|| I had the awesome joy of taking my parents to see Star Wars Ep VII: The Force Awakens last week. My Dad took me to every one of the Original Trilogy shows when I was a kid, so being able to take him and my Stepmom to the latest iteration was fantastic. As good … Continue reading The Force is Still Awake
|| While I was in California last week I was able to go hiking in Pinnacles National Monument with my parents. It is beautiful, but rugged terrain. We were also hiking there after some much needed rain had fallen in the preceding days, so streams were just beginning to flow, and gurgling water accompanied … Continue reading Pinnacles National Monument
|| I took a drawing class last year, and have had it on my list to draw more ever since. So for 2016 I have been doing a doodle a day on Autodesk's free Sketchbook app for Android. My doodle's thus far have been, well, interesting. One of the best things my drawing class taught … Continue reading Doodle 16
|| I woke up this morning to a distinct lack of Internets and Cable TV. After the requisite, infuriating call to Comcast customer support they sent out an incredibly awesome tech. The tech, a contractor, spent over an hour trying to find some way to fix the difficulty: physicsl damage to the underground cable. Even … Continue reading Hello 20th Century! How’s things?
|| No, I'm not actually rating emoji's so much as I am using emoji's for my ratings. I started this blog with a simple rating system of 0-4 stars. Thus far I've just used asterisks, but my original plan was to draw stars which I'd turn into a graphic that could either be empty, filled, … Continue reading Rating Emoji
|| I played Warhammer 40k with friends yesterday for the first time in years. It was a helluva a lot of fun, and I remember again why it's tempting to invest in an army. Then I start poking around online looking at the miniatures and I remember just how significant of an investment in time … Continue reading Warhammer 40k
|| With my photos now up at the Three Rivers Artist Guild's Singer Hill Cafe Gallery, I was asked to provide a bio to accompany my work. Below is what I submitted, with an emphasis on my photography, brevity, and humor of course. Paul is a photographer, writer, and nerd; though not necessarily in that … Continue reading My Newest Bio