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September 2010

The Mind’s Worst Disease

If you want the truth to stand clear before you, never be for or against. The struggle between ‘for’ and ‘against’ is the mind’s worst disease. Jianzhi Sengcan

The Ideally Clean Apartment

I like my apartment to be quite clean. Some would probably say it is excessively clean (if such a thing exists—I think not). So over the last many years I have tried to maintain the level of cleanliness that I prefer. This has, of course, been inhibited by many a roommate. Early on I realized […]


I’ve been wanting to try duck for quite some time. Unfortunately, it’s a bit pricey to buy, so I hadn’t done it yet. A couple days ago Shelli took me out to eat at Thaifoon and to a movie for my birthday. They had Bangkok Duck served with a duck salad, so I had to […]

Pavarotti, Eminem, Pavarotti

Although I usually listen to the radio when I’m driving, today I had one of my Pavarotti CDs in. After a bit I decided to change the CD to another Pavarotti CD I had. But while I was changing it the radio came on and there was a really great song by Eminem on the […]

Seriously A Genuinely Massive Statement

I don’t typically pay too much attention to spam comments on my blog other than make sure they don’t appear. But every once in a while you get a gem. This comment was left on one of my older posts today. I’ve marked it as spam so you won’t find it anywhere, but I’m posting […]

Facebook Failure?

About half way through my last birthday I was shocked to log on to Facebook and find that not a single person had wished me a happy birthday. My wall has historically been overrun—easily accounting for some 90% of my wall activity for the year. I had to check to verify that my birthday was […]

Furniture At Last

After months of researching, purchasing, waiting, and assembling, my apartment is finally furnished. I’ve still got a few odds and ends to tweak, but I’m really happy with how well it turned out thus far. Check out the pictures. [nggallery id=2] It’s just the perfect atmosphere that I was hoping for: it’s perfect for having […]