Sorry for the late update. I’ve been down in DC for the past week (and will be for another few days before heading up to Chicago to meet the soon-to-be in-laws), and between that and other aspects of life, I just haven’t had a chance to update the site. Hopefully this won’t be a recurring situation.
I also learned a fun new fact: blogs are time sensitive! An entry will remain on the main page for an allotted amount of time (OR until you update, whichever comes first). So all of the entries that were on the main page disappeared and went into the archives. Pain in the ass! I may see about fixing that a later date.
I updated the site, of course, because I added two more links to my links section. My friend Che finally got a web address, so I’m adding him in. And the other is me finally getting around to adding Something Positive to my official list of webcomics I read.
I’ll try to post again after Thanksgiving to let you know how that all went. (Should be fine, but I’m too paranoid to not be at least a little nervous.)
Well, this was an interesting day. But I’ll start a bit further back than that. I’ve spent the past week or so down in Washingon DC with Mickey. It’s been a mixture of good and bad — she’s been working every single day thus far, for long days (8am to 7pm, not including commute times), so I’ve had a lot of time by myself in her apartment. This is good because it gives me time to get some schoolwork done, but at the same time, I’ve been getting kind of moody and lonely, since I have NO interaction all day (can’t really be online very well, and I don’t know anyone in the area, let alone people who’d be available to talk or hang out), and also it means Mickey gets home tired and worn out.
Life is a process. A screwy, non-linear process, but nonetheless it is still a process. What I currently have on my plate:
—> a new semester of school, focusing on 3d computer graphics and solid geometry;
—> a loving relationship, sadly long distance, and making plans for the wedding this spring (I’ll talk more about that later);
—> moving into a place of my own, already two months there and I STILL haven’t found time to unpack
—> UberCon, a massive (and hopefully successful) gaming convention that I’m assisting with (I’m a co-founder), contacting the media for it, as well as helping where I can with advertising (I’ll write more about this later too);
—> vtprophoto.org, the website for the Vermont Professional Photographers association, has fallen under my jurisdiction recently, and a great deal of work needs to be done on that just to get it to a point where it can be easily maintained;
—> Avatar, a MUD (an online multiplayer text-based game and online community) that I’ve been an administrator on for several years, has several projects that I’m supposed to be working on (and haven’t for lack of time and energy);
—> “Everyday life”, an endeavor I was never very good at, what with a generally laid-back nature and absent-mindedness. Having a social life, as well as bill paying, grocery shopping, cooking/eating, et cetera, all would fall under this one.
I installed my new graphics card into my desktop today. Installed Warcraft III, and the Jedi Knight II demo, both of which play superbly. In another few moments, I’ll have a conference call concerning UberCon, so I’m really just killing time until then. (YES, I am sitting in Dirt looking like a dork with a headset, but c’est la vie: there is reasonable reception here, and I haven’t had a chance to turn my long distance back on.)
I’m sure it isn’t new for some, but it was definitely new for me: Something Positive is a remarkably well done webcomic that I just read through the archives of. It is sometimes dark, invariably sarcastic/rude, and generally funny as hell. (As with any creative work of any type, it is still subject to a bit of hit-or-miss troubles. But the ratio of hit to miss is good!)
Well, I’m currently down in New York, in Yonkers to be exact, lying on the couch of a friend. I arrived pretty late: between a snowstorm in VT, roaming around Hartford CT, and the rest of the drive (plus a late start), I didn’t get here til around 2.