Web-log archive: 2017

November
2017-11-02

What cyclocross teaches us

Today on the ride to school, we talked about what cyclocross teaches us: if you can suffer through 45min of a cyclocross race, you can...

July
2017-07-26

Right and Wrong

💚 Pondering the distinction between being right (correct) and right (moral).

May
2017-05-23

Roger Moore

Roger Moore wasn’t the best 007 but he was MY 007. The one on movie posters when I was a kid. FOR YOUR EYES ONLY...

April
March
February
Artist’s rendition of a sunrise on Trappist-1 IV
2017-02-22

TRAPPIST-1 and 90s sci-fi RPGs

A team of astronomers have observed, over the last 18months, a system of seven Earthlike planets orbiting the tiny red dwarf TRAPPIST-1. All of them...

2017-02-13

bugs and cannabis

Elsewhere on FB I got to unleash some entomology knowledge I packed away 24 (23?) years ago, for a class I took as a post-Bacc...

2017-02-10

Greenscreen hazmat suit

I’m currently building TWO Drupal 8 sites from the ground up, and migrating a third, so I’m getting really comfy with drush config-export/import . (I...

January
2017-01-25

Despair and Hope

What exactly does a Ring of Power do, other than make Hobbits invisible? The main power of the Rings is inspiration. It makes its wearer mighty.

#1 Dad
2017-01-19

The Dad of America

Sometime in October, while we were riding to school, Iris, Orion and I got to talking about Vice Presidents. What do they do? What is...

Kids building a snow person at Pittock Mansion
2017-01-09

Longer tweetstorm

Before 11/8/2016, Twitter was the place I went to escape daily life. Never for long stretches, but in small doses several times an hour, all...