Category Archives: Genres

Update for 12/16/2018

Music πŸ€” Sunday was our Advent Orchestra performance at church. Considering I only had a week to prepare, it went pretty well. Until the sermon apparently ran short in the second service and I arrived back at the sanctuary late … Continue reading

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Update for 12/9/2018

A shorter one this time. Spirituality πŸ€” I’m paying more attention to the church calendar this year, starting with Advent. In preparation I listened to Vicki Black’s Welcome to the Church Year. Once Advent started, I was going to use … Continue reading

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Update for 12/2/2018

Christmas 😐 On my secret Christmas project I got through about half of what I’d planned last week, but I’d already decided some of it made more sense to do in this week’s phase, and I can reduce other parts … Continue reading

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Update for 11/25/2018

Thanksgiving πŸ™‚ I ended up visiting my brother and his church friends for Thanksgiving. I met his friends a month ago when I was there for my coworker’s wedding. I didn’t talk a lot either time, but compared to my … Continue reading

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Update for 11/18/2018

TV πŸ™‚ Sunday my friend Tim made his customary visit, and we watched the first episode of the 1994Β Middlemarch miniseries to go with the book group I’m in at work. I was surprised at how well the episode captured the … Continue reading

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Update for 11/11/2018

Christmas πŸ™‚ This month I’m working on my annual tradition of making creative Christmas labels for my family’s gifts. I didn’t get through all the planning steps last week, but I already knew how I wanted to start the work, … Continue reading

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Update for 11/4/2018

Music 😎 I tuned in to Jacob Collier’s livestream on Monday and found out he’s going on tour next year, and he’ll be in Chicago again. Unlike earlier this year when I found out about his Chicago concert only hours … Continue reading

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Update for 10/28/2018

Welcome to my (overly long) weekly update, where I review my activities on my personal projects and other life events from the previous week and preview my upcoming plans. People πŸ™‚ Last weekend I drove to Wisconsin to visit my … Continue reading

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Update for 10/21/2018

Politics πŸ€” Sunday Tim and I finished watching Active Measures (Hulu, transcript), a documentary about Russian interference in other countries’ politics. Of course, it was mostly about Trump. It fleshed out some of the info I’d been reading online and … Continue reading

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Update for 10/14/2018

Futurism πŸ€” The futurism group met on Tuesday, and our topic was gaming and culture. For once it was a topic I was familiar with. We talked about the benefits and drawbacks of video games, PC vs console games, and … Continue reading

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