A Night of Amazing Celtic Music!

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

My wife and an old high school friend of ours, Colin Blackledge, have put together a most remarkable double-event concert this Friday off the downtown square in Gainesville. Seven Nations and Emerald Rose will be performing in the small pizza bar venue that is the Monkey Barrel. For $15.00, you can get in [...]

Flattery will get you everywhere!

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

I just noticed that a few of my pictures had been “favorited” in Flickr by a man I didn’t know. It wouldn’t strike me normally, as I don’t know most of the people on Flickr.com, however these pictures seemed to be of a particular theme.
  
So, yeah. The guy had been favoriting a lot [...]

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Sunday, August 5th, 2007

I broke out of my comfort zone in two big ways this weekend; both involving drumming. When it comes to personal challenges, those involving my creative efforts are the most difficult to engage. A failure at something coming from creativity is a personal one, to me. However, I don’t feel that I [...]

Pope *Hopes* for the Best, Pagan Babies Okay

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

It’s a bit late getting to my attention, but I was made aware recently of the Pope’s exoneration of pagan babies in limbo. The documentation on this subject is actually quite lengthy; I had to follow a couple of citations to other fascinating topics regarding in vitro fertilization and other immoral acts of life [...]

Scientific Study

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

“AA” battery acid tastes like burning. I had imagined it would be sour.

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Too Zune to Tell

Monday, January 1st, 2007

I got a Zune for Christmas – a wonderful gift, really. I really wanted to get into the iPod/Zen/etc. scene, but I wasn’t that interested in the whole iTunes thing. I also want video to be a comfortable size and 4:3 aspect ratio. The Zune has that, and is still pocket size [...]

The Red Tent

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

I’ve just recently finished “The Red Tent” by Anita Diamant. The book was very enjoyable, though tedious for me at first. It was actually when I could compare the story of Jacob and his family from the Bible that the story became most interesting. I enjoyed hearing the comparisons and contrasts between [...]

Celebrating our Decade Together

Sunday, September 17th, 2006

We had a good array of friends, both old and new, join us this weekend for our 10th anniversary celebration. I thank all of you that were able to come, and all of you that attempted but were lost (sorry, Marc).
I especially enjoyed the myriad of entertainment friends could offer. Joshua Adrian performed [...]

Dragon*Con 2006: Day 2

Saturday, September 2nd, 2006

Saturday morning marked two firsts for us. One was that we were in Atlanta for DragonCon early enough to actually see the parade. The second was that we were actually in the parade! Not only that, we were part of the debut of drumming and dancing in the parade’s attendance. We [...]

Tuesday Marks the Day

Monday, May 29th, 2006

On Tuesday we really, really start the dog food experiment. We’ve delayed long enough and the energy that persuaded us to get into this was starting to wane.