Life Journal

The blog posts that are just about things in my life. No photography tie in required.

The Time I Was Published In Boys' Life Magazine

Published July 20, 2017 in Life Journal

About the guilt I felt after being published in Boys' Life magazine in 1990.

Memory Card Dump #11

Published February 26, 2017 in Life Journal

Kip's List of Portmanteaus

Published December 24, 2016 in Life Journal

All my portmanteaus, now in one convenient location.

Memory Card Dump #10

Published November 29, 2016 in Life Journal

The Worst Dream I've Ever Had

Published November 7, 2016 in Life Journal

The retelling of a dream I had a few years ago that still stands as one of the worst I've ever had.

The State of The Blog

Published July 27, 2015 in Life Journal

Does an artist's blog always have to be about the art?

One Time At Milwaukee County Stadium

Published July 25, 2015 in Life Journal

A story from my teen years about a foul ball at Milwaukee County Stadium.

Life Is Strange

Published July 23, 2015 in Life Journal

Remarks about playing a video game that uses a lot of photography cultural references.

On YouTube's Free Music Synchronicity

Published July 3, 2015 in Life Journal

When free music slapped onto videos syncs up perfectly.

The Story of The Time I Ran a Mile

Published June 24, 2015 in Life Journal

I ran a mile. It hurt. a lot.

Behold! My Woot! Bag of Crap.

Published February 15, 2011 in Life Journal

The story of the unboxing of my first ever Woot! Bag of Crap.

Rhinoceros w/ Three Canaries - $85

Published November 14, 2010 in Life Journal

A creative reply I once wrote to a Craigslist scammer.

Leica Makes a Boo-boo

Published February 8, 2010 in Life Journal

Leica is sending a boatload of people to Duluth. Only, you wouldn't know that by the photos in the promotional material.

Ike - 1999 - 2010

Published January 28, 2010 in Life Journal

Memoriam for my brother's recently deceased dog.

I am not Corey Feldman

Published January 16, 2010 in Life Journal

A simple Flickr tag once got me identified as Corey Feldman.

Bob, 1929 - 2009

Published August 25, 2009 in Life Journal

The story of Bob.

How Not To Dress For Work

Published May 26, 2009 in Life Journal

Is 125 feet of film suitable attire for work? Probably not.

Antiques Horror Show

Published January 13, 2009 in Life Journal

Some terrifying things I once found during a single visit to an antique store.