Space Opera is the first (fictional) book I’m going to have finished since I read Wheel of Time

I read Wheel of Time a couple years ago. By that I mean I started reading it a couple years ago. It actually took me about thirteen months to finish it, which means I was really moving, because the series is, uh… big: it consists of fourteen books weighing in at nearly twelve thousand pages. […]


so about six weeks ago (so early pxt 2008) I started a new ADHD med, after having gone off of sytattera in about April on an experiment in treating my symptoms with diet and exercise. vyvanse is a stimulant, but has 24 hour coverage (ish) and less pronounced side effects than previous stim-based ADHD meds, […]

Tyler Durden’s 8 Rules of Innovation

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” Oh, yeah… don’t be afraid to make big mistakes. More importantly, don’t worry about everything going according to plan. In fact, if everything’s going according to plan, there’s a good chance nothing remarkable is getting done. They say life is what happens while […]

gen y must go

`They have trouble making decisions,’ sneered GrossBookSistah’s opening sentence. ‘They have few heroes, no anthems, no style to call their own … their anxious indecision creates a kind of ominous fog around them.’ GrossBookSistah stopped just short of accusing Generation X of hating rainbows. The article managed to throw us a couple of bones, complimenting […]

ncaa brackets

These are listed in game order N. Carolina Indiana Notre Dame Washton St Oklahoma Louisville Butler American Kansas Kent St Clemson Vanderbilt USC Wisconsin Davidson Georgetown Memphis Miss. St Michigan St Pittsburgh Marquette Stanford St Marys Texas UCLA BYU Drake Connecticut Purdue Xavier Arizona Belmont N. Carolina Notre Dame Louisville Butler Kansas Clemson Wisconsin Georgetown […]