I am still COVID19-free *knocks on wood*. However, I am insanely exhausted; how do you end up doing more stuff during a worldwide lock down?? Well.... ... I prepped for, and took, a Final for my Java Programming class. 35% of my semester grade, I ended up with a 78% on the Final. I think … Continue reading Start of Summer “Break”?
Some quick hits on games, sports, and some life events. WWE announced that WWE 2K21 has been cancelled, due to the poor reviews of 2K20. 2K20 was plagued with bugs, glitches, faulty design, and "a lack of innovation or new game play", according to multiple reviews. There has been no word about a replacement game. … Continue reading Short Circuits: Odds and Ends
This post stems from a Facebook "Memory" from 2008, where a friend tagged me, listing random things about herself; she then tagged other friends. Since I don't want to make this an extremely long Facebook status, I'll do my facts again, updated for a decade-plus later, on here! (This took a few days to write) … Continue reading 25+ Random Facts About Me
On my way to the bus stop. An almost eerie feeling in Downtown Louisville, KY.
Song: "Runaway" by Thunderball (feat. Miss Jonnna M) I wanted to give a brief update on things in The Nexus. I'm not going to bore you with what I ate for lunch or what color boxers I decided to wear on Thursday. 😉 First, I'm not infected with the Corona Virus (COVID-19). Second, I'm not … Continue reading COVID-19, Week of 3/15
Unless you have been living under a rock - and that might not be a bad thing, today - you know about the outbreak/pandemic of the "Corona Virus". There about about 4,900 confirmed cases in the U.S., 25 cases in Kentucky. There have been reactions that spread the entire spectrum, from: 1) "This is overblown … Continue reading COVID-19
The 2nd half of the Staycation that I wrote about went pretty well. I did a lot of reading, some video game playing (but not as much as I thought I would), and did a little homework to keep my 2 classes on track. The definite highlight of the vacation was meeting up with a … Continue reading Odds and Ends
W.E.B. DuBois (1868 - 1963) In West Louisville, 22nd Street (from Broadway, north to Main Street) is named after him. The 'him' is W.E.B. DuBois. DuBois was an author and a Civil Rights activist, most known as being the co-founder of the NAACP, as well as the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard. … Continue reading Black History Month: Facts #26
Auto Racing is a sport where you typically don't see a lot of African-Americans. Professional Drag Racing is especially notable for this, but not for a lack of trying. While there are dozens of classes, in the top 4 pro classes in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) - Pro Stock Bike, Pro Stock Car, … Continue reading Black History Month: Facts #24 and #25
This 'fact' was a last-second audible. Earlier this morning, Katherine Johnson - who calculations of orbital mechanics led to the success of the first U.S. Space Missions - died this morning, at 101 years old. Here is a link from local news station WLKY, about Johnson: WLKY Link