A coworker and I once joked about self-named web domains, and yet here I am, marking my territory. Maybe it’s just so people don’t take me for a baseball player with the same name. Anyhow, this is the home page of Bart Leahy, self-employed technical writer of Heroic Technical Writing and Event Manager/Gopher for Science Cheerleader.com. Welcome to my world!
My buddies Dede (D2) and Curt have been trying to get me involved in the 48-Hour Film Project (hereafter 48HFP) for a while now. This was the first year I was able to participate. Not going to lie: I came out of the experience exhausted and ached in places that I’m not used to aching, but … Continue reading Living the 48-Hour Film Experience
A year older, not much wiser. He’s just the same as all the rest: He’s not the worst, He’s not the best. –Pink Floyd, A Momentary Lapse of Reason
Straightening Up He’s not quite sure what normal’s like But he thought he would give it a try The quest to be healthy is quite a hike When he’s used to just getting by But he’s exorcising the various demons Clearing out his multiple neuroses And trying to acquire a free man’s Life without pills … Continue reading Poetry Interval: Straightening Up
This entry is a little long, so the short version is this: the people–especially the bullies–we encounter in our youth can greatly affect our confidence and our thinking years after we are free of them. I’ve had enough of that sort of foolishness, and this is my long-delayed, Declaration of Independence: I’ve had enough of … Continue reading Declaration of Independence