Not So Personal

Iceland: The Plan For Iceland

Thursday Aug 10, 2017 - 11:20 AM

Mandela EffectIceland: A place like this feels like it has more opportunities for wonder: less tread upon by man and; more shadows where magic can spring from.

Tech, Pop-Culture and Marketing

Vinyl - Part Two

Sunday Jul 20, 2014 - 2:11 AM

Vinyl Part TwoWorking with the vinyl records requires a heat gun. So I have been at the mercy of the weather and my schedule. After my first outing two weeks ago, I could resume my work. On what? Read on.

How The Plan Played out - Part One

Friday Jul 18, 2014 - 1:14 PM

The PlanI'm also at the end of my 90 days of daily blog posts. I thought I'd take a moment and share some details on what I did.

We're so busy we're saving the planet, we're going to kill it first

Friday Jul 18, 2014 - 2:34 AM

I look at all of our effort put into the solutions to fix the future, I wonder: will we get there?

The High Cost of Free

Tuesday Jul 15, 2014 - 11:47 PM

The High Cost of FreeI built a website for a project. The project proponent got someone else to build a gimpy replacement from scratch. How could he toss a $20,000 website? Simple: he got it for free.

Plugin 2: The Wrath of Shawn

Monday Jul 14, 2014 - 11:41 PM

I've done a few of my firsts in the last week. Not my first program mind you (I've been dishing out programs for nigh on 30+ years); nor my first article (again: 28+ years of that dance, too). But I am getting back into these. I'm a coder-writer who asks: Where Next?


My Personal Stuff

Mueller Begins To Indict The Trump Campaign

Monday Oct 30, 2017 - 11:29 AM

Americans would have gone to war on news that the Russkies messed with their election process. Nowadays, 65-millions of them cheer on their installed president. But the wall is coming down! We'll have to see how far this goes. The crest of fake news and damaging ads in our Facebook feeds may have had a heavy influence on swinging voters.

Thoughts, Growth and Personal Stuff

The Hiatus

Tuesday Jun 23, 2015 - 3:46 PM

The personal part of my blog is going on an indefinite hiatus.
I have started so many blog posts on this topic and how it has made me feel. I have written abbreviated tell-alls. I have written about the fissure in my heart. I have written to defend myself. I have written about how I am moving on and moving on up.

Close to the Edit

Friday Feb 27, 2015 - 11:20 AM

The EditingI had a procedure last weekend. It was part of a bigger deal, so I thought I would share the whys of it.

Free: One Rusted Trailer Bike

Thursday Jan 29, 2015 - 11:39 AM

Victoria is home to droves of smug cyclists. If you can't beat them, join them. I bought a bike. Today, a rusted bike trailer sits on my front lawn.