This last weekend, I once again trekked across the barren wastelands between my home and Omaha, Nebraska to attend the
Earlier today, I was informed by another conference attendee that the man in question is a
1 - He didn't tell me himself. Blogging came up, but I don't believe he mentioned that he was among the ranks of the internet content producing hordes*. Granted, I didn't manage to mention that I was a blogger until it came out that I story I was busy telling sounded familiar, but in the spirit of "do as I say, not as I do"... bloggers - please tell the people you meet, especially at functions where like minded people congregate, that you blog. You are your public relations and advertising department. Don't let yourself down by failing to do your job.
2 - Having read through his archives, it seems we have more than a passing commonality. Being an Arrogant Cunt™, I'm instantaneously amused by individuals that remind me of myself... as long as they only remind me of the things I actually LIKE about myself. Essentially - we've got a lot of shit in common, I think very highly of myself**, therefore he must be pretty fucking awesome.
3 - His writing is focused and introspective without losing the charm and personality that made speaking with him enjoyable. Seriously, it's a pretty good blog.
* It's also possible that he DID mention it, and I had just phased out. It was late and I am, as I have stated, an Arrogant Cunt™.
** Yes, one can both think very highly of themselves AND think that they're shite. Humans are complicated.