Traffic has been horrendous on the way to work for the past three days. I think it might have a little to do with school starting up again. Each day going to and from work I would sit, inching forward waiting for my turn to get through the light in order to sit, waiting again…

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Ok, this is not the most impressive photo in the world as far as quality goes, but – it is in that I managed to capture a dragonfly in flight while sitting in my back yard. These guys are fast and very hard to catch. Wow.

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So I have two very separate kayaking experiences to relay. I went sea kayaking and I’m learning how to roll a kayak for white water kayaking. Steve is teaching me how to roll, he’s taught about 30 people. On Tuesday nights we go out to Gunn High School in Palo Alto where they have 1.5…

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My co-worker starts off an IM with: (14:58:52) co-worker: hey, random question So I come up with a random answer and wait, while he is frantically typing away: (15:00:01) co-worker: how much trouble would it be to make the email addresses in our site contact info section be displayed as images instead of in plain…

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I just read this story in SFGate.com – Chinese county’s rabies cure: Club all the dogs / Only police canines spared — owners got 60 cents apiece. This has to be one of the most horrible, unnecessary and inhumane crimes against animals I’ve ever heard about. Whoever made the decision to kill all the dogs…

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I have submitted a bunch of designs to Threadless, granted not all of them were great but I think that at least two of them were print-worthy. The users on that site are mean and have no clue what good design is. They’re a bunch of young punks with nothing else to do with their…

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Another Threadless submission has been approved. This one used to have the text, “I’m a strange bug” on it – but they asked me to remove it and resubmit. I think it was much funnier with the text. UPDATE: You can get this shirt here.

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I found this cool site, or I should say it found me, called ImageKind. The site is a community for artists to sell prints of their work. They also offer prints of some famous pieces too. I just signed up and so far I really like the interface, which is very easy to use. And…

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I just added a new piece to my portfolio, the Caterpillar from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. I painted it for the Sharpcast launch party that took place last night. The theme of the party was Alice in Wonderland, which is why I painted it. There some other things I painted too, but I think this…

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July 28 it finally turned red. And then we ate it. Boy was it yummy! So it appeared around June 19 and was edible around July 29 – about 6 weeks to ripen. Compare the three photos

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