Acting Up

My musings, thoughts, rants, and discoveries. - Scott Maddock

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Location: Redmond, Washington, U.S. Inc. (Formerly U.S.A.)

Back to Blogging

I haven't blogged here since 2012. Why am I making a stab at it again?

I realized two things about social media I wanted to get away from. First was that I was often using it as a journal, which is boring and maybe TMI for those platforms. Secondly I was using it too much for my taste, so that I felt like a tool for marketers rather than using social media as a tool for my ends.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Two PlusTwo Equals More (Of The Same)

Let me see if I understand. The republicans acknowledge they have no plan for health care reform. Only a rabid desire to stop any attempt right now. Oh, if they win in 2010 they'll give us something their corporate sponsors have written. Isn't that called blackmail when their constituents use the same tactic?

If I end up in Gitmo for putting these two things together in an obvious way we'll know there are still enough bush appointees in DOJ to get things done. I'm not worried, they didn't really get anything productive done when they were in power.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Not So Original

I've been thinking about writing some short stories or essays to go with some of the photos or images I've created. Recently there is a particular stylized version of the Avro Anson which I've not posted to Flickr which is spurring me. I've posted a number of versions of the same photo, and this one though it is evocative for me I don't think it would be for anyone else. I even have a short story in mind for it, and thought of putting it up on my other blog. I've not put any writings up there for a long time, because converting script formats to html was a royal pain, though I can't imagine that is still the case. Anyway, I thought it would be a fun thing to do.

It turns out a friend from Meisner has done just that. Funny, even after five years I still think of all my old classmates as friends. I sometimes wonder if that is presumptuous. After all, most I've only seen a few times, and some not even once since we finished. Oh well, deal with it.

I really like what Jim has done and don't think I'll approach it. Still, it motivates me.

Rolling Heads

I saw this headline,
Palin promises to keep on tweeting, and thought wouldn't that be "threatens" be more truthful?