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A shot of a younger me after a cross-country run!

The Scintilla Project Day Fourteen — Run Away Fast As You Can

1. Talk about a time when you were younger and you embarrassed your parents in public, the one that still shames you. 2. We exert control over ourselves and others in many ways. Talk about a time when you lost that control. This can go beyond the obvious […]

The 2K11 24/7 CCCVI: The Wallet Part II — The Evil That Men Do

So following from yesterday’s post, this past weekend, I lost my wallet. I didn’t know where it was. I panicked, I looked all over, and in the end, someone had found it and called me at my work number listed on my business cards in the wallet. So […]

The 2K11 24/7 CCCV: The Wallet Part I — Do the Right Thing

I’m pretty sure that I’d benefit from a society that didn’t need wallets. For me, it’s an unnatural extension of my body that carries so many of the things I need to function “normally” in this society — so unnatural to me that I misplace it far too often. […]

The 2K11 24/7 CCLIV: Don’t Argue With Fools

“A wise man told me don’t argue with foolsCause people from a distance can’t tell who is who”–Jay-Z, “Takeover” Reading this blog, you might be led to believe that I’m an idealist. I write of a world that I can only dream of where we all get along and know […]

The 2K11 24/7 CXCVII: The Eagle That Wasn’t Meant to Fly

Sometimes things don’t work out quite as expected. Today I’m hosting a party, but beforehand, it involved weeding, buying booze and other household tasks that preoccupied me from getting a blog post done. So here I am, scrambling after the start of the party (well, officially speaking), cranking […]

The Goodwill of Yon Storeclerk and Loving Thy Neighbour

So as we all know from the last couple days' of posts, the 2010 20K didn't end up as well as I'd originally anticipated. The drive wasn't there to reach the original goal, and my life became highly involved in a number of other pursuits. I'm sorry if […]

Making money from board games

Facebook and Twitter have always been a source of information and interaction for me, and I'm glad to see that yesterday was no exception. Yesterday's post got a number of comments from various friends, some of the notable ones being: "Nice to see you chose life over cash […]

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