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2021-04-14: Reading about the Rusko Orthostatic Test www.uphillathlete.com/rusko-ort… and remembering my …

2021-04-13: I truly do not understand people who respond to questions on the internet with “I have no …

2021-03-31: Yes! Hell yes! Yes yes yes! How about you?

2021-03-26: Current status, tired doggie.

2021-03-24: TIL the hard way that soap and water will not wash hot pepper oils off one’s hands. #oops

2021-03-22: Twelve more days of Lent. I cannot wait until Sugargeddon on the 4th.

2021-03-04: I would argue that when someone sends you “get well quickly” flowers, the appropriate …

2021-03-03: In defiance of a culture of alcohol, of which I have been a willing participant for many years, I …

2021-03-02: Sometimes what you meant to paint isn’t what you actually painted, and that ends up being just …

2021-03-02: Despite a whole glacier for camp locations, not one but two other parties pitched within 15m of our …

2021-03-01: Had my first covid test in prep for events later this week. Keeping workload light because of events …

2021-02-28: Had a sleepover with Luna. She both kept me up last night, and woke me up early. I shall sleep early …

2021-02-27: Nature with her pompasetting ways, tsk tsk.

2021-02-26: Looking forward to returning to one of my favourite places in the world, though not specifically …

2021-02-25: What genetic code prioritized the twisting branches of the white oak?

2021-02-24: Convinced again that there’re a rat and her babies in the compost bin, Tilly started digging. …

2021-02-23: 🎶 This sh– is bananas, B A N A N A S 🎶 I do love spring in the middle of winter, though.

2021-02-22: Today I learned the phrase “another D as in David” is written as T. My name is not so …

2021-02-21: Went to throw a disc at the park yesterday. One pass caught the wind and came zinging in fast. I …

2021-02-21: I strongly suspect I am going to enjoy painting with these colors…

2021-02-20: The weather is iffy, but changing. Noticed the first peach blossom today.

2021-02-19: Despite two people and three dogs walking over / on it, the newt was still alive!

2021-02-18: Trying roasted buckwheat tea for a non-caffeinated drink at home this evening. Tomorrow’s …

2021-02-17: She sat still long enough for a picture and a startle, as I pounded on the window to shoo her away.

2021-02-16: So lacking erudition in the medium.

2021-02-15: Upon reflection, I probably should not have had that second chocolate bar.

2021-02-14: Moles have invaded my yard, and have begun digging under my slab foundation. I’m struggling …

2021-02-14: Posting at 23:34, did I make it? Tilly was convinced there was a rat in my car’s engine …

2021-02-12: The green of today’s matcha latte reminds me of sporg snot.

2021-02-11: Sadly, this ShopSmith is not being used. Unsure as of yet what to do with this machine.

2021-02-10: Finished The Science of Energy by Michael Wysession. Sadly (for me) was audio only from the library. …

2021-02-09: Well, that’s one way to ensure a muddy face.

2021-02-08: Hope springs eternal, cat.

2021-02-07: Today’s sugar craving was satisfied by a small slice of my first ever lemon chiffon pie. It …

2021-02-06: With the lovely weather and bountiful citrus in the yard, we’ve taken to spitting mandarin …

2021-02-05: We tired the girls out! Go us! With my Chase gone, Andy’s pets keep me supplied in dog …

2021-02-04: Ogres have layers. Onions have layers. Parfait! Everybody loves parfait!

2021-02-03: Finding comfort these days in the mundane.

2021-02-02: Silver needle white tea, my absolute favorite morning beverage, steeping in my pyrex “tea …

2021-02-01: The close up that works for morning beverage, comfort, and craving prompts, too.

2021-01-27: Rookie mistake: painted the wrong side of the paper. #creativityeveryday

2021-01-24: One of the questions on this medical form is “How far can you comfortably walk on level ground …

2021-01-22: Today’s water experiment: shapes of clouds. #creativityeveryday

2021-01-22: Watching The Wire for the first time, on season 5, episode 8, and oh good lord why am I watching …

2021-01-16: Tilly is convinced there is a rat in the compost pile. Can’t say I disagree with her, but we …

2021-01-15: “Name this band. Pearl Jam. I knew you wouldn’t get it.” “I wasn’t, …

2021-01-14: Up next in the queue, Storm in a Teacup, by Helen Czerski 📚

2021-01-10: Related, top of Peak Point. I now know that I need to work on climbing a sustained 20% grade with …

2021-01-10: I took this picture a few miles north of Maverick’s today, and I don’t know what water …

2021-01-09: One of those mornings, eh?

2021-01-06: OH “Nobody expects the American Insurrection.”

2021-01-01: OH: “There is always another level of bad, often involving shit.”

