Archive for November, 2008

Hippie or Skippy

Posted: 30th November 2008 by Chris in General
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Recently, I’ve had some time to examine my life and some of the decisions I’ve made. Some early ones (early in my life) were pretty bad. My eyes were wide open afterward, but that’s about the only redeeming quality they had. Some later ones flew in the face of what society expected of me and [...]

The most annoying post in the English language

Posted: 7th November 2008 by Chris in General
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According to Wired, Oxford researchers have listed the Top 10 most annoying phrases in the English language. So, at this moment in time, I personally will use every single one of them in a post. At the end of the day, and with all due respect, it’s a nightmare to read language like this. Some [...]

The dust will settle, what are you gonna do?

Posted: 6th November 2008 by Chris in General
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NPR has a pretty good article up in the wake of Obama’s win. There’s a ton of goodwill and expectation out there. Will it be wasted while people wait around for things to be fixed for them? I was out in the yard yesterday and people came jogging by, pumping fists and shouting “Obama!” I’m [...]