Philately

Throughout his life, a man accumulates a large collection of hobbies. He consumes them, just as they consume him. He gains supreme expertise in every hobby, but never spends time enough on any of them to gain supreme mastery. He feels like a fraud, loses interest, and finds a new hobby. That next hobby will …

Icosiennial

Twenty years ago, I remember feeling hope. Was working a shit job doing overnight front desk at a hotel, night audit. Living in my mother’s rented house. Scratching my ankles every day because the carpets were still tainted from the flea bombs we set while moving in nine months prior. Glaring at the daylight streaming …

In Which the Hobbyist Gets Business

My time of dabbling and dawdling with HTML, CSS, and server-side scripting are potentially yielding me some business. Two seperate friends of mine have been talking with me about building websites for them. They’re both hobbyist craftspersons, and they need sites that are beyond the basic “business card” site. They need galleries, user authentication, project …