2020-12-27: Yu the Great from Julia Bainbridge’s Good Drinks, a delicious thai basil, matcha, lime, …

2020-12-26: New tea mug from Andy! It is a Chemist Cup by Haand. Squeeeeeee! 🍵

2020-12-26: The dregs of the loose leaf tea. 🍵 Happy Boxing Day! 🎁

2020-12-26: I adore Good Drinks by Julia Bainbridge, fantastic recipes for non-alcoholic drinks.🍹📚

2020-12-21: The Great Conjunction from the hills. Great viewing for about 20 minutes, until the clouds rolled …

2020-12-19: Taking a break.

2020-12-15: Missing this place desperately. 🇦🇶

2020-12-13: Andy captured the neighborhood strays and introduced them to his ducks. An exciting meeting!

2020-12-12: And so it begins.

2020-12-12: “You always like to drive!” The comment was made in jest, and yet, somewhat derogatory, …

2020-12-05: Argh! Repeat after me, “We do not use items from the Go Bag until we have gone. We do not use …

2020-12-05: Sooooooon!

2020-12-05: After two weeks of a very poor, sugar and wheat heavy diet, finally made a healthier meal. Every …

2020-12-04: Today is National Cookie Day. Like every day since March this year, tbh. I’m going to …

2020-12-01: Looks like I picked the wrong month to give away all my alcohol.

2020-11-14: Well, now that I flooded everyone’s timeline, this is Chase. He “crossed the rainbow …

2020-11-02: My dog just died.

2020-11-01: Let us call this irony: a sign in the lawn of the people who let their dog poop in others’ …

2020-10-27: “The act of casting a ballot is in your control. Who gets elected is not. The latter is not an …

2020-10-22: Sure, yes, weight loss media is what I’m looking for, Apple, when I search for “lose …

2020-10-20: Deleted the games from my phone to stop my mindless playing. Worked flawlessly today. Am delighted.

2020-10-16: 20 minutes into meeting with 4 women and 2 men, and the “you guys” count topped 29. 😒😒😒

2020-10-16: Guy 1: “How’s your Go code?” Guy 2: “Uh… probably terrible.” …

2020-10-15: Today’s randomness: for the first time in decades, I wrote my name with seven strokes instead …

2020-10-15: This should have been my #adayinthelife photo. #stillalive

2020-10-13: A distraction hike along the Bob Stutz Path in Los Altos Hills, California, just after five in the …

2020-10-12: Puppy dog, get better, please. #stillalive

2020-10-12: A woman who would take away the rights of women would not have the power to do so if not for the …

2020-10-11: I will never understand people who sort their bookcases by the color of the book jacket or spine. 📚

2020-10-10: Strange lighting tonight.

2020-10-10: Today in New Life Adventures, I trimmed a duck’s wings to prevent her from flying away.

2020-10-08: . @help SSL cert expired or bad caching on my device?

2020-10-06: I keep forgetting the garlic. At least I remembered the tomatoes today.

2020-10-05: Yeaaaaaaaah… someone get JK an editor. Too many words. 📚

2020-10-04: Whatever you do, don’t buy the Trader Joes Pumpkin Spice Batons*. unless you’re okay …

2020-10-02: “So how was the play, Mrs. Lincoln?” Give me another week, dog, just one more. …

2020-10-01: A day. Welcome, October.

2020-09-30: Tempting.

2020-09-29: The dog knows, when you are on your last legs, you leave the devil’s cut, even if you are a …

2020-09-28: Life comes at you fast.

2020-09-26: Another Red Rocks training hike, this time with the Cherry Gulch loop. #dawnpatrol ⛰ Spend the early …

2020-09-26: Walking to the store last night, I was jumped by a black cat. Friendly, well-fed, and insistent that …

2020-09-25: “Bare with me, Kitt, as I rearrange schedules.” Um… I am not getting naked with …

2020-09-24: “Sometimes endings are more important than beginnings.” Watching a friend teach his …

2020-09-23: Things I should not do at 6pm: have tea. Things I am going to do at 6pm: have tea.

2020-09-22: I hope they are hit by cars into being able to think intelligently.

2020-09-22: First Colorado training hike complete. Little winded on the up, but far, far less than expected. …

2020-09-22: An inauspicious beginning to the preparations for this first Colorado mountain climb. #dawnpatrol ⛰

2020-09-20: Sitting on the porch, the smell of impending rain comes rushing in with the wind. My first thought …

2020-09-18: Danger!

2020-09-14: “Not what I was expecting.” “False advertising in one direction, or cultural …

2020-09-13: Unexpected visitor du jour.

2020-09-09: “I couldn’t do that. I don’t like the cold.” “I wasn’t …

2020-09-08: “They actually let you sit inside now.” “Oh, really?” They go off to sit …

2020-09-07: How am I this tired and still wide awake? Right. Mt Baker. Mt Baker and all its mountaineering …

2020-09-07: View from about 85% up Washington’s Mt. Baker’s south side approach.

2020-09-04: Sob

2020-09-03: Portland blueberries do not disappoint, even in September.

