Writing In The Margins

Another great meta-post about writing in the same vein as my recent find from Andy Ihnatko. This excerpt is by Michael Schechter: Writing In The Margins: So often we think of writing as this pristine thing. Something precious, something that requires a special place and a special time. This is crap. Writing is getting words […]

You are what you read

Some blogs are comprised of audio, photos, or videos, but most of them are still brewed the old-fashioned way, by stringing together a bunch of (hopefully) related words and publishing them to the Internet for everyone to read and discuss. Rinse. Repeat. Rinse again. Seriously, go wash up. People are beginning to talk. My first […]

Team Hal

If you’re in the Atlanta you should see if the North Fulton Drama Group is performing Henry IV Part I at Barrington Hall in Roswell. Last night, Julie and I took the kids and a friend to see the opening show directed by our pal Thomas. I posted a few photos of the troop’s excellent […]

iPad met its match in the TouchPad | Nanotech – The Circuits Blog – CNET News

iPad met its match in the TouchPad | Nanotech – The Circuits Blog – CNET News: On Friday, August 19, Apple’s iPad finally met its marketing match. That’s when Hewlett-Packard’s TouchPad went on sale for as little as $99 and triggered the kind of buying frenzy that had been reserved exclusively for products from Apple. […]

Going Paleo

My wife Julie and I have united to announce we aren’t happy with our lives. Don’t worry. We are just as in love with each other as ever (actually, we are more in love than ever). We are disappointed with our health and have a strategy to fix it. We have committed to the paleo […]

Happy as a Dog

I could learn a lot from our dog Sam and you could learn from yours. The innate lessons dogs have to teach are not exclusive, but inherent from birth. When I come home from a long stressed-out day at the office, I’m probably tired, likely to be hungry, and usually grumpy. Sam shows me this […]

Coffee

Coffee My “go juice” during the work week is brewed in a drip machine from a prepacked filter pod of standard issue name brand coffee. Those who capture a cup with the last drops dripping from the coffeemaker may get a decent cup, but the odds aren’t good. More likely, java drinkers will find a […]