I’m reminded today of the song Uprising by Muse. And How Far We’ve Come by Matchbox Twenty, specifically: “I believe the world is burning to the ground. Oh well, I guess we’re gonna find out.”
I started reading Becoming Vegan, which aside from some questionably-presented statistics I think is very good. But then more books came in and I have put it down for the moment, first in favor of Summerhill School, which I already mentioned I finished, then for Punished by Rewards, and now for Memories of the Afterlife.
My nose is red from blowing it constantly today. I don’t feel like thinking right now, I just want to watch TV or something. Ugh.
Just watched this video of Jim Butcher’s Q&A at MarsCon, and now I’m jonesing for Ghost Story. Don’t watch if you haven’t read all the books.
This morning I was struck by the realization that in a way I am afraid of life. I was reading Summerhill School, which by the way I highly recommend. This book describes a boarding school where children are free to govern themselves, and to grow as they wish. It’s an incredible idea that I would [...]
The 3DS press event was this morning. It’s going to be $250 in the US and comes out on March 27. There doesn’t seem to be any announcement yet about the prices of the games; I have read that the Japanese game prices for it will be the equivalent of $58 to $72, which would [...]
Finished Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood this week. The ending mostly tied things up for Ezio but was a cliffhanger for Desmond, and didn’t provide the answers I was hoping it would. I did enjoy it though and I’m looking forward to AC3, however if they keep dragging it out and never conclude the story (as they’ve [...]
(possible spoilers for Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood ahead) Went to bed way too late last night. I was playing Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, and just found the final puzzle thingy left by Subject 16. The reward there was somewhat… cryptic, but it seemed like it might be implying that the Assassins are all dead already and that [...]
I often think it would be cool to chronicle my projects here, since I enjoy reading about such things elsewhere, but then I drop the idea because I have a tendency to stall out on my projects. But I really would like to make progress on and complete something, so perhaps that thought should change.
It seems like I may never actually complete a side project. I may not be disciplined enough, or may be lacking in some other area. But that doesn’t seem like a good excuse not to try.