Category Archive for ‘Personal’
At the swimming pool, Wistar and I sometimes poke around in the filters to see what animal carnage might be swirling around. Usually it’s frogs, Japanese beetles, dragonflies, grasshoppers or some combination. This is especially true during summer storms, like this week’s heavy rainfall which surely killed hundreds of animals unlucky enough to be trapped in small spaces.
After thinking about it for awhile, I’ve committed to renting out my house for two months this summer so I can live abroad and work remotely. The plan is to find a room in some beach town, work on what is hopefully a reliable and fast connection, and otherwise travel, surf, read, write, drink in bars, and clear my head for awhile…
My music collection, both store-bought and digitally encoded, numbers in the thousands of albums at this point, yet I go through periods of feeling burnt out on all of it, every single song and every single album. For the past couple years I’ve been seeking alternatives – talk radio, lectures, news, comedy.
A year ago I bought the Canon Powershot S3 IS after comparing about ten different cameras and driving the Best Buy staff to distraction. I mainly chose the S3 for [...]