Stranger Requests Pt.2

Roughly 66% of this site’s readers contacted me in regards to what they had dubbed the “Sheila Paquette Arc“, wondering what had ever come from the mystery caller. The remaining 33% of this site’s readers – me – decided to write Ms. Paquette and figure out what was going on. Slipping off my silken gaming […]

Japanese Summer – A Hatred in Three Parts

Late April 2011 Japan has a lot of things in abundance. Vending machines can be found every couple of blocks. Thousands of shuffling old people block your path, then push you while sprinting toward empty train seats. An army of miniature vans drive around, constantly yelling about garbage removal or trying to garner votes for […]

Introduction to Computing – 1

Computers are not mythical machines, full of loose electricity, held together by magic. They are simple, and you can easily learn about their use and operation. As a child, I always thought that my career would end up being “treasure hunter” after watching the Indiana Jones documentaries. In high school, after hearing the life-shattering news […]

Screen Protectors – Total Waste of Money

A screen protector is a sheet of plastic meant to keep the viewing area of a personal device free of anything that obstructs its view, such as scratches, the user’s fluids, 3rd-party fluids, and dirt. A screen protector is much more readily scratched than an ordinary screen, and also accumulates opaque air bubbles. A screen […]