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Remember to die.

We all die. A thought I had the other day while having a rough go at life, (“Why me? Why do I hurt? why? woe as me…” kind of day) I tried to think about how long it takes us figure out how to live. There are words written about birth, living, maturing, becoming frail, and finally death.

We seem to know a lot about life, and so little about death — which is funny in a way, because we’ve all been dead longer than we’ve been alive.

Momento Mori

I am not much of a guy for poetry, but this sticks with me. In latin (which I do not read) it seems to have an even heavier feeling. Vita brevis breviter in brevi finietur, Mors venit velociter quae neminem veretur, Omnia mors perimit et nulli miseretur. Ad mortem festinamus peccare desistamus. A rough english… Continue Reading

Good bye California

Well, my time in California has come to an end. I’ll be moving into my motorhome & heading to parts unknown as soon as I am done with treatment. I will not be checking email on a regular basis. Texts is probably the best way to contact me. I’ve had to strip down a lot… Continue Reading

WTF: i1bhteuo=axc|ff

About a year ago, in the upper left corner, “i1bhteuo=axc|ff” appeared.  this string doesn’t exist anywhere in the site (files, database, etc). I have checked encoded & plain text strings.  I have been unable to trace it down; and it followed me when I switched hosting providers… As near as I can tell, it must… Continue Reading

Kickstarter Love afair is over

I was a big fan of Kickstarter.  I tried some other (Indiegogo), but never got anywhere worthwhile. I had fun feeling like I helped bring something to market — but that’s really all you’re doing — You aren’t really “backing” a project, you’re helping by pre-ordering something.  Unless you are the rare virtuous people that… Continue Reading

IR with AnalysIR

AnalysIR is a small company of (from what I can tell) 2 or 3 developers, who develop both software & hardware.  Very helpful folks, they are in it for the love of it, which shows thru in their products & support. I stumbled upon them when I needed a way to understand what was going… Continue Reading