doing my thing

Spent some money on groceries today, and nothing else. It’s ridiculous that I have no emergency fund, but it’s hard not to pay down high interest debt. I still have about 4500 on a 14%…

naked class brutality

Back on the wagon. Ad infinitum. Currently house-sitting / pet-sitting in the East Bay. It’s been great to be indoors, since I’ve been sick unto death for the last two weeks. Got here on the…

a lot to tell

Getting back on this horse. Been in the van up in the Bend OR area (mostly) for about 8 months now. There’s a lot to tell. Turns out that 400W of solar panels mounted horizontally…

more to recount

So it’s been over a year. I was living in the van for a full year while couch-surfing with friends. Mostly sleeping in the truck, but showering and eating inside. Now I’ve been full time…

comfortable and functional

Whew. Life is too much. Between the job, my own work, and domestic shit, something’s got to give. And that something is, more often than not, domestic shit. Managed to do some dishes and some…

impromptu mission statement

I can’t spend all day working a fucking job. I want to do math and write and play music. And we should be able to, given how far humanity has come in terms of technology…

all available cash

The money situation is not where I’d hoped it would be at this point. I’m starting to get seriously worried about the prospect of looming unemployment. I know they’ll offer me something, so I could…

set the bar high

Zero dollar day. The threat level for this county was just downgraded to “low,” so I’m back in the classroom tomorrow. Which is fine. I guess. The department meeting about masking was frustrating. So much…

white-headed sea eagle

Zero dollar day. Found out today that my college has dropped the mask mandate for non-academic buildings, and is dropping it for academic buildings too come Monday. This is in direct contradiction to current CDC…