Monthly Archives: July 2015

Minor annoyances.

There are several minor annoyances that are, well, annoying me right now. What with the fatigue of going to the gym and my long work Wednesday (7AM meeting to start) and I’m not exactly in the best of moods. The big boss at work also said a bunch of things that made a lot of us uneasy and implied he didn’t really care about people, just numbers. Pretty much what a big boss is supposed to do. Onto the annoyances. First, I entered all my gas and mileage records for my Prius into a spreadsheet. I confirmed that the MPG measurement in my Prius is an absolute fiction. Even worse, … Continue reading

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Winning at Comic-con.

I just started going back to the gym again, so pardon the excessive rambling. I’m going to blame it on Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness and the fog of fatigue. I actually went to San Diego Comic-Con, twenty-nine years after I gave up comic books cold turkey. It was an expensive addiction and I’m fairly happy to have given it up. I’ve lapsed, but mostly with graphic novels. In Japan I followed the series F and Tsurumoku Dokushin Ryo and that wasn’t cheap (dozens of books) but I’ve stayed pretty clean since. But Comic-Con isn’t about comics any more: it’s a media event. I didn’t really go to Comic-con. I was just there for … Continue reading

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