I'm a web developer/sysadmin/host (NERD TRIPLE THREAT!) and this is my attempt to write about...leaving the house. Sometimes. Like, to go backpacking. And take some pictures. And justify spending the money on all the gear WHY SO MUCH?!?

So check back weekly for all the smrt missives! And the dumb tweets!

Also hiking things!

Feel free to write and complain.

like grains of sand
17 October 2018

Thanks for giving me the stars.

10 October 2018

gon' gitcha

your service
3 October 2018

Thank you.

hot cars
26 September 2018

Always remember to crack a window.

and down
19 September 2018

Smokey and the Bandit was a 1977 feature film that was Not Star Wars. It was a sober (!) meditation on many of American society's ills at her bicentennial. Some of the topics covered were

1) Alcohol abuse

I'm with MacGruff here. This is a fucking crime.

2) Seatbelts

It was a different time.

3) Police fitness for duty

Some things are timeless.

4) American cars and cornering

Some things are timeless.

5) Trolls

It was a diff--............

6) Racism


8) Mustaches

It was a different time.

9) Class warfare

A malignant narcissist with a dipshit son this is quite the leap of the imagination in the year-of-our-lord 2018

10) The peak of American masculinity and attractiveness


hold me
12 September 2018

I am my dog's thundershirt.

6 September 2018

eulogy, for reals
26 August 2018

This is the man who raised me.

Not pictured: me

This is the man who loved me.

I didn't have them at the same time, but I got them both eventually.