More Books

Moon is at it again, suggesting I share what I’ve read from the list of the most harmful books of the 19th and 20th centuries. Wee! Here we go: 1. The Communist Manifesto: Karl Marx and Freidrich Engels 8. The Course of Positive Philosophy: Auguste Comte 9. Beyond Good and Evil: Freidrich Nietzsche (Ones that […]

Banned Books

Apparently, Moon has tagged me to join in the fun to count how many of the The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990?2000 I’ve read. Ok, here it goes: # The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain # Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck # The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. […]

The Dentist

I hate the dentist. I always have. I always will. It probably all started when I first went during kindergarten — I had a month full of cavities, and it took two separate trips to fix everything. I still remember the fear when the anesthesia mask was being placed on my little face, and the […]


I haven’t had a chance to digest the following links, but I’m anxious to: Rethinking the Social Responsibility of Business (via Reason). The Great Revival of Public Markets (via the Project for Public Spaces). The Oil We Eat (via Harpers). More on these when time allows.

Technical Announcement

If anyone is still accessing this site from, please use the “normal” domain, The domain was a stop-gap measure when my last web host (most certainly a guy running a few machines in his basement) went down for close to a week. I don’t feel the need to own this domain anymore, […]


Aaron was brave/stupid enough to join me on a ride to scope out my new commute today. I was glad to have him along, as he knew a bit of alternative route to avoid the longest hill on Mt. Royal Boulevard. The ride was certainly a challenge, with at least one hard hill and several […]

Moving On

After much sleeplessness and hand-wringing, I accepted an offer of employment from another company. It wasn’t that I hated my current job — I really liked the guys I worked with, I appreciated the fact our manangers were not cars-in-the-parking lot kinda guys — but I was feeling uneasy with working for a multi-national company, […]


I’ve nearly completed one consulting project (site launch later this week), and another should wrap up in a week or so. I plan on writing more, really, once those are finished. So, for today, I offer little more than tidbits and snippets. I haven’t written much about this year’s World Rally Championship campaign, but not […]


Changes ahead.

Sustainability and the Long Emergency

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