Dreams with Deep Thought

Just woke up. I wirte this is staggered haze. I was on a deserted place. We were driving around in a 4x4's. Me, Richard Hammond, 2 friends from HS, my brother, and my cousin. I drove a Vespa around the Indy 500 race track, but blew it because it started skipping gears, so I lost the race. Then we ended up in a bar, on teh isle of Man. My brother and one of the HS friends returned from shopping, with lost of polyester jogging suits. Richard Hammond was theer, and got intoa…Read more …

Side Effects

I think I'm experiencing emotional side effects of everything that has happened these last few months. I found myself very angry, snippy, and probably way too rough for no real reason today. I took it out on someone else, alas. It's too late to subtract the words. I think the question I forgot is this: Did you do it for a good? Were your goals good? I think they were. So tomorrow, I have a meeting, and I'll apologize for being a snippy, grumpster...I hate losing control. I have all these excuses to…Read more …

Complaining about lack of Captioning on Web Sites with Video

Recently, I took the time to write a short, snarky complaint to CNN.com over the lack of captioning in videos on their website... Description: Name: Michael McEvoy Webaddress: every freaking video on the site General comments: Your site continues to NOT provide captioning for videos. Perhaps you think deaf viewers do not deserve to watch video? Or they should just watch it and play scattergories, and guess what's being said during the videos? Sorry if this is not a constructive complaint, but it's plain lazy, and I'm sick of websites treating me like…Read more …

Almost Cyborg

Well, I am almost there as far as being cyborg. The Cochlear Nucleus 5 has been implanted into the right side of my skull. First off, I'll say this: If they tell you this surgery is "easy"... smack em down. Hard. It is not easy. I am now 1 week post surgery, and still suffering pain in the right side of my head. The surgery itself was horrendous. It is NOT minor surgery. It is a horrid joke that the surgery is treated as outpatient. My ass should have been resting in a…Read more …