Table flips and karate punches

At my day job (I'm a programmer when I'm not writing sales copy), we talk to other remote team members with an instant message program called HipChat. It includes some fun "emoticons," including this one: (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ Can you see it? The little … [Read more]

Why I don’t mow my own lawn

As I'm sitting here, writing this, my neighbor's lawn mower is whining away in the background. Last spring, I probably would have been out there with him. Not this year. Early each Monday morning, usually as I'm working on my latest Sublime … [Read more]