Archives for: October 2008

Virii and the brain

October 17th, 2008
I've been suffering from a really nasty cold that one of my daughters brought home from school. Not quite the flu, but more than just the sniffles. I've got that wonderful "my head is packed with concrete" feeling, my throat is raw, my stomach is in kno… more »

Random Music Recommendation

October 10th, 2008
Asobi Seksu released a track from their upcoming album. Streaming only, but worth a listen. Swirling guitars, manic drums, a bit of feedback scream at the end. Yeah, I have to say that I like this. more »

And I'm supposed to retire on this?

October 9th, 2008
Out of a sense of morbid curiosity, I decided to see how my 401k was doing: Your Personal Rate of Return for 09-08-2008 to 10-08-2008: -20.31% Well, yes, it's been a tough month. How about the last three months? Your Personal Rate of… more »

Loud, part 2

October 7th, 2008
I wrote the first "Loud" post as a prelude to this one. Last week, I went to see My Bloody Valentine in San Francisco, and I fully expected them to be...well, loud. They did not disappoint. I took notes during the show. They ramble. First off,… more »