The Grighouse

Whose house? Grig's house.

Some people seem think: "Whatever you do, don't provoke the police officer. Otherwise it's your fault." Funny, I thought police were human beings, not sharks who smell blood in the water whenever you assert your rights. It does not matter what happens, what a police officer does, you will find in any comment stream no shortage of defenses and justifications for the actions of the police officer. This is usually done in the context of a white police officer clearly going overboard against a black suspect. In these cases, you will routinely hear that the victim, in fact, brought it…

Someone shared this on Facebook: And I was like, "Huh?" Not only had I never heard this before, it seemed suspicious. Like...really suspicious. But whenever I see stuff like this shared, no matter who it is, I try to investigate all suspicious claims, because I don't want to be one of those people who shares misinformation as truth, nor do I want to rewrite history. Thankfully, there's a Source! Let's go to the source! Yes, this page actually exists! I highly recommend you read it, because it does not, in fact, say what the picture does. In fact, I'm…

On any given day, almost all day long, I'm writing something. I'm commenting on YouTube videos. I'm arguing with someone on the internet (also see above). I'm crafting Tweets, or Facebook updates, work emails, or doing some form of correspondence. During the day I'm writing code. At night, for the last three months, I've been writing a fantasy novel. My hands and their poor tendons do nothing but write all day long, 7 days a week. I feel like they are going to turn into this. But I love it. I can't stop. I won't.…

Just found this pic of me and Roro, and liked it, so I'm sharing it. From October, 2014.…

I finally decided to start writing again, and created a format for myself that I think will play to my strengths, while also giving me the feedback that I crave for creative pursuits like this. It's a story of a young dragon completing his first rite of adulthood, known by his people, the Drac, as the First Exile. Check it out, if you're interested. The plan is to release new updates every week. http://www.iorneste.com…