Tagged: writing

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An endorsement

If you are not aware of William Mize, check out his site. Now. If you like mystery with… a little bit of a twist, you’ll like the Denton Ward and Monty Crocetti mystery series. I devoured his first book, Resurrection...

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Pen and paper blogging…

(that should end, ‘or at least’ — I got distracted) And that’s what happens when I don’t have access to the internet all day long. Blogging finds a way. Overall it was a valuable enough training class, even if I...

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You took a sip, from the devil’s cup

I was talking to a friend a little while ago about how it takes much more evergy and effort to remain nice and polite, basically to be “the nice guy,” and how much it can suck. Manners get confused with...

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shame

Boing Boing led me to the following essay: Shame, by Pam Noles And I remember answering, maybe they didn’t have black people back then. He said there’s always been black people. I said but black people can’t be wizards and...

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you are cordially not invited

Just a little something that came up throughout the weekend… This is a very social season, so it’s expected that there are a lot of parties going on, all the time. And of course not everyone is going to be...

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The Lazy-Ass Gourmet

After having to tell Jenifer that Sara Moulton was not Sandra Lee of “semi-homemade” fame and watching way too many “not just cooking shows anymore” promo spots on Food Network, I’ve been finding a lot of sites from people that...

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Adventures in tidyland

Tonight continued my cleaning up with a brief break to make dinner, and unfortunately pay my cable and Internet bill since when I got home it was out. Stupid me, because it almost ruined my streak of having at least...

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method acting, crucifix style

Ended up doing a lot since last Thursday. Normally when co-workers ask how my weekend was, my default answer is “Oh I didn’t do too much,” but the Mondays this summer, I’ve had to stop myself and realize that my...

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looking for what?

How bad is it that when a spam message comes in with the Subject: women looking for IT!, I immediately wonder how I got on the DC Web Women’s e-mail list? Such. A. Geek.