Maybe I Can Binge Watch After All

Maybe I Can Binge Watch After All

by Maybe it is possible for me to binge watch something after all. I’m specifically referring to The Flash here. Last Sunday afternoon, I caught up to current, and now I have to wait for new episodes with everyone else. In some ways that’s interesting and some ways it’s annoying. It’s interesting, because up until …

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Vacation Prep

Vacation Prep

by Have you ever noticed before you go on vacation that there is a $h!tload of stuff to do? I don’t just mean the getting stuff ready, the prep for the actual vacation itself. You also have to do all kinds of stuff in advance for work to make it possible for you to go …

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Space Patrol – The Fantastic Adventures of the Spaceship Orion

Space Patrol – The Fantastic Adventures of the Spaceship Orion

by Or, in the original German, Raumpatrouille – Die phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffes Orion. Usually abbreviated as Space Patrol Orion or Raumpatrouille Orion. A classic 1960s science fiction television show, a cult classic, in fact. What’s that, you’ve never heard of it? Well, that’s probably because (as you’ve likely guessed) it’s 1960s German science fiction …

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Dunning-Kruger vs Shuhari

Dunning-Kruger vs Shuhari

by The Dunning-Kruger effect is a close personal friend of mine. I’m sure you seem to means, my favorite being that the first rule of Dunning-Kruger club is that you don’t know you’re in Dunning-Kruger club. Boiled down, without math or graphs or anything, it’s a cognitive bias that essentially says the skills you need …

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Writing Report for January 2019

Writing Report for January 2019

by A good beginning to the writing year: 31 writing days out of a possible 31. Accomplishments in January: Welkiri Corps: now coming in at 39,443 words, and I think it’s going to just tick 50k by the time I’m done, although it might be a little lower. I seem to be careening towards the …

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I Blame the Internet

I Blame the Internet

by But I’m not sure how to fix it. Maybe I should reel back a little bit. It’s not a new problem I’m talking about, but it seems to get worse every day. There was a time, I think, when people were mostly polite to each other. But that day seems to be kind of …

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Taking Things for Granted

Taking Things for Granted

by Human beings tend to take a lot of things for granted. It’s not a matter of faith or knowledge or hope or anything, but an underlying assumption that what is right now will always be. How we reconcile that in our own heads with another well-known axiom that change is constant is a question …

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People Are Hard

People Are Hard

by Hard. Complicated. Difficult to understand. I think a big part of that problem is that every person is different, even if we can consider certain general personality traits that reach across many people. I think I’m wired differently than most people, although I’m not sure that was always the case. I do think it’s …

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Yeah, It’s Cold

Yeah, It’s Cold

by It’s the 22nd of January, 2019 And it’s cold. In fact, it’s been cold for days. The night-time and early morning lows have been well under -20 with, I think, this morning has been the coldest yet at about -26. My car is not enjoying it. And not enjoying it to the point where …

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