Archive for October, 2006


I wiped my sweaty hands on my towel and waited at the table’s edge, knees bent slightly, my bat — “paddle” as it’s called here — at the ready. AngryPlayer* the Pakistani, executed one of those crazy serves he used to get me with the last time we played. It landed on my side and […]

Near Disaster

My friend Samuel took me to Walmart last night. On a whim I decided to pick some sausage-and-pepperoni pizza — I think I’ve begun to like pizza. I followed the instructions on the back of the box — put the pizza in an oven and bake for 18 minutes. Unfortunately, my ‘oven’ was my microwave […]

Designers vs. Developers

I’m in charge of overhauling a site ( and moving it to Joomla. Here’s the test site [before it goes live]. I’ve been slaving away at this site for quite a while, rewriting components to fit the design I was given as much as possible. I proffer my work to the client, and he’s quite […]