currently playing
Minecraft (PC & iOS)
Pokemon GO



currently reading
Cloud Atlas: A Novel by
David Mitchell.   
World War Z: An Oral
History of the Zombie War  
by Max Brooks.
Big Red Son by David Foster
Wallace.
Anathem by Neal Stephen-
son.  
Quicksilver by Neal  
Stephenson.
Crusing Attitude by Heather
Poole.
Station Breaker by Andrew
Mayne.



currently watching
The Walking Dead  (AMC)
Fear The Walking Dead
(AMC)
Luther  (BBC One)
The Expanse  (SyFy)



currently surfing
Washington Post
BBC
NPR
PA



other interests
political psychology
British politics & culture
intelligence studies
temporal anomalies
quantum entanglements
many-worlds interpretation
logic & epistemology
scientific methodology
postmodernism
skepticism (not cynicism)
mobile computing
FPS games
Minecraft
nonsense (not foolishness)
bookstores
toys & gadgets
Lego
superstructures
Googie architecture
novelty architecture
steampunk conversions
off-world technologies
dogs
dark chocolate
sushi
tea



my almae matres
Indiana University
        (B.A., Political Science)
Ball State University
        (M.A., Political Science)
Kent State University
        (Ph.D. ABD, Political Science)
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August 6, 2018:  Penske, 3rd Spinda, and license sticker kiosk
August 5, 2018:  spotted 7 good doggies being trained
August 4, 2018:  2nd Spinda, shiny Makuhita, & Alolan Golem
August 3, 2018:  Sam's 13th birthday party
August 2, 2018:  Level 39, just 5 million more XP 'til Level 40
August 1, 2018: Spinda (#8) is my 365th newest Pokedex entry
August 10, 2018:  early biologic injection; good for 2 weeks
August 9, 2018: reward Raikou #2 and fourth Spinda (#8) catch
August 8, 2018: got an elusive Azurill in a 'Great Friends' trade
August 7, 2018:  rare triple egg hatch tasks
Azurill is the 366th newest entry in my Pokedex.