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quick update (and ties).

Things have been stupid busy since i've been all motivated and stuff with my LEAP Motion project, things are ramping up at Tulane, and the first leg of my summer travel starts tomorrow.  It's actually been making my sleep schedule habits all weird because i work best at night, so my habit has been to get home from work, crash and take a 3-6 hour nap, and then get up and do a bunch of work until 3-5am until i take another nap before having to get up for work.

It's made it so that i've fallen off of the map on here again in some ways, both backed up as a friends feed lurker and as a writer, but i guess only by maybe 3-5 days.  There are a couple of backlogged entries that are still in draft form somewhat inspired by belenen that maybe while i'm at home i'll take the time to write or at least get more complete, but i actually anticipate that a lot of my spare time is going to go towards programming and music-writing more than anything else.

The one anecdote that i'll relate at present is one concerning ties.  I have a weird relationship with ties.  I used to hate ties as a concept because i felt like it got in the way of my preferred formal neck ornaments which was usually one of my pendants/necklaces.  Now i kind of like them, but i'm incredibly picky about the color and the style.

Two weekends from now i'm going to be officiating a wedding.  The official colors of the wedding are a sort-of aqua blue and various forms of peach.  I decided that for the officiating i wanted to try to find some sort of white tie with a peach tint to it, and it's amazing how many hours i went around various local shops (because i don't trust online shopping as it relates to exact color all of the time) and found nothing even remotely close to what i wanted.

I'm going to try again when i'm home to find one, and if i can't find one that i really like after a few hours of searching, i think i'm just going to go with a white tie.  I think that for the future, i may try to find an online store in which i can be assured of the quality of the tie itself and i can basically create my own design being very specific about the colors down to the hexadecmial values and how one value could pattern or gradient to another.

For a frickin' tie.

Because i'm absolutely ridiculous sometimes.

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Jun. 17th, 2014 06:34 am (UTC)
Why not try dying a white tie?
Jun. 17th, 2014 10:27 am (UTC)
oh that's an interesting idea. maybe if the tie i ended up buying was less expensive. but for future i could see that as an option. :)
Jun. 17th, 2014 09:17 am (UTC)
ohhh, I'm excited to read the bits inspired by me :D

Ties seem to be the one way that masculine people are allowed to be creative! I think if I was expected to wear ties at formal events, I'd be extremely picky ;-)
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