link The most easily scared man in the world

Pretty hilarious.  I would not be good natured about this if I was this guy, but then, I don't live in social-democratic utopia either, so maybe that helps.

link Break time and looking forward

It's been a long time since I've updated, and I'd like to blame school, but the reality is it's because I'm bad at being a blogger.  

link A missive.

Wherein I write some stuff that doesn't make any sense.  Just read it. or not. whatever.

link A strange police encounter

This is the weirdest interaction i've had with an Iowa City Police Officer in a while, but I don't think it's uncharacteristic.  Wherein I report a small explosion and get told there's nothing he can do about it.

link Back From Hiatus

I'm back to posting to my personal site after a long hiatus.  I decided to scrap the old stuff and start from scratch.  Partlly because I have never been a very good blogger, and partly because I wanted to shift to a clearer focus -- posting about geeky shit, maybe some fun professional stuff but not the serious stuffy junk I had put on before that was overly technical and largely impenetrable to my friends and family. 

So, here we go...