Category Archives: Personal

National Blog Posting Month Wrap-up

For [November 2008](http://heisel.org/blog/2008/11/), [National Blog Posting Month] [nablopomo]: * **Days in the month**: 30 * **Number of posts**: 29 * **Number of [blogmarks] [blogmarks]**: 34 * **[Page views] [page-views]**: 1,182 * **[Visits] [visits]**: 565 * **[Pages per visit] [ppv]**: 2.09 … Continue reading

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Get yo Christmas on

* The blog is decorated * The [Mac is decorated](http://twitter.com/cmheisel/statuses/1028698090) * The [radio is decorated](http://www.pandora.com/stations/1362fd31a63c7731c7b9da80cc63c1f6c874869f84047ca8) * The house is decorated * I’m ready for some Christmas!

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Yesterday’s turkey

Science is amazing. In my seriously novice hands I can take something seriously unappetizing like this: And turn it into this: The before photo is not of a [Dune navigator](http://dune.wikia.com/wiki/Guild_Navigator) but is instead our Thanksgiving day turkey breast in brine. … Continue reading

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Giving thanks

For a wonderful [partner](http://ericaendicott.com) in life, For the new space we call home, For the good health of my family, For the safety of my brother-in-law, For my challenging yet rewarding career, For the talented group I get to work … Continue reading

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Feed flood: under control in NetNewsWire

I’m a huge RSS addict. If something isn’t available as RSS, then I’m likely not reading it, certainly not when I sit down with [The Sunday Internet] [sunday-internet]. But my time to sit down with [NetNewsWire] [nnw] is limited during … Continue reading

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Rich in doughy goodness

In honor of a [special someone’s](http://ericaendicott.com) birthday, [there were biscuits](http://flickr.com/photos/cmheisel/3050496620/), [homemade](http://flickr.com/photos/cmheisel/3050495966/in/photostream/) [buttermilk biscuits](http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/southern-biscuits-recipe/index.html).

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Bablyon 5: Concept and Execution

[Erica](http://ericaendicott.com) and I have been watching [Bablyon 5](http://babylon5.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page) on [Netflix](http://netflix.com) of late. We just put the last envelope back in the mail, and I have to say: great concept and story, mediocre (or worse) execution. I’m a relatively huge sci-fi … Continue reading

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The book meme

“The past was dead, the future was unimaginable” From 1984 on [Stanza](http://www.pure-mac.com/iphone/docviewers.html#stanza) on my [iPhone](http://www.apple.com/iphone/) — so the page number is probably a bit [questionable](http://www.zellyn.com/2008/09/on-page-numbers-and-electronic-texts.html). **The meme** * Grab the nearest book. * Open it to page 56. * Find … Continue reading

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Do you… I do

Happy Anniversary Erica!

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Got your economic stimulus right here

Dear America, 1. [I bought a house](http://twitter.com/cmheisel/statuses/888523841) 2. [I bought a new computer](http://maingear.com/) 3. Unlike many [schmoe’s](http://www.publicagenda.org/files/charts/ff_economy_consumer_debt.png) all my debt is for, you know, somewhat valid things like [the aforementioned house](http://twitter.com/cmheisel/statuses/888523841), and an [education](http://www.linkedin.com/in/cmheisel#education). Please direct all inquiries for economic … Continue reading

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