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March 2010

Fie on’t!

From Hamlet Act I, Scene 2: O that this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew! Or that the Everlasting had not fix’d His canon ’gainst self-slaughter! O God! O God! How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world! Fie on’t! O […]

Some Fantastic Headphones

The headphones I’ve been using for quite a while have been very cheap earbuds. They’ve been wearing out and I’ve been meaning get some better ones for quite a while. I have been particularly interested in trying out some in ear headphones. A couple weeks ago I buckled down and did some fairly extensive research […]

A Miracle

Here is a copy of the note that is hanging next to our trash can: Our behavior in regard to this trash can is absolutely unacceptable. It only will be the result of an almost superhuman act of sheer will if I do not personally violently and torturously murder the next person that puts something […]

Budgeting and Being Boring

A friend of mine brought it to my attention recently that there is strong correlation between budgeting and living a boring, sequestered life devoid of entertainment and excitement. This observation does seem rather well founded. So then the question is: which direction does the causality run? Are we budgeters boring because we budget? Or do […]