Monthly Archives: November 2011

Never

I was visiting a girlfriend who has kids this weekend, and at some point while I was lying in bed with her, I had a fairly profound realization. I have never, in my adult life, loved a child. Advertisements

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The Great Reduction of 2011

Right now, at this very moment, I’m Working the Miracle of getting my 500 sq. ft. life to fit into a 144 sq. ft. bedroom. Over the past weeks, I’ve been sorting, clearing, donating, auctioning, and generally reducing my possessions … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Mixing Movement Types in GameSalad

GameSalad has a great built-in 2-D physical modeling engine. Sometime, though, I find myself wanting to do something “outside the engine”, for instance, manually moving an actor myself instead of letting the engine do it. There are times when this … Continue reading

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Making the Sale

Today I sold my spare vehicle to the *very* *first* person who came to see it, and for a value not only substantially above what I had budgeted for it, but also above the Kelly Blue Book value. How did … Continue reading

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Into the Breach!

In a previous post, I revealed my plan to “fix” my budget by zeroing out the portion for Food and Entertainment. This was combined with my choice to move out of my 500 sq. ft. master suite into a 144 … Continue reading

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Ok, Ok, I’m trying it!

On the recommendations of several people I respect, including but not limited to Megan Morris and Ryan Hayes, I’m giving Google+ a try.

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I found myself sucked into this discussion of the role of science in medicine when I read this article about how perceived quackery might have contributed to Steve Job’s death. My argument was that while I, personally, would have gone … Continue reading

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