Everyone loves to hate Facebook. I went a step further and made fun of Facebook on Facebook in a ten part ironic post series. Every day I picked an annoying type of Facebook post and wrote a post in that style. Click to read my ten types of annoying posts, but be warned of massive sarcasm. Read More
Yesterday I attended a networking event, if by “attended” you mean sat alone along the wall in a comfy chair with my arms wrapped around my legs. After having no fewer than three people ask me if I was ok, I grabbed my book and read instead. To which a professory-looking man asked me if I was studying. Read More
The downside of books made of an antique technology called paper is that they can not be read in dim light. I was reminded of this fact one evening when the day’s light ran out as I read outside in a hammock. My brain, however, operates just fine without light, and I continued to swing back and forth as I pondered Deep Thoughts. Read More
I like you, but sometimes I want to punch a hole straight through your dusty screen. Read More
Robots are fun. Fun is hard. Therefore, robots are hard. And so is being on a FIRST Robotics Competition team. But being on a FIRST team is also about so much more than robots, and it's the non-obvious aspects of FIRST that keep us going back to the kool-aid. Read More
On a whim, 2 years ago I started an online Etsy shop where I drew illustrations on notebooks and sold them. Unusually for me, I didn't have overly ambitious plans to grow my shop into a massive online retail store. I just wanted to try selling my fine art for the first time. Read More
Can geeks be cool?
Let’s take a step back and think about the inherent nature of words that describe people.
Beauty = the eye of the beholder
This cliched saying used to confuse me. Is beauty not black and white? Aren’t people either beautiful, average, or not? But then I realized that beauty is an opinion, and as such, it is subjective and can not accurately defined. This liberates the term and allows it to be used on the full spectrum of human existence. Read More