29 Today

Today is my 29th birthday. I’m starting to think that “not turning out the way you expected” is one of those Things That Life Does. Commencing year-long freakout about turning thirty in 5. . . 4. . . 3. . . 2. . . 1. . .

Blood Money

Convential wisdom holds that when one has a fear, one must face it, thereby conquering it and becoming a more perfect person. So, as part of my ongoing quest for perfection, I decided to sell some blood. At work, because they don’t take too much and they pay pretty well (more than a hundred dollars … Read more

Mai Tais and Sunsets

One of each, actually. That’s my entirely stereotypical image of a tropical vacation, and I was determined to make it a reality. Since the sunset in question must, of course, be over the ocean, once we finished our adventure Megan and I made our way to the southern (but west-facing) shore of the island. We … Read more