Category Archive: Linkage

Dec 13

The First Real Installment

On Tuesday I posted the first installment of The Critter Conundrum, which is a nice foot-in-the-door moment but there are only a few hundred words in that prologue and not much to get excited about. Today? You get the first and (currently) biggest real installment, where we meet Charlie and get reacquainted with Andrew (this …

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Dec 10

The Critter Conundrum

Starting today and running for thirteen weeks, Tuesdays and Fridays at 10am Pacific Time, provided nothing goes horribly awry during the following three months, you may read installments of The Critter Conundrum, my NaNoWriMo-fueled serialized story project, over at the new Stories site. Share and enjoy, won’t you?

Nov 06

One Night In Portland

I’m going on record (ha ha) with an unpopular musical opinion, and I don’t really care who knows it. Back in early 1985 two singers released their own versions of the same song. I was thirteen years old at the time, right in the target demographic for Top-40 “Z” stations like Z-100 here in Portland. …

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Nov 05

It’s A Smalltown World

At the end of a moderately terrible day, I came home to find this link in my Inbox, courtesy of Wonderduck himself. So we’ll end today on a high note, if you’ll pardon the expression…

Oct 16

A Journey In Pictures: Datto Trip 2013

Over in the Gallery I’ve posted the most usable pictures taken with my mobile phone from last week’s trip back East. Enjoy, won’t you?

Apr 15

Technical Versus Management Problems

While searching for a way to make MediaMonkey write “now playing” data into Lync 2010’s “What’s happening today” note field (clearly, this is critical work-related tinkering) I ran across a link to an argument with someone trying to solve a problem the wrong way. To illustrate, I’d like to tell a short story about one …

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