Kindle – thoughts

As technology marches on, my profession of librarianship has to change and adapt. On a personal level, that means if I don’t change and adapt, my skill set becomes outdated, and soon I’m a dinosaur. I’ve managed to stay ahead of the curve with regard to web technology and multimedia production, and that fact has […]

On Rights…

George Carlin, on “rights”: Personally, when it comes to rights, I think one of two things is true: I think either we have unlimited rights, or we have no rights at all. Personally, I lean toward unlimited rights – I feel, for instance, I have the right to do anything I please. But, if I […]


I’m reading Solipsist, by Henry Rollins. I always find the idea of solipsism fascinating. Solipsist is the usual hard-smashing kind of stuff you expect from Henry. Written in 1998, I wonder how it would be if he’d written it today.

New Freestyle Board

I think I may have mentioned that my friends seem to think I skate flatground better on a standard newschool street board. So I’ve been riding one for a couple of weeks. In fact, the video I just posted is done on this board. it’s a standard 7.75″ wide newschool board, from Index Skate Supply […]

Training the Magic Weasel

A new skate video… Warning – I shot this video mostly to analyze my own skating – so yes — it is mostly the same footwork sequence over and over, from different angles. But some of it was kind of cool, so I decided to put it up here on youtube. My friend Tony Gale […]