Jun
08

On Drinking the Way I Do

One of the things about me that is routinely commented upon is my drinking. This is not to say that I drink too much, or too often – it is to say that I drink well. My style attracts notice. That, and I perhaps indulge from time to time in drunken tweeting, which is like… Continue reading »

Sep
12

Goals for 2011 – Update

Earlier in the year I listed a few goals, with the lofty intent to actually accomplish them. Following is a short rundown of my progress thus far. I would like to get down to 170 pounds. This is a goal I’ve had for a while, and I’m 20-25 pounds away depending on how much I’ve… Continue reading »

Jun
28

Patience

It’s not very often that I can celebrate an unqualified success, but last week my long-awaited, much-delayed, and completely-deserved promotion came through. Not only did it represent a substantial increase to my salary, but I am told it was an unprecedented figure for someone at my level. The remark was made by multiple people that… Continue reading »

Apr
29

I’m an Uncle

This blog has a longstanding policy regarding children, namely that they are to be put to work early, punished often and without mercy for minor transgressions, and never given credence of any sort. This has not changed, but I am perhaps considering a softer tone regarding crumb-crunchers. My sister-in-law gave birth on Monday, and I… Continue reading »

Mar
09

Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. As a Catholic, I am going to fast today and receive ashes on my forehead. These are internal and external signs of my affinity for Christ and my willingness to follow Him. The ashes signify repentance for my sins and a rememberance of death (ashes to… Continue reading »

Feb
22

Arvada Police Arrest 11-Year-Old; City Sleeps Easier

Gosh, guys, call me crazy but when you put 11-year-old boys in handcuffs you may have a systemic problem with overzealous officers. Just sayin’.

Feb
10

My Brother, the Illustrator

My Brother is an artist.

Feb
09

Tips for Maintaining Positivity

In keeping with a culture of sharing best practices, following are my tips for maintaining an optimistic attitude at work.

Feb
03

If You Want Something Done Right…

This is a basic concept! Why do I have to explain it?

Jan
31

Goals for 2011

I am setting some goals.

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