Some goals for the future: quantify beauty, learn to write a good, fast italic, talk to Fidel Castro before he goes, refine my own uranium on a hobbyist level, host an absinthe party, comfortably do a full lotus, make moonshine, convince Oakley to make some eyeglasses just for me with transparent alumina lenses, build a CO2 laser, learn Middle Eastern and Italian cooking, tap and boil down my own maple syrup, play mancala, and soup up a first-gen Toyota MR2 and drive it like I stole it.
Recent successes: designing and building a small house on a whim (with quality to match), homebrewing wine from grapes in my yard and Fleischmann's Rapid Rise yeast, tricking out a Honda scooter, learning better penmanship than my grandmother- that is, becoming proficient at copperplate, restoring fountain pens, attending an Upright Citizens Brigade performance, playing poker, and canvassing. Public service: I heartily endorse the Dvorak keyboard layout. Takes a week to learn and it will save your wrists. Also you may want to research basic facts about the effects of nuclear weapons, chemical weapons, and various recreational drugs. I think too many people are ignorant about these things and it'd do ya good to brush up. On gaming: I show up on the fine MUD, Aesir (asgard.viviano.net:7000) whenever I get that nostalgic "let's use telnet" feeling, usually on hot summer nights. My character on said MUD is called Krotos- I've been using this character for about five years, and put in maybe fifteen hours per year. My favoritest games are Tetris, Puyo-Puyo, and Deus Ex. I have been working on beating Riven since 1998. To my friends: I move around a bit, so don't be angry if I don't contact you for, what, a year or two or three. Seriously. I'm bad on the phone and can't make region-to-region trips for weeks on end like a traveling carnival, boy band, or transcontinental Avon lady. Re-reading this bio, I find it flat and emotionless. In real life, I'm a funny character. Really, I am. Side-splittingly, pants-shittingly funny. It just doesn't show up here because I write like a goddamn technical writer or something. I dunno.