Daily Thought Archive

Title Comments Date Thought Text
Raspberry Pi 0 10 Oct 2016

Learning Raspberry Pi might actually be pretty fun.

Congratulations Alina 0 09 Oct 2016

Congratulations on your marathon, Alina!

ebow 0 06 Oct 2016

Finally ordered the ebow today. It only took five years of consideration.

Successful Race 0 05 Oct 2016

Cross Country girls beat every team in the conference in the batch race today.

Babysitting 0 04 Oct 2016

I'm starting to realize that while I do like teaching, I don't like babysitting rich kids and kissing rich parents' asses.

Which one is on 0 30 Sep 2016

I normally really like Google's UI choices, but this switch is totally unintuitive.

Which one is one?

PC 0 29 Sep 2016

I hate when people say, "I use a PC too". And expect me to commiserate with their windows issues.

Sore Abs 0 28 Sep 2016

Doing situps everyday has definitely only worked out a small part of my abs. They're so sore from the 80s workout.

One Year Without Rutter 0 26 Sep 2016

Here's to remembering John Rutter, a badass musician, scientist, teacher, stoner, and friend.

Hope you've found that black car that shimmers and drives.

We miss you, Rutter.

29 January 1963
27 September 2015

Back to Biking 0 25 Sep 2016

I'm rededicating to biking to school this week. Bought full-fingered gloves to help.

Pinky Throwing Injury 0 22 Sep 2016

I railed my elbow into the refrigerator door while throwing the pinky ball.

Spilled PBR 0 20 Sep 2016

You know it will be a good day when the first thing you do is spill a half drank PBR off your nightstand into your sock drawer.

Rain 0 19 Sep 2016

Does rain count as a good excuse not to bike to work, or was I just being a sleepy wimp?

Hanging Boat 0 17 Sep 2016

Started engineering a system to hang the boat from the garage ceiling.

Spray Paint Finger 0 15 Sep 2016

My pointer finger tip is asleep after using a can of spray paint.

I'm calling this condition painter's finger.

Safety safety 0 14 Sep 2016

Safety culture sucks.

Second Slackline 0 13 Sep 2016

Installing a second slackline was brilliant!

Guitar lessons 0 11 Sep 2016

I wish all these guitar lessons were on youtube in 2001.

Bike Rack 0 08 Sep 2016

I wouldn't have parked my bike in the hallway if you had a bike rack!

First Day 0 07 Sep 2016

After one day of school my stats are:
Classes remembered: 1/1
Department meetings: 0/1

Pandora 0 06 Sep 2016

Listening to Pink Floyd on Pandora is so annoying because the songs are supposed to run from one into the next, but instead one ends and something totally new comes on.

Ancient Sumerian Grill 0 05 Sep 2016

The Ancient Sumerian Grill kicked butt at our cookout!

Boat Name? 0 04 Sep 2016

What does everyone think of the boat name, "Shake Your Assay"?

It's the name of a song Rutter used to sing. What's an assay?

Short Shorts 0 02 Sep 2016

I love my new short shorts, but they are definitely not for biking.

40s prom 0 01 Sep 2016

Tonight is the first ever non-CTY 40s prom. I'm so excited!

Great job, ladies! 0 30 Aug 2016

Running with the team is great because of all the encouragement. But it's funny because all that encouragement comes as, "Great job, ladies!"

Jam Session 0 29 Aug 2016

Awesome jam session, house!

Waterbottle 0 28 Aug 2016

Sometimes when I get thirsty on the motorcycle, my instinct is to reach down for a bicycle water bottle.

Food diary 0 27 Aug 2016

I'm excited to be starting my first food diary. I hope it will help me lose weight and eat smarter.

Pintles and Grudgeons 2 25 Aug 2016

Pintles and Grudgeons are mounted on the boat. It's coming together.

Record Skips 0 22 Aug 2016

Nothing is quite as frustrating as when you're jamming out to a song, and the record or CD skips.

AOL email 0 21 Aug 2016

I actually chuckle when I see an @aol.com email still in the wild.

Back to Jersey 0 20 Aug 2016

I'm back to Jersey, time to get serious about school.

(and buy electric guitars)

Milwaukee 0 17 Aug 2016

I'm impressed Milwaukee; thanks for a great time.

Happy Birthday Mom 0 14 Aug 2016

Happy 50th Birthday Mom!

Collective Soul 0 11 Aug 2016

Collective Soul rocks so hard I can barely believe it.

Awesome Lightning 0 10 Aug 2016

I saw some of the coolest lightning of my life tonight.

Slowness 0 08 Aug 2016

I sometimes use Wolfram Alpha to calculate my running pace. It isn't very encouraging when it interprets my input as "slowness".

Perfect Week 0 07 Aug 2016

Completed my first ever perfect week at Sheetz yesterday.

Bumper sticker 0 06 Aug 2016

I'm so happy I finally won one of the CTY bumper sticker awards!

24 Hours 0 05 Aug 2016

Down to the last 24 hours in Carlisle. This is the hardest part of the year.

01 August 2016 0 03 Aug 2016

Going to etch printed circuit boards in class tomorrow. Hope it goes alright.

Sheetz reboot 0 01 Aug 2016

I successfully rebooted the Sheetz menu computer. Next step is to hack into it and restore the old menu format.

Slip and Slide 0 31 Jul 2016

Slip and Slide was super fun!

Etching Fail 0 29 Jul 2016

First attempt at PCB etching: failed.

Late nights 0 28 Jul 2016

I almost forgot late nights are what CTY is all about.

Running Anesthesia 0 26 Jul 2016

A runner's body anesthetizes itself while running workouts. The memory of the workout seems short and not that hard. It allows us to go out for another round a few days later.

First singing lesson 0 23 Jul 2016

First singing lesson was great!

