming down on me! It’s, it’s- AHHHH!!!-” I woke up. I was gasping. I looked at my clock. “8:45!? I’m late for school!” Before I knew it, I was out the door running. My school is Weibel. I’m in 5th grade! My teacher is Mrs. Locklan. As I opened the… Continue reading Lost In the Internet
(Originally written May 31, 1993.) Once there was a hedgehog named Sonic. Now I mean he was’nt just a regular junky ol` hedgehog, I mean he runs HECK-a-FAST!! Faster than anyone on the planet, Mobius! But one day Dr. Ivo Robotnik trapped ALL of Sonic’s friends into the Prison Egg, except one.His name was Tails… Continue reading SONIC THE HEDGEHOG: a short story