narcissism to the maxx 2004!!!, or very necessary mental housekeeping

in order to distract myself from actually working on my master’s project, (which is code for “that which i’d normally be doing at work anyway, except with more planning and writing”) i’ve been redoing my homepage. my sekret ‘about page…

looking for a place to eat?

here i am, blogging about my homepage again. i’ve added yet another list of mine, my favorite chapel hill and carrboro restaurants, coffeeshops, and bars with their signature dish(es). some choice exerpts include: The Loop pizzas, burgers, and one hella…

blogging cory @ unc

cory doctorow, outreach director for the EFF “civil liberties on the internet” his disclaimer: this is a writer’s talk on copyright (not a lawyer’s) copyright clause in constitution: promotes the useful arts and sciences, affords authors monopolies of limited times…

master’s project progress

i finally got my stuff together enough to produce a suitable masters project proposal (pdf), one that actually represents what i’m doing and what i want to do. marchionini gave the go ahead and informed me of my deadline: March…

time for bed!

Cory’s notes from the ETCON talk: Google is Harder Than it Looks even cooler (i think) are his notes from Life Hacks: Tech Secrets of Overprolific Alpha Geeks (just check out the description of this guy’s talk) the last real…

my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard

and they’re like, it’s better than yours damn right it’s better than yours i could teach you but i have to charge

sils tshirt idea(s)

if we get to vote, vote for this one: (the black is transparent, that’s where the shirt would show through) for the IS kids, this shirt would be ironic. for the LS kids, appropriate. hehe. as an alternate idea, i’m…

homemade pasta

curling on my cutting board, this morning

what i remember of weddings i’ve been to

i remember a wedding on the coast of maine, for a second cousin. i remember taking pictures of everyone on disposable cameras they’d set out at every table. around age 12 or 13 i went to a wedding of a…

it’s time for posting old photos

matthew and me, kickin’ it at the second wedding below

so i guess i associate weddings with prepubescent awkwardness

as that’s my only real context (so far), other than, say, movies. of which father of the bride is probably the most endearing (but underscores the stress and exhorbitant cost), then there’s the wedding singer, (reminiscent of many bar/bat mitzvahs…

on gay marriage

people have been getting married left and right in san francisco lately. people who up till now were denied the ability to do so. when i hear people say that gay marriage is our generation’s civil rights issue, i say…

defining marriage

Rep. Marilyn Musgrave (R-Colo) proposes a CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT that states “Marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman.” ABC news, inappropriately calling her the Person of the Week, says “She is…