November 5th, 2020

This entry into the Song Obsession series is a long time in the making. I've been minorly obsessing over Laddio Bolocko for a few years now and "How About This... (read more)

October 25th, 2020

The ticket stub is a great souvenir. (read more)

October 18th, 2020

Like many things this year, the Chicago Cross Cup was cancelled. Under normal circumstances, Fall Sundays would be something to prepare for and look forward to... (read more)

November 28th, 2018

Snippets of scenes from the land down under... (read more)

December 13th, 2017

Let's ponder this one for a while... Is this a sad song? Bittersweet? A song about the good things, both remembered and forgotten? I think it's a song about middle... (read more)

June 4th, 2015

Describing this track as "chill" doesn't really do it justice. If anything, it warms me as it relaxes me, like a glass of red wine. While the rest of 2010's All... (read more)

April 10th, 2014

Well then. Things have gotten entirely out of hand; at some point I became a busy person with a busy life. And I don't know how to feel about that. I'd blame it all... (read more)

February 26th, 2014

I know it's been far too long since the last post, so I thought I'd pop in with a quick update. (read more)

June 13th, 2013

I've posted setTextLimit, a jQuery Plugin which makes it easy to display and enforce character limits on textareas and other text input fields. (read more)

June 7th, 2013

Is any more description really necessary? (read more)

March 29th, 2013

With today's 50-plus degree weather, the people of Chicago are getting their first glimpse of an otherwise elusive Spring. I'd like to formally welcome Spring to... (read more)

March 17th, 2013

Fox's Rye Pale Ale... mmMMMmm sweet, sweet head retention I introduced my rye pale ale to some friends at a small home-brew swap this St. Patrick's Day weekend and... (read more)

January 28th, 2013

Mad Hops My rye pale ale is merrily bubbling away in its secondary fermentation and I'm very excited for this batch. I've attempted to mimic my two favorite... (read more)

November 6th, 2012

This ain't no walk in the park After we dropped our cable television subscription I was no longer able to watch Malcolm in the Middle or Home Improvement reruns... (read more)

July 20th, 2012

When I completed my service as a Peace Corps volunteer, I also decided to retire the website I maintained during that time, putting the posts I'd made during those... (read more)

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