March 2007

grand poo-bah

March 28, 2007

in Me

Okay, so for the most part I’m really not into self-promotion. My tendency to focus on my work rather than myself has in some ways handicapped my career advancement. It has certainly not helped make the jobs of the development…

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Bootstrap Public Service Announcement #3: Tubes used to protect young trees can trap and kill birds. Since bluebirds aren’t especially common right around home, I was not aware that they can become easily trapped in the tubes people use to…

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another blogiversary

March 13, 2007

in Me

Hard to believe I’m beginning my third year as a blogger, considering how many blogs go extinct. Of course, at times Bootstrap has felt a little moribund (like lately). Nonetheless, the year in blogging has had some cool highlights for…

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The other day, I found a plastic grocery bag tied to my mailbox, with a softball-sized wad of … something inside. I admit my first thought was that someone had left me a bag of dog crap. I looked inside…

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