I had lunch with a friend yesterday, who also happens to write about technology. He asked me about my process for writing comedy sketches: how to come up with the ideas and get them written? He wants to write more articles for his webzine, but often gets stuck on what to write about. It occurred to […]
I wrote this article for the National Alliance of Secular Homeschoolers blog. View original article. Your suggestion is “write me a blog entry.” Go! It’s 9:30 a.m. on a homeschool day, and I’m feeling pretty pleased with myself. The kids are still asleep, which means I have time to finish this article. And by […]
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell My rating: 3 of 5 stars I wanted to love this book, I really did. After all, the characters in the story are such wonderful, vivid creatures that, despite their many and varied faults, I empathized and sympathized with greatly. Mitchell has a certain knack for painted greatly flawed […]
Wherein Carey attempts to defend the homeschool movement, and answer a few questions he assumes you all have.
Watching other people’s reactions is one of the best things about being quirky. Here are the oddities that get me the best WTF looks.
Improv is a strange thing. It can lead you to being on stage, having baby oil applied by complete strangers. And it can change your life.
This guy started a 30-day blog challenge. You won’t believe what happens next…
All young adult boys’ books are built around the main character being a mischief-maker. Everett does big-ticket mischief.
Fuel your mental health while motoring around than to ascribe names to the moronic drivers around you.
In celebration of Memorial Day, here is a repost of an entry from November 11, 2010 Most people who know me realize that, between my Quaker faith and libertarian/anarchist values, I’m vehemently opposed to war (especially our current ones). Sadly, some people take that to also mean that I am opposed to, or hateful towards, […]