I’m back with another spreadsheet! Once again, it’s a Broke College Student thing – noticing the theme of my life yet? This time around, it’s what I’ve been using to do my budget for the next year. (No, that’s not my budget being shown above – that’s the budget for Asfg Hjkl, who’ll be attending Keyboard Smash University in the fall.) Continue reading
If you think about it, the amount of infrastructure that exists in our lives, without our noticing, is deeply impressive. And I’m not even talking about just the cellular network, as demonstrated by the lovely picture of a cell tower above. (Those are surprisingly easy to photograph in a way that makes them look good.) There’s more to it than that. Continue reading
One of numerous reasons I prefer WordPress to tumblr, Blogger, and Medium is the ease with which comments can be made. tumblr entirely lacks comments, while Blogger requires a Google sign-in, and Medium uses an interesting but sometimes incomprehensible alternate to traditional comments. So, dear reader (the singular here, though often thought of as a second-person thing, is instead being used in a wry manner, with the implication that there is only one reader of this blog), feel free to comment on things. I’ve made it as easy as I can without inviting spambots, and I’d love to have a bit more interaction with you. Talk to me!
So, being a Broke College Student, I found it necessary to find and apply for a lot of scholarships. They’re helpful things – write a nice essay, and have a good chance of someone handing you money… for free! (Although I’d recommend you read through all the paperwork, keep an eye out for attached strings.)
During this process, I put together a helpful tool for myself, and now that I’m done with it (for this year, at least – I’ll be starting up again soon!) I figured I may as well share it. Continue reading
Early video (and no fancy image to go with it) because I’m leaving the internet for a while to go do American things for America Day! (The 4th of July, if you didn’t figure that out.)