In 2021, I read 12 books and learned 30 words

In January, a friend and I started a two-man book club. I’m happy to say that we finished all 12 books by 2022. We read, in alphabetical order: Artemis by Andy Weir Deliverance by James Dickey Demons by Fyodor Dostoevsky Fat City by Leonard Gardner Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance Pattern Recognition by William Gibson … [Read more…]

Retrospective: Stuff I built in 2018

In 2018, my goal was simple: every two weeks, release something. The theme was release more. Early on, I decided a “release” can be a project, a useful (or fun) repo, or even a blog post. And here’s my 2018 retrospective. Completed Projects frogtop.us Frogtopus is a tiny webapp that lets you share stuff between … [Read more…]

Writing Prompt: The Living Apocalypse!

All is well in the world. The sun is shining, your flesh decaying well, your children even got their first worms yesterday! Then your neighbor starts turning into a human. Before you know it, the Living Apocalypse is upon us! Day 0 Zoe was a second lieutenant – she always laughed when she thought about … [Read more…]

2018 Resolutions

1. Consume less, create more We live in the age of Facebook likes and Tinder swipes; a world which encourages us to binge a Netflix series the night it premieres and skim news articles as if we’re trained speed readers. I’m guilty of this “electronic consumerism” more than most. I spend most of my day … [Read more…]