Category Archives: Holidays

Weeknote for 4/14/2019

Comics 😐 It turned out the kind of reading order I wanted to create would’ve taken way too much time. DC’s publishing history is just way too long and complicated for a week or two of effort. So I wrote … Continue reading

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Update for 1/27/2019

Christmas gift labels πŸ€” 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 12/30/2018

Christmas πŸ™‚ 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 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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