New Site

•April 10, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Though this site exists as an archive of sorts, if you want to stay up-to-date with me, please visit my twitter feed, which I update regularly:

http://www.twitter.com/friedriches

Also, I have a new blog that I’ve started throught the very cool tumblr service. Rather, I’m going to start using the blog I started over there about a year ago. Please visit me over there:


http://www.friedriches.com

As always, my email is my nickname (which is friedriches, for those that don’t know by now) @ gmail.com (I say it like this so that web spiders don’t start using it to send me junk mail).

Moving (in real life and blogs)

•April 10, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Moved out of my parents house (as my mom put it “for real this time”) a few weeks ago. It’s been great. I really didn’t want to move out, to be honest, but it was getting to be that time. I needed to be out and on my own, for better or worse.

Also, this will probably be my last post on wordpress. I am switching everything over to tumblr, a really cool little service I signed up for one year ago or so. I originally thought that it was some sort of between twitter and blog sort of space, but I’ve discovered that not only is it way more fully-featured than I thought, but that’s all I need. I don’t really have time for all of the updates over here. I’m going to leave it up and update it periodically (probably not anything of significance) but if you want to stay up to date with me, friedriches.tumblr.com is the new way to do so.

I love all of you, and hope everyone has a Happy Easter. Our Lord has paid the price and has risen in glory so that we may live… what an amazing love. Something truly worth celebrating!

Digital Jackpot: Scary but True Edition

•March 27, 2009 • Leave a Comment

That is terrifying, people.

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Random Splurge

•February 22, 2009 • 1 Comment

Lately I’ve been doing very well not spending money. Really, I’ve been doing a great job of saying no to buying… anything, really, even food. But I’m in Dallas this weekend and needed some studio headphones for editing a video. I had seen a pair of Audio Technica ATH-ES7s at the Apple Store in BTR a few days ago and, for some reason, went and found them at a Dallas Apple Store and bought them.

headphones

I am still a little shocked at myself for spending the amount I did on them (less than the MSRP, though I won’t discuss specifics) but I can say that I’ve NEVER heard a pair of headphones sound so well. Listening to the Killers’ newest CD on them at 192 kbps is almost addicting… ask me to listen to them sometime. They’re insane.

Click here to view the ATH-ES7 page @ Audio Technica’s website.

Cirque du Soliel – Saltimbanco

•February 19, 2009 • 1 Comment

Recently, Mom blessed my sisters and I with the chance to see Cirque du Soliel live at the local arena (Baton Rouge River Center). I had not planned on attending the show, but I jumped at the opportunity to have such a chance. The seats were amazing and the show, though fairly provocative, was absolutely amazing. I am sure that it will remain on my top 10 list of shows and performances for the rest of my life.

The showmanship was top notch- for a detail-oriented guy, seeing such great attention to detail is the most important thing- and the hybrid blends of circus-style feats with ballet and modern dance were so cool.

I know there are a lot of hurting people in the world, but this is one of those things where I just thank God for the material assets I have so that I had the chance to see the show. I feel very humbled that the masterwork of artistry on display there cannot be witnessed by everyone, and yet I had the chance to see it for free.

Digital Nostalgia

•February 6, 2009 • 1 Comment

I used to watch this show every day as a kid… how time flies!

Digital Jackpot

•January 27, 2009 • Leave a Comment

You’ve been BarakRoll’d!!

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