(Sorry for any mistakes. Hand has more problems than before.) Went in December 30th to get checked out. Told doctor I had blisters from the cast. Doctor said I could cut pieces of the cast around mu thumb off, but not too much. I was like… even if I have scissors that can do that, … More Broken Wrist: The Re-Breakening; RIP Carrie and Debbie. (Also, Happy 2017, I guess)
I’ve done this before, technically. But, it wasn’t as big of a deal. Full disclosure: I worked on the Dems/Obama campaign in the Gregoire for ReElection Seattle WA Dems branch back in the 2008 election. I was here in 2012, I hadn’t changed my mind about the President, so I voted for him, again. Second … More 2016 American Elections While Abroad – My Reaction
Not much that can be said here. At his passing, my thoughts go out to his family, and to his people, who so love and respect him. As I work at a government office, we’re now under a year of mourning, and on day one, I certainly feel that. He was King here in Thailand … More King Bhumibol Adulyadej
When I was 17, (a long, long time ago) I went to Japan. It was part of a Rotary program that sent a group of students to a province for 2 weeks, traveling and staying with host families. An extremely short-term cultural exchange trip. There were, if I remember correctly 12 of us, and we … More The Importance of Baseball
So, here is a thing I’ve been struggling with writing for a few weeks now. I hope this comes across well enough. Not to long ago, I came across a comment about the current run of Spider-Woman comics. Post Secret Wars, Jessica Drew gave birth to a little boy, so she is now a mother and … More Motherhood and Marvel’s Jessicas
What the fuck, 2016? No. Seriously. What the fuck? It was bad enough that David Bowie died. But Prince, too? Earlier this month, I listened to my favorite podcast, The Weekly Planet, which is an entertainment/humor podcast that focuses on nerdy stuff. They did an episode over Burton Batman movies, and I’d been on a … More Seriously? RIP Prince.
So. Now Alan Rickman has been taken. Fuck cancer. Not that I was a fan before. It’s taken the lives of a few family members and caused some pain for a few friends, but it’s really been a bitch this week. If we could at least try to pull some of that 1960s space-race optimism/competitive … More There Are Times When Only Tears Will Do