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Moving on…

967 days ago

If I could figure out how to redirect a dynamic page on this Textpattern install, I would have long taken this site down, but there are a few pages that receive enough traffic that I want to keep them around.

Either way, my blogging has moved over to benkristen.com where my wife and I have been trying to update it semi-frequently.


290 days, really?

1460 days ago

That’s a long time between posts. I’ve been thinking about re-doing my site and hopefully updating it more frequently, but it might include nerdier posts about games I play, or stuff that no one’s interested in. But I wonder if anyone would mind, you can always opt not to read, right? That is, if anyone is even still subscribed here. =)

Any thoughts on what I should do with my site? I’d like to come up with something. And now that I’m not a full-time web developer, I feel more inclined to work on personal web projects. I could use some suggestions! What would you like to see?


He Films the Clouds, Pt. 2

1751 days ago

Now we’re apart.
Though not through choice.
Do we stay mute?
Or raise our voice?

Simple lyrics to an utterly beautiful song by a band called Maybeshewill. (Almost all their music is great.)

Listen to He Films the Clouds, Pt. 2


Summer So Far

1758 days ago

This won’t be a long post, I haven’t felt like posting lately, but this summer has been interesting. I moved out to Tacoma, WA for a job, two buddies came with me, one has since returned home, the other remains.

I’ve been able to go camping twice so far on the Pacific, and both times it’s been super fun. Also had a nice couple of weeks at home before I left. Check out some pictures on my Flickr account.

Sweet Blue Crab on my Hand

And here’s an animated GIF I made while at the Grand Mere dunes with my dad:

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New Clutch Track: 50,000 Unstoppable Watts

1807 days ago

I’m super excited about Clutch’s new studio album, the first that they’ll produce entirely on their own Weathermaker Music label. The album is called “Strange Cousins from the West,” and will be released on July 7th. MetalSucks.net has the new single, 50,000 Unstoppable Watts streaming on their site, check it out!

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