Back to the office

Back to Cubicleville. Actually, this layout looks more like a honeycomb hideout. If the spaces were aligned, we’d have hexagons...

Low-speed Internet for $13/day

See that guy there, reclining, watching the world go by? That’s about the speed of the Internet connection at the...

Quiet(er) places

ÔÇťOutside, there was that predawn kind of clarity, where the momentum of living has not quite captured the day. The...

Yeah! I’m gregarious, but she started it!

So, there I was, after work, minding my own business. Y’all know how I do! I was walking across the...

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I’ve always had a thing for cone flowers. So, last year, I bought some, planted them in the backyard, and this year, they have returned and are quite showy. I used to have to drive to enjoy them in other…

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I have to say, after reading this story, I am impressed by this young man’s restraint and foreword thinking when this lunatic woman attacked him on the beach for exercising his 1st Amendment rights of self expression. Yes. He was…

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Ping! Ping! PingPingPing! Ring! Ping!Ping! “I see that you’re in a meeting or are busy, but can you IM right now?” Ping – The sound that the computer makes when someone is trying to send you a Microsoft Office Communicator…

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This weekend, Michael, a fellow photographer, went out to take photos of Spider Lilies. While we were out, we met a guy named Larry. Larry was new to photography and he and I started chatting about places to go shoot…

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Last year, I had a nest of birds in the entryway to my house, right above the front door. At the end of the season, after the chicks fledged, I thought to remove the nest, but didn’t get around to…