2020-09-03: I don’t think I’ve ever laughed as hard about my car dying as I am right now.

2020-09-03: That I am willing to place my bag on the airport floor to keep the woman behind me away from me is a …

2020-09-02: Thoughts On A Day, September 2nd Desert, so of course we have cockroaches. The one in my bedroom could have at least waited until I …

2020-09-02: Years ago when I split from my college BF, I had adventures (motorcycles, scuba, and hang-gliding) …

2020-08-31: Bought cup sake in paired glasses so I had some to share with my love. That didn’t work out. …

2020-08-30: I don’t know if managers understand how insulting being told, “Don’t post abt this …

2020-08-30: Probably shouldn’t have eaten that pint of ice cream.

2020-08-30: What is one supposed to do when one has read every book in one’s immediate to-read pile? …

2020-08-28:

2020-08-28: I have to say, of all the things I did on this move south, packing up and bringing along a gallon of …

2020-08-26: Normally, I’m the last to upgrade my devices to the latest iOS. With this happening at FB, …

2020-08-24: Lunch, because adulting and 2020

2020-08-18: So, what we are learning this year is that the Mayan calendars were 8 years off. Not bad forecasting …

2020-08-14: “If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses …

2020-08-14: Surprising bonus of working from home: russian crunches between questions when the video is off …

2020-08-11: Hope is the cruelest form of denial.

2020-08-08: Love you, too.

2020-08-07:

2020-08-05: Walked along the neighborhood alleys tonight. Said alleys seem to be the only reasonable elevation …

2020-08-04:

2020-08-03: Listening to two twenty-somethings talk about what screwups their younger siblings are, I suspect …

2020-08-02: Today’s stair walk of Portland’s Alameda Ridge was just under 14km and about 3 hours …

2020-08-02: “I got this.” 🐝

2020-08-01: Sunflowers!

2020-07-30: Leg warmers on bees!

2020-07-24: Brr.

2020-07-22: Reminded again, pain is fleeting, glory is forever, chicks dig scars. Especially the scars part. …

2020-07-22: Found a new one, less patina on this one.

2020-07-21: One of the rougher days this past month. Tomorrow might be better.

2020-07-20: Him: “Are you in line?” Me (masked): “I am not.” Him: “Would you stand …

2020-07-17: 🐝🌼

2020-07-11: Today is, again, not that day.

2020-07-10: Site at work launched. Was a six hour deploy process. I am le tired.

2020-07-09: Portland walks continue to delight me.

2020-07-08: More than a little delighted by tonight’s take out. I have had more take out in the last two …

2020-07-07: Some day, I will not be an asshole. Today is not that day.

2020-07-04: Nope, I think I’m good with this. Thanks, airline, and no.

2020-07-04: I swear, the coldest winter I’ve ever spent has been this summer in Portland, but the flowers …

2020-06-30: Flowers seen on today’s training walk delighted me with their colors.

2020-06-25: You’d think we’d all be used to disappointment by now. Yet here we are, disappointed …

2020-06-24: Uh, Chrome, I’m sure “here” is a word.

2020-06-24: As I watch a fit guy run past me pushing a jogging stroller, I think, “wow, he is …

2020-06-22: Not a fan. Of the. Apple Speaking Style™. 🤯 It is. One short step. Away From. The Ted Talk. Speaking …

2020-06-22: And back. Next up, a week of quarantine.

2020-06-20: Good night, not-great day. Hello, better day tomorrow. Have a picture of Andy’s new family …

2020-06-15: Tried a new white tea today, one less processed than usual. Was surprised that the instructions …

2020-06-14: Yeeeeeehaw! Another 2020 bingo square achieved!

2020-06-14: Anyone know where @smokey went? I miss their insights.

2020-06-14: Things they don’t tell you at tea school: the tea patina that helps flavor your next tea is …

2020-06-13: No one needs a lecture first thing in the morning, or upon greeting. So don’t give one.

2020-06-12: I do not need another domain name. I do not need another domain name. I do not need another domain …

2020-06-11: “You know how some people like to burn their marshmallows when making s’mores?” …

2020-06-11: “The climb requires use of ascenders and fixed lines between Camp I and II over a 40-degree slope …

2020-06-11: Every. Single. Pole. And. Tree. Was. A. Stop. And. Sniff. Point. For. Beagle. Today. Annoying until …

2020-06-09: One of those days (and look at that filter!). PSA: put your mask on first, before helping others.

2020-06-08: Hello, Monday. 🍋

2020-05-24: Day 7 of book recommending: The Dresden Files, by Jim Butcher. The first two are okay, the series …

2020-05-24: What a day! 🍋

2020-05-24: Do you use the Brave browser? If so, have you signed up for the Brave Rewards thingy?

