Monthly Archives: March 2011

Thursday Quote: Brett D.

March 31, 2011 » Life

“That little “pop” you just heard was a little part of your brain exploding to make way for new ideas. I’ve seen this happen before. You’ll be fine.”

Brett D.
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Mental Models – A Short Story

March 28, 2011 » Life

He looked her straight in the eye, “I don’t love you.”

“What?”, she asked, groggy in the bright morning light.

“I don’t love you”, he repeated, in a neutral tone.

“Since when?”

He started, then paused with a puzzled look. “Since always, I suppose. I’ve never loved you. I love a model of you that lives in my head. I love the idea of you.”

“Oh”, she mumbled, slumping back onto the pillow, “that’s all right then.”

“No, no it’s not.” he nudged her until she opened her eyes again. “It’s not all right at all.”

“Why not?”

“Because when we create these models, we fill the missing bits with ourselves. We can’t help but love ourselves, it’s the downfall of man.”

He furrowed his brow.

“But the more we learn about each other, then more accurate the model becomes. Less me, more you, less to love effortlessly. Love becomes work, accepting the flaws that we didn’t even acknowledge at the start. Love is difficult.”

“Tell me about it.” she whispered, and rolled over.


Thursday Quote: John Casasanta

March 24, 2011 » Life

“When you’re a small company, cialis you as the business owner are essentially the only person in the world who cares about your company brand/name/logo/etc.”

– John Casasanta
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Thursday Quote: Jerod Santo

March 17, 2011 » Life

“Having a list of things you need to do is of no value if it doesn’t stare you in the face on a regular basis. Quietly judging you.

– Jerod Santo
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Pigwidgeon, Cat Of Doom

March 16, 2011 » Geek, Life

Lazer Eyes!

Courtesy of @alexpgates

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