Where Have I Been?

Things have gotten quiet here again, but this time there is a reason. Earlier last month I was in a car accident that was severe enough to total my 2006 Scion xB. Thankfully, I walked away with only a broken finger. At the same time, I have been getting ready for starting college and keeping up my web development job along with my own projects. Ordering textbooks, switching classes, dealing with insurance, rental cars, finding another car, schedules that change every other hour, and trying to type with one hand and two fingers took up a lot of my time!

Things have settled down a little bit now that I’m finishing my third week of classes. My finger is almost healed and I can type with it now. I also have insurance worked out, and was able to get a 2008 xB! Cost me more than I would have liked, though, but it’s safer and can fit my mountain bike for going from class to class on campus.

My Scion

Yes, I got a bike: a ’07 Diamondback Outlook from The Bike Surgeon. The people there are great. I’ve always loved riding bikes but I haven’t had one since for a long time. I got a great deal, and it’s already paying for itself by getting me to class on-time. The same day I bought it I got to experience a Critical Mass bike ride with over 100 people riding around Carbondale. It’s not something you can do every day!


I’m back and ready to resume my blog once-every-whenever schedule… for all of you frequent readers!

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By Reid Burke

Hi, I'm @reid. I work on developer tools at Yahoo. I serve at Awakening Church with a focus on technology. I also enjoy riding motorcycles.