In the Holiday 2008 issue of Details, we learn — by way of writer Jeff Gordinier — that Keanu Reeves has a hankering for a good sandwich. The two gentlemen embark on interview-turned-quest that leads them on a forty-five minute drive from West Hollywood to Santa Monica in search of Bay Cities Italian Deli & [...]
Monthly Archive for October, 2008
A smart man keeps telling me that “healing takes time.” I’ve found this to be the case, especially since I suffered a back injury recently. It’s all cliche, but you really don’t miss things until they’re gone. In my case, you don’t miss having a functional and healthy spine until you don’t have the use [...]
This is where I’ve been this past month.
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Lots of really neat experiences, meeting new people, seeing new and beautiful places. But I feel like I’ve been on tour this past month.
10/3 - Rochester, New York
10/10 - Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
10/11 - Hellertown, Pennsylvania
10/12 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
10/18 - King George, Virginia
10/25 - Wilmington, Delaware
My job [...]
While my mother and I were driving south on the Capital Beltway (I-495) yesterday around 11:30, a tractor trailer rolled over into the median three miles north of Branch Avenue (MD-5). It happened right in front of our eyes. Traffic was light and the scene was very surreal. This isn’t something you see unfold in [...]
Scheduling an appointment with a health care provider is a large pain in the ass. I now know why I need to schedule recurring appointments with these providers whether or not I’ve got a specific malady that needs to be addressed. Whether it’s a physician or dentist or any other specialist, it’s got to be [...]
I’m quitting my job.
I’ve had this unwritten rule that I don’t blog about work, but it was mostly due to the technical nature of it and the fact that I don’t want to write about work when I get home. But the following is more about how this change is affecting me and less about [...]
Staying in the same place for months, it’s easy to forget how beautiful this county is. Driving up 83N through northern Maryland and up 15N through Pennsylvania and New York this time of year is a rich and colorful experience. The leaves are turning and there’s a great mixture of green, red, orange, and yellow [...]
A few years ago a good friend’s younger brother was included on a biking video. Lots of sweet riders on there, but there was a guy doing flatland tricks in sync to DJ Shadow’s Building Steam with a Grain of Salt. Other than the fact that the rider’s actions was sync’d to the tune (which [...]