Author Archives for Bevans

Why does a professional web designer have a broken-ass blog?

December 26, 2016 9:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s broken because I’m a professional web designer. After I get home from a long day of beating HTML and CSS into shape with a rusty hammer, the last thing I want to do is go home and get out the hammer again, no matter how much I enjoy doing it. But I still want to write occasionally in my spare time, so I’m not going to let my broken-ass blog prevent me from writing, which is what has been happening for the past few years. No matter what I do, I’m never going to feel like this site is finished anyway. So there! Read it or don’t! And if there’s something that’s so broken that you can’t even use the site, let me know and maybe I’ll fix it.


How I lost over 110lbs (short answer: surgery)

March 14, 2016 9:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As of this writing (March 14, 2016), I'm down 116lbs from my maximum of 403lbs, "achieved" on May 3, 2015. The last time I weighed this much (287lbs) was when I was 17. The time between then and now saw me gradually gaining weight year after year, followed by extremely rapid loss during the past 5 months due to gastric bypass surgery on Oct. 20, 2015.


March 8, 2016 9:40 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I found this machine at work that just, like, makes water or something. You push this little lever, and a stream of water comes out of it. I couldn’t find the credit card reader, but it looks like anybody could just come up to it and get water for free if they really wanted to. All they’d have to do is put their mouth up next to the spigot. Naturally, it was bolted to the wall so nobody could steal it.


March 6, 2016 1:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sometimes I forget my own age. But in my defense, the number changes every year.


February 25, 2016 7:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Every era needs its heroes: people who are brave enough to stand up and speak the truth to power. And with that in mind, I’m just going to come right out and say it…pineapple is too tart. COME GET ME, PIGS!


Review: Deadpool

February 14, 2016 10:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I feel like I'm the only person who didn't love this movie. I give it a non-committal "meh". I don't regret seeing it, and I'll probably see the sequel, but it didn't dazzle me like it did so many other people.


October 25, 2015 9:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Was just listening to that song “One Tin Soldier“. Supposedly, the moral of the story is that peace is the greatest treasure in the world. Here’s a better one: don’t oversell what you possess when you’ve got a bunch of angry psychos living next door.


August 28, 2015 1:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Saw two web sites that tell you how to make your own yogurt and ant poison. (Don’t get them mixed up.) Isn’t that why stores exist? So you don’t need to make your own yogurt and ant poison?


Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.

Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.

Anything invented after you’re thirty-five is against the natural order of things.

August 16, 2015 10:14 pm Published by Comments Off on Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.

Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.

Anything invented after you’re thirty-five is against the natural order of things.