Archive for February, 2006


Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

I thought this page was a lot more exciting when there was a new set of cool camping pictures on it every week. Unfortunately I couldn’t keep that up, but I did just get some pictures from the Hearst Castle trip I did like three weeks ago. I think I took like one (bad) picture […]

Yay numbers. Yay jobs?

Monday, February 20th, 2006

This weekend I rediscovered the Bureau of Labor Statistics website. Large bureaucracies may not always be the most efficient or practical organizations in the world, but you can’t beat them for massive amounts of data (see also BEA or BLM or, my favorite for voting research, the USCB). Oooh! Look at all those numbers! So […]

Big Plans Big Crash

Friday, February 17th, 2006

…to quote Less Than Jake. Hopefully it’s a crash in the fun sense like when you’re snowboarding and fall into a huge drift and laugh it off and just have the minor inconvenience of having to crawl/swim your way out of the loose snow, which is good exercise anyway. As opposed to into a tree […]


Friday, February 10th, 2006

Interesting facts I’ve learned recently. “Financial Services” is the largest single sector of the S&P500, representing 22% of capitalization. People value money management more than actually making stuff. NewsCorp bought MySpace. So if you post your band’s songs or make friends on there, you’re contributing to one of the evil empires. Ha ha. I’m camping […]

Keep’em Coming

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

Another weekend, another camping trip. This time it was to Joshua Tree for OTL‘s semesterly leader training. I didn’t think I was going to go, since I don’t technically work for OTL any more. But one of the current staff couldn’t make it, and I’ve done this a bunch and I like doing it (as […]