Footprints in the Sand

Footprints in the Sand

…the Discordian version

I dreamed that I was walking down the beach with the Goddess. And
I looked back and saw footprints in the sand. But sometimes there
were two pairs of footprints and sometimes there was only one.
And the times there was only one set of footprints, those were my
times of greatest trouble. So I asked the Goddess,

“Why in my greatest need did you abandon me?”

She replied, “I never left you. Those were the times we both
hopped on one foot.”

And I was really embarassed for bothering Her with such a stupid


As a test I was asked the following question

“describe how the internet works. Be detailed. Ignore the physical layer. You have 1 hour and no reference materials.”

Wow. It was kind of fun though. Below the jump is How The Internet Works by Me. Typos and all. Total stream of consciousness writing. Honestly, reference materials would have just slowed me down.

If you think it’s easy, get out a timer, and go – just don’t read mine first. ;-)

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RailsConf Recap

So, I got to go hang out with all of the folks at RailsConf in portland this year. Way cool, lots of fun!


“If you think I am lying, just punch me!” WACK OW! (the great stripper brawl of 2008)

“Is that Bacon on that maple bar??” (asks a New Yorker)

“apparently we should use our surplus to build giant demonic penises. i mean, towers. yeah.” (Via Twitter when DHH‘s keynote shows a slide of Dubai)

“You mean we have been following directions from someone who’s nickname was Mr Magoo? WTF??” (after 23 hour trek thru downtown portland looking for a bar… any bar…)

Yeah – so bad pictures have been posted, sleep has been obtained, and the trip is over.