2020-05-23: For day 6 of MB’s Book Challenge week, I’m suggesting William Irvine’s A Slap in …

2020-05-22: For day 5 of MB’s Book Challenge week, I’m suggesting Sam Harris’ Free Will. This …

2020-05-21: Let’s be real here though, Guy Gavriel Kay’s The Fionavar Tapestry is really what I want to …

2020-05-21: Day 4 of MB’s Book Recommendation week, moving back to fiction: Guy Gavriel Kay’s The …

2020-05-20: Day 3 of MB’s Book Recommendation week, and this one should be required reading: Rolf …

2020-05-19: Day 2 of the Book Recommendation part of MB’s May challenge, and, yes, this is also an easy …

2020-05-18: Day 1 of the Book Recommendation part of MB’s May challenge, and, hooboy, this is an easy one: …

2020-05-17: TFW your mother decides that she will read a Scalzi book, and you giggle as you hand her The …

2020-05-05: Finished The Library at Mount Char, by Scott Hawkins today. I was expecting neither to enjoy this …

2020-05-03: I would be most grateful for your lemon recipes… 🍋

2020-04-29: Lazy moment, lying in the yard, chatting with the neighbor sitting six meters away, watching the …

2020-04-24: I don’t know how I’m related to my dad.

2020-04-21: Travel complete and nominally successful! Except for the guy who sat in the aisle seat, same row, …

2020-04-16: Global pandemics are a shit time to break up with a best friend, let me tell you.

2020-04-11: I am grateful for the routine the beagle gives me. Every morning, without fail, he asks for walkies, …

2020-04-10: Started my day calling out an Irish American man and a Cuban American woman on their body shaming of …

2020-04-04: Stupidly excited to have found a training trail with many steep portions that I can use to train for …

2020-03-29: 😫

2020-03-23: Pretty sure my year goal of “Read The Wheel of Time” is in direct conflict with my year …

2020-03-17: Ugh. Why do people think social distancing means social isolation? I said hello with a hearty wave …

2020-03-12: I’ve been working on my throws, mostly by throwing small oranges from a tree to the sheep on …

2020-03-09: So, uh, how long do spiders live? Uh, asking for a friend.

2020-03-07: So, apparently you don’t clap after family sharings at memorials. Oooops.

2020-03-03: Antarctica, every moment is an awe-inspiring sight. This is what joy looks like. finishing #mbfeb …

2020-03-02: I missed the opening of the #mbfeb challenge, but I’ve been nominally keeping up with 🇦🇶 …

2020-03-01: Let’s see what happens. #newsletters

2020-03-01: When the sky is overcast, the continent is a haunting vision. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-29: That splash to the left is the result of my leap into the Southern Ocean last month. That splash was …

2020-02-28: Below. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-27: We’ll go together. You first. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-26: 🇦🇶

2020-02-26: While perhaps not everyone’s idea of escape, I’m looking forward to going back. Maybe …

2020-02-25: Another of Julia’s icebergs. I’m grateful she shared her photos and editing skills, such …

2020-02-24: Double trouble at Portal Point 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-23: Base Brown, an Argentinian station on Antarctica, has quite the sordid past. _ Brown Station’s …

2020-02-22: Iceberg spectacle. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-21: Progress. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-20: Have an iceberg. The boat in the background for scale is 137m (451’) in length, and a ways …

2020-02-19: Well, let’s see how this goes. Starting Training for the New Alpinism 🇦🇶📚

2020-02-19: More lichen, more moss. 🇦🇶

2020-02-19: Being in this space is magical. My first continental landing at Portal Point. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-18: Drifting slowly in a brash ice field is an amazing experience. Brash ice is compromised of ice …

2020-02-17: Cool. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-16: I’m going to rest here for a bit. You go on, I’ll catch up. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-15: Less balance, more “hidden mass.” 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-14: The warmth from the ice we pulled from the bay was generated by the joy of tasting the most amazing …

2020-02-13: Same sunrise, different moment. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-12: Downside of 150 pushups a day: massages hurt because muscles. Upside of 150 pushups a day: muscles!

2020-02-12: Yeah, I got nothin’ for attachment. Have an iceberg. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-11: The plainest of views, at Hardy Cove. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-10: One month ago today, no sign of land yet. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-09: Lull in the excitement of the day. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-08: This dawn contrasted heavily with the overcast day on the continent. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-07: Clouds above. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-06: The most abundant plant life in Antarctica is lichen, then moss. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-05: The bergs would hide behind each other, each as fascinating as the previous. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-02-04: First landing spot on 🇦🇶 for me was Fort Point on Greenwich Island, which was claimed by penguins. …

2020-02-03: Reflect. 🇦🇶 #mbfeb

2020-01-31: Friday evening plans: We Should Get Together by Kat Vellos, and The Happiness Lab with …

2020-01-31: Any recommendations for personal site comment spam filtering services? Akismet is failing me again.

