Archive for January, 2016

schadenfreude

28 Jan

and now, for your reading pleasure, some good old-fashioned vagueblogging: I truly and honestly know that I should not take pleasure at the misfortune (or in this case, missed opportunities) of others. I try not to do it. I’m not proud of the fact that I occasionally do. However, in this particular case about which […]

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lost weekend

27 Jan

With the passing of the plow though my neighborhood on Tuesday late afternoon, I guess I can say that life is more or less back to normal after #Snowpocalypse 2016. All told, my workplace was closed two days, I was snowed in one day beyond that, and the kids are *still* out of school. I […]

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marscon 2016 – thankful

17 Jan

Hey all, it’s a damp Sunday evening and I just got back from this year’s MarsCon, my “home” fan convention, and quite possibly one of my favorite experiences I get to have every year. As has been the case the last couple of years, I spend a bit of time “working” these cons, as the […]

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2016 this far….

12 Jan

Hi. We’re 12 days into the new year; it’s been very much an up-and-down thing thus far. There’s been some good stuff. There’s been some supreme frustration. More than I’d really want; let’s be honest. Work’s a never-ending pile of bluster, bro-ing, business word salad, bad attitudes, belaying progress, blowing off meetings and commitments, and […]

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in memoriam – 2015

04 Jan

I meant to write up something like this weeks ago, but I kind of shut myself mostly out of the internet (other than occasional poking around on social media and playing some games). The break was welcome. I read some books, had a few nice evenings out with family and friends, saw Star Wars a […]

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