• Kingdom Hearts

    It took me four years of whittling away at this game, but at long last I have finally beaten Kingdom Hearts. Yes, that does not have a “II” after it. I just finished the first one. I really wanted to beat that game before the summer was out. It took...

  • Whoa.. dude.

    Life’s been hectic, and blogging is going to get really, really light. I might have to hire a guest blogger, that’s how light it’s probably going to get. Just to keep you occupied until things get rolling again, here’s what’s been going on: Had the roof repaired and sprayed with...

  • Crocodile Hunter Killed by Stingray

    I can’t believe it. You always see guys like Steve Irwin on TV handling these dangerous animals and nothing ever happens to them. I’ve always chalked it up to years of experience working with wildlife, but who knew that one of them would go out like this? A stingray punctured...

  • Antique Technology Still the Norm in Public Schools?

    At the end of the school year last year, my son’s history teacher handed him his floppy disk from school and told him that his paper, that he had to have finished two days later, was on it and should be taken home so that he could finish it. My...

  • Hikikomori

    While perusing wikipedia and waiting for some paint to dry, I found this interesting article about a phenomenon in Japan that both fascinated me and scared me. This phenomenon is called “hikikomori” which basically means “acute social withdrawal” and is phenomenon (note that I am not using the words ‘mental...