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Threadless Scoring

So I learned today that my impression of the way Threadless submissions were scored was entirely by the public and finalized immediately after your time was up. Turns out, I’m way off. Like 83 days off. A submission can stay in the “choice” bucket forever, it seems. I was told…Continue Reading

“Seaside” On Sale Now

Well, Seaside didn’t win the Threadless contest, but it won the hearts of some. I really thought I was in it with the good comments, but alas, it scored slightly lower than my previous entry. That’s okay; Threadless losers beccome Zazzle winners! Hop on over to my Zazzle store to…Continue Reading

The Philosophy of Creative Energy

I heard an interesting perspective from a devout Christian man the other day and have come around to finally closing my thoughts on the matter. The discussion began as a consequence of a friend’s comment, “my brother is a Christian and a musician, but not a Christian musician.” Just so…Continue Reading

Reverend Olaf Gradin, Presiding

I have recently become ordained by the *honorable Universal Life Church out of California. Legally speaking, the Ordinary Clerk of the Hall County Court House recognizes any person ordained by a church to lawfully wed consenting adults. I don’t have any experience doing such, but I could learn. My wife…Continue Reading

9 Years Down, 51 to Go

Really old people celebrating a really long time together get diamonds, if I’m not mistaken. There’s some contest between the traditional and modern gift order, but I’m guessing they’re both on par there. The 60th year anniversary gift is a diamond. I noticed that the traditional goes by a more…Continue Reading

BoingBoing Tidbits

BoingBoing was particularly informative yesterday. I learned of the Lapjuicer, a chair designed for lapdancers to make juice. I found the invention completely vile, but found myself wondering if there was really a request for that in the community. I haven’t asked anybody yet, but you can let me know…Continue Reading

Spell “I told you so”

For those who dare to contest my spelling prowess, Merriam Webster has the following to say to you: Main Entry: weird Pronunciation: ‘wird Function: noun Actually – I mulled it over in my head a bit before deciding on “wierd” as many others do because of the silly childhood rhyme…Continue Reading

Halloween @ Work

As is custom in many workplaces, today was a day of costume and creativity. Our campus was comprised of a number of people dressed-up in all manners. There was also a cube-decorating contest within each of our buildings. Being both a contractor and in temporary space, my team and I…Continue Reading