New Feature: Writing — I’ve decided to begin sharing some of my writing with the world. There’s a new menu item above—conveniently entitled “writing”—to take you there, or click here. I’ll post new pieces directly to my blog on the 1st and 15th of each month, and also link them on the writing pages. — Do feel free to comment by clicking the “Leave a Reply” link at the bottom of any post (NB: I do moderate the comments).

And the Results are in:


And the Results are in:

I had my annual physical this morning, and the official scale at the doctor’s office put me at 178 pounds. Exactly one year ago on this same date 2012, I weighed 204 pounds. This, of course, means I’ve lost 26 pounds! Most of that since January.

My doctor was effusive with his compliments and I have to say I’m quite proud of myself. Now I just need to keep it going—only 18 pounds ’til I hit my goal…


And now a quick, geeky post…

This morning at 6:51 AM, my new car clicked over to 10,000 miles. It was on the westbound 101 Freeway about 1/4 mile east of the Ventu Park exit. Seems rather appropriate that it happened just as I was about to turn off to go to Amgen.

Of course what’s really scary is that I only got my car on January 30th, so all those miles came in less than 4 months–and my 2-year lease spells out 20,000 per year. I may have an issue…

March 15th Quick Update


Just a quick update…

Saturday’s visit to Sunnylands was incredible–but by the time I got home I was wiped out. THEN I caught a cold. I’m mostly recovered now, so over this coming weekend I will write up a post about my adventure and include some photos.

I’ve also gotta get going on some anime reviews…



Surgery complete and I’m back home. It’s almost spooky…

  • I spent longer laying around bored in pre-op than I did in the surgery and post-op
  • I don’t even really need my crutches and have been able to walk and put weight on my leg right away
  • I’m REALLY hungry—Mom & Dad just left to pickup some lunch for us

Of course, I’ll bet that later this afternoon some of the “magic” will wear off and I’ll start feeling pain—but I have pills for that. If what’s happening so far is any indication, though, my recovery will be a breeze!

Fingers crossed…