Month: January 2009

Damages, Skins

There is some really good television happening right now. I don’t actually have television but I watch online. In some ways this is freeing because I can pretty much watch all the shows whenever I want without advertisements. In other ways it can suck because sometimes it’s hard […]


I think blizzards have become the new lightning storm. If you know me at all you know I went through a disturbing period where I was obsessed with lightning and tornados and quite paranoid about storms. My anxiety during storms was almost unbearable. I’m not sure when it […]

A test of the Emergency Broadcast System

So I’m testing some things in WordPress to see the functionality because I’m looking at doing more things in this platform. More than just my personal blog. So it’s important that I understand what works, what doesn’t, what everything looks like and all that kind of stuff. Bare […]

2009 — The Year of Activity

The time has come to cease all the exercises and actually commit some goals to writing for 2009. Every year my goals seem to centre around a particular issue or theme. Last year was wellness, one year was financial, etc. Well, having looked over what I hope to […]

10 Questions

If you’re thinking about setting some goals for yourself for 2009, assessing what happened in 2008 might help you get started. It’s hard to move forward and plan for the future if you don’t understand where you’ve been and where you’re at right now. I got these questions […]

New Year’s Day

I received this in an email newsletter this morning and quite liked it so I thought I’d share: New Year’s Day From Ballistics (Random House, 2008) Everyone has two birthdays according to the English essayist Charles Lamb, the day you were born and New Year’s Day– a droll […]