Web-log

Web-log entries from 2009

2009-12-31

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

2009-12-01

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

2009-09-01

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

2009-04-01

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

2009-01-02

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