Archive for December, 2014

Dec 31 2014

In Which New Years is Slammed

Published by under Personal,Philosophy

If you suffer from what could probably be termed Seasonal Affective Disorder, New Years’ celebrations and resolutions come at a terrible freaking time. You feel like crap. The world looks like crap. And now you have to think about what you ought to be changing when you hardly feel like getting out of bed. My […]

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Dec 26 2014

Shame on US

Published by under Politics

In light of the recently released report from Senate Intelligence Committee into the Enhanced Interrogation Techniques employed by the CIA under the direction of President George W. Bush’s administration (read the full, unclassified report here), I feel as though It’s time for a brief history lesson. In November 2003, less than a year after the United […]

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Dec 16 2014

Merry Christmas from the Stevensons: Building the Holiday Prank

Published by under Comedy,Crafts,Personal

Kara and I have a fairly longstanding tradition of sending bizarre holiday cards to our friends and family. This year, I wanted to do something a little different. About a week ago, many of our family and friends (well, those for whom we had accurate addresses at the time) received an envelope like this in […]

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Dec 15 2014

Holiday Bleatings

Published by under Personal,Philosophy

There’s a desperation in the air before the inevitable collapse that is Christmas. A desperate, longing energy. It feels like every year, I go through this. Maybe everyone does. Around Thanksgiving, a button clicks in my head and I find myself flitting haphazardly through the mess of my life like a hummingbird. Useless energy – […]

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