It's like family, only weirder…

As a Multi-Millionaire…

My wife and I like to think strategically about our future.  Planning and foresight can save you a lot of grief and work in earnest. In the event that we should become multi-millionaires in the future, we want to make sure we know what we’re going to do with the…Continue Reading

How to Kill a Kiln

This evening marked the time of the week in which I get together with some friends (sometimes strangers) and play hand drums. If we can put together an decent collection of people, we’ll call it a drum circle. It was getting cold out tonight, so we took the noise inside…Continue Reading

Ed Gein

I took a morning stroll through man’s disturbing past and read some articles about Ed Gein recently. If you’re planning on reading through this man’s history, you should probably do so a little later in the day. Gein is the man who inspired such characters as Buffalo Bill (Silence of…Continue Reading

Evil in Nature

The Ampulex compressa, a wasp with a nasty hunting habit, has a particularly devious plan in store for cockroaches. I’m not fond of roaches either, but I’ve never thought to conduct bizarre Frankenstein experiments with them. I’ve read at Boing Boing and The Loom at Corante now about the fascinating…Continue Reading

Deep Throat

How many unsavvy Internet users just found new horrors when they searched for “deep throat” looking for more details on the F.B.I. Watergate case. Ha! There goes innocence.

Starbuck’s in Gainesville

I’ve been eyeing the “Coming Soon” sign sitting innocently at a local Starbucks development. I’m not a trendy suburbanite, I just like coffee a great deal. While their’s is not the best I can get, it certainly beats gas stations and many of the pseudo coffee houses. There is some…Continue Reading

Drumming in Gainesville (Cont.)

I just got back from the open drum circle we put on in downtown Gainesville. I can’t tell you how cool it was. Lot’s of people got involved, either just to listen or to actually get up there with us and play. We had a better turn-out than we expected.…Continue Reading