Category Archives: Fiction

Update for 1/27/2019

Christmas gift labels 🤔 I’ve done enough of a retrospective to call this project done. The good: It turned out really well. My family liked the cards and stories, and they were curious and asked me questions about the project. … Continue reading

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Update for 1/20/2019

Health 😐 My intestines finally calmed down from the long gap in my ulcerative colitis treatments. That’s a relief, especially since I partly blame all my bathroom visits for the slow start to my projects this year. Only partly though. … Continue reading

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Update for 1/6/2019

2019 has started out strangely for me. Last week featured epic levels of procrastination and intestinal dysfunction. Conceptual modeling 😎 With an extra long blog post, a project retrospective, and some apartment tidying on my agenda for last week, I … Continue reading

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Update for 12/30/2018

Christmas 🙂 Part 2 of my Christmas vacation, with a catalog of my family’s traditions. Sunday Doughnuts that our dad picks up from a local shop. This is more of an every-Sunday tradition. I always get a chocolate covered glazed … Continue reading

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Update for 12/23/2018

Fiction 😎 I’m taking a break from my software development books to explore some steampunk. I started with the pre-steampunk Steam Man of the Prairies. It was a decent adventure story. After that I whipped through Mortal Engines by Philip … Continue reading

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Update for 12/16/2018

Music 🤔 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 11/11/2018

Christmas 🙂 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 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 🙂 Last weekend I drove to Wisconsin to visit my … Continue reading

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Update for 10/14/2018

Futurism 🤔 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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Update for 10/7/2018

Life management 😎 Monday the mail delivered a sunrise alarm clock I’d ordered. It has a lamp that’s supposed to help you wake up more naturally by gradually raising the light level starting half an hour before your alarm time. … Continue reading

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