It's like family, only weirder…

Mostly Sunny Skies

Saturday in Vostok, mostly sunny skies with a low of -104°F. Meanwhile, Death Valley reports sunny skies and a pleasant 123°F. Hard to believe we’re talking about two places on the same planet.

Frustration

For a week now I’ve longed to create something of a magnificent scale. Not something great to men, but great to me. Of particular interest, and one that strikes me from time to time, is music. I really want to create music and I want it to be beautiful. While…Continue Reading

Speaking of the 21st Century

In regards to that last post, I was just reminded that I have an old Realistic receiver in the living room – above my 19″ TV – that is currently running on tubes. I mean, yeah. That’s cool for the tube thing. But really…how many watts am I burning on…Continue Reading

I Blew a Monitor Out

My wife reminded me the other evening that it wasn’t incredibly “cool” to have blown out a monitor – no matter how macho I thought the event. But to keep my adoring public believing in me, I’ve also blown out a couple of engines now…like car engines. So I’m still…Continue Reading

Kingdom of Loathing

I’ve not written about it before, but the Kingdom of Loathing (KoL) is the best piece of crap since Legend of the Red Dragon (LoRD) way back in BBS days. KoL is chocked full of PHP and MySQL goodness to bring forth one of the more entertaining web games out…Continue Reading