Grandpa Bud + My Family

In Remembrance: My Grandpa Bud

Yesterday morning I woke up on my own accord, the sun shining into my room here in San Francisco and a smell of spring in the air. When it’s warm here, it always feels like spring to me. I checked my phone, and I saw my younger sister had called me among the smattering of social network updates that hit my phone overnight. She also texted me: “Call me ASAP”. I call her.

“So Grandpa died this morning…” Continue reading


Park it yourself, Metallica breath

For further reading on this subject, I highly suggest you read this post.

Long ago, I said one of the most ridiculous lines in the history of teen comedy movies. (The line was the title of this article).

Funny enough, I’ve always been shy about it. I’ve never talked or written about it until right now. I always glossed over it, half pretending it never happened, always aiming to position myself as something more highbrow than that.

Wow. I didn’t expect to find an actor so self-aware of their mediocre film career in the mid-90’s but there it is, in full self actualized glory.

nelson mandela

Nelson Mandela has passed away


Medium 1.0 has been released

Evan Williams on Medium 1.0:

Last year, we set out on a mission to build a new publishing platform from scratch — a place that allowed anyone to easily share stories and ideas that mattered to them and influenced others.

One of our goals was to make it dead simple to write and present a beautiful story without having to be a designer or programmer. We also sought to help great ideas quickly find the right audience — no matter who they came from.

I may start writing a bit there to see if it’s all it’s cracked up to be.