Posts tagged with: look closely at the monitor

how to annoy the easily annoyed…

As a lot of you know, I work as a moderator at the Graphene forum. Graphene is easily the most customizable theme for WordPress, which is the software I use to run all my blogs. On any given week, I spend between 10 and 30 hours helping folks out there, all in my spare time, …read more…

…a noiseless patient spider…

I found this spiderweb in the grass outside my apartment one morning at the end of last month. If you look at it up close, it’s such a delicate, intricate little construction. It obviously reflects a great deal of work and skill in its construction. Coated with dew, it looks like a snug, almost magical …read more…

how did that happen?

I didn’t have to work Sunday, which meant I had Saturday night off (I’ll explain that later), so I brought my checkbook up to date (depressing) and balanced it for the last two months (also depressing), and then feeling I needed (and deserved) a little pick-me-up, I did a short episode (number five) of Project …read more…

Project Wideawake #002

Welcome to episode #2 of Project Wideawake. For those of you who didn’t get it the first time, here’s the 411 on the name of this project: In the second X-Men movie, there’s a scene where Mystique, disguised as Yuriko Oyama, breaks into Stryker’s computer. If you look closely at the monitor, you can see …read more…

Project Wideawake #001: Queen’s “We Will Rock You”

Welcome to my first music podcast. Yes, this is pretty rough. I was seriously tempted to redo the entire thing, but then I decided to leave it pretty much as is, because it would serve as a benchmark for me later as to how much I had improved, assuming, of course, that I improve at …read more…