Category: Self-referential

Things I do while driving

October 1st, 2009
For no reason, other than to be obstinate and perverse, I like to deliberately mistranslate personalized license plates. (I don't like giving the bastards the satisfaction of reading their plates correctly! Even if they will never know!) This morning… more »

I'm back. And tanned.

July 1st, 2009
We're back from Hawaii, which was pretty damn nice. Although the big island is much, much nicer than Oahu. Honolulu/Waikiki is just too damned crowded, and not really the sort of place I enjoy vacationing. More on that later. I also accepted a job o… more »


June 23rd, 2009
I'm on vacation. Did I mention that? Yeah, um...I'm in Hawaii, in fact. We spent less than a day in Honolulu, then it was off to the big island...which, I read, is properly called Hawaii, and really shouldn't just be called "the Big Island". So… more »

Mistaken identity

May 28th, 2009
Whenever I hear or read about Frank Welker (voice of about 634,000 cartoon characters), I always picture Frank Gorshin. I assume this is for the same reason that Homer Simpson did something similar: Homer: Who are you? Ghost of César Chávez: I… more »

Technically, not belated

May 20th, 2009
Bloody hell, this has been a busy week. More refinancing fun, more amusingly irrelevant job offers, and a few positive things, too. No resolution about my current job, though, and there likely won't be until June 1. However, I realized that I co… more »