Back from Birthday

Back in 1 Week

I’m taking the week off. Not because I have to, but because I want to. It also helps that I don’t have anything completed to post.

As the title indicates, I celebrated my birthday recently. Not just any birthday, but the big 3-0. I’m out of my twenties, meaning that life will suddenly start making more sense. . . right?

Brandon Standon: Humans of New York

“My biggest worry is that I’m going to die and not do all the things I wanted to do. The funny thing is—I didn’t even realize how many things I wanted to do until I got diagnosed. Simple things like meeting a guy, getting married, getting a job, having my own apartment, and even picking out my own furniture. Those never seemed too interesting to me. They just seemed like adult things that were guaranteed to happen. Now I want to do them so bad. Because I want to know what they feel like.”

— Sara, who has since passed away from cancer.

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Back from Chicago

Back in 1 Week

I hoped to post June’s What’cha Been Playin’? today, but I spent almost the entire last week in Chicago, walking the sunny streets and being bounced around on the trains. Consequently, I had little time to write. (It’s also the reason why I didn’t get around to posting an External Mondays post.) So I’m taking the week off.

See ya next Thursday!

“Adventures” with Google Cardboard


HooToo Ultra VR Box, to be specific. It’s basically the same as Google Cardboard by being an iPhone shell with two lenses placed between my eyes and the phone’s screen. The differences include it being made of plastic instead of (you guessed it) cardboard, the position of the lenses is adjustable, and a few minor user-friendly options. No external button to interact with the phone while inside the shell, unlike a few other models I looked into.

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