Subjective Objectivism

5 09 2011

Makes me chuckle. A quote of a quote* of a quote. If you ever meet the originator, please slap with haste.

“Here’s my subjective experience, which I will now objectify for you as universal truth. My definition of success is the only one that matters, even though it has shifted over time in accordance with my unique journey through life. “

*Chris Guillebeau





Passweirds

28 07 2011

Every now and again when logging into some website in a frenzy, I miss the tab key and end up typing my password right onto the tail end of my username. The first time I did this was the first time I ever actually saw my password. It had previously only existed in my fingers’ muscle memory and in black dots on the screen. Seeing it was a fairly traumatic experience – the mortified paranoia that surged through my bones was second only to the moment a mystery creak interrupts a home alone ‘research’ sesh.





Think about it

14 07 2011

Tomorrow the day after yesterday will be today.





Inspiration of the day

12 07 2011

Inspiration is like bathing.  Its effective but only for short periods of time.  That’s why its recommended daily. – Daily inspiration from the Joe Rogan Experience podcast





Journals and Journeys

9 07 2011

Maybe its not the goals we set as much as its who we become in pursuit of them. – my wording but not my creation





Hurry, hurry, wait

27 06 2011

What’s up with the eager beaver tailgating you as you’re coasting to a red light? Inevitably he burns out to get around you, revs into the red to punctuate his distaste, then slams on the brakes 50 yards ahead. I get great satisfaction from rolling up right next to him – never mind being a bit heavier in the gas tank and brake pads.





Tap, tap. Is this thing on?

26 06 2011

To ease back into a lost habit of prose, I’ll dish some new nuggets of wise cracks and knows. Not quite my classical ways, nor baroque. Defined as uncertain I’ll start with a quote:

‘We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.’ – W. Churchill