May 13, 2017 I’m driving west out of Louisville on a bright, clear day. Driving with purpose, feeling productive, focused. The interstate is broad and smooth and relatively free of traffic, an easy upward grade. Miles behind me, a friend is setting out from the college where our presentation went well. He’s in his own car, traveling the same route. […]
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Two passings last week. First, and quite unexpectedly, the Moto X2 leapt to its death — from my pocket to the sidewalk — on November 23. It was only one year old. Then on November 26, the XPS 15 9530’s battery, after a three-month struggle with consumption, experienced “complete failure” during a routine reboot. Surviving are the screen, the motherboard, […]
It was driving behind one of those horrific Auschwitz Farms chicken trucks a while back that did it. Pushed me over the edge. Over the edge and into the patchouli-scented arms of vegetarianism. Four weeks and counting. Or not counting, actually. Because I don’t miss it at all. Meat, that is. Surprise, surprise.