It’s 2:23 a.m.

| July 31, 2011

.: I have no proper gauge for the relative worth of money. By that I mean I’ll happily drop $15 for a meal I could make at home for $2 and requires less time to prepare than it takes to drive to the restaurant, tell them what I want, wait for them to make it, […]

This Week Last Year: July 23rd – 29th, 2010

| July 29, 2011

July 23rd, 2010 Despicable Me w/ Holly and Keith. Kind of sucked. Oscar’s music parcel came. We’ll see how that turns out. /Movie/ .: Keith lived on the first floor of the house whose second floor I had just started renting. An aficionado of Lego and curator of innumerable model aircraft, he was a warrior […]

This Week Last Year: July 16th – 22nd, 2010

| July 22, 2011

.: I bought a five-year one line a day memory book, or a “calendar diary”. As lame as that sounds, I think it’s a pretty neat idea: each page is dedicated to a day of the year, so that as you finish one year you wrap around to where you started, only one line below. […]

Scent of a Candle

| July 16, 2011

.: The label on the candle said “Fireside”. Not one to simply take a candle at its word, I leaned over the tiny dancing flame for a confirmatory sniff. It didn’t quite smell like the roaring fireside I imagined it to be (which, to be honest, is a little ambitious for a 4 oz candle), […]


| July 14, 2011

.: Ever since visiting Europe four years ago, I’ve kept a small moleskine notebook in my pocket at all times for instant access note taking. Each moleskine typically lasts three to four months, either until the pages are full or they fall apart. At $9 per three pack, that’s roughly a dollar a month — […]