I Made A Website

Well, a webpage. Well, a landing page. You can see it over at novaugust.net. And this is what I think it looks like! If it »

Knees, Shoulders, and Gore

Knees I mentioned at the bottom of this post that I dislocated my knee, and that it was the inspiration for my kayaking a month later. »

Function Recipes

I was looking for some inspiration for what to cook up tonight, and while browsing through my recipes noticed something that stuck out just a bit. »

Editing Arches Photos

When a photo isn't worth rescuing, it can be pretty dang fun to just blow it away. Before After »

Rttr - Learning jQuery

Rttr "ritter" source code I was in Cheyenne for work things this last week and walked into Barnes & Noble for the first time in years. »

Facebook Integration

So, I just spent the afternoon getting facebook like buttons and facebook comments on my site. The downside to this is, any old comments will appear »

Backpacking Partners

The wilderness is vast but a two-person tent is not. -Ken Hilton, on poor backpacking partners. »

Published - A Follow Up

Awhile ago I had a post celebrating my getting published. A year later there's finally a pdf up on the web, so for my own sake, »


Finals week came and went. Since I dropped half of my class-load back in October it was hardly stressful times for me. Ken and I talked »

Sick, Brah: The Ineloquence Of Talking About The Outdoors (from semi-rad.com)

I spent two hours this morning without a shirt pulling on plastic rocks screwed into boards canted out fifty degrees in a small room on the »

Photo Editing Inari Shrine

Playing around in software I previously only considered useful for browsing through my folders and folders of digital photos has taught me the value of even »

What's in a Name

Saturday I attended a gathering at the famed watering hole "Waterr", where everyone was suppose to be fashioned in red. I say this as an explanation »


I say, dont let em get to you, Maureen. I say, why should a little thing like probability theory stand between you, me and a healthy »

Graph Theory Joke

While registering for the Association of Computational Linguistics conference in Korea I came across this gem for a workshop. TextGraphs is in its seventh edition! This »

Airline Tickets

帰国 Two different set of airplane tickets were purchased today. The first is for a return flight on August 14th, leaving Japan at 2:50 and »