I haven’t been able to rearrange the living room, so I’ve been experimenting with themes instead. My favorite theme by Bytesforall is broken, so I’m back to WordPress 3.2 default, 2011. C’est la vie. If you know of a good custom header theme that you enjoy, send it my way to see if it’s something I’d enjoy too.
“Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.” This is one of my favorite adages. I love planning. I love thinking about upcoming tasks, comparing old tasks undone, all to move towards a common goal. While studying urban planning at Portland State University, I learned to believe that planning was even more important in urban settings (rural too). If we want to create and support a vision of our place, then we need to plan to manage the growth (or decline, think Flint, Michigan) that will inevitably happen. Given this framework, I think my friend was a little surprised when I told her I had a gut level reaction against Arcade Fire… The irony is they are doing that which I actively advocate. Continue Reading →
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I am finding it’s near impossible, and often, lately, [these values, interests, activities] collide. They run out of balance. So, even though this article is in part about the unfairness of this woman’s claim being denied, it is something many of us face daily. And, I don’t think a law suit is how we’re going to handle it for the better paradigm shift. Not a law suit about discrimination, that is.
I am sitting here, typing this, while the boys are napping. My computer is telling me it’s 81 degrees outside. On the other side of this large continent, Hurricane Irene hovers over North Carolina. A rare hurricane that is slated to travel the entire eastern seaboard. Washington D.C. and Colorado both had 5.x earthquakes on the same day, a few … Continue Reading →
I blog on Open Source. I browse Open Source. I compute Open Source. Continue Reading →
I’m still sleepy. I’m still yearning for a vacation… I’m thinking about the pendulum theory. The idea that we become that which we fight against. Continue Reading →
That’s one thing I miss about staying at home. Days were never bad. Days were never this persnickety. Sure, we’d have days we couldn’t get things done. We’d have days where we were ornery, but we didn’t have the workday bad days. We didn’t have cases of the Mondays. Continue Reading →