Web-log entries from 2009


Last Post of the Decade

I don't know anyone who says anything other than “good riddance” to the first decade of the 21st century. I know lots of people who hope it was the anomaly, that the rest of the ...cont’d


Time isn’t Holding Us

If a really strange kidnapper ever asked me at gunpoint to name my favorite song, I think I’d say “Once in a Lifetime”Everyone knows this song as an anthem of midlife crisis. (“This is not ...cont’d


Most People Don’t Know How To Drive

By which I mean: they don't understand basic principles of operating a motor vehicle.This has been a painful realization for me. For most of my life, most bad drivers were people who either knew the ...cont’d


No Fooling

We just launched the redesign of MercyCorps.org. Like half an hour ago. I've been itching for this change since I started ... 18 months. The project has been in the works since last summer. We've ...cont’d


New Year 2009 at Washington Square Mall

For the New Year, Jenny, Orion and I took a trip to Washington Square Mall. This marks the first time I’d been to an indoor-style mall since, I dunno, months? Years perhaps? The last time ...cont’d