Pink Sharpie 0 22 Jul 2016

My pink sharpie glows under black light!

Traffic 0 20 Jul 2016

Biking in traffic is totally manageable no matter what anyone says.

It just isn't very fun.

Gall Bladder again? 0 18 Jul 2016

Another multi-day stummy ache :( I hope my gall bladder is okay.

Dam climber 0 16 Jul 2016

I saw a river person climb the dam.

Great track workout 0 13 Jul 2016

Had an awesome track workout today!

Horseshoe crabs 0 12 Jul 2016

I'm curious about horseshoe crabs.

Billy Joel 0 11 Jul 2016

Billy Joel concert was awesome! Wouldn't mind another one tonight (instead of writing evals).

Solar Rollers 0 07 Jul 2016

The solar roller day is always a bit chaotic. Maybe one of these days I'll get it right.

Jumping Tree 0 06 Jul 2016

RIP jumping tree. I had some good jumps off of you.

Knee 1 06 Jul 2016

Hope your knee heals great, Mom.

Good runner 0 05 Jul 2016

I like the rare occasions when I run with a traditional "athletic" person, and get to stomp them.

Visitors 0 02 Jul 2016

Lots of visitors this weekend! Can't wait for the retirement party.

Lacrosse Balls 0 29 Jun 2016

I'm starting to wonder if lacrosse balls just grow by the parking lot.

White board dependence 0 28 Jun 2016

I think I may have an unhealthy dependence on white boards. I have trouble functioning without one.

Miss every shot 0 27 Jun 2016

You miss every shot you don't take.

Class starts tomorrow 0 27 Jun 2016

Class starts tomorrow. I'm a little nervous again. I guess this happens every time.

Pinky Pong 0 26 Jun 2016

This year's invented game, "pinky pong", might be the next "protect the penthouse".

Un-pause 0 24 Jun 2016


Life at CTY resumes just like we were never away.

Shattered Screen 0 22 Jun 2016

Oh man, I've never seen a phone screen shatter into as many pieces as mine did yesterday.

Two stadiums 0 21 Jun 2016

Two baseball stadiums in two days

Happy Fathers' Day 0 19 Jun 2016

Happy Fathers' Day

Race 0 13 Jun 2016

I lost a bike race to a60-year-old today. He is in very good shape.

Congratulations PRISMS seniors 0 11 Jun 2016

Congratulations PRISMS seniors!

UI Design 0 08 Jun 2016

A good UI design should have graphical aspects that help you learn it, but stay out of your way once you know all shortcuts.

Forgot to mix 0 06 Jun 2016

Latest dumbass mistake on the boat: pumped up a batch of epoxy, spread it all over the hull, realized u forgot to mix it. What a mess.

High line 0 05 Jun 2016

Raised the slackline to about 6ft today. Pretty scary, but hopefully good practice as well.

Iggy and Joe 0 03 Jun 2016

I just remembered my old neighbors growing up, Iggy and Joe. I think they were cool :)

Workbench 0 01 Jun 2016

Now I know why you shouldn't use your workpiece as a workbench. It's a good way to end up with jigsaw marks in your bow.

Community pool 0 29 May 2016

The community pool is awesome. I kind of thought I would see Ham and Squints there.

Boat Burn Out 0 24 May 2016

I'm starting to feel a little burnt out on the boat from spending so much time on it. I hope it turns out cool, and it starts to seem like I'm making progress.

Noodles 0 22 May 2016

Finding a bonus pack of noodles on the back of the cupboard when you thought you were out of food is like winning the lottery.

Late UPS 0 21 May 2016

Who knew UPS delivered so late. I had given up on my epoxy arriving around 5:00. But then the driver showed up and saw us on the slack line.

Paint Purchased 0 19 May 2016

Boat paint: purchased

Quantum Computing 0 18 May 2016

I'm starting to think quantum computing might be my next interest.

Rainy ride 0 15 May 2016

I got caught in the rain on my bike ride today. It made me nostalgic about my cross country trip and more determined to figure out how to make the Alaska trip happen.

Boat names 2 14 May 2016

I need your help with boat name suggestions.

Timer died 0 13 May 2016

My phone died while my stretching timer was counting down. How will I ever stop stretching?

Reset The Net 1 11 May 2016

I'm a little late to the party here, but I support reset the net.

Daggerboard trunk 0 10 May 2016

Daggerboard trunk: officially installed.

To Do Lists 0 09 May 2016

The To Do list is a game changer for productivity.

Congratulations Sarah and John 0 08 May 2016

Congratulations Sarah and John!

Honda Fixed 0 07 May 2016

Got the Honda back on the road. It's a pretty nice little bike.

Missing Thought 0 04 May 2016

Woah, I just realized one of the daily thoughts I thought I had posted recently never showed up.

mkdir and cd 0 03 May 2016

There should really be a bash command to make a directory and cd into it in one command.

Boat hole 0 01 May 2016

I finally have a plan for the sailboat's daggerboard case. Now I just have to work up the courage to drill a hole in the bottom of the hull.

Perfect week 0 30 Apr 2016

This is the first "perfect week" of the year for motorcycling to school.

QED 0 28 Apr 2016

QED - quod erat demonstrandum.

Translation: So now you can't argue with me no more.

CTY order 0 27 Apr 2016

Another year of CTY supplies are officially ordered.

Boat Work 0 26 Apr 2016

Back to back boat working days. Soon It'll actually start to look like I'm making progress.

Ice Cream 0 25 Apr 2016

We miss you Tom.

New GPG Key 0 25 Apr 2016

Typing this thought is generating entropy to create my PGP key. (I hope.)

Spring weather 0 23 Apr 2016

I'm really glad the weather is finally nice. It really makes me ready for CTY.