Sometimes Facebook comes in handy. Like when a friend shares this gem: Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo. I will remind myself of this, as much as possible and/or needed. … [Read more...] about Keeping This in Mind
I don't know. I haven't actually *been* anywhere. Didn't go away since May for the summer. Or anywhere, really. I've just been working sitting at a desk in my cubicle. And getting sick. Repeat. I've been on 6 antibiotics since the spring, but I'm still fighting a chronic awful sinus infection (and periodic bouts of strep throat) that make me feel lousy. Just not lousy enough to stay home, but lousy enough to not be able to keep up with all my normal routines. Between working full-time sitting … [Read more...] about Where Have I Been?
Sure, okay, so there's a mountain lion who was trying to get his gambling on in a Reno casino. But I was far more engrossed by this story of monkeys where they don't belong (via kottke). Seriously, who knew there was a pack of wild monkeys in Florida?! … [Read more...] about Monkeys on the Loose!
This video brightened my day. Thought I would share. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about El Kabong of the Day
Thank you, Boing Boing, for this edifying link: The Periodic Table of Swearing. … [Read more...] about Everything Sounds Better With an English Accent
I always struggle with mornings. I'm a natural night owl, and also I need a lot of sleep to be firing on all cylinders - a solid 8-9 hours. So let's set aside for the moment that it's bizarre to me that employers who would benefit from happy, well-rested employees instead insist on everyone being a cog for Taylorism and all arriving at 8 a.m., and instead focus on what is possibly the only thing in the world that might work in turning me into an on-time … [Read more...] about Not a Morning Person