Category Archives: Housekeeping

Update for 1/20/2019

Health ๐Ÿ˜ 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 ๐Ÿ˜Ž 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 11/18/2018

TV ๐Ÿ™‚ Sunday my friend Tim made his customary visit, and we watched the first episode of the 1994ย 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 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ Last weekend I drove to Wisconsin to visit my … Continue reading

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Update for 10/14/2018

Futurism ๐Ÿค” 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 8/19/2018

This update it’s books, books, and more books, even more than usual. Website ๐Ÿ˜ First a little housekeeping note. People outside the US (and maybe some inside?) have been having trouble accessing the website, apparently because of some DNS problem … Continue reading

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Update for 4/1/2018

Music ๐Ÿ™„ To continue from last time, I was able to record from my MIDI keyboard to LMMS. But LMMS doesnโ€™t have a way to export MIDI files. Something about the trickiness of the bass loops. But there is an … Continue reading

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Update for 3/18/2018

Board games ๐Ÿ˜Ž Sunday to reward myself for surviving 40 years, I bought a couple of board games I’d had my eye on, a cooperative one called Magic Maze and a solitaire card game called Finished! My coworker wanted to … Continue reading

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Update for 12/31/2017

Christmas Highlights from my Christmas vacation, part 2. I was with my family at our annual gathering at our parents’ house. Sunday ๐Ÿค” Sunday morning we visited an Episcopal church we’d visited the previous year. It was just the liturgical … Continue reading

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