A little overwhelmed

Wow, so much for posting every day. Ok, so I’m new at this. Perhaps I was too ambitious? I originally wanted to post every day, then I settled on practically every day.  And this post marks the first post in 2 weeks.

I feel very overwhelmed right now with things I need to do. When that happens I tend to get nothing done which obviously just makes it worse.  I’ve been getting more emails in a day than I can respond to, so they just pile up. I either respond to an email immediately/within an hour OR it could take days or weeks or months!

So, I’m trying a new thing that I’m starting today. I’m making a big list of things I need to do. I’m just using a text file that’s in Dropbox and I’m using PlainText – a simple iphone app that connects to Dropbox to show text files – so changes on my computer or app are synched up.

I figure if I can check off more things in a day than I add to the list then eventually I will get to a blank list.

Another thing I’ve considered is only checking email at certain times of the day. We’ll see how this to do list thing goes first.

Best albums of 2013

I tend to do this every year – look back at the albums released that year to make sure I didn’t miss any and to reflect on my favorite albums of the year. I looked at Rolling Stones’ 50 Best Albums of 2013 and SPIN’s 50 Best Albums of 2013 but really just went through the list myself from Wikipedia – List of 2013 Albums.  And, here are my top 5* albums of 2013(not necessarily in any particular order): Continue reading

But I like it, why don’t you?

So the other night I convinced Katie to watch a movie. I wouldn’t say it’s one of my favorite movies or anything, but I definitely like(d) it and recite more than a few lines from it from time to time. I like the music in the film, the cinematography, and it was shot in Buffalo so it’s fun to see different parts of the city in the film. I thought she would like it.  She hated it. HATED IT. We didn’t even finish it (although I think I might, even though I’ve seen it a handful of times). Continue reading


I’ve been working on the web since 1995 when I made my first web page. I remember it  well – I was in the Air Force then and used my Sun SPARCstation 5. I had links to my favorite bands, Smashing Pumpkins and The Sisters of Mercy. The rest was just testing out different html tags.

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