Listened to @TheBigWebShow episode with @t and @zeldman this morning and while I love the Indieweb ideas I just don’t see “normal” people doing this stuff. The barrier to entry is still to high IMHO.
I’m posting some old reviews I put up on Goodreads years ago. I wanted to have them on my own blog. This was my first Alan Furst novel. I tried reading one before (Night Soldiers) and only was able to make it through a portion because it was, well, boring and not my thing. IContinue reading “Mission to Paris (Night Soldiers, #12) – a review 📚”
Growth. I stopped reading “A Fire Upon the Deep” because it’s a terrible book and I convinced myself that spending precious time reading something I am not enjoying is time wasted, Hugo award and 5-star reviews be damned. On to “SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome”. 📚
Came across this interesting (if old) article today on Pocket about silence. What I find amusing sometimes is when people do research into the obvious. It should be obvious to everyone that sometimes silence is necessary for healing, recovery, or just plain keeping our sanity. This article felt so timely though because this year I’mContinue reading “Silence is important”
Interesting take in The Atlantic (“Stop Trusting Viral Videos“) about the events involving the Black Hebrew Israelites, teenagers from the Catholic school in Kentucky, and Nathan Phillips in Washington DC this past weekend. It is interesting how video can influence what we think about a situation and almost makes the facts irrelevant as people jumpContinue reading
This story popped up in my Pocket feed this evening. It’s 2 years old but an interesting read. I played music for years starting when I was 11. Makes me think I better get back to my piano.
The red Melitta brewer has been sitting patiently in a drawer waiting to be put back to use. The #2 paper cone filters have been biding their time in another drawer, certain that one day they’d be called upon again to brew a cup of coffee, one cup at a time.
Don’t get there often and love the above-the-expressway view so of course had to snap a photo. Only Chicago has these rest stops. Love them! 💕
“You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.” – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
I discovered this horror podcast just before the holidays and was instantly hooked. Ridiculously good work!