Archive for the 'obsession' Category

er: the end of an era.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Wow. I guess I hadn’t realized just how long er had been on as a show, until the retrospective and final episode. I was still a teenager, still in my parents’ house–Thursday nights through high school and college. Episodes that made me laugh my head off or bawl my eyes out. Just watching the retrospective […]

24, Season 7: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Monday, January 12th, 2009

This season’s theme: “So, there’s only three of you against the entire federal government? Ok, I’ll play ball.”

Second Life: My first (truly) negative experience.

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

First things first–if you’re in Second Life, I highly recommend you avoid any land rentals from: Xael Aeon Rainbow Estate Land Sales Communal Waters Here’s why: The short version: Xael Aeon is a greedy asshole. The long version: I paid L$20,000 to rent an Open Space Sim (OSS) from Xael Aeon on Nov 3, 2008 […]

Ink.

Sunday, June 10th, 2007

I have, since I was about 12 or 13, been fascinated with ink. I draw, occasionally paint, and since I was in middle school frequently used my body as a canvas for sharpie marker and stick-on tattoo. I toyed with the idea of real ink for years, shying away because of the needles involved, holding […]

The post that never dies.

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

Wow, that Duggar post just keeps on going. And when I think it can’t possibly get more nutty…. it does. Hee. I love that Duggar post.

Lawnmowin’ mix.

Monday, May 7th, 2007

There must be a mix for everything now. S. is so right. Mowing the lawn is /so much/ less horrible with a soundtrack. Mine includes: AFI – Sing the Sorrow, A.F.I. (the compilation from Nitro), 1 song from All Hallows, The Art of Drowning, /and/ most of Decemberunderground. Shiny Toy Guns – We are Pilots […]

Guitar repertoire and 300

Friday, April 6th, 2007

My highly-limited (and largely partial and/or off-beat, often simply grinding to a halt while tab is consulted) repertoire (and for those not interested, skip straight to a review of 300): Smoke on the water Boys don’t cry (cure) Wish you were here (pink floyd) Belief (john mayer) blue skies (pink floyd) trust (cure) a forest […]

More Cure.

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

More pictures on flickr. 12 of Robert Smith in total. They were taken with no flash–even after dark. Some have been processed a bit, and some were pushing the limits of the digital zoom, but there were at least a dozen salvageable with technology. And, damn, we were /that/ close. It still floors me that […]

Sorrow on a Friday night.

Saturday, February 17th, 2007

Sadness is snapping a string just after midnight when you’ve only been home an hour, have no spares in the house (and in fact don’t yet know how to string a guitar), and really really want to play. In fact, I was good all day long. I worked from home without picking up the instrument […]

Sonnet.

Sunday, January 21st, 2007

1 First we name Alta, bourne up by the sea 2 islands splayed wide, hard shores clouded over 3 fat river tumbles between stone and tree, 4 meadow in sunlight, burst full with clover 5 Smooth-sail the line of deep marble stone 6 steep and impassable terror-filled nook 7 The island its center, welcoming home […]