I have yet to write about my father, and I’ve been remiss in doing that. I love my dad, even when he embarrassed me as a kid at the mall with ohmuhgawd, friends to see it–and even when he wandered the house in his tighty-whities with his hair stuck up all over the place and groggily asking if anyone made coffee. I love him even when we video conference now and he leans over to TALK TO ME VERY LOUDLY. I STILL LOVE MY DAD.
Nearly half of my life ago, my mother was diagnosed with Diabetes. It is a disease that many consider to be ‘easy.’ Easy to control, easy to maintain and often, mistake it for a ‘fat persons’ disease. It is neither a disease that is ‘easy’ nor just for ‘fat people.’ It is a disease that can and often slowly ticks away precious seconds, years, and wears down internal organs over time. Please help me find a cure for this disease, for my mother. For our mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, husbands, wives, grandparents and children.
I wasn’t always a geek. I didn’t know about Lord of the Rings, I wasn’t familiar with Star Wars, I didn’t like C.S. Friedman and way back in high school I would have never dreamed about reading Lord of the Rings. All that changed one day in a single moment inside a middle-of-no-where high school library in a single blink of an eye.
On April 15th, 2009 I began my four day journey on a GRAYHOUND BUS from Florida, US, to Alberta, Canada. Here are the memories and scars from day 2 of that journey. Please shield the eyes of children and batten down the hatches before reading!
When it comes to computers, there are pink components, and there are good components, but there are scant few good pink components. While for most geeks this is not a problem, for me it is as the better half loves the color pink. So, in addition to doing every odd job I could think of to fill my time, I decided to right a serious geek wrong and make the pink computer I know she wants.
As some of you may know and as some of you may not know–tomorrow evening I will be boarding a classy Grayhound bus and traveling from Florida all the way up to Alberta Canada. In Alberta rests the two possibly not sane people who decided to bring doom upon the… Read More »It’s peanut butter vacation time.