I saw a photo tonight of an empty bed next to a window, an open magazine lying on it, so I wrote down a few hundred words in a little story. Check it out.
Put up a tree. Sing a song. Celebrate the end to an interesting year. Here's looking at 2013.
In April this year, my better half bought me a laptop I'd been wanting for a while, and was going to save up for. It was a very pleasant surprise. I'd specced it out already (without knowing the cunning plan to buy it for me), so it had a 256GB solid state drive and a … Continue reading I will never buy ASUS products again
Many years ago, when I was still young and impressionable, I first read about the so-called "end of the world" Mayan Calendar thing. Depending on the source, the end was either on the 21st or 23rd of December 2012. My 36th birthday is on the 22nd of December 2012. A week from now. I don't … Continue reading The Mayans
I didn't write about the Aurora incident. I don't believe I've written much about school attacks. There was one at Parktown Boys' High School (my alma mater) where some gunmen held boys hostage, but no one was killed. Aside from the fact that so much of the initial reporting yesterday was incorrect, which is to … Continue reading Lies, damned lies, and assault rifles
A man I knew died last year from an AIDS-related illness. He contracted HIV a decade before that, and I often wonder if he just gave up the fight. His name was Ian, and he was my friend. A number of my friends has HIV. Two of them are dead so far. Get tested. Know … Continue reading World AIDS Day