Planning to take over the world. This happens on a nightly
As far as money goes, I build power supplies for airplanes,
missiles, and...uh, airplane-shaped missiles?
assembly isn't really the most engaging or inspiring work,
especially when everyone else in the area seems to work either as a
programmer, dog-walker, or behavioral therapist of some kind, and
so seems to be bursting at the seams with justifiably-earned job
satisfaction. But for my part, the company's awesome, my managers
are intelligent, and it pays the bills with change to spare. The
dental is nice, too. (And no, I don't have anyone from HR standing
behind me with a gun to my head making sure that this all sounds
I keep myself mostly-human by staying in touch with my friends
scattered around the country, doing piecemeal volunteer work and
blood donation, and trying to stay relatively well-informed about
current events. I'm also looking to do some kind of advocacy work
for separation of church and state issues.
I swing dance sometimes, and occasionally I'm even good at
Also I scribble blueprints for the small DIY projects I have. My
dream job is something in home automation.
Gaming is my means of detoxing all of these, when I get too burnt
out on reality. I am a born-and-raised gamer - seriously, I was
playing Super Mario World before I could talk - but nowadays it's a
mostly social or meditative thing for me. I tool around a lot on
Skyrim these days, but I also play League of Legends, Minecraft,
FTL, Borderlands, and just about anything Valve ever made (and I
adore the puzzle-platformer indie games on my Steam library in
general). If you have a title to recommend or want a co-op partner
for, by all means let me know!
At this particular moment, I'm also wondering how to get my "Most
private thing I'm willing to admit" section back, because I deleted
its contents and the entire window appears to have been swallowed
by the void in the process. It's that
private, I guess.