Tracking down underutilized crap and bumming it off of its resources-inefficient owners, on the cheap (or free), is a big part of my life.

This may explain why I deeply resent people who refuse to entertain offers for stuff they’re clearly not using and are clearly never going to use.… [read more]

“You’re awesome!” I said to Becky one day. And then, for no particular reason, I followed that up with, “You get a gold star!”

Maybe I was just being random. Maybe I was channeling Strong Bad. Maybe I was reliving Junior Choir at Darlington Congregtional Church; prompt attendance to choir practice earned the punctual songster a gold star on his / her choral folder.… [read more]