Wax Eloquently

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On Bathroom Graffiti

December 4th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I’ve noticed over time that political bathroom graffiti seems to be overwhelmingly… “populist”?  Most frequently I see messages of a few different varieties:  “F*** Bush” “Republicans are Greedy” “Cops are Pigs” “End the War” “Rich People are Bad” Most graffiti I see that attempts a political assertion takes one of these angles.  Why not any [...]

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Tags: life · photos

On Twitter and Blogging

November 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I can count on two hands how many times I’ve been asked what the “point” was of Twitter.  Why is it useful?  What purpose does it serve?  And normally I’ve had to answer extemporaneously; sometimes more effectively, and sometimes less. This will be one of those effective times, I can feel it.  Let’s begin.

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Tags: life · science

“I’m Everywhere!”

August 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I woke up early this morning. After all, I’ve a schedule to keep! On Saturday I took stock of my current list of hobbies, passions, and goals. I’ve been neglecting many of them for far too long. The result of this reflection was a schedule for the next week. It’s a prototype of a large [...]

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Tags: health · life

Fun In Flight

July 26th, 2008 · No Comments

One part of flight I enjoy is crossword puzzles. I don’t usually take the time to seek them during my day-to-day wanderings, but the in-flight magazine brings them right to you. Another thing in-flight magazines present is a good visual jam session. They provide some graphics and words, and it’s up to you to make [...]

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Tags: life · travel

Snowpocalypse 2007!

December 1st, 2007 · No Comments

Click to Play It’s like a blizzard out there!

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Tags: life · videoblogging

The Second Most Fun Thing in the World

August 9th, 2007 · No Comments

As part of a pre-marriage Manly Dinner celebration, me and my groomsmen went out chow last night. Some food was eaten, beverages were imbibed, and conversation flowed like a proficient rapper. As the dinner wound to a close, Sean told us that some of his friends had recommended visiting the Whirlyball place that was (sorta) [...]

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Tags: life · toys

Weather Report

January 10th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Second snow of the season! I love weather like this. [ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] He’s not really a homeowner per se, but it sounded right and I thought I would talk him up so his friends thought he was cool. Here’s a direct [...]

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Tags: life · videoblogging

Back to the Basics

January 4th, 2007 · No Comments

I’ve been saving up a ton of photos recently. “Saving” in this case meaning “taking a picture thinking it will make a great story and then not actually telling that story.” Let’s see if we can fix some of that.

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Tags: life · photos

Wanderin’ for Wi-Fi

December 15th, 2006 · No Comments

The power is still out. It’s so exciting! It went out just before 9:55 last night. NOTE TO SELF: The recording of 30 Rock will be cut off too early. I awoke more than once to screams of tree branches being ripped from their homes, and cast upon the roof of my apartment. Their suffering [...]

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Tags: life · travel

I Had My Butler Turn The Lights Down Low

December 14th, 2006 · No Comments

It sure is dark around here! [ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] For those of you for whom this doesn’t work, try this. NOTE: I actually wrote and recorded this last night right after the power went out. I got the video uploaded via an [...]

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Tags: life · toys · videoblogging