Posts tagged with: welcome to my geekdom

you are now free to wander about the cabin…

Not long after the aluminium incarceration came to an end, I wanted to spend a great deal of time reading. Reading has always been one of the great pleasures in my life, but a guilty pleasure. All that time spent reading really should be spent doing something productive, or so my inner Puritan told me. …read more…

a thought about the upcoming US election cycle…

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion than democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge. Isaac Asimov For a really cool picture of Isaac Asimov, check on this art print by Rowena. For more information about Isaac …read more…

Not Quite Black Bean Soup

Some time ago, I bookmarked this recipe and wanted very desperately to make it, but never had the time. It was hot today (over 80°), but in a few days the temperature is expected to drop almost thirty degrees. So I figured that today would be a good day to make it because like all …read more…

to boldly go where yeah, whatever…

Something weird happened to me a few years ago. I was at my parents’ house, surfing through the channels they get more or less to justify my position on television: I pay nothing and get about twenty channels, of which only one or two rarely have something worth watching, so why should I pay $50 …read more…

How to Get Help from a Help Forum

I participate in a lot of help forums on the internet, and I was recently made a moderator on the Graphene theme for WordPress forum, which has been a tremendous opportunity for me to help others. This post is based on those experiences, both asking for help and giving help. While some of the advice …read more…

mechanical things, apparently…

what scares you? It’s been a heck of a week, and I’m not sure about the current status of a lot of things, but I have figured out one thing that’s definitely sure: I’m not in the mood to like machines. I’ve never really liked machines all that much to begin with, but after working …read more…