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Foundation

August 18th, 2011 · No Comments · 9to5, Stories

My house, like many other houses in my plastic, suburban neighborhood, sits on a subtle hill of poorly-laid topsoil in such a way that overwatering my own lawn results in moistening the pavement of the back alley and reinforcing the moisture at the base of my neighbor’s house’s hill-bottom. Unfortunately, that neighbor doesn’t overwater, so […]

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Bangalore Hasn’t Killed Me Yet

September 12th, 2007 · No Comments · 9to5, Travel

Bangalore Trip Day Two or: Episode II, Attack of the Squirts I’ve had very little time to myself, and thus very little time to write. The contractor they hired here to help me has been helpful indeed, but he was asked to “shadow” me and I think he may be taking it to a bit […]

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1800 Miles to Black Rock City was nothing

September 9th, 2007 · 1 Comment · 9to5, Stories, Travel

Bangalore Trip Diary: Day One or: “How the hell can you call it Day One if you depart on a Saturday and arrive on a Monday” Friday night I ate a bunch of stowaway playa dust while we unloaded some things from the trailer we used to haul our schtuff to Burning Man. After that, […]

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Right Now

February 23rd, 2007 · 2 Comments · 9to5, Potpourri, Tech

Right now, at this very moment, I am sincerely considering an enormous career move. I just wish I had the nerves right now, at this very moment, to come up with even a clue of what that new career would be. I’ve never been one of the “FUCK MICRO$OFT!” a-holes, but in the last several […]

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Working Undercover For the Man

November 2nd, 2006 · No Comments · 9to5, Daily, Potpourri

More than ever before, these last few weeks have been extremely busy at work. This job has taught me that some people really do work for a living. Most days are non-stop “excitement” from the moment I set foot in the building until I leave. It’s rare that I don’t eat lunch at my desk […]

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