wherein i buy stuff

Right now I’ve got this great new monitor, the 30" Apple Cinema HD, and although it just begs to be used for design and coding purposes, all I’ve been able to do is code up some non-paying client sites.

Non-paying? Client? What?

It’s not entirely non-paying. It just doesn’t pay immediately, so that also makes it a little more difficult to finish, for some reason. Done well enough, though, it could prove to be worth tens of thousands of dollars—literally.

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march, rain, suck

I distinctly remember telling my girlfriend that March would suck. This was all the way back in 2006, so bear in mind that things may have been different back then…

Suffice it to say, though, that March did end up sucking, and there I stood on the 31st, right once again.

When you live in this part of the country, crappy weather during the “green” month is nothing if not par for the course. However, the one thing that skews my outlook is the fact that when I was a kid, I always viewed March as sort of a gateway to spring, which is an elegant way of saying that I thought the weather wouldn’t suck so badly most of the time.

Every year, this turns out to be wrong. If you live in the Midwest, March sucks. [continue reading…]