2020-01-30: I should be less delighted about my stamp purchase than I am. 🇦🇶 What’s the emoji for small …

2020-01-29: Have a penguin. This one is a chinstrap penguin, hanging at Fort Point on Greenwich Island. 🇦🇶

2020-01-27: Just found an outfitter that can guide me to the top of Vinson Massif. Which is to say, I’m in …

2020-01-24: California Privacy Directory caprivacy.github.io/caprivacy… - check out the full list. I see …

2020-01-23: Welcome, @MKoopaJr! Can’t wait for your first post! :)

2020-01-23: I went for the ice. Others went for the animals, seals and whales and penguins. Some moments, we …

2020-01-19: Fellow traveller to 🇦🇶, Julia Watson, took this one, I love the gloomy filtering on the photo. The …

2020-01-18: And now, culture shock. The US is so loud. 🇦🇶

2020-01-17: And back. Wow. 🇦🇶

2020-01-08: bbiab 🇦🇶

2020-01-07: Reminded again that my motivating factor in personality growth over the last couple decades really …

2020-01-07: That youtube algorithm needs a lot of work if it is recommending science skepticism to me. Flat …

2020-01-02: “Oh, people, what were you thinking? I’ve seen this movie, it doesn’t end …

2019-12-31: Tilly wishes you a Happy New Year! 🥳

2019-12-30: Finally, branding that I don’t mind, given how toasty my toes are.

2019-12-29: My threatening-to-become-annual Internet recycling request: if you have too many Field Notes 2020 …

2019-12-27: “If I eat them and don’t die, will you eat some, too?” Found some mushrooms in the …

2019-12-27: Success! Seeing a sunrise has been on my todo list all year! Managed to see one this morning. Yay …

2019-12-24: Untitled Duck Game.

2019-12-23: Current status: giggling at the Tilly Girl

2019-12-21: Hello, Winter.

2019-12-19: TFW you realize that grout repair you intended to do in the bathroom is actually “regrout the …

2019-12-19: Today’s challenge: say nothing about yourself in conversations with family, friends, and …

2019-12-19: I’m not thrilled to be able to say, “See? I told you they were doing this!” at …

2019-12-17: Dear fellow traveller, I didn’t choose not to be an asshole so that you could be an asshole. …

2019-12-17: “Nothing good ever needs to be talked about in a back room.”

2019-12-16: I love the light through @snookca’s whiskey glass.

2019-12-16: Cacao y chai latte, not a fan, worth trying.

2019-12-15: Democracy in Chains by Nancy Maclean is a fascinating read, telling us how we arrived here today in …

2019-12-15: We’re going down… down… down… The companion photo to yesterday’s …

2019-12-14: Things are looking up!

2019-12-13: I appreciate the packaging on this protein powder packet: opening it creates a pouring spout.

2019-12-12: At some point, Zillow, you’re going to have to accept that that house is not actually going …

2019-12-11: Good times, good times. Feet in the Mediterranean Sea. Was cold.

2019-12-10: Today’s London Fog!

2019-12-09: 🍊

2019-12-08: “Walk the land” is a task, chore, opportunity every farmer has on the work list, and one …

2019-12-07: The tape holding down the broken tiles have returned as a mini Godzilla.

2019-12-06: This morning’s cooking adventure was a success, not too sweet. I’m delighted to be …

2019-12-05: Red clover experiment 1: failure in outcome, success in knowledge that is doesn’t stir well in …

2019-12-04: One of those kind of days. Downside: broke a favorite tea mug by dropping it. Upside: at least these …

2019-12-03: Té.

2019-12-02: Today shall be a day of walking.

2019-12-01: “A common note among people who make comics, is that we find ourselves making them because the …

2019-12-01: Recently finished books: Genghis Kahn and the Making of the Modern World, by Weatherford - …

2019-11-30: Spent yesterday flat on my back, sick all day, unable to keep anything down or in. Here’s …

2019-11-29: The Day After™️

2019-11-28: Sure.

2019-11-28: “Let us accept it,” Marcus Aurelius wrote to himself in his own journal some two …

2019-11-28: Happy Thanksgiving to my American peeps! 🦃 Me? I’m starting the drinking early (Hello, …

2019-11-27: leading

2019-11-26: Well crap. Missed yesterday. (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

2019-11-24:

2019-11-23: Step… step… step… Harvested the basil 🌱

2019-11-22: Pieces of the MB community just about everywhere. Makes me smile every time. /cc @burk

2019-11-21: Hanging with fam, talking about the upcoming holidays.

2019-11-20: First lemon of the season coming in. I am delighted how much this tree thrived when finally watered …

2019-11-19: Yeaaaaaaaah, hello, rain. Thanks for the reminder I need to add gutters to my desert house. ⛈⛈

2019-11-18: First wikipedia edit from space en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spec… cool cool 🌟🌟🌟

2019-11-18: Decided I needed more sun, moved my chair to the front walkway. I can sit for 20 minutes at a time, …

2019-11-17: Serious question, what does one do with a gallon of freshly squeezed lime juice?

