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!
Fair warning: this is a longer-than-usual entry. Feel free to read the short version and get on with your day. There’s no doubt about it: our forms of entertainment are becoming increasingly realistic and interactive. Video games, for example, have advanced at a tremendous rate, creating ever more detailed environments for humans to play. Theme … Continue reading Introversion in the Age of Interactive Entertainment
I try to have lunch with my dad once a week. Today we ended up at a restaurant that did not work for us because it was wired for extroverts. I thought we’d give the new place–Bartaco–a shot because Dad knew where it was, and what the heck, the name “Bartaco,” seemed like a big message … Continue reading The Introvert’s Guide to Orlando: VIII Restaurants Designed for Extroverts
Hello, America! I thought I’d jump on ye olde band waggon and throw in my thoughts about the USA as we celebrate the 241st anniversary of our independence. Read on or ignore as you see fit. It’s still a free country as long as we keep it that way.
Life doesn’t always go the way we want. You might be going through emotional pain or upset. I’ve been there, and after multiple bouts with depression, I developed a set of habits that–if it doesn’t prevent The Suck from getting to me, at least shortens the amount of time I suffer through it. What follows … Continue reading Working Through Depression