I’ve been learning to appreciate birds more and more. Here are two pictures outside my house of birds in their lovely environment. Powered by DM PhotoAlbums™ Full Screen
The First Photo Album Post!!!!
Ok, so this is a bit of an experiment. I am creating this post, but I want this post to appear on the “Photos” page as well as the front page. I believe I set this up well enough… let’s see! Here’s the album itself: Powered by DM PhotoAlbums™ Full Screen
Sad Franklin on Constitution Day, Interesting Nature Photos, Health Care and more
It’s Constitution Day! And all of Philadelphia’s libraries may be closing as soon as October 2nd. I can just see Benjamin Franklin rolling over in his grave. It’s a sad day when one of the institutions that helped form our society (and remains a necessary service) can be neglected in this way. On the flipside, […]
Modesty, Flipping Pages Online, Showering into Sickness, and a (hopefully!) Good Read
It’s not often that we acknowledge how much we owe our success to others and sincerely express gratitude. David Brooks offers up a fine example of America at its best, with grand achievements and modesty to spare. Sick of reading boring news feeds? Try Google’s new Fast Flip. With an interface closer to that of […]
Instead of constantly posting links to articles, videos, and general nonsense I find on the web to Facebook, I thought I would start creating blog posts with links to all the things I find interesting. Since my Facebook account already pulls in my blog posts and puts them on my Notes page, I will still […]
Nearly a Y(Eee)ar!
It’s been nearly a year since I first cracked open the case of my Asus Eee 701SD. At the time, the netbook was probably a middle-of-the-road option, as far as the Eee line goes. I have used it as my main computer, running Ubuntu Linux. I’ve been pretty tough on that computer. I’ve accidentally dropped […]
Can we afford to keep ourselves healthy?
Last year, when I was diagnosed (again) with bipolar disorder, I didn’t have to worry about the price of my medication. Though I didn’t have health insurance, the county I live in was able to finance most of my medications and doctor visits. My payments were quite affordable and I was thankful for the taxes […]