Flash fiction: GLUTTONY – 55 words (June 2, 2005, 0) -
GLUTTONY (55 words)
Flash fiction by Sacha Chua
“Gluttony is indecent and a catalyst for sin,” said his devoted
mother, measuring rice grains for the famished boy.
“Forgiving it would be like sending you to hell. No.” She controlled
everything he ate and did.
Eventually she died, still dogmatic and unrepentant. Traumatized, he
satiated himself on junk food. He died obese.
Crashing twice (November 23, 2006, 0) - If Microsoft Office crashes, it usually gives you back the
auto-recovered document. Unless, of course, it crashes again while
you’re trying to save the auto-recovered document from the last crash.
This is not fun.
However, it’s entirely my own fault for not saving often, and there’s
no point in getting stressed out about it anyway.
So I will trudge on with
Blog analysis for 2012: ~133,000 words so far (December 26, 2012, 7) - I reviewed my blog posts in 2012 and rated them on a scale of 1 to 5, where 5 indicates my favourite posts – the ones I want to keep around and refer back to, or the ones that represent key moments in my life.
I’ve been pretty good at keeping to ~1 post a day,
Watched Wicked again; thinking about experiences (November 13, 2010, 3) - We watched Wicked last night from some of the best seats in the house. It was amazing. J- had never seen it. For her, it was an entirely new experience. For me, seeing people’s facial expressions made the performance just so much richer – something I couldn’t do from the discounted rear seats we’d had
When I blog with Emacs and when I blog with other tools (September 16, 2013, 19) - English: org-mode logo: http://orgmode.org/worg/org-faq.php#unicorn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
I would love to be able to write all of my blog posts within Emacs. I like the outline tools and simple markup of Org Mode. Org Mode and org2blog are invaluable when I’m writing a post with lots of code or keyboard commands, because it’s easy to set