car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page


W(h)ither (art thou) on the vine?

One of the surest ways to kill off any blog readership one might have is to quit posting for seven months. I’m sure the dearth of new content here has done the work of the harshest of winters in this part of the worldwide digital vineyard. The cycle of inspiration and desolation of the mind Read on…

Stress Monster

I’m really happy to be leaving California.  Really happy.  The last few months have been extremely stressful,both in terms of my professional and personal lives.  The work schedule of the past two months was intense,with two field operations lumped on top of my out-processing responsibilities.

Combined with work was the application and admissions Read on…

Where I’ve Been,Where I Want To Go

Lately I’ve been disappointed with the quality of my writing here. When I started consistently updating Carriage Return I was writing much more prolifically,and with higher-quality content.

In the recent months it seems that my focus has shifted away from presenting well-reasoned,interesting,and engaging articles to a constant stream of musings and Op-Ed Read on…

Lost Update Causes Ad-Libbing

I just committed the Cardinal Sin of the computing world.

I had a few links to track down to have everything just so,but before I went to find them,I didn’t save my update,which was 75% complete.

And,just because the world seems to be conspiring against me (and everyone else I know) Read on…

The Field. Again.

I had a number of things on my plate for an update today,but between having to work on Sunday and the need to get some rest before coming into work at 4:15 Monday morning mean that I have to resort to a placeholder post.

I’ve been extremely tired the past few weeks. In addition Read on…