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December 21, 2006
(This post is from my old, old, super old site. My views have changed over the years, hopefully my writing has improved, and there is now more than a handful of folks reading my site. Enjoy.)

The winter solstice is upon us. Let there be light again!

The entries for Cocoa Duel are up. I tried to do a really simple worms knockoff (worms is one of my favorite games of all time). At least, that was my intention. Now I want to redo it using some different technologies, and take it a lot farther.

Joe's latest project, TrenchMice is live. "It’s meant to provide a forum and rating mechanism to really tease out the soft data associated with employers - the good and the less than optimal."

Brent has tagged me. So I shall answer his call.

Five Things People Don’t Know About Me:

1) With a bit of a warm-up period, I can juggle 7 balls for about 20 tosses. (See- a bunch of you knew I could juggle 5 for some time- but ha! you didn't know about 7!)

2) I'm an eagle scout.

3) I have a thing for tents. Every time I walk into REI I have to hold myself back from purchasing another one. (Ohhh look at the Marmot Eos 1P! And I need to upgrade my Swallow!)

4) I'm a rock climber and I really enjoy it, but contrary to popular belief, I think ice climbing is about the stupidest thing you could ever do. (It's freezing cold out there, you're climbing a brittle sheet of ice, and you're swinging ice axes around. Take care not hit the rope that's keeping you from falling to your death!) And here's a movie of me redpointing "spankme", a very steep 10b sport climb.

5) I played through Diablo in a single weekend. Then a couple of months later (even as my butt was still sore from sitting down for 48 hours straight) I repeated the marathon session with Diablo 2. This is why I refuse to play World of Warcraft.