This year I thought for sure that it would be my "Annus Mirabilis", or "notable year" because of my moving to disability and having the ability to focus on my creative goals. And in some ways I have: I've been putting in the work on some of my projects and …read more
Checking in: 2023-06-01
Checking in for 2023-06-01:
- I think the theme for the day yesterday was "tired". Matt, the nurse administering my chemo looked tired. Once I was done with chemo I too was pretty tired. I didn't manage to get anything of consequence done yesterday, preferring to vegetate in front of the …
Craftsmanship and programming
I woke up this morning thinking about craftsmanship and programming.
Specifically, I think it's time to put this metaphor to bed.
I remember advertisements for Optimized Software Solutions (later ICD) that used the metaphor of craftsmen in need of precision tools, and extrapolating that metaphor to programmers demanding better software …read more
My parents have been long-time customers of AT&T. They've endured the transition from Michigan Bell to Ameritech to AT&T's final form. They've had a land-line longer than I've been alive.
Today that all changed. Today they're now with WOW!.
The reason is pretty simple. AT&T no longer …read more
Checking in; 2023-05-30
Did some more work on my Record Shop journaling game. I'm having fun fleshing this out. I enjoy the theme, and I'm not sure there are other games out there that play with this. I need to get the actual prompts for selecting recordings in place, though, as the ones …read more
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