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Last Train…

“No sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride…and if it occasionally gets a little heavier than what you had in mind, well…maybe chalk it up to forced consciousness expansion: Tune in, freak out, get beaten.” “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” — Hunter S. Thompson

Blow you to Smithereenies

Last night as Hannah and I were just falling asleep came a horrible squawking from the chicken coop. Unusual enough by itself, but it happened again. And again. “Shall I go check it out?” “Yes, please, right now.” Hannah replied. I grabbed the flashlight from my desk and held it to the back window, sweeping… Read more »

The Fish, the Barrel, the Smoking Gun

Recently I listed some furniture for sale on craigslist, including my address and the amount desired. This afternoon I got the following email: Am still interested in the item, but the only delay i am having now is your mailing address so that i can be able to mail out the payment to you, please… Read more »

Process Documentation as Performance Art

A small excerpt from a guide I wrote this morning: Setting Session-level credentials in a Browser Driven Script.. Doesn’t work. I opened a case with Vendor A, 12345, in which they said “Talk to Vendor B.” I opened a case with Vendor B, 54321, in which they said, “Talk to Vendor A.” So don’t ask…. Read more »

School Spirit

Kid comes to the door: “Ya wanna buy chocolate for a dollar?” No ‘Hi my name is’, no ‘I’m doing bla for school’, no warmup at all. Just ‘Buy my candy, bitch.’ OK sure I’ll play along. I’ll buy one of your shitty candybars kid. What’s this for? “Jazz band.” Nice. Whadya play? “Bass.” BASS!… Read more »