For what it’s worth.

I had to make an early morning grocery store run. On the way back to my car, a stray plastic bag drifted towards me. I bent down, picked it up, and threw it away. Then my mind started thinking:

  • If I accidentally drop a plastic bag on the ground and…

I love hearing stories about things that seem completely random, and then tie together in a way that I never really thought about before. I always wondered: how did they do that? For me sometimes it’s the opposite. Like I have a set of coherent thoughts, but then when I…


This is not my first rodeo. I created a blog back in 1995. I started a podcast in 2008. And then another in 2015.

This does not make me special. I only bring them up because I realize this phenomenon where I find that I have all these things to…


Wow, that last post was fun. Painful for you. But cathartic for me.

Not to worry, I edit from here on out. At least, enough not to consider reading as a form of cruel and unusual punishment. I am still in “stream of consciousness” mode. So no planning yet. …


First of all, let’s get a few things straight. I am going to refrain d

I am going to refrain from deleting anything on this post, jst

… Just to show you the process. It is ugly. …

Christian Manalansan

Father. Coder. Tinker. Tailor. Something.

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