An absurd collection of poems, rants, and other peculiar things.

Court of Public Opinion

My thoughts on the Ferguson unrest and the shooting of Michael Brown.

In search of XMPP perfection

In which I attempt to find a public, layman friendly XMPP server.

Letter to the town of Lincoln

In which I write a letter to the town of Lincoln, NH and receive a surprising response.

He, She, and They

In which I complain about people writing "he [or she]".

Code's Compiling

A contra dance.

Follow-up letter to a young scientist

A follow-up to letter № IV from Edward O. Wilson's 'Letters to a Young Scientist'.


In which I sustain another injury near Harpers Ferry.

Fixing Introductory Computer Science Education

My ideas for a CS curriculum and textbook.


In which I sustain an injury while on approach to Unicoi Gap.


A list of the equipment I'll be using on my 2014 Appalachian Trail thru-hike.