2019-11-17: The local coffee shop changed tea cups to a clear mug. I suspect the previous cups were too fragile …

2019-11-16: Unsure how often a craving is so easily satisfied.

2019-11-15: I am grateful for my parents.

2019-11-14: Dear Fellow Developer, The proper response is NEVER, “It works for me.” The proper …

2019-11-13: First orange of the season!

2019-11-12: Am determined to heal.

2019-11-11: I giggled when I saw this at the store, and picked one up. A woman next to me was really puzzled, …

2019-11-10: New hobby: calling out accounts on twitter that mis-@ my account. Today, I’m alternately an AI …

2019-11-09: The Asian pears are starting to fall from the tree in the far back of the property. I suspect they …

2019-11-09: Mom’s place has pomegranates. I loved them, so planted one when I lived in California. Loved …

2019-11-08: Convinced the ‘rents to visit tonight, and pulled out the port. Told Mom of the ex-Navy Seal I …

2019-11-08: I can’t wait for INVALID DATE! So excited! 😒

2019-11-07: How to have perfect posture: Borrow sheep from neighbors Let your guard down around said sheep …

2019-11-06: Okay, @smokey, I timed it. From dump to stick was about 40 minutes. 🐑🍁🍂

2019-11-06: I have named the wether* Wembley. My neighbor, the sheep’s owner, is a little scandalized …

2019-11-06: “I named the ram.” “Okay, what is it?” “Dodge.” …

2019-11-05: This girl cracks me up. 🐑 Injury update: stand a lot (can’t sit, bruised tailbone), walk …

2019-11-04: Well fuck. I’m a real sheep farmer now. This asshole rammed me not once but twice. Urgent …

2019-11-04: This floor continues to crack me up. I didn’t think I’d become use to it.

2019-11-03: My house hasn’t been this clean in years. #avoidingwork

2019-11-03: Well, I guess my winter reading list just changed. Found this list via Mattis’ Call Sign Chaos …

2019-11-03: “Hey, your mom says the sheep like mulberry leaves.” “They do, they’ve …

2019-11-02: Kitt: 1 Blackberries: 17

2019-11-02: I keep finding the sheepie lounging under the orange tree in the mornings. I am much amused at their …

2019-11-01: Okay, so, sheep do not like green beans, carrots are fine, and apples are worth sprinting across the …

2019-10-31: Okay, people, how do I not have sage?

2019-10-30: Go Nats! Whooooooooo! ⚾️

2019-10-30: Stepdad keeps turning on Seal Team during WS game breaks and TURN THE GAME BACK ON argh. ⚾️

2019-10-29: Whooo! Game 7! ⚾️

2019-10-29: And during commercial breaks, we’re watching city council proceedings, and hooboy, what an …

2019-10-29: 😒 Nats. Compare to ALL THE OTHER RUNNERS TO FIRST, not just Turner’s run. Fuckin’ …

2019-10-29: Was so sure the Nats found the bats with the hits in them, and then the bottom of the fifth …

2019-10-29: Meetings for the week donnnnnnnnnne! 🎉

2019-10-25: Somehow I managed to convince the ‘rents to learn Settlers of Catan and play with me and …

2019-10-16: These sheep crack me up. I come outside and they come running.

2019-10-08: I applied for the AirBnB Antarctic Sabbatical, not too late for you to apply, too (closes in 3 …

2019-10-03: Me: “He pooped 5 times yesterday, and kept me awake until 5 in the morning with his night time …

2019-09-28: TIL sheep like onions.

2019-09-28: Home! Yay!

2019-09-26: Please send good thoughts to Chase tonight. He’s going into surgery tomorrow morning, and old …

2019-09-23: World, meet Boop. Boop, this is a strange place.

2019-09-22: “When we are actively engaging in a behavior, we cannot really tolerate facing our complicity …

2019-09-20: I need to figure out the Dad Technique™️ for adding butter to this popcorn for tonight’s game …

2019-09-20: New project, new technology. I look forward to the moment I have uploaded enough knowledge about …

2019-09-18: How could one gracefully and empathetically tell a frustrated coworker that her inability to login …

2019-09-08: Watching John Wick in anticipation of 2 and 3, and still really like this movie. I mean, choosing to …

2019-09-03: So… who’s in Portland for #xoxofest this week?

2019-08-30: Released the sheep into my west yard, they are now feasting on the fallen fruit.

2019-08-22: Finished The Volunteer, after a recommendation via Dave Pell’s The Next Draft. Difficult read, …

2019-08-20: Painkillers cannot kick-in fast enough.

2019-08-12: Sheep Island

2019-08-12: Flowers on the morning walk with Mom.

2019-08-11: Email subject: “Everything You Need to Know About Oolongs” My reaction: “… …

2019-08-04: Hooboy.

