A Boy and His Blog

Anthony Damonse

A Boy and His Blog

I’ve done a horrible thing to my daughter

It all started with the best of intentions. I didn’t mean to cause any harm. In retrospect, I blame my daughter and her oh so “innocent” questions. “Where did you hear that song Daddy?”, she asked. Innocent indeed! I had Read more…


I can’t do this any more

Not this, of course. I could do this on a strictly irregular, inconsistent basis for an indefinite period of time. What I can’t do any longer is, well, it’s a bit hard to explain. I love movies (yes, and tea, Read more…


Tea complexity

I like tea.Since I’ve started drinking tea without milk or sugar, I’ve become particular (some might say OCD, but those people don’t care what kind of warm brownish liquid they pour into their mouths, now do they) about how my Read more…


Scandal status: CONFIRMED

I hope you will excuse my hiatus, but it has been absolutely necessary to take time away from this blog to conduct my extensive investigation.Glenn Greenwald would be proud.(Or perhaps profoundly ashamed to be mentioned in this blog. [I imagine Read more…


Apples vs Oranges

Just so you know, even when I’m not blogging, I’m thinking of blogging. To wit, I had done research on the confusing expression “you can’t compare apples to oranges” in the months prior to the last post. I’m awesome! Related Read more…


Sundown

Martian sunset: Spirit at Gusev crater I’m working on a manifesto (or “vision and mission” statement, if you want something a little less militant) for this blog inspired by the Jalopnik Awesomeness Manifesto by Ray Wert, formerly the Editor in Read more…


My triumphant return to blogging

Shanidar Cave, taken during the summer of 2005 Usually, for me, September is a time for renewal and transformation. It’s not hard to imagine why, twelve years of school with a couple of relapses will do that to you. This Read more…


The Even Greater Hiatus

So, how have you been doing? Uh huh. Have you been working out? Me neither. You look great, though. No, not “marvellous”, just great. Oh, me, nothing much, just working, and stuff. Yes, I know everyone has stuff to do. Read more…


Free journalism

Now that I have your attention, the closure of the The Kamloops Daily News compels me to comment, after all everyone has an opinion and I’m an asshole. (I’m not completely convinced that expression was explained to me accurately.) In Read more…


The Great Hiatus

Holmes and Moriarty fighting over the Reichenbach Falls, by Sidney Paget. When I started blogging, some time slightly before the founding of the Ottoman Emipire and after the fall of the Roman Empire, (did you know Istanbul used to be Read more…