Category Archives: The Plaid Mentat

Mind Control Dreams

Last night, I had two separate dreams all centered around groups of people being mentally controlled.  Both were terrifying.

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Looking Forward into 2016

Just as I looked back at 2015, I am also looking forward into 2016. I’m not really a goals-oriented person, but I wanted to write down some of the things that I want to do in 2016. Of course, life … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2015: Part 2

Health, Work, and Life Balance Over the course of 2015, I feel like I have been able to improve my healthy habits better than I ever have. I’m exercising more, eating better, and generally taking better care of my body. … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2015: Part 1

2015 is nearing it’s end, and while I’m not normally very retrospective, I feel compelled to take a look back at 2015. Everyone else is doing it, why shouldn’t I? The main reason is that there are things going on … Continue reading

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Hacking My Blog

Starting on Black Friday and going solid through Cyber Monday (after which it slowed only a little), my blog has been getting hit by a distributed brute-force password attack. All weekend, I would get pings that WordPress had blocked yet … Continue reading

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MileHiCon 47

Last weekend, I attended MileHiCon – a Science Fiction literature convention in Denver, CO. Jess and I have been going to MileHiCon pretty regularly for a while, but this is the first time that she has attended as a participant. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Part 3

This is the last entry in my series on a typical day in my life. The first two parts are here and here. This part will cover my evenings after work. Evening Time To Get Away Once I get home, … Continue reading

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Aside: I love my job

I really enjoy my job, though precisely why I do is quite difficult for me to convey in writing – it’s tied up in what I do, who I work with, and just how much fun the daily problem solving … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Part 2

This is a continuation of my series on a typical day in my life. The first part is here.  This part sets up what my day job is like in probably more detail than anyone wants to know. I’ll talk … Continue reading

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Aside: Sometimes I Wake Up at 4:00am

As many of my friends and family know, I’m a morning person. When I wake up in the morning, I’m awake and ready to tackle my day. Not only that, I’m at my most productive in the morning, especially early … Continue reading

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