2019-08-04: Grass trimmings for the sheep. 🌱🌾🐑

2019-08-03: These two know I bring them food.

2019-08-01: Unexpected lifestyle choices: shooting mini icecubes at birds with a slingshot to keep them from …

2019-07-28: Four tries to level my step-dad’s auto-bird-waterer. Four. Tries. Success hasn’t been …

2019-07-24: “85 Best Whole 30 Pescatarian Meals images in 2019” Uh… I don’t want to see …

2019-07-23: A Stabilo ballpoint refill in my Baron Fig pen (can’t stand rollerballs), let’s see how …

2019-07-09: You take the blue pill—the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to …

2019-07-08: “Everyone is talking about how bored they gonna be.” Kid, you are doing life wrong.

2019-07-03: How IG boosts their ad stats: prevent users from reporting spam. #quellesurprise

2019-07-03: Today, I confirmed the neighbor (who owns the sheep that graze my yard) raises the sheep for food. I …

2019-07-02: Item 143 on my list of things I didn’t expect to be excited about as an adult: pasture seed. …

2019-07-01: Hair.

2019-06-29: And now, @cleverdevil’s site demo! 😍

2019-06-29: The web is for all. @jackyalcine giving us the inspiration and the approaches!

2019-06-29: Oh yes! @schmarty rockin’ the mobile demo with Indigenous.

2019-06-29: At the IndieWeb Summit, listening MJordan talk about how switching to a male name helped her find a …

2019-06-28: Whoo! @indiewebsummit kick-off dinner in #pdx at #pinestmarketpdx

2019-06-24: Morning walks in a Portland summer always delight me.

2019-06-22: walking to local mexican restaurant “You going to order the ceviche?” “Ah, no, …

2019-06-22: Back in a stunningly happy place.

2019-06-20: Birthday decadence!

2019-06-20: I bought a reserve white tea a month or so ago, a small batch. I was excited to try it yesterday. …

2019-06-19: Things never to do drunk: workouts to exhaustion. When drunk, you don’t stop when injured or …

2019-06-17: I title this one, “Sheep by Moonlight,” subtitled, “WTF do I keep getting crappy …

2019-06-13: Excited to be going to the IndieWeb Summit in Portland, OR June 29-30, 2019 - …

2019-06-03: Good news! I found the missing roll of toilet paper! Related: Why the f’ is there a roll of …

2019-06-02: Upstream port has sufficient flow. Am concerned about the downstream port’s flow. Oddly, the …

2019-05-30: Um… so this happened.

2019-05-27: Snowflakes everywhere. (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

2019-05-24: Blackberry sorbet from my blackberry bushes! 😍

2019-05-20: Today’s blackberry haul. Am thinking blackberry ice cream…

2019-05-18: Not so current status.

2019-05-07: “You want to know who lives, who dies, who writes your story.”

2019-05-03: me: “7pm, Friday night at SFO, getting work done. Sure.” him: “Kinda cool to be …

2019-04-25: Naked sheep in my yard! Best lawn mower so far…

2019-04-21: Water flow is looking good. Upstream neighbor was cynical about the level, though. Will know in an …

2019-04-19: Eh? No, your email was not found.

2019-04-15: But somewhere here in between the city walls of dyin’ dreams, I think of death, it must be …

2019-04-08: Dev pro tip in working well with your fellow developers: don’t close other developers’ …

2019-04-03: If this plane goes down, it will be in a flaming ball of irony.

2019-04-02: Yasssss! PerfMattersConf! Check out these sponsors!

2019-03-30: In a desert field of gravel, nature finds a way. #nofilter #exceptwhatthrphonedid

2019-03-29: My laptop has a “bug.” “Well, that’s a new one for me,” says Mom.

2019-03-28: 126 pushups today (no, not in a row), building up from 36 six weeks ago. I haven’t not been …

2019-03-25: A neighbor braced the branch gate. Flow is good now, covers the port.

2019-03-25: This morning’s adventure: set up the checks, open the ports, complain with the neighbors about …

2019-03-23: Today I learned that sheep are really smart: they, too, don’t like grapefruit. Related: …

2019-03-15: One of my favorite mailing lists, have been a reader for years and years xpda.com/junkmail/

2019-03-08: Not my usual view, delighted and grateful to have had it today.

2019-03-03: “Work from anywhere!” I thought, “What a great deal!” “Work any hours …

2019-03-01: docker. 😒 🔥🔥🔥

2019-02-28: Diet done. Down 5% body weight, sugar cravings stopped, clothes fit well, and a lot sick from my …

2019-02-27: 😒 What’s the point of having error messages in the logs if no one looks at the log files?

2019-02-26: Watching yourself being written out of someone else’s history is an interesting experience. …

2019-02-24: So, when a fellow developer starts a request to a team of only women developers with, “hey, …

2019-02-24: Still not used to the broiler on this oven. Worse, no sense of smell to know I was burning my food.

2019-02-24: Mossy! #pdx #pdxne

2019-02-19: $11011.00 - renews at $11/yr. Even less desirable names are “premium.”

2019-02-19: Sun rising over the bay.

2019-02-19: The overhead bin has a seam in the middle, preventing normal sized bags to fit in. There’s a …

2019-02-19: Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more.

2019-02-13: Whoo, that snow. Coming down hard. Might need to put on… a brimmed hat soon. Related: a Great …

2019-02-08: I can think of places I’d rather be.

2019-02-03: I’m about to travel again. I’m attempting to travel lightly. I’m torn about …

2019-02-03: Can one be grateful for hard times and crappy situations? My home life as a kid was difficult. It wasn’t bad, it was difficult. I responded by staying …

2019-02-02: OH: “Sometimes it’s hard to continue to love what you do through all the bad moments.”

2019-01-31:

2019-01-30: OH: “You can’t change what you can tolerate. If you can tolerate it, it won’t …

2019-01-29: Fun asteroid mining fact of the day: m-class asteroids contain platinum-group metals, nickel, …

2019-01-26: So, the only place I have found in the UK that makes a London Fog is… a Starbucks. 😒

2019-01-20: Both of us sick managed to walk to the closest Bone Daddies for ramen. I wish I had ordered a …

2019-01-08: OMG @joshsullivan! You sent me a Field Notes notebook along with the calendar! Thank you! <3

2019-01-07: Micro Monday, we doing this? Oh yes, yes, we are. By following @jwhevans!

2019-01-06: “You been stretching or doing yoga?” “Eh? Why do you ask?” “Because …

2019-01-04: Current status.

2019-01-04: OH: “There’s no such thing as a prototype, it’s all just bad production …

2019-01-02: Wheeeee! GitHub is down. Didn’t want to work today anyway. /me goes to play

2018-12-31: 🎶 A long December and there’s reason to believe maybe this year will be better than the last 🎶

2018-12-31: Micro Monday follow Tim Gray @tgray - he’s talking plasma physics today, “meandering …

2018-12-30: @11ty/eleventy@0.5.4: wanted: {"node":">=8"} (current: …

2018-12-30: Anyone have an extra 2019 field notes pocket size calendar card that would be tossed anyway? Will …

2018-12-29: New neighbors saying hello.

2018-12-29: Only the 29th… plenty of time to finish two more books before the year’s end.

2018-12-23: Am thinking after this, I will go back to a year of no alcohol. It (tawny port in general) tastes …

2018-12-22: I’m starting The Mathematics Lover’s Companion. It recommends reading with a partner, …

2018-12-22: haaaaaaaaaate backerkit.

2018-12-21: 😐

2018-12-16: I wonder if a notebook swap would work… we all send an unused notebook to a central point, …

2018-12-08: An American eating a Swiss breakfast at a French restaurant with a Canadian in Mexico.

2018-12-06: (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

2018-12-06: Current projects are in javascript, kotlin, java, ruby, python, dart, php, and bash. Now, where does …

2018-12-04: Never underestimate spite as a motivator for genius. Sam Kean, The Disappearing Spoon p 179

2018-11-28: OH: “Not my circus. Not my monkeys.”

2018-11-28: “I wonder whether the baby boomers were as annoyed by our generation 😂” “They were …

2018-11-26: Welp, found The Viking 1914 store in Copenhagen. There goes my notebook budget for next year… …

2018-11-25: How clever of me to set my ssh configuration to ssh-key-only, then let my ssl certs expire when …

2018-11-25: Copenhagen has been delightful! #adventure

2018-11-22: All in one amazing bite at Geranium with @snookca #copenhagen

2018-11-18: Friend sends over a 12 digit number, in 3 groups of 4 numbers, no explanation. I immediately know …

2018-11-18: An amazing Thanksgiving dinner with @snookca and the family. Full on nostalgia and Norman Rockwell …

2018-11-16: OH: “Your ass must be jealous of all the shit coming out of your mouth.” I really want to be …

2018-11-15: Happy OMG IS IT THURSDAY ALREADY?

2018-11-12: Beagle. Sorta.

2018-11-07: Do I know anyone here who lives in Atlanta? Any chance of a micro.blog meetup next Monday evening?

2018-11-05: TIL my parents aren’t fans of my singing Queen at the top of my lungs in their house. Outside seems …

2018-11-03: In a happy place… 🍵 + 📚

2018-11-03: Pretty sure the people upstairs brought in a herd of 🐘🐘🐘 again tonight. The 🐘🐘🐘 start tap dancing …

2018-11-02: OH: “Humans are good at detecting context changes. Computers are not.”

2018-11-01: I cannot lift my arms. ki.tt/181031 5x22

2018-10-30: The country is ripping itself apart. thewalrus.ca/americas-…

2018-10-26: OH: “I think cars are very internet-like, in that they insulate